Privacy Policy

Learning Ally, Inc.
20 Roszel Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540

We can be reached via e-mail at Privacy.
The effective date of this policy is 4-1-2007

For nearly 60 years, Learning Ally, formerly RFB&D, has been an invaluable educational resource, enabling those with print disabilities to complete their education, advance their careers and gain self esteem. As part of our dedication to founder Anne T. Macdonald’s principle that education is a right, not a privilege, we have developed these websites for the benefit of our members and donors, and committed ourselves to responsible stewardship of information gathered here.

General Privacy Policy – for all Learning Ally sites and e-mail newsletters

It is the strict policy of Learning Ally that membership information is never given to any other party, for any reason. We do at times, however, exchange donor names from time to time with other reputable charitable organizations. This information would contain mailing addresses ONLY. If you DO NOT wish your name to be shared with other charitable organizations, you may e-mail us, call us at 609-520-8042, or write to us at Learning Ally – Donor Services Financial Development, 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540. When contacting us, please be sure to include your exact mailing address so that we can locate your information.

CHILDREN: Be sure to ask your parents or guardians for permission before you send any information about yourself to us, or anyone else over the Internet.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: We encourage you to be involved with your child’s online usage. We ask on our registration forms, that those who are under the age of 18 notify us. Any personally identifiable information we obtain from those who identify themselves as minors will be used only for internal use by Learning Ally to facilitate their requests, and may be retained in our internal database. However, aside from aggregate data, used for statistical and market research purposes (i.e. 20% of our catalog users are under 18), no personally identifiable information about a minor will be posted or published by us, or provided to any third parties, without your prior consent.

MEMBERS: Learning Ally does not provide, sell or lease your personally identifiable information to any third parties.

DONORS: Except to those that have been mentioned here, Learning Ally does not provide, sell or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties.

SECURITY: We always use industry standard encryption techniques (SSL) when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site. However, if you are using a browser other than Internet Explorer or Netscape, such as Lynx, Mosaic, or Opera, your transactions may not be secure. To place an order for books or products by phone, please call 800-221-4792. To make a credit card donation, call 866-732-3585 and choose option 4.

While Learning Ally encourages third parties to follow appropriate privacy policies, and does not authorize them to use the information except for the express purpose for which it was provided, Learning Ally does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties. In the case of links to web pages outside the Learning Ally pages, these links are provided for informational purposes only and Learning Ally does not bear any responsibility for the content or operation of linked web sites.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding what is done with information collected by Learning Ally websites and e-mail newsletters, please e-mail us at: Privacy, or contact us at: Learning Ally – Web Page Requests, 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY INFORMATION.

Specific Privacy Policies pertaining to each Learning Ally site or e-mail newsletter

Please select the Privacy Policy below for specific policies pertaining to the website or e-mail newsletter you are referring to:


www.LearningAlly.org

www.LearningAlly.org does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals, except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. For each visitor to this web page, our server does not automatically recognize any information about the visitor’s domain name or e-mail address. We do not automatically collect any information on consumers who browse this web page.

Learning Ally may, on occasion, send informational e-mail or postal mail (donor newsletters or special announcements) to members and donors. If you DO NOT wish to receive e-mail from us in the future you may contact us at Privacy or writing to us at Learning Ally – Web Page Requests, 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.

In the future, we may wish to use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy statement. If this situation should occur, we will post the policy change to our web site to notify you of these changes, and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.

Upon request, we will provide you access to your financial information (e.g. credit card information), unique identifier information (e.g. customer/membership number or password), transaction information, communications information (e.g. e-mail, inquiries made by you), and contact information (name, address, phone number) that we maintain. Upon request we offer the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in your contact information, financial information, unique identifiers, transaction information and communications information. To access this information, you may contact us at Privacy or writing to us at Learning Ally – Web Page Requests, 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.

Third party security: Should you choose to make a donation or a purchase using your credit card, we will forward your information to the appropriate third parties for processing. Learning Ally does not have access to credit card information; that information is handled solely by the card processing organizations, Authorize.Net. Read Authorize.Net’s privacy policy here.

Cookies: www.LearningAlly.org sets permanent cookies, which are small files stored on the hard drive of your computer. These files can enable the website to recognize you when you return to the site. While you can set your browser to refuse all cookies, if you choose this option you will not be able to use our online catalog or online registration and donor functions. For more information on cookies and their use, see the help instructions delivered with your browser. Learning Ally cannot provide help regarding your particular browser’s settings.

Aggregate information: We also collect anonymous, aggregate data about visitors to our website, such as the number and type of pages viewed, as well as other information about users and their computers. We use this information strictly to maintain our site, and improve our services. At no time will we match usage data with personal information to track individuals.


www.learningthroughlistening.org

For each visitor to www.learningthroughlistening.org, our web server does not automatically recognize any information regarding the domain or e-mail address. We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail or online registration; the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our chat areas; aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit; user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit; information volunteered by the consumer; such as survey information and/or site registrations, name and address; number of students served, and the affiliated institution.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web page, and used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes.

Cookies: We use cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit.

If you supply us with your postal address online you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by by e-mailing us at Privacy. Please be sure to provide us with your exact name and address and let us know what type of communication you have received (e-mail, postal mail, phone call). We will be sure your name is removed from our lists.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by e-mailing us at Privacy. Please be sure to provide us with your exact name and phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from our lists.

Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our web site periodically.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to the contact information that we maintain about them. Upon request, we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. Consumers can have this information corrected by e-mailing us at Privacy.

Security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the main addresses or phone number.


Learning Ally’s e-mail newsletter

For each e-mail newsletter recipient, our e-mail server automatically recognizes the consumer’s domain name and e-mail address (where possible). We collect aggregate information on what newsletter pages consumers access or visit; user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit and tracking info such as if the e-mail was opened, whether it was deleted, what links were clicked, etc. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our e-newsletter and may be used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please see the opt out link in the email newsletter.

Cookies: The e-mail newsletter does not set any cookies.

If you supply us with your postal address online you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by e-mailing us at Privacy. Please be sure to provide us with your exact name and address and let us know what type of communication you have received (e-mail, postal mail, phone call). We will be sure your name is removed from our lists.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending an e-mail to Privacy. Please be sure provide us with your exact name and phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from our lists.

Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will notify you of the policy changes in the newsletter, and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to all information that we maintain about them. such as their contact information.Consumers can have this information corrected by sending an e-mail to Privacy.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the main address or phone number.