Cool Kindergarten

Privacy Policy

CoolKindergarten.com is a teacher-created web site that is designed to provide links to free fun and educational games kids to use under the guidance of their parents and teachers. We recognize that visitors to our Site will include children younger than the age of 13 (“Children”). As required by The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we provide this privacy policy to inform parents, schools and legal guardians (collectively, “Parents”) and other Site users about our privacy practices.  Please read this Privacy Policy to learn more about how KindergartenWorks, Inc. (“we,” our,” or “us”), treats information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with the coolkindergarten.com website (the “Site” or “CoolKindergarten”).

We provide this Privacy Policy because you have a right to know what information we collect, how it is protected and used, and the circumstances under which it may be disclosed. If you have comments, suggestions, questions, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at [email protected]  or by phone: 574.400.5491. Note that the address and phone number are only for questions regarding this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy explains our privacy practices for www.CoolKindergarten.com that is owned and operated by KindergartenWorks, INC. This Privacy Policy only covers information collected at CoolKindergarten – we are not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites that we link to.

Please review the full privacy policy below – but here are some key points to know:

  • The Site does not have Children provide their name, address, or other contact information in order to play the linked games on the Site.
  • In order to keep the Site free, we will have advertisements on the Site. We will work with ad companies to facilitate the placement of these advertisements. However, we will use only contextual-advertising methods and not interest-based “online behavioral” advertising methods.

Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

Online Privacy Standards. We follow the principles supported by the Federal Trade Commission’s Fair Information Practices Principles, currently available at https://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy-online-fair-information-practices-electronic-marketplace-federal-trade-commission.

What This Policy Covers. This policy covers the ways in which CoolKindergarten treats information, including personally identifiable information. We regard “personally identifiable information” as information that someone can use to identify or contact you in person, such as your real name, telephone number, email address, or physical mailing address. Information that we use internally to identify you as a member in our system is not considered personally identifiable information. Your IP address is not considered personally identifiable information.

What This Policy Does Not Cover. This policy does not cover the privacy practices of third parties that we do not own or control, such as third-party links or our partners and advertisers. All of these sites operate independently of CoolKindergarten and they have their own privacy and security practices. For your best on-line experience, we encourage you to review their policies before submitting any personal information to them.

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

This website complies with all COPPA requirements concerning websites directed to children under age 13. CoolKindergarten (“we”) does not collect personally identifiable information (PII) from children or parents. We do not collect information for commercial marketing or give information to any private organizations.

In accordance with COPPA, CoolKindergarten will never knowingly solicit, nor will we accept, personally identifiable information from users known to be under thirteen (13) years of age. If you believe that we have information from or about anyone under 13 years of age, please notify us by email at [email protected] or write to our Privacy Officer at the address noted above.
 

Personal Information Collected from Adults

The Site may also, on limited occasions, collect first name and online contact information (typically, an e-mail address) of a parent, teacher, or other adult for the following purposes: his or her registration for a free email newsletter subscription to KindergartenWorks updates, or submitting an online form to communicate about the Site.
Information collected through an online form to communicate about the Site’s ads or broken links will be used to respond directly to the specific request. We delete the contact information provided from our records once it is used to fulfill the specific one-time purpose and will not use it to re-contact.
Information collected from adults to process the email newsletter subscription transaction will be used to: provide information, products, or services that we believe will interest you or you have agreed to receive, including information and special offers from us and our third-party business partners.

Use of Third-Party Tracking Service

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files using Google Analytics. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. This information is purely for showing trends and statistical data regarding our site.

Google Analytics utilizes web browser “cookies” to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors. Read more about Google Analytics cookie usage on websites. You may decline Google’s cookies by setting your web browser’s preferences to disallow third-party cookies or follow Google’s opt-out browser add-on instructions. If you choose to allow the usage of third-party cookies, Google will use them to collect general information about your visit (including your IP address, pages visited, and documents downloaded), which they will store on their servers in the United States.

Google’s general privacy policy is available on the Google Privacy Policy page.

Third Party Links

We include links to third party websites on the Site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion. The most recent version of our privacy policy is always available from a link on homepage and at coolkindergarten.com/privacy. Last Edited on 2015-08-2