Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: April 19, 2017


Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project respects and protects the privacy of our users.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose to you what information Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project may collect from visitors to our website, Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project, and any associated applications that are owned and/or operated by Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project (collectively, the “Website”), and how we collect, use and share this information.  

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  This Privacy Policy applies to all users (“you”) of the Website. By using our services and the Website, including any content posted on the Website, you signify your acceptance of our Terms & Conditions, including this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the Terms & Conditions, you must stop accessing or using our Website.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise this Privacy Policy at any time.  Such changes or updates are effective immediately after we give notice of the change or update, which we may do so by revising the “Date of Last Revision” date of this Privacy Policy or by otherwise posting on the Website, or by email, conventional mail and/or by any other means that provides reasonable notice.  You agree that your use of the Website, after the date such notice is posted, means that you accept and agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions to the Privacy Policy.  You agree that we shall not be liable to you for any damages that might result form any changes to the Privacy Policy, if any.

Identifiable Information

Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific user, such as your first and last name, home address (including zip code), email address, telephone number, date of birth, and gender.  Personally Identifiable Information also includes credit card billing information that you may provide to donate to Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project.  When you engage in certain activities on the Website, we may ask you to provide certain Personally Identifiable Information about yourself.  Depending on the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is mandatory and some is voluntary.  If you do not provide the mandatory information for a particular activity requiring disclosure of such information, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.  Examples of activities in which we collect Personally Identifiable Information on the Website include but are not limited to (1) requesting Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project newsletters, (2) making a donation to the Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project,(3) pledging to support a campaign in which Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project is participating.  You may also post certain public content, such as testimonials, and comments, to our Website. Any such content you post may be viewable by the general public and is governed by our Terms & Conditions.

How We Use Your Information

We use Personally Identifiable Information to enhance your user experience of the Website, enhance your user experience at in-person events sponsored by us, improve the operation of the Website, deliver services to you and improve our service offerings, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, analyze Website use, process donations and purchases of products, and facilitate your experience with third-parties. If you use our Website to request that we send information to another person, we may store your Personally Identifiable Information, and the Personally Identifiable information of the recipient you specify, and we may use that recipient’s contact information to allow him or her to access the information specified in your request. We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to troubleshoot, resolve disputes, accomplish administrative tasks, contact you, enforce our agreements with you (including our Website Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy), comply with applicable laws, and cooperate with law enforcement activities.

When you make a donation, you grant us permission to access your billing information.  This Personally Identifiable Information for billing is stored on a secure server. We will use your Personally Identifiable Information to send you information concerning your donation or product purchase, including a confirmation email and any notices about problems with your payment method.  Personally Identifiable Information provided as part of a donation you make to us, or to any partner for whom we are collecting donations , or for a purchase you make from us, is only used as necessary to complete the transaction and to provide you with tools to manage and monitor your transactions.

Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information

We will not share your Personally Identifiable Information with third-parties without your permission except in the following situations:

  • if we believe in good faith that it is required by law enforcement or judicial authorities, or if it is necessary to comply with other legal requirements;
  • if it is necessary to respond to an emergency that we believe involves potential threats to the safety of persons or property;
  • to prevent or investigate suspected fraud, illegal activity, violations, or activity that we believe in good faith may expose us to legal liability;
  • to enable trusted third-parties that provide services on our behalf or with whom we have collaborated to offer a particular service; or

We encourage our trusted third-party service providers to adopt and post privacy policies that offer the same level of protection of your Personally Identifiable Information.   However, the use of your Personally Identifiable Information by such parties is controlled by those parties and thus, not subject to our control.

Children Under Thirteen (13) Years of Age

Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under thirteen (13) years of age unless the collection complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, do not send any information about yourself to the Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project.  If Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project with personally identifiable information, Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete that child's personally identifiable information.

Third-Party Websites

This Privacy Policy addresses only the use and disclosure of information that we collect.  . Other Websites, including advertisers, sponsors, Affiliates and Partners linked to from our Website, may have their own policies that are not addressed or controlled by this Privacy Policy. Please note that if you provide any information directly to parties other than us, including Websites linked to our Website, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you disclose to those parties. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing personally identifiable information to third-parties.

Limitation of Liability

By providing us with any Personally Identifiable Information, you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless Child Care Alliance a.k.a. The Evolve Project, its members, and each of their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use or misuse of the collected Personally Identifiable Information, as further detailed in our Terms & Conditions.  In addition, while we take efforts to ensure the appropriate use of data provided to third-party companies, promotional partners, or vendors, the Releasees are not liable for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use or misuse of your collected Personally Identifiable Information by any third-parties.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us