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Privacy Policy

Welcome to Easter Seals Project ACTION, the Web site.

Because Easter Seals values the privacy of constituents visiting Easter Seals Project ACTION, users have the right to manage their own personal information.

You can contact Easter Seals Project ACTION for more information related to the privacy of the information you provide online:
Mail: 1425 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.347.3066 
Online: Contact Easter Seals Project Action via email. Your request will be answered within 2-3 business days.

Notification of Change
Easter Seals Project ACTION reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Easter Seals Project ACTION privacy policy will be kept up-to-date and clearly posted on our Web site.

The Information We Collect
On many pages of the Easter Seals Project ACTION— in particular when donating online, completing an action alert, registering for a special event, or completing various feedback forms — visitors are asked to list name, address, and other personal contact information. Information collected is specifically and knowingly provided by site visitors and may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. text), address, telephone number, interests and other similar information. Collecting this information helps Easter Seals to better provide site visitors with relevant and useful content.

Easter Seals Project ACTION does not store sensitive information such as credit cards numbers. When an online transaction is completed through the Easter Seals Project ACTION, such as a charitable contribution, credit card information is used solely for the purpose of completing that specific transaction and is not retained in Easter Seals’ Project ACTION database.

Easter Seals Project ACTION will not sell, share or exchange personal contact information collected from this Web site with other organizations. If a user has a previous relationship with Easter Seals Project ACTION through another channel (i.e., mail, phone), Easter Seals Project ACTION will occasionally rent or exchange those names and addresses with other organizations as a way of providing extra funds to help support services.  If you do not want to participate in this program, please let us know.

Visitors to the Easter Seals Project ACTION are not required to share any personally identifiable information. Users who do not wish to share personal information when visiting the Easter Seals Online Network can still access the Network's Web pages and the valuable information provided.
Opting Out
Easter Seals Project ACTION provides site visitors with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving our online and offline communications.
If you would like to opt-out of receiving email communications please update your user profile. Email unsubscribe requests are processed immediately.
To discontinue the receipt of postal mail, please email Easter Seals Project ACTION at mailinglist@easterseals.com. Shortly, Easter Seals Project ACTION will be adding the capability to remove your name from our postal mailing list online.  You'll need to register as user of the Easter Seals Online Network. Please note: there is a 6-8 week lapse period due to the fact that a subsequent mailing may already be in production. If you do receive another mailing, please disregard it.

Correct/Update Your Profile
Easter Seals Project ACTION offer the option to change and modify personally identifiable information. Upon your request, Easter Seals Project ACTION will remove personally identifying information retained in organizational databases. If you are a registered user of this site, you can access your Easter Seals profile and update your contact information and user preferences by clicking here.

Easter Seals Project ACTION reserves the right to maintain information on users who have had their access to the Easter Seals Online Network blocked.
Aggregate Information
Demographic and profile data (i.e., age, gender, browser usage) is also collected via the Easter Seals Project ACTION. Easter Seals Project ACTION uses such data to improve marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze site usage, improve content and product offerings and to customize site content, layout, and services. Additionally, this data may be shared with third parties on an aggregated basis. Easter Seals Project ACTION does not share personally identifying information with third parties, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law and as stated above in the section titled The Information We Collect.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file a Web site places on a site visitor’s computer hard drive. Its purpose is to let the site know when a user visits and to perform certain functions such as saving passwords and personal preferences.
 
Cookies help evaluate visitors' use of a Web site, such as what viewers want to see and what they never read. This information allows Easter Seals Project ACTION to better focus online information and to concentrate on information people are using.
Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. If you would like to turn this feature off, you will need to change the settings of your Internet browser. 
Security of Your Information
All credit card and personal profile information provided to Easter Seals Project ACTION is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that allows a browser to automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before it is sent. Easter Seals also protects account information by placing it on a secure portion of the Easter Seals Online Network that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Easter Seals Project ACTION. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Easter Seals strives to protect your information, however cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-A-Friend
If you elect to use the referral service for informing a friend about a page on the Easter Seals Project ACTION, you will be asked for the friend's name and e-mail address. Easter Seals Project ACTION will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the site. Easter Seals stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.  

Links to Other Web Sites
Easter Seals Project ACTION has links to other Web sites outside of the Easter Seals Project ACTION. Easter Seals Project ACTION is not responsible for the content of any linked Web site, or any link contained in a linked Web site, or any changes or updates to such Web sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Easter Seals Project ACTION of that Web site.

In addition, please be aware that Easter Seals Project ACTION is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Web sites. Easter Seals Project ACTION encourages you to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that requests personal information from you.
Information from Children
Easter Seals Project ACTION does not seek to collect personal information about children through the Easter Seals Project ACTION. If a child submits information to through any part of the Network, and Easter Seals Project ACTION is aware that the user submitting the information is a child, the information is deleted as soon as it is discovered and not used for any purpose, nor is it disclosed to third parties. Easter Seals Project ACTION will comply with all regulations set forward by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission.

Transmission of Health-Related Data
Easter Seals Project ACTION understands the sensitivity of collecting and using health-related data. Personally identifiable health-related data collected on the Easter Seals Project ACTION will not be shared with entities other than Easter Seals Project ACTION. Any transfer of personally identifiable health-related data between Easter Seals organizations will take place in a secure environments with access allowed only to certain qualified employees of Easter Seals Project ACTION. Easter Seals Project ACTION will comply with all regulations set forward by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). To learn more about HIPAA, visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.

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