The Educate ME Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safest online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Educate ME Foundation website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Educate ME Foundation website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Educate ME Foundation collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number and also anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Educate ME Foundation website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by the Educate ME Foundation for the operation of the website, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Educate ME Foundation website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Educate ME Foundation public message forums or blogs, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The Educate ME Foundation does not read any of your private online communications.
The Educate ME Foundation encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Educate ME Foundation website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Educate ME Foundation is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Educate ME Foundation website and partner websites.
Use of your Personal Information
The Educate ME Foundation collects and uses your personal information to operate the Educate ME Foundation website and deliver the services you have requested. The Educate ME Foundation also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Educate ME Foundation and its affiliates. The Educate ME Foundation may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Educate ME Foundation does not sell, rent or lease its visitor lists to third parties but may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Educate ME Foundation may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide support, or other arrangements. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Educate ME Foundation, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Educate ME Foundation does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
The Educate ME Foundation keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Educate ME Foundation website, in order to determine which of the Educate ME Foundation website services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Educate ME Foundation website to visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The Educate ME Foundation website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Educate ME Foundation or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Educate ME Foundation; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Educate ME Foundation, or the public.
The Educate ME Foundation website uses “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenient feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Educate ME Foundation pages, or register with the Educate ME Foundation website or services, a cookie helps the Educate ME Foundation website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as home addresses, billing addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Educate ME Foundation website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Educate ME Foundation website features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Educate ME Foundation website services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
The Educate ME Foundation secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Educate ME Foundation secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).
The Educate ME Foundation and its affiliates shall not be held liable for any unauthorized breach or any direct public disclosure of personally identifiable information.
Changes to this Statement
The Educate ME Foundation will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect organization and visitor feedback. The Educate ME Foundation encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Educate ME Foundation is protecting your information.
The Educate ME Foundation welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Educate ME Foundation has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Educate ME Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Last Updated: September 20th, 2021