The LPEF recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for our website. The Site is operated by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us by postal mail at:

La Crosse Public Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1811
La Crosse, WI  54602-1811

Identifying Information. In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order, offer services or products that require an appointment or registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, LPEF requests identifying information when you:

• Register
• Make a donation
• Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion
• Request information or files from technical support or customer service

In these instances, LPEF will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to “unsubscribe” to these mailings at any time.

What LPEF Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by LPEF and will only be used by LPEF to support your relationship with us. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.

What Others May Do With Your Information. LPEF does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time, LPEF may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for LPEF, such as database maintenance or other services of this nature, however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for LPEF. In addition, LPEF may also share aggregate information about its web site visitors to business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users.

Third Party Links Our website does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave our website, LPEF cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.

Cookies At times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a “cookie”. We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer. We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our Sites, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, some functions of the Sites will not function if you refuse cookies. These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.

Children’s Privacy Protection LPEF is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our web site is intended for use by parents, donors, and other adults, and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.

Changes to this Policy LPEF may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions.