Sustaintool.org collects three types of information: 1) Personal, voluntary registration information, such as email address; 2) Non-personal programmatic information, such as your program’s focus, level of implementation, and sustainability characteristics; 3) Non-personal statistical information, such as site traffic and usage patterns.
1) Personal information submitted voluntarily is used to create a secure account and to send system generated sustainability reports. This information is stored on secured servers. This information is used solely by Sustaintool.org and others involved in the operation of this website and will never be sold, rented or shared with others for their business purposes.
2) Non-personal programmatic information will be used to generate your program sustainability report. We may also use this information to educate ourselves about the types of programs using Sustaintool.org. We reserve the right to use de-identified data in future analysis and research about the Program Sustainability Assessment Tool, its reliability, and its validity. You will never be personally identified.
3) Non-personal statistical information, collected in real-time, is used to measure site activity and improve the structure of our website. We may also use this information to educate ourselves about the interests of site visitors and to make the website more responsive to visitors.
Personal and programmatic information is only gathered and retained where users provide such information voluntarily when using a functionality on this website. In such cases, the information collected will be used only for the intended purpose. Temporary session cookies are used to collect information and maintain things like your responses to the Program Sustainability Assessment Tool. These cookies are destroyed when you close your browser and do not track any personally identifiable information about the user. The cookies are not used for any purpose but to maintain a session.
Sustaintool.org attempts to collect and store data in a manner to protect its confidentiality, recognizing that no transmission of data is entirely secure. Although we attempt to keep information in a secure environment to safeguard the confidentiality of users’ personal information, we cannot guarantee complete security.
Privacy Protection for Children
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly permit persons under the age of 13 to provide personal information through Sustaintool.org’s website. If such provision is detected, Sustaintool.org will take appropriate steps to remove this information from our databases.
When visitors use Sustaintool.org’s website, they are using a service provided by Washington University in St. Louis and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement as it is modified from time to time and posted on this site. Other sites, including those Sustaintool.org links to, may have their own policies for which the University is not responsible for, and are not addressed or controlled by this Privacy Statement. Washington University in St. Louis shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to this site.
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Sustaintool.org is committed to protecting your privacy while using this website and we welcome any questions, comments or suggestions you have regarding our privacy statement. Send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Privacy Statement last updated September 2012.