Our Commitment to Privacy
Your Personal Information
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
When you visit the website, we collect and retain two types of information about you.
(i)The first is personal information that you provide us with (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers, and/or credit/debit card information) and knowingly disclose. This information is collected on an individual basis and for a number of different purposes, including registering to receive email newsletters and updates, making a request for information about our programs and/or organization, donating to us, signing up to partner with us, submitting any form on our website, or asking us a question. Any information that you give to us will be received within our email database and stored. The reason we solicit personal information is better fulfill your requests and answer your questions. The information collected is stored and used strictly within the confines set by current laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. Our organization will not collect personal information about you unless you willingly provide it to us. By not choosing to submit such information, you increase the chances that we are not able to fully fulfil any requests or answer any questions you submit. However, you will of course still be welcome to browse any and all sections of the website owned and operated by education: access. In this case, you are able to visit our website without revealing your personal information.
Unless you specify that a gift be “anonymous” or otherwise request that your name not be listed, we list the names of our partners in our website, brochures and other materials to recognize the generosity of those who support education: access. We do not sell or rent our donor lists to anyone. We also do not share your personal data with any third parties other than service providers we employ to perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and email, processing credit card payments and organizing events specifically designed to keep you informed of the activities of education: access. These companies and individuals have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but are not authorized to use it for any other purpose.
(ii)We also collect a second type of information, which is tracking data that is automatically collected from every visitor to our site. This tracking data includes information regarding the number and frequency of users to the website, the internet software visitors use to access our website, and our visitors’ IP addresses and internet service providers. IP addresses are not stored, but are only temporarily used to determine domain type and geographic region of the visitor.
How We Use Your Information
When you provide information about yourself for a specific purpose, we will use that information strictly for that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, we may ask you for specific information to be able to make a donation or receive a message from us. We use information that you provide to make a donation only to ensure that the transaction is completed and to learn basic characteristics about our donors. We do not and will not share this information with third parties except: (i) when it is necessary to perform a service or complete a transaction (such as sending you an email, web hosting, payment processing, etc.) (ii) when we believe that such disclosure is required by law (iii) to enforce this Policy (iv) to protect the rights, property, security, and/or safety of education: access, our website visitors, or the public.
We specifically provide a registration form for you to receive updates on our programs and organization. We will not use information submitted on our website for this purpose unless you fill out this specific registration form. To answer email inquiries, we use the return email address provided. Such email addresses are not used for any other purposes or shared with third parties. education: access does not under any circumstances sell, rent, or give away, or share email addresses with outside sources.
Tracking data is used to generate load balancing metrics and create reports on visitor demographics and our website traffic patterns. Reports that are generated from this tracking data are used to improve our website and services. We do not make any association between the tracking data collected and a visitor’s identity.
How We Protect Your Information
Personal information is stored on our secure server and is not publically accessible. Furthermore, personal information is only accessed by the education: access team when it is necessary to complete a specific task. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect and secure the information we collect online and prevent unauthorized use, loss, or alteration of your personal information. In addition, sensitive information, such as payment details, is encrypted using industry standard measures to provide an additional level of security. However, beyond the reasonable measures we take, we cannot fully guarantee the security of your information. We will not be held liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmission and we hereby fully disclaim, to the full extent provided under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data, or information.
Choice/Opting Out of Email Newsletter Registration
If you have registered to receive our email communications and at any later time change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our mailing list. You can either send an email to or send mail to the following address: 2269 Magans Ocean Walk, Vero Beach, FL, 32963 United States.
Correcting/Updating Personal Information
If you would like to verify or update the personal information we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly by email at or send mail to the following address: 2269 Magans Ocean Walk, Vero Beach, FL, 32963 United States.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our website may contain links to sites owned and operated by other parties. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy policies or the content of any such third party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites prior to providing them with any information, and hereby disclaim responsibility for the actions and content of such sites.
Children Under the Age of 13.
We are pleased and fully support young people that want to browse our website and learn how they can help education: access. However, we are also duly concerned about the privacy protection of children who access the Internet, and we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Accordingly, this website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13 without the supervision of a parent or guardian, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age without the consent of said parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to us. You should rely on your parent or guardian to assist you.
Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personal information, we will take commercially reasonable measures to obtain email consent from you. In addition, we will post the changes to our use of personal information on our website at least 30 days prior to a change.
By visiting or using the education: access website and/or by submitting content, you agree that the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to principles of conflicts of law, will govern this Policy and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and education: access. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of our website will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Florida and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about privacy and education: access policies regarding policy on our website, please send us your concern in detail at or write to us at 2269 Magans Ocean Walk, Vero Beach, FL 32963, United States.