Web Site Privacy Notice
Information Received and Retained with Consent but No Third Party
Sharing of Information.
internet, as a widespread and often readily available resource,
presents a host of possibilities and challenges for young users.
We understand this, and are committed to providing an online
experience for children that is safe and rewarding. In accordance
with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA),
we strive to safeguard the privacy of children who visit our Web
site. Personal information is defined under COPPA as “individually
identifiable information,” information that helps others
to identify a particular person. The following is information
about what data we collect, how we use it, who has access to it,
and what parents’ and legal guardians’ rights are
with regard to the collection, storage, and use of their child’s
to our Web site under age 13 are for the most part free to access
the various features our site offers without disclosing any personal
information. From time to time, however, we offer programs
and activities such as contests and story-telling that require
children to disclose personal information in order to participate.
We may also request personal information for publishing purposes
and to send the children honorariums. Children will not
be required to disclose any more personal information than is
reasonably necessary to participate in the program or activity.
Often, the information required will include the child’s
name, address, school, telephone, and, but only the 1st name and
age will be published.
children under age 13 will be permitted to disclose personal information
to participate in any programs or activities, we require consent
from a parent or legal guardian. In order to do this, we
will ask the child to provide his or her first and last name and
email address, as well as the email address of a parent or legal
guardian. With this information, we will email the parent
or legal guardian and request consent for the collection and use
of the child’s personal information. Parents or legal
guardians may give their consent by completing an attached consent
form and returning it by mail or facsimile. Parents or legal
guardians may also choose to give consent simply by emailing us
directly. If parents or legal guardians choose this option,
we will verify their emailed consent by follow up letter, telephone
call, or email. Once consent is given, the child will be
permitted to participate.
or legal guardians who provide consent to the collection and use
of their child’s personal information may revoke that consent
at any time. They may also review and edit their child’s
information and request that information be deleted at any time.
Parents or legal guardians who have any other questions or concerns
and use of their child’s information and stop all future
collection of that information, or who wish to review and/or delete
their child’s information may contact Ellen White Visionary
for Kids Editor, our Web site contact operator, by email
by telephone at 301 680 6540 or by mail at Ellen White Visionary
for Kids, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904
We will require that parents or legal guardians verify their identity
and relationship to the child via e mail when they grant permission
for their child’s submission to be published.
Sorensen collects and maintains personal information from children
and signed permission from parents / legal guardians. Joy can
be reached at:
G. White Estate
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Cookies are test files that contain pieces of information that
a Web site transfers to an individual’s hard disk.
will not share or sell any information to third parties without
express authorization, except in the following instances:
where disclosure is necessary to the operation of our Web site
in order to serve your needs, for instance, in processing credit
transactions or shipping products. Also, where disclosure
is needful to ensure the security and integrity of our Web site,
to protect against liability, or when we are required to disclose
the information by law. Unfortunately, we are unable to
control, and therefore cannot accept responsibility for, the data
use practices of third parties in these various situations.