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Privacy Policy

The Every Child Matters Education Fund (ECM) is pleased to provide information to all of its visitors about its online privacy policy. Please be assured that ECM uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this web site.

Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used

ECM does not collect any specific personal information about website visitors—such as name, postal address, or e-mail address—except when such information is knowingly, and voluntarily, provided. Personal information is obtained from online transactions such as program registrations, e-mail newsletter subscriptions, online surveys, donation pledges, or volunteer applications. If ECM is provided with such information, you are giving us permission to use that information to respond to or process your request.

ECM automatically collects and stores "non-personally identifiable" information for statistical purposes. This information helps us monitor how visitors use our site. This information includes: your browser software (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Netscape Navigator), operating system (e.g., Windows or Macintosh), name and domain of your Internet Service Provider (e.g., AOL,, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using. As stated above, this information does not identify you personally.

ECM may share personal information with its affiliates. Of course, any use of this information by an affiliate will comply with this policy.

Other than as described above, ECM does not exchange or release your contact information (name, e-mail address, postal address, etc.), to any third parties. ECM makes your contact information (name, e-mail address, postal address, etc.) available to sell by third party list brokers and to appropriate entities to advance our financial ability to advocate for children.

ECM is obligated and will use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a matter of public safety.

Our Privacy Policy Regarding Children

This Web site may offer education content to children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from them unless voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services. The information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users.


"Cookies" are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the web site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. Like most web sites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your on-line experience. Specifically, we use Google Analytics to help analyze how users use this site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. That information is used for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the "Help" section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this web site. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Links to Other Sites

We may offer links to other web sites. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies, and any information you submit to those companies is subject to their privacy policies