Our Contact Information:
Stossel in the Classroom is operated by the Center for Independent Thought, 1420 Walnut Street, Suite 1011, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA. We can also be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting our Contact Us form on our website.
Our website: stosselintheclassroom.org
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you are asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address and other details to help you with your browsing experience. Your mailing address is only used if you request one of our DVDs to be delivered to you.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, request a DVD, submit feedback, or use any other form that is available on our website.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, request a DVD, submit feedback, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products.
How do we protect your information?
- We do not collect or store any sensitive data on our users.
- We do not accept credit cards on our website, or any other highly sensitive information.
- We treat all information transferred across our website as if it were highly sensitive, delivering content and user information across an encrypted SSL/TLS connection, keeping all information secure and only in the hands of the intended recipient.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Absolutely. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. In simpler terms, a cookie looks very similar to this:
Cookies are often used to personalize your browsing experience or remember certain details for you for a limited time, saving you from having to re-enter information upon returning to a website in the near future.
- Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
- Provide accounts and the ability to sign in and out of accounts on SITC.
- Transport security tokens, helping to ensure our users have a safe browsing experience on our website, and helping to ensure the security of SITC.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this by configuring your web browser's cookie settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your preferences.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If cookies are disabled in your web browser, you will not be able to access most areas of this website, or more than half of the websites on the Internet, but you are certainly able to do so, inside your web browser's Settings.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites, but we do keep your private or identifying user information isolated from these other sites and services, to maintain privacy and to abide by the terms described in this policy.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
You can change your personal information:
By logging in to your SITC account and visiting My Account.
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
No. We do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur we will notify you via email within 7 business days We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Provide you with a user account.
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
- Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us directly, use our online form, or simply follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
1420 Walnut Street, Suite 1011
Philadelphia, PA 19102 USA
Last Edited on 2018-09-30