Blessings in a Backpack is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Blessings in a Backpack Website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Blessings in a Backpack website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Blessings in a Backpack collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Blessings in a Backpack also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Blessings in a Backpack. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by Blessings in a Backpack for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Blessings in a Backpack Website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Blessings in a Backpack public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Blessings in a Backpack does not read any of your private online communications.

Blessings in a Backpack encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Blessings in a Backpack so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Blessings in a Backpack is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Blessings in a Backpack and Blessings in a Backpack family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Blessings in a Backpack collects and uses your personal information to operate the Blessings in a Backpack Website and deliver the services you have requested. Blessings in a Backpack also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Blessings in a Backpack and its affiliates. Blessings in a Backpack may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Blessings in a Backpack does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. Blessings in a Backpack may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Blessings in a Backpack may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Blessings in a Backpack, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Blessings in a Backpack does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Blessings in a Backpack keeps track of the Websites and pages our customers visit within Blessings in a Backpack, in order to determine what Blessings in a Backpack services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Blessings in a Backpack to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Blessings in a Backpack Websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Blessings in a Backpack or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Blessings in a Backpack; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Blessings in a Backpack or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Blessings in a Backpack Website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Blessings in a Backpack pages, or register with Blessings in a Backpack site or services, a cookie helps Blessings in a Backpack to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Blessings in a Backpack Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Blessings in a Backpack features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Blessings in a Backpack services or Websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Blessings in a Backpack secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Blessings in a Backpack secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Blessings in a Backpack will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Blessings in a Backpack encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Blessings in a Backpack is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Blessings in a Backpack welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Blessings in a Backpack has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Blessings in a Backpack at info@blessingsinabackpack.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.