THE SHERIDAN STORY PRIVACY POLICY

Effective date:  12/19/15

The Sheridan Story (THE SHERIDAN STORY) values the privacy of our donors, supporters, and visitors to THE SHERIDAN STORY website (Website).

This Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy) explains our practices regarding the collection of information that can personally identify you and/or your organization, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.  This includes information gathered via any means, including this Website. 

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

THE SHERIDAN STORY may collect and store contact information from individuals and organizations as it is knowingly provided to us, including email addresses.

If you request information, send us an email address, send us your name or other information, fill out certain forms that may appear on this Website, or, if permitted, place an order or open an account on this Website, you may provide us with information such as your name, address, telephone number, purchase information and history, email address, credit card number, or similar information (“Personal Information”). 

We use Personal Information to contact individuals via email and mail with additional resources that might be of interest, including upcoming events. You may choose at any time not to provide personally identifiable information, although this may restrict our ability to provide requested information.

The following are examples of Personal Information that you may volunteer to provide and examples of how we use such information.

  1. Email and/or Mailing Addresses - THE SHERIDAN STORY collects email and mailing addresses from those that make donations, subscribe to emails, register for events, or otherwise provide email addresses to us. THE SHERIDAN STORY may use your email and/or mailing address to send you emails/mailings from THE SHERIDAN STORY, including marketing emails/mailings from THE SHERIDAN STORY, charitable solicitations, activity updates, or emails/mailing newsletters. To unsubscribe to any or all of THE SHERIDAN STORY emails or mailings, contact us at the address below or as provided in the email or mailing. THE SHERIDAN STORY does not distribute email or mailing addresses to third parties.
  2. Cookies - Many websites, including this one, use cookies, pieces of numeric data stored on your computer so that we can identify when you return to our website. THE SHERIDAN STORY can only "read" cookies that are placed on your computer from our own website. Usage of cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information. You can select to disable cookies by changing your browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you will be able to access portions of our website content.

FINANCIAL DATA SECURITY

Except as necessary to process donations or other payments, THE SHERIDAN STORY does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and donors. When members and donors choose to pay by credit card, THE SHERIDAN STORY submits this information directly to a secure credit card processor. 

Your information is stored on servers located in the United States. We and our agents who help us with hosting and security use a number of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help protect your information. However, there is no such thing as perfect security. You agree that we are not responsible for the unlawful actions of third parties.

DATA INTEGRITY

THE SHERIDAN STORY processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services or as otherwise permitted under this Policy. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

THIRD PARTY USES

THE SHERIDAN STORY may provide a specific school/sponsor with names (only) of donors who have contributed to that specific school/sponsor's program; however, no other Personal Information will be shared with that specific school/sponsor.  Except as described in the previous sentence, THE SHERIDAN STORY does not make donor names or any other Personal Information available to third parties.

PHOTOGRAPHS

THE SHERIDAN STORY takes photographs during public events and occasionally selects quality photos for distribution via this website, social media, or other means. If you are included in a photograph taken in public settings during public events and would prefer that it not be distributed, please contact THE SHERIDAN STORY at info@thesheridanstory.com

CHOICE TO OPT OUT

If you no longer wish to receive communications from THE SHERIDAN STORY, you may opt out of receiving such communications by contacting info@thesheridanstory.com.  If your name as been shared with a specific school/sponsor as described in "Third Party Uses", then please contact that organization to remove your name from their lists.   

DISCLAIMER

This Website may contain links to other websites. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others. We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites, including the privacy policies of those websites.

VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

You understand and agree that your personal information is being sent to a business located in the United States and may pass through servers located in the United States. You consent to this transfer of your information as well as the processing, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. THE SHERIDAN STORY may deny access to the site to anyone at any time.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

This website is designed for an adult audience only. People under 18 years old must not use this Website for transacting business, purchasing or making donations. We will not intentionally collect online any personal information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under the age of 13. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us as described below.

CHANGES

THE SHERIDAN STORY may change this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If we change this Privacy Policy we will post the changes on the Website. You agree to any such changes as we may post in the future.

CONTACT

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or THE SHERIDAN STORY’s Donor Information Security, please contact us at The Sheridan Story | 2723 Patton Road, Roseville, MN 55113 | 612-568-4003 | info@thesheridanstory.com