Thank you for your interest and support of Playworks. We value and respect our supporters and want you to be comfortable and confident sharing contact information with us.
Playworks does not sell, distribute, or transfer personally-identifiable information obtained through our website from you (our “Visitor”) to a third-party organization. The only exception to this is when it is necessary to share certain information for processing online donations.
Registration on the Site
In several areas of the Playworks websites, Visitors have the option to sign up or register for specific information or events. Visitors will be asked to provide, at a minimum, name, email address, and zip code/postal code. In return for providing this information, Visitors will gain access to additional resources and may be able to participate in other activities such as posting comments on our site.
Only Visitors who register, who request information from us, or who donate to Playworks through our websites will receive periodic programmatic or promotional email communications from us. To request that Playworks no longer send email communications, Visitors can email us at email@example.com to request to be removed from the list. By signing up for email updates, Visitors may receive print mail communications from Playworks as well.
When a Visitor contacts Playworks through our Contact page, Playworks will respond by email only to address the Visitor’s question or comment.
For All Visitors
Playworks may use technology to obtain non-personal information from your browser when you visit our website and your browser interacts with us; these are often called cookies.
A cookie is a way for websites to recognize whether or not you have visited the site before. It is a piece of data given to a browser by a web server and handed back to the browser on subsequent visits. Recording a cookie makes your online experience easier and more personalized. It also allows us to recognize you and automate your online experience. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser. Most of our web pages are viewable even if you disable the cookie function on your browser. However, if you disable cookies, some advanced and customized features of our site will not be available to you.
Cookies and Privacy
Cookie technology is not used by Playworks to obtain personal information, nor do we share the non-personal information obtained with third parties. For each Visitor to our website, we collect information on what pages you access or visit. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our websites for your future visits.
Any financial transactions made on our website are done through secured services to protect our Visitors from online theft or fraud. At any time, a Visitor may opt to donate to Playworks, or purchase Playworks merchandise, offline by telephone or mail.
Credit Card Encryption with SSL
Donations made on Playworks.org or its websites are handled by Authorize.Net, which is committed to safeguarding customer information and combating fraud.
Authorize dedicates significant resources toward a strong infrastructure and industry-leading technologies and protocols, such as 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and is compliant with a number of government and industry security initiatives such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Please note that we are not responsible for the collection, use or security of information by companies or organizations outside of Playworks that may be linked to our website. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of websites reached through the use of links from Playworks websites.
On occasion, Playworks recognizes and thanks donors publicly. If you would prefer not to be recognized, or that your gift remain anonymous, please let us know. Your wishes will be respected.
If you would prefer not to receive fundraising communications from Playworks, simply let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Playworks maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with industry best practices to guard website visitors’ personally identifiable information.
Playworks provides opportunities through its websites and various social media channels to facilitate communication among individual members of the Playworks community defined as “users” (including but not limited to parents, school staff, donors, and friends), and between such users and Playworks.
Certain uses of these channels are inconsistent with this purpose, including, but not limited to:
- posts that are unrelated to the current topic;
- activities that are illegal or fraudulent;
- use that inaccurately implies endorsement, approval, or sponsorship by Playworks;
- use that can be confused with official communications of Playworks;
- activities that violate other users’ privacy, such as releasing personal information about others, such as name, address, or phone number;
- activities that further commercial or other personal financial gain;
- posting content that: is hateful, threatening, libelous, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence;
- harassment of any individual or entity.
Playworks reserves the right to deny access to its communication channels. Playworks will deny access to those who violate the above standards or other applicable policies in these or similar practices. Participants on Playworks websites and in the various social media channels who misuse information and communication services may be removed from all online communities permanently, and they could face legal action for failure to abide by these policies and procedures. Playworks reserves the right to move or delete any postings. Please contact us for feedback or to report violations of this Code of Conduct.