Copyright 2013-2023, Young Voices
All Rights Reserved
Updated December 1, 2023
1. Updates and Applicability
2. Special Note About Children
While we encourage everyone to visit the YV Site, individuals under the age of 18 are not eligible to register for YV services. If you are a minor, you must use our services with the involvement of a parent or guardian who can ensure compliance with parental preferences.
3. California Residents
California residents may request that we refrain from sharing their information with affiliates for marketing purposes. To express your preference, contact us as indicated in the “Complaints or Questions” section below.
Despite security measures in place, no electronic transmission is entirely secure. Exercise caution when transmitting sensitive information. If concerned, consider alternative methods of communication. The use of the YV Site and the sending of any and all information to and between YV is at your own risk.
5. Privacy Control
Take responsibility for your privacy. Before providing personal or financial information online, think carefully. If anonymity is desired, refrain from sharing identifying details.
6. Information Collection
YV collects both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information from you in a number of ways. Personally identifiable information is generally information that identifies you, such as your name, telephone number, postal address, email address, and birth date. Non-personally identifiable information is information that does not personally identify you, including anonymous information and aggregate data. YV uses this information to understand better how visitors use the YV Site, research our visitors’ demographics, interests, and behavior, provide visitors with customized services and information, improve our promotional and outreach efforts, and for other similar purposes.
7. Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”):
Certain actions on the YV Site, such as requesting materials or joining, may require PII, including name, address, phone number, email, and birth date. Submitted information may be used for the stated purposes and to enhance our educational mission.
a. Other Uses of PII:
We may contact you about relevant activities or share your information with affiliates for similar purposes. We may also disclose information to comply with legal requirements.
b. Online Advertisements
8. Email Newsletters and Updates
If you sign up for email newsletters, we may collect and use your email address and other PII. This information may be shared with affiliates to advance YV’s educational mission.
9. Social Media Conversion Tracking and Custom Audiences
YV uses a variety social media tools and platforms to provide educational information. Adjust your social media account settings to control the information you receive and/or to opt-out.
10. Other Communications
You may decide to contact YV, by email or otherwise, with other inquiries or to provide feedback. Information provided in inquiries or feedback may be collected and used for processing and responding to requests.
11. Non-Personally Identifiable Information (NPII)
YV collects broad information about the YV Site usage in aggregate form. Tools like cookies and Google Analytics may be used for this purpose. Broad information about the use of the YV Site, including the number of unique visitors, the frequency with which they visit, and the programs and services preferred are examined in summary form and used to help structure the YV Site to better meet the needs of our users. Some examples of NPII are as follows:
Cookies enhance user interaction and site efficiency. Users can configure their browser preferences regarding cookies. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although that may prevent the use of certain features on the YV Site.
b. Google Analytics:
YV uses Google Analytics for aggregate analysis and users can opt-out of certain Google Analytics features through their browser. The information collected (including browser and operating system, IP address, pages visited on the YV Site, and time spent on the YV Site) is transmitted to and stored by Google. Google compiles reports on website activity and provides other related services. Google may transfer this information to third parties that process information on its behalf or as required by law.
c. IP Addresses:
Traffic on the YV Site is analyzed using IP addresses, which, when combined with other data, can help identify the origin of a message. An IP address is the unique numeric identifier assigned to each computer browser accessing the internet. An IP address, by itself, cannot identify you personally. When combined with other information provided by your Internet Service Provider, however, your IP address can be used to identify the computer originating a message.
12. Updating Information, Unsubscribing, or Contacting Us
We wish to maintain your information accurately and securly and to allow you to make choices about how we use it. If you wish to review the contact information we have on file for you, correct your contact information, provide a change of address, or inform us how you wish your contact information to be used, please contact us by email at [email protected]. If you do not want to receive emails from us in the future, click the “unsubscribe” reference in any email we send you. Otherwise, you may email us at [email protected] with the subject line reading “UNSUBSCRIBE” to complete the opt-out process, or send a letter to the below address requesting that we unsubscribe you from our contact lists. Note that absent a specific request your records will remain in our database, but your email address and other information used to contact you will be deactivated.
13. Modifications to this Privacy Statement
14.Complaints or Questions
For inquiries or concerns about your information, contact us at [email protected] or by mail at:
c/o Website Queries
1701 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036