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Transforming Minority-Led Enterprises
Transforming Minority-Led Enterprises

Tidal Empowerment Drive Website Privacy and Terms


Welcome to the Tidal Empowerment Drive website. This document details our practices for collecting, using, and protecting personal information from applicants to our program and general site visitors.

Collection of Information

Applicants: We collect comprehensive business information, including operational details, financial data, and minority leadership specifics.

Site Visitors: For general visitors, we gather information such as IP addresses, browser types, and site usage statistics.

Use of Information

Applicants: Applicant information is used exclusively for program evaluation purposes.

Site Visitors: Visitor data assists in enhancing website functionality and user experience.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website utilizes cookies to improve the visitor experience and collect data on site usage. You may accept or decline cookies, which could impact your site interaction.

Confidentiality and Data Protection

Applicants: Applicant information is strictly confidential and accessed only by our judging panel and essential staff for program evaluation.

Site Visitors: Robust security measures protect visitor data from unauthorized access or disclosure.

Sharing of Information

Applicants: Applicant data is not shared outside of the judging and program administration, except for names and email addresses, which may be shared with our technology partners supporting the Empowerment Drive Program.

Site Visitors: We do not sell, trade, or rent personal identification information. Aggregated demographic data may be shared but will not be linked to any personal identification.

Public Announcements

Only the names of winning organizations and their minority leaders will be publicly disclosed, with specific business details remaining confidential.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to other sites for which we are not responsible regarding their privacy practices.


By using our site and applying for the Tidal Empowerment Drive, you consent to our privacy and terms, including sharing names and email addresses with technology partners.

Changes to Privacy Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. Continued use of the site or participation in the program after such changes implies acceptance of the new terms.