Privacy Policy

This document was last updated January 29, 2003.

Imaginations, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement only applies to Imaginations, Inc. Website; it does not apply to other online or offline Imaginations, Inc. sites, programs. Please read the complete Imaginations, Inc. Website privacy statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. This information is requested when you are registering for a summer volunteer program,
ordering e-mail newsletters, signing up for an event or training, or when registering for Imaginations, Inc. programs and information. Personal information collected by Imaginations, Inc. Website often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

When you submit an application or contact us, we keep this registration information file with any information you’ve already given us on previous visits or e-mails to our Web site.

Imaginations, Inc. Website also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Imaginations, Inc. Website.

Imaginations, Inc. Website also collects information about which pages our customers visit within Imaginations, Inc. Website. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described below.

Use of your Personal Information We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
  • To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, or program information, that you request or inquire.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to program updates, updated information and other new volunteer opportunities from Imaginations, Inc., if you so request.
  • To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.

Imaginations, Inc. may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Imaginations, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Imaginations, Inc. and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Imaginations, Inc. employees, users of Imaginations, Inc. products or services, or members of the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Imaginations, Inc. or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Imaginations, Inc. abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Control of your Personal Information

When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, Imaginations, Inc. Website will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

Imaginations, Inc. Website may send out periodic e-mails informing you of important updates or additional information related to a program you requested, or confirming your application to a program. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the program you have chosen.

Security of your Personal Information

Imaginations, Inc. Website is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Protection of Children’s Personal Information

Imaginations, Inc. Website is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies

When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above.

We also use cookies to collect information on which newsletter links are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on an Imaginations, Inc. Website Web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on Imaginations, Inc. Website;

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Imaginations, Inc. Website Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact Imaginations, Inc. Website by e-mail.

Changes to this Statement

Imaginations, Inc. Website will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, Imaginations, Inc. Website will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.