Embracing Our Differences collects information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, make a submission to our art and/or writing competitions or otherwise complete an online form. When ordering, donating or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a charitable donation, make a retail purchase or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via secure technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private credit card information will not be stored on our servers.
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser to a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your browser and allows our website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and our website more useful to you.Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party information 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. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We will never knowingly collect information through our website from children under the age of 13 and in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as "COPPA." Children under the age of 13 are prohibited from submitting any information through our website, or related websites, including participating in, through online submissions, our art and creative writing competitions. In the event we receive personal information in violation of COPPA, upon learning of the information, we will immediately delete all references from our servers. Parents who suspect or know that their child's personal information has been collected through our website are urged to immediately contact us using the information listed below. Parents are always welcome to contact us at any time should they have questions or concerns about our website and their children's use of it.
Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect your personal information, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, any loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Please visit our Terms and Conditions page which establishes and details the use, disclaimers and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.
Embracing Our Differences
PO Box 2559
Sarasota, FL 34230-2559 USA
Date of Last Revision and Effective: January 26, 2018