This page is used to inform Public Interest Privacy Center (PIPC) website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information if you visit PIPC's website, share information with PIPC through our website, or share information with PIPC in the course of doing business.
Information Collection and Use
Like many websites, PIPC's website passively collects information automatically regarding any visits to our website. This may include:
- Your Internet Protocol address;
- The name of your Internet service provider;
- The town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
- The kind of browser or computer you use;
- The date and time of your visit;
- The webpage from which you arrived to our site; and
- Your activity on our site, such as the pages or links you viewed.
The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use, and improve the user's experience. This information is not used to identify you.
PIPC may also collect personal information when it is proactively provided by you, such as your name, contact information, or additional information that you elect to provide when you contact PIPC or any staff of PIPC through our website or through other methods such as email or social media. PIPC will never share or sell your information to a third party. We will only use the information you provide to provide updates on child or student privacy news, provide child or student privacy resources, or to improve the functionality and usefulness of our website.
PIPC may use third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate our Service;
- To provide the Service on our behalf;
- To perform Service-related services; or
- To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
The third-party companies we currently use for this website include:
- Google Fonts (for the fonts we use on the webpage)
- WordPress (for webpage hosting)
- Beaver Builder WordPress Page Builder (to build and update our webpage)
- Astra WordPress Theme (to build and update our webpage)
- PowerPack for Beaver Builder (to build and update our webpage)
These third parties may gain access to your personal information only to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
This website may embed content from external websites, such as YouTube. When content is embedded, PIPC will choose the most privacy-protective way of embedding this content. However, you should be aware that once you have actively chosen to play embedded content from another website on PIPC's website, such as a YouTube video, that external website may be able to collect information about you. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy notice of any other site that collects personal information.
This website contains links to other sites. PIPC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites, nor do we endorse the privacy practices of those sites by linking to them. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy notice of any other site that collects personal information.
We value your trust in providing us your personal information, and will protect it to the best of our ability. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Information Collected from Children
Our services are not aimed at nor likely to be accessed by users under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from youth under 16. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will immediately delete the information from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
LAST UPDATED: February 8, 2023