NOLAvate Black – Building the network that works!

Privacy Statement

NOLAvate Black operates as Inclusive Tech South Foundation as a non profit 501 c3. Our website address is:

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website, use our services, or interact with us. Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

How we use your information and data

When visitors engage with content on our site we collect the data from cookies, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

We use the information we collect in the following ways:

  • To Provide Services: To deliver the services you have requested, process transactions, and provide customer support.
  • To Communicate with You: To send you updates, promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to you. You can opt out of these communications at any time.
  • To Improve Our Services: To analyze usage and trends to improve our website and services.
  • To Comply with Legal Obligations: To comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal processes.


You may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when visit our website.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

SMS Communications

By providing your phone number, you consent and opt-in to receive SMS messages from us regarding updates, promotions, and other relevant information. Standard messaging rates may apply.

If you no longer wish to receive SMS messages, you may opt-out at any time by:

  • Replying with “STOP” to any SMS message you receive from us.
  • You can also opt-out by contacting us at 504-294-4438 or [email protected].

Once we receive your opt-out request, we will promptly remove you from our SMS messaging list. You will receive a confirmation message verifying your opt-out request.

Who we share your data with

We may share your information with employers looking to hire for open jobs.

How long we retain your data

If you engage on our website metadata is retained indefinitely. 

For users that register on our website or online learning community, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators can see and edit that information upon request.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.