Resale or disclosure of information to third parties:
We do not share or otherwise disclose any personal information, including your name, address, or e-mail addresses with other organizations. Only the Council staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.
Browser information collected on our website:
As with any website operator, the Council analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.
Personalization of Content:
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.
However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at this and on other sites throughout the Internet may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of personalized content delivery offered by other Internet sites or by us.
Privacy of our e-mail lists:
The Council maintains several email lists to keep supporters, the press and policy makers informed about news and events. Individuals must request to join our mailing lists. Individuals who provide optional information may also receive materials in the U.S. mail and /or be contacted by telephone by authorized Council representatives. In addition, we do not share the email addresses on our lists with staff outside of the Council and its authorized agents. We configure our list server software to refuse to divulge the email addresses of our list subscribers to anyone but authorized Council staff and agents. Only Council staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our site to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by emailing us at:
We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving financial data from our site. In addition, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss or misuse of information at our site that we have collected from you.