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Privacy Policy

School’s Out Washington is committed to safeguarding contributor privacy. We operate under the following set of privacy principles:

The only information SOWA obtains about online contributors or individual visitors to its website is that which is supplied voluntarily by contributors or visitors.

In cases when SOWA may need personal information to provide visitors with customized content or to inform them about new features or services, visitors are explicitly asked for that information.

Personally identifiable information provided by visitors (e.g., name, email, or home address, etc.) will not be disclosed to any other party. If, at any time, SOWA believes it would be to the benefit of site visitors and contributors to share information with other organizations, visitors will be explicitly asked for permission to do so.

School’s Out Washington’s website is not designed for use by children nor does the website seek to collect information on children who may visit the site.

SOWA employs strict security measures to safeguard all online financial transactions. A secure server hosts files and forms that are used to complete transactions. Personal contributor information is stored in a secure database and any data sent to third parties to complete a transaction are encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. To ensure the privacy of contributors, credit card information is stored only by our payment processors and not SOWA. Only limited information, such as the last four digits of credit card numbers, is available to SOWA.

Additional details on our information gathering, use, and privacy practices are provided below.

General Information About All Users

To determine the number of visitors to our site and the most—and least—visited pages on the site, SOWA Uses Google Analytics. These statistical reports do not contain any personal information on visitors to the site.

Personal Information About You

We may ask you for such personal information as your email address so that we can provide news and information that you have elected to receive, or deliver confirmation messages for event registrations or donations. Information collected SOWA is not shared with any other party. SOWA may use this information, however, to notify you by email of additions to the website, coming events, or to convey other important information.

Corrections to Your Information

You may notify SOWA of changes in your personal information (e.g., mailing address, email address, etc.) by the following means:

External Links

In order to provide visitors with convenient access to additional information, SOWA offers links to various third-party websites. SOWA exercises no authority over linked sites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. SOWA assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent websites.

Email Updates

Recipients of email communications may elect to remove themselves from mailing lists by following the directions provided at the bottom of each email.

If these directions are unclear, visitors may also use the following means to unsubscribe from SOWA email
updates: