Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

bittermelon™ (website address: appreciates your trust and donations. We are a US-based 501 c(3) non-profit organization, focused on optimizing work-life juggle and healthy productivity in motherhood. Please read and consent to this Privacy Policy in order to have permission to utilize our resources.

2. Data collected

Data Storage Location

We are a US-based organization and operate web servers hosted in the US. Our hosting provider Webflow adheres to the US/EU Privacy Shield, ensuring that your data is securely stored and GDPR compliant.

Donation and Registration Data

If you provide a donation, we store your name and your email address. When you sign up for our newsletter, your email address will be stored by our newsletter subscription service Substack. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of each newsletter.


We do not collect comments on the website in an effort to avoid collecting data on your IP address and browser user agent string. Instead we recommend you comment via social media platforms in which the Organization's site is linked.


We utilize the PayPal Giving Fund in order to collect, process, and store donation amounts. Please refer to their Donor Terms of Service.

Contact Form

Information submitted through the contact form on our site is sent to our company email, hosted by Google. These submissions are only kept for customer service purposes and are never used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.


We use Google Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. No personalized data is stored.

3. Use of personal data

We use your personal information in the following cases:

  • Verification/identification of the user during website usage
  • Providing technical assistance
  • Sending updates to our newsletter subscribers with important changes
  • Checking the accounts’ activity in order to prevent fraudulent transactions and ensure the security of our donors’ personal information
  • Customize the website to make your experience more personal and engaging;
  • Receive one-time or recurring payments from our donors
  • Guarantee overall performance and administrative functions run smoothly

Contact Us

The Organization welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy:


1412 20th Avenue, Unit A

Seattle, WA 98122

Email Address:

Effective as of January 1, 2021