Privacy Policy

OVERVIEW

EdAllies (“EdAllies”) is committed to protecting your privacy online. Your use of www.edalliesmn.org (the “Website”) indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”). If you do not accept all of the terms of the Policy you should not use the Website. We may amend this Policy from time to time, and will post the date of the policy update at the bottom of this page.

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

  • We may collect personal information from you if you: make a donation; complete an action alert; subscribe to receive email or other updates from EdAllies; fill out a form; apply for an EdAllies internship or job opportunity; or otherwise share information with EdAllies in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources made available on the Website. “Personal Information” is information that would allow someone to identify or contact you, including information such as your name, postal address, phone number, and email address.
  • While using the Website, you do not have to provide Personal Information and you decide the amount of information you wish to provide. We do not collect such information from you unless you provide it to us.

HOW EDALLIES USES YOUR INFORMATION

  • EdAllies uses Personal Information collected to provide you with information and services, to enable you to participate in features on the Website, to customize our services to individual needs, to contact you regarding updates about the Website, and to advance EdAllies’ mission.
  • EdAllies may share your Personal Information with its agents and partner organizations for the purpose of advancing EdAllies’ mission. EdAllies will not sell, rent, or disclose Personal Information to unaffiliated mass marketers, nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations.
  • If law enforcement or judicial authorities require us to provide them with your Personal Information, we will cooperate with the authorities if their request is supported with the necessary legal documentation.

ANONYMOUS INFORMATION YOU MAY PROVIDE

Upon visiting the Website we may collect anonymous information about you when you visit the Website, including IP addresses, browser types, access times, and technical information concerning connection to the Website. We may use this information for internal purposes, for example, to improve the Website, analyze usage patterns, and negotiate with vendors. That information does not include your Personal Information, and we do not make any association between this information and a Website visitor’s identity.

SECURITY

EdAllies treats security seriously and takes reasonable measures to protect each Website user’s Personal Information. Personal Information is only accessed by EdAllies personnel on a “need to know” basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information we collect. Additionally, sensitive data are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide increased security.

EdAllies is not, however, responsible for any information you share with other users of the Website or other third parties. While we strive to use industry-standard practices to protect your information, please note that no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure. EdAllies cannot guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used, or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this Policy.

YOUR CONTROL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may limit the collection and use of different elements of your Personal Information by not participating in those activities for which we collect Personal Information, as listed above. You may discontinue the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information by limiting or discontinuing your use of the Website altogether. You may also request to be completely removed from our database by contacting us through the following:

  • By Email: info@edalliesmn.org
  • By Mail: 2800 University Ave SE, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55414

COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer by our website’s server. We use cookies to collect tracking information and to remember information you have given us. This is done so that you don’t have to reenter the information each time you visit our website. Most web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with an opportunity to refuse that cookie or to remove it later. Please note that if you remove or chose not to accept our cookies, you will need to reenter your information and reselect your preferences each time you visit our website.

PRIVACY PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN

If you are under the age of 13, please do not use the Website. In voluntary compliance with the terms of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, EdAllies will not knowingly permit persons under the age of 13 to provide information to EdAllies through the Website or otherwise. If EdAllies later learns that a user is under the age of 13, EdAllies will take appropriate steps to remove that user’s Personal Information from the database and restrict that user’s access to the Website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Website may contain links to third-party sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site, which is not covered by this Policy. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these linked websites as their policies may differ from ours.

DONATIONS

If you make a donation to EdAllies through the Website, you do so through a tool created by Click & Pledge, Inc., an online fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations. Click & Pledge has a privacy policy, which covers donations made through this tool, and can be found .

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

We strongly believe in respecting your privacy. We will amend this Policy if and when it is necessary, and we will post the date of the policy update at the bottom of this page. Please check back to read the most recent version. Your continued use of the Website means that you consent to our updates and amendments.

PHOTOGRAPHS

EdAllies may take photographs during public events and occasionally use such photos for distribution via this Website, social media, or other means. Photos are taken in public settings during public events. If you are included in a photograph and would prefer that it not be distributed, please contact EdAllies through the contact information below and let us know what photo is of and where you saw it. We will do our best to remove it from circulation.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have questions or concerns about this Policy or in general, please contact EdAllies through the following methods:

  • By Email: info@edalliesmn.org
  • By Mail: 2800 University Ave SE, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55414

LAST UPDATE

This privacy pPolicy was last updated and is effective as of April 1, 2017.