Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who are we?

Martha Kauppi, LLC, doing business as (d/b/a) the Institute for Relational Intimacy, owns and operates All references to “we,” “us,” or “this website” shall be construed to refer to Martha Kauppi, LLC, d/b/a the Institute for Relational Intimacy.

The Institute for Relational Intimacy is acting as the “Controller” of the personal data you provide to us, including your personal contact information and the contact information of your affiliated organization.

What data do we collect?

When you sign up for our newsletter, we collect the contact information you provide us with (including your name and email address) for the purpose of sending you our newsletter.

We collect and retain this information only with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time by unsubscribing from our newsletter or by contacting us at

Where do we store your data?

Your personal data is processed by our personnel located in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. However, we use servers provided by WebHost Manager and ManageWP Orion, and your personal data may be archived on these servers for the purposes of hosting and maintenance.

We also use third-party services, including the Facebook like button, Facebook pixel code, Google Analytics, Facebook Custom Audiences, Amazon AWS, Paypal, Square, and Stripe. These services also collect personal data, analytics, cookies, and usage data.

Transmitting information on the internet is never completely secure. Although we use best practices to protect your data, we can never completely guarantee its safety.

If we sell or otherwise transfer part or all of our business or assets to another organization, we may share your personal data with the acquiring organization. We will require the buyer or transferee to comply with our commitments provided in this privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

We will retain your personal data until either:

  • We no longer have a valid reason for using it or
  • You request that we stop using it.

If you request that your data be deleted, it will remain in our backup systems until the end of the cycle, but we will not access or make use of it in any way.

What are your rights regarding your personal data?

You have the right to

  • Request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you;
  • Request that we correct any of your personal data, if it is found to be inaccurate, incomplete, or out-of date;
  • Request that your personal data be removed from our records;
  • Withdraw your consent to the to store and process your personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, email or use the Contact form to convey your request, and we will follow up with you.

How to contact us

Institute for Relational Intimacy
111 S. First Street, Suite 120
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: 608-698-4171