Privacy Policy


The Virginia No-Tillage Alliance and the other core Gaining Ground project partners are committed to your privacy and protection of your personal information.

By submitting your email address and/or other personal information through this website, you are expressly agreeing to receive email or other updates from us about the Gaining Ground project and movies, which relate exclusively to improving soils, farms, and lives in Virginia through implementation of improved land management practices and systems.

If you check the box allowing us to use your feedback on our Endorsements page, you are also expressly allowing us to post your feedback, name, and organization on our website.  We also reserve the option of not posting your submission to our Endorsements page.

How will your information be shared and used?

We will not contact you for any other purpose other than those listed above without your advance permission, nor will we share, sell, or rent any information submitted through this website without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law.

The information you submit will only be available to employees or representatives of the core partner organizations listed on this websites, or to contracted service providers, for the sole purpose of fulfilling your request for additional updates, purchase and mailing of DVDS, and/or for responding to your feedback.

We also respect your time and attention and will demonstrate that by limiting the frequency of e-mails we send to you.

Why did you receive a mailing from us?

Our email marketing is permission based. If you received a mailing from us, our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future (“opt-in”), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us.

If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to for review.

How can you stop receiving email from us?

Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply unsubscribe by using the links at the end of any email.

How we protect your privacy

We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

Privacy Policy Changes

This Privacy Policy was created October 19, 2011.