Effective Date of this version: February 23, 2011
What type of information does Impact on Education collect?
When you use this Site, we may collect information about you in the following ways:
Information You Actively Provide. We collect the personal information you actively provide (using your mouse or keyboard) when you use this Site. You may choose to provide certain personal information in order to access or use certain features or services of the Site, such as making a purchase, requesting information, registering on the Site, filling out a survey, or providing feedback. Such information may include your name, phone number, e-mail, billing address, or mailing address. Where possible, we indicate which fields of information are required and which fields are optional. You can always choose not to provide information, but you may not be able to use a particular service or feature on the Site.
Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser. We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes your computer’s IP address, the address of the web page you were visiting when you accessed our Site, the name of the operating system installed on your computer, the name and version of the browser you are using, the URL of the page from which you linked to our Site, and the date and time of your visit. The information we receive depends on the settings on your web browser. Please check with the developer of your browser if you want to learn what information the browser sends or how to change your settings. The information provided by your browser does not identify you personally. We use this non-personal information primarily to create statistics that help us improve our Site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. We may link this non-personal information with your personal information as we deem necessary for our business purposes.
If we suspect criminal activity, we might share our server logs — which contain visitors’ IP addresses — with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify individuals.
You have the ability to set your browser to reject cookies, however, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain features and functionality of this Site.
Our use of your information
We use personal information you submit to us for various business purposes, such as to process your donation or request for information as applicable. If you provide us with your e-mail address as part of a purchase transaction on our Site, or if you opt-in to receive communications from Impact on Education, we may periodically send you newsletters or e-mails featuring promotions, informing you about new events and services, requesting your feedback, or providing other information we think may be of interest to you. In addition, if you make a donation on our Site, we will send you a donation confirmation e-mail. You can remove your e-mail address from our e-mail list at any time by contacting us at info at impactoneducation dot org, or clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in every Impact on Education e-newsletter.
We use certain non-personal information we collect from you for specific and limited purposes including improving our materials and services, making your browsing experience more efficient and relevant, and for administration of this Site.
Does Impact on Education share the information it receives?
Our Service Providers. We share personal information collected through our Site with companies and organizations that perform services on our behalf, such as data storage, web hosting services, and order fulfillment companies. These companies and organizations are required by contract to use the personal information we share with them only to perform services on our behalf (and not for their own purposes) and to protect its confidentiality.
Other Limited Circumstances. There are other limited circumstances in which we may share the personal information in our databases with unrelated third parties. For example, we may disclose the personal information we collect through the Site when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law or a regulatory requirement or to comply with a subpoena or court order; to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce a contract; to protect the rights, property or safety of Impact on Education, our donors, and visitors to our Site, or to protect the vital interests of our donors or visitors.
Marketing Purposes. We may occasionally share your personal information with third parties to use for their own marketing purposes if we think the products or services they offer would be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving such communications at any time contacting us at info at impactoneducation dot org.
Accessing and Updating Your Information
You always have the opportunity to review and change the information you provide to us by contacting us at info at impactoneducation dot org .
We keep your personal information only as long as we need it for the purposes for which it was originally collected (or to which you have subsequently consented) or for other legitimate purposes (such as regulatory compliance), or as permitted by applicable law.
We take reasonable precautions to: (i) protect the confidentiality and security of the personal information we collect through this Site; (ii) ensure that your transactions on our Site will be safe; and (iii) protect you from unauthorized credit card charges while you donate on our Site. Additionally, Impact on Education uses physical and electronic security measures, including Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, to protect your information. However, it is important that you understand, that no website or database is completely secure or “hacker proof.”
Transfer of Data Abroad
You may also contact us at:
Impact on Education
728 Front Street, Suite A
Louisville, CO 80027
info at impactoneducation dot org