This policy covers how 826 National treats personal information that it collects and receives through this Website, including information that you submit to sign up for an account, become a member, or receive our email newsletter. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
Information Collection and Use
826 National collects personal information for the following:
Users: 826 Digital is primarily used by, designed for, and marketed toward educators, formal and informal.
Users have the option to apply to be part of the 826 Digital Educator Leaders group. If they opt to do so, they are asked to provide the same basic information as a user does when creating an account. Additionally, applicants submit a writing lesson as a PDF within the 826 Digital platform. If they are selected to be an Educator Leader, their basic profile information and optional profile picture will appear on the platform along with their writing lesson. Permission to do so is part of the application process. Ownership of the uploaded lesson(s) is detailed here.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
826 National does not rent, sell, transfer, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies, except to facilitate your request, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
Disclosures to Third Parties Assisting in Our Operations
We provide the information to the following trusted partners who work on behalf of or with 826 National under confidentiality agreements. These companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
We may use third-party analytics services on our platform, such as Google Analytics. The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies and web beacons and similar technologies to help us analyze your use of the platform. Google Analytics collects pageview data, campaign data, e-commerce data, browser properties, and visitor IDs. To learn more about how to opt out of Google Analytics services, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Additionally, we use Salesforce to transfer and store the information collected when users opt to create an account, donate, or register on the platform. We use Google Forms to collect the student publication submissions.
Disclosures Under Special Circumstances
Security and Confidentiality
We understand that storing our data in a secure manner is essential. 826 National stores general and personally identifiable data using industry standard physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to secure data against foreseeable risks, such as unauthorized use, access, disclosure, destruction, or modification.
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Access to Google Analytics, Salesforce, and Google Forms requires two-factor authentication. Learn more about how Google Analytics and Salesforce ensure your data is safe and secure when transferring and storing it. No individual-level data, identified or de-identified, will be shared beyond these employees, unless previously specified. Only aggregate-level data will be shared for research and reporting purposes. In the event of a data breach, 826 National will notify all affected users.
Advertisements and Tracking
There are no ads of any kind on 826 Digital. When creating an account, users can opt in to a marketing newsletter which can include information about new content, writing opportunities or contests, and surveys. They can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Information
You can edit your personal account information that is maintained by 826 National at any time by editing your account on 826 Digital. You can delete your account information and any information submitted via 826 Digital, including discussion comments, by sending a written request by mail or email to the contact person listed below. Data is not otherwise deleted.
Your Role in Protecting Your Privacy
If you access this Website through an email or Internet account maintained by your employer, please note that it is possible that your employer may monitor your email or Internet access. Also, if you share a computer with others, it is your responsibility that any sensitive information accessed through the Website is not shared with others. If you leave your computer, remember to log out of this Website.
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