Privacy Policy and Content Guidelines

Privacy Policy

GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs, a program of Points of Light, has been trusted by parents, teachers and youth leaders for many years to provide projects and information that promote compassion and the spirit of service and philanthropy in children. Your privacy is important to us. Our ongoing commitment to the protection of your privacy is essential to maintaining the relationship of trust that exists between generationOn Kids Care Clubs and all of our users, whether they are organizations, facilitators or other visitors to the site. This notice of our privacy policy is intended to help you understand our online information security practices.

Collecting Information

GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs collects registration information (including contact name, mailing address, email address and phone numbers of individuals and organizations that join our organization), as well as survey information (including projects participated in, number of youth participants, and number of people impacted by projects). This data is collected only when submitted by the individual to generationOn Kids Care Clubs.

Collecting Information from Children

In order to start a Kids Care Club, you must be over 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, talk to your parent, teacher, or youth group leader about registering and starting a club. Our website is in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and all information collected from children requires the consent of a parent/guardian. For more information about Children's Online Privacy see: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/kids-online-safety

Uses of Information

The information we collect online about you and your organization is used to facilitate the involvement of young people in hands-on service activities and to track the success and impact of our program.

We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. We may use our e-mail lists for sending out our newsletter and other generationOn Kids Care Clubs outbound communications. We do not, however, sell, rent or trade our e-mail addresses to outside parties.

We share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for you.

This site contains links to other sites. GenerationOn is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs may facilitate the involvement of young people in hands-on service activities in partnership with third parties in order to provide additional benefits for our members and visitors. In connection with such services, to the extent that you have provided any personal information to us using these jointly developed services, GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs may share e-mail addresses or other information with the applicable partner. Each of our partners has its own policies regarding the collection and use of personal information and GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs is not responsible for their use of your information.

Occasionally, journalists and writers contact us to interview active clubs. In such cases, we contact the club facilitator for permission to disclose their name and phone number before giving them to the writer.

Choice

Individuals who are registered at our online site and wish to be removed can send us an e-mail with such request at kidscare@generationon.org.

Security

GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs will take appropriate measures to protect collected information from loss, theft, misuse or alteration.

Incorrect Information

If generationOn Kids Care Clubs has registered incorrect information about your club, you can correct that information by sending an e-mail to kidscare@generationOn.org or by calling 1-866-269-0510. We may request additional information to verify changes.

How to Contact Us

We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with Kids Care Clubs. Please send an e-mail to kidscare@generationon.org or snail mail to: generationOn Kids Care Clubs, 281 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010.

Changes to Policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. GenerationOn Kids Care Clubs will notify you of any such changes through its monthly e-newsletter. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the generationOn Kids Care Clubs website. Continued use of the generationOn Kids Care Clubs website following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

Photography and Stories

Success stories and photos submitted to generationOn Kids Care Clubs may be published by generationOn Kids Care Clubs solely in connection with generationOn programs.