Last updated: October 20, 2020
Your privacy is important to earlychildhoodteacher.org, and its subsidiaries and affiliates
(collectively referred to as “earlychildhoodteacher.org”,” “us,” “our,” or “we”). We have published this
blog, page, section, or feature that links to this Agreement (collectively, the “Site”), our
mobile application (the “App”), and all related services, software, or features (the Services
services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may
does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise
Please familiarize yourself with our privacy practices. By using the Sites or Services, you
please do not use the Sites or Services.
Irrespective of which country you live in, you authorize us to transfer, store, and use
your information in the United States, and any other country where we operate. In some of
these countries, the privacy and data protection laws and rules regarding when government
authorities may access data may vary from those in the country where you live. Learn more
about our data transfer operations in the “International Transfer” section below. If you do
not agree to the transfer, storage and use of your information in the United States, and
any other country where we operate, please do not use the Sites or Services.
WILL APPLY IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING TO THE SERVICES.
By accessing or using the Sites in any manner, you also agree to be bound by earlychildhoodteacher.org’s
If you do not accept all of the terms and conditions contained in or incorporated by reference
into the Agreement, please do not use the Sites.
1. YOUR INFORMATION
a. Personal Information You Give Us
Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person.
We collect and may transmit personal information that you provide to us through the Services
(“Your Information“). We collect Your Information only if you manually enter it into a form
or field on the Services. Your Information includes, but is not limited to, your name,
email address, street address, telephone number, gender, age, educational background,
and educational interests. You can use the Services without providing Your Information.
If you choose not to provide Your Information, you may not be able to use certain services
offered on the Services.
b. Information We Collect Automatically
Whenever you interact with the Services (whether via a browser, an application, or otherwise),
we automatically receive and record information from your browser. Other information collected
automatically may include your IP address, the type of browser or application you are using to
access the Services, and the identity of the Services page or feature you are requesting. We
may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Services, and gather broad demographic
data for aggregate use. We may also collect information regarding the device(s) you use to
access or use the Services.
To collect this information, we may use “cookies” or other tracking technologies to track
how you use the Services. We also may send instructions to your computer or device using
and other details about your interactions with the Services. A cookie is a file stored on
your computer or device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings
on your computer or device. If applicable, our advertising partners may also transmit cookies
to your browser, application, or mobile device when you click on ads that appear on the Services.
Clicking on a link to a third party website from the Services may also allow that third party
website to transmit cookies to you.
one session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn
off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser
or turn off your computer.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these
settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. To understand these settings,
the following links may be helpful, or you can use the Help option in your browser for more
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can
turn these off by visiting the Network Advertising
Initiative’s Opt-out page, where you can control third-party online advertising. Please
note that there are many more networks listed on this site than those that we use on our site.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find
the following links useful:
Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies
Please note that if you disable your web browser’s ability to accept cookies, you will be able
to navigate the Services, but you may not be able to successfully use all of the features of the
We may use any number of analytics tools to help us analyze the traffic on the Services. We
may also use “web beacons”, i.e. “web bugs” or “single-pixel” or “clear” GIFs, on the Services.
Web beacons allow ad networks to provide anonymized, aggregated auditing, research, and reporting
for us and for advertisers. Web beacons also enable ad networks to serve targeted advertisements
to you when you visit other websites. Because your web browser must request these advertisements
and web beacons from the ad network’s servers, these companies can view, edit, or set their
own cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their website.
2. HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
a. Non-Personal Information
We may use and share non-personal, de-identified information (i.e. information that
cannot be used to identify you) for any lawful business purpose without any obligation
or accounting to you. For example, we can use non-personal information for developing
products, services, and providing those offerings to other users and third parties. We may
use your personal information to generate non-personal information (e.g., by statistically
aggregating your personal information with the information of others). When we do so, we
will take reasonable measures to ensure that the non-personal information is no longer personally
identifiable and cannot later be used to identify you. We may also disclose non-personal,
aggregate, anonymous data in a de-identified format to investors and potential partners
based on information collected from users.
b. Personal Information
We may use Your Information in the following ways:
- Your Information may be passed on to schools you have selected and agreed to be
contacted by, sometimes through a third party who then passes it on to the schools.
If the form you filled out was hosted as a part of the Services, we may also send you
a confirmation email to acknowledge your activity on the Services.
- The schools or their partners or vendors may contact you via email, telephone, or
mail in order to fulfill your inquiry. By using the Services to send Your Information
to any schools, you are giving such entities permission to contact you, regardless of
whether you are a part of the National-Do-Not-Call Registry.
