We at Teen Diaries Foundation, Inc. and TeenDiariesFoundation.org (collectively “Teen Diaries”) are super committed to protecting the privacy and security of the users of our Site.
This policy applies to your use of the Teen Diaries sites and services owned or operated by Teen Diaries (“Teen Diaries”. "we," "us," or "our"), including teendiariesfoundation.org, and any other site that we may own or operate currently or in the future (collectively, the "Site(s)"). Unless we say otherwise, all references to the Sites in this policy include all such sites. This policy does not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which any of the Sites only link. This policy covers only information collected on the Sites and does not cover any information collected offline by us.
Personal Identification Information
The personally identifiable information you provide is used by Teen Diaries Foundation, Inc. and other entities who are involved in the operation of this site or who provide support for the Teen Diaries Foundation’s mission and programs, for general business purposes and for the purposes for which you provided the information. General business purposes include, for example, Teen Diaries Foundation membership activities, program participation, marketing, promotions, and fundraising activities and communications. The purposes for which you provide information includes our use of your personally identifiable information to process online transactions, purchases, and donations, facilitate participation in Teen Diaries Foundation programs, promotions and services, or process job applications.
Privacy of Children
We understand that young people need special safeguards and privacy protection. We realize that they may not understand all the provisions of our policy or be able to make thoughtful decisions about the choices that are made available to our adult users. We strongly urge all parents to participate in their children's exploration of the Internet and any online services, monitor their online activity and to teach their children about protecting their personal information while online. We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that Teen Diaries has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to remove the information from our records.
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") requires that we inform parents and legal guardians about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information from children under 13 years of age; and that we obtain the consent of parents and guardians in order for children under 13 years of age to use certain features of our Web sites. Below we explain how we do that for these "kids." Also, when we use the term "parent" below, we mean to include legal guardians.
The Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13. We prohibit registration by children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13.
We may, at our discretion, require users under 18 to obtain the consent of a parent or guardian to view certain content, and we may limit access to certain content to users above a specified age. You agree to abide by any such restrictions, and not to help anyone avoid these restrictions.
For more information on protecting your privacy, please visit www.ftc.gov/privacy.
Teen Diaries Foundation, Inc. uses "cookie" technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site. Teen Diaries Foundation, Inc. may use web beacons to improve website services, conduct website analytics, first party advertising relating to us and our sponsors, and to optimize the browsing experience. To learn more about cookies, click these allaboutcookies.org.
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For Safari: support.apple.com/kb/PH5049
Google Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
Links to Other Sites
This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by Teen Diaries Foundation, Inc. These Web sites have their own privacy policies, which you should review prior to visiting them. We have no responsibility for linked Web sites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.
Access to/Correction of Information
If you would like to review any personal information we have retained about you in our database, please send us an e-mail request for this information at firstname.lastname@example.org. To help us address your request, please specify which information you wish to review. Once you have reviewed this information, at your request we will correct personal information about you that you state is erroneous. To request such a correction, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request. Please also understand that due to the volume of traffic on the Sites and correspondence received, we cannot make any representations about the timeliness of the making of such modifications. In addition, we are unable to modify your information in the records of any third party who has been provided with your information in accordance with this policy.
If you "opt-in" to receive information from us or others, you can change your mind later. If at any time you would like to stop receiving such information or opt-out of a feature, you may go back to your account on our Site and change your options. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers, although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request, and we are unable to have your information removed from the records of any third party who has been provided with your information in accordance with this policy.
Consent to Transfer
The Sites are operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of the Site who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at:
If you have any other questions about our information handling practices, including our practices with respect to children's personal information, please contact us at email@example.com or by mail at:
(Last modified on November 18, 2015)