Grandparents Day Council
Your privacy is of utmost importance
to us. As such, we guarantee to you that your name, email address,
U.S. mailing address, or any other information you provide to us will
not be sold, traded or given to anyone for any reason. We are a not
affiliated with any service that requires us to give your personal information
in return for services.
We may, at our discretion,
use aggregate data to determine such things as number of "hits"
per day, what browser is used to view our site, or in what region visitors
are located. For example, we printed out a graph from our server which
showed that Quarter 3 of 2009 yielded
16,417,223 requests for our website (as of August 26,
2009). We usually mail the graph to a prospective contest sponsor. Aggregate
data (and resulting graphs) never include personal information--only
accumulated statistics about general use. We value your privacy
and the privacy of your children. If you have any questions about this
policy, please feel free to contact us.
NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for THE
NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL WEBSITES.
Information Collection and Use
GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL
is the sole owner of the information collected in reference to this site.
We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in
ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.
Each year, during
April through July, THE NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL requests information
from users who desire to enter our contests. Entries
from children under l6 must be accompanied by a permission form signed
by their parents. (See Permission Form under "Contest Rules"
section.) Entries which are not accompanied by the Permission Form signed
by the parents are ineligible. Participation in these contests
is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or
not to disclose this information.
Information requested may include contact information (such as
name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code,
age level). Contact information
will be used to notify the winners and award prizes.
Your personal information is not used in any other way nor is it
shared with any other entity (i.e. advertisers or contest partners).
When we display on our websites any information about a contest entrant
or winner, we display only first name (possibly last initial), their age,
and the state they live in. If you would like this information kept off
our websites, please indicate that on the contest entry form.
GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL website does not require registration by
site visitors and no registration information is captured during your
visit to this site.
GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL website does not offer any product or service
for sale. We do not capture any order information during your visit
to this site.
GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL does not use cookes in any way. No cookies will
be placed on your computer by our organization. (A
cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information
about the user.) Again, we
information when you visit our site.
of our business partners (for example, advertisers and promotion partners)
we have no access to or control over these cookies.
are only activated if you visit their site; we do not recieve any
information from our advertisers and partners about your activities on
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, and gather
broad demographic information for aggregate use.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We reserve the right to share aggregated demographic information with
our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information
that can identify any individual person.
This web site contains
links to other sites. Please be aware that we at THE NATIONAL
GRANDPARENTS DAY COUNCIL are
not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and
to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects
personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected
by this Web site.
takes every precaution to protect our users' information.
If we decide to change
users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it,
and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information
in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we
will post information in this document, and acquire additional signed
permission from each person affected by such change.
The National Grandparents Day Council
is a non-profit corporation, established by descendants of
Marian H. McQuade, Founder of National Grandparents Day.
The purpose of the Council is to enlarge and enhance
the celebration of National Grandparents Day by
cultivating intergenerational activities throughout the year.
Our goals are to honor grandparents and to strengthen
the bond between grandparents and grandchildren.
Additionally, we strive to draw compassionate attention
to the eldest of society's elderly--those in nursing