3. OTHER USES OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share Your Information with our subsidiaries or affiliates. Your Information may
be included among transferred assets in the event that we are involved in a corporate sale,
merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. Finally, we may disclose Your Information
if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to
(i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property,
(iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services
or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
4. E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS
The e-mail address you provide during the Services registration process will be the e-mail
address we will use for all Site-related communications to you. We may also send you messages
via the Services. The Services may contain links or forms that can be used to contact us so you
can comment, make a complaint, make suggestions, and ask questions.
If you subscribe to our email newsletter, but subsequently decide that you would like to
stop receiving it, you may use the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each newsletter, or
you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will see to it that your
name is removed from our email newsletter list.
5. PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
earlychildhoodteacher.org maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect
the user’s Personal Information and other information against accidental, unlawful or
unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. For example, we
and/or our service providers use commercially reasonable security measures such as encryption,
firewalls, and Secure Socket Layer software (SSL) or hypertext transfer protocol secure
(HTTPS) to protect Personal Data.
Protecting your account login credentials (i.e. your username and password) from
unauthorized access is your responsibility. You may not share your login credentials
with any third party. We recommend you log out after accessing your account, change your
password on a periodic basis, and limit access to your computer or device and its browser.
While we use commercially reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized persons from
accessing our files or tampering with the Services, we cannot guarantee that these efforts
will always be successful. Your Information may be accessed and viewed by other Internet
users, without your knowledge and permission, while in transit to or from us. We cannot
and do not guarantee the total privacy or security of any information you transmit through
the security of the Services, please notify us by email at email@example.com.
6. RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION; MODIFICATION
a. Correcting, Updating, Accessing, or Removing Your Information
You can correct, update, or remove Your Information if it changes or if you no longer
want to receive information from us beyond information related to our services. This can be
done by emailing a request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org You may also request
access to Your Information collected by us by sending a request to us at email@example.com.
We may not be able to completely remove Your Information from our systems in certain circumstances.
For example, we may retain Your Information for legitimate business purposes, our customer
requirements, or if it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, for account recovery
purposes, if required by law, or as retained in our data backup systems or cached or archived
pages. All of Your Information that we keep will continue to be subject to the terms of the
b. Your California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine the Light” law (CA Civil Code § 1798.83) permits users that are residents
of California to request the following information regarding our disclosure of Your information
to third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes (i) a list of certain
categories of Your Information that we have disclosed to certain third parties for their direct
marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year; (ii) the identity of certain
third parties that received Your Information from us for their direct marketing purposes during
that calendar year; and (iii) examples of the products or services marketed (if we have that
information). If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please email
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
a. Links to Third-Party Websites
The Services contain links to other websites operated by schools and other third parties to which
we do not control. Even if an affiliation exists between us and such websites, those websites may have
website you visit. While we expect our customers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users,
we cannot be responsible for the actions of third party sites. We encourage you to consult each website’s
b. Third-Party Tracking
Third-party social networks that provide interactive plug-ins or social networking features
or other methods (for example, web beacons) to gather information regarding your use of our
available on that social network’s website, which we encourage you to carefully review. Such
third parties may use these cookies or other tracking methods for their own purposes by relating
information about your use of the Services with any of Your Information that they may have.
8. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION THROUGH BUSINESS TRANSFERS
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In connection with a
corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, we may assign or transfer
this Policy and any and all of Your Information to the person or entity acquiring the applicable
assets or succeeding to the applicable business. In the event of any such transaction, this
Policy shall remain in full force and effect and shall be binding on you and any such successor
and/or assign. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership,
or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles
affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how Your Information is
treated, transferred, or used.
9.USERS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES & INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
The Services is hosted in the United States and is governed by United States law. If you are
using the Services from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may
be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located
and our central database is operated. By using the Services, you agree to your information being
transferred to our facilities and to the facilities of those third parties with whom we share
place commercially reasonable technical and organizational procedures to safeguard the information
and Personal Data we collect on the Sites.
The Services does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of
13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through the
Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage
and to help enforce our Policy by instructing their children never to provide personal information
on this Site without their permission. If a child has provided us with personal information,
a parent or guardian of that child may contact us to have the information deleted from our
records. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13 in the
applicable jurisdiction, please contact us email@example.com. If we learn that we have
inadvertently collected the personal information of a child under 13, or equivalent minimum age
depending on jurisdiction, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible and
cease the use of that information in accordance with applicable law.
11. CONTACTING US
methods specified below.