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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Walk and Bike to School Day website. We are committed to respecting your right to privacy and will protect it while you visit our website.

This privacy policy explains our online information practices only, including how we collect and use your personal information. It covers only information collected on this website. Our privacy policy does not apply to third-party sites that you are able to reach from our website, nor does it cover the practices of other websites and resources created by the National Center for Safe Routes to School.

About Us    

The Walk and Bike to School Day website is maintained by the National Center for Safe Routes to School at the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.

The National Center works with various national, state and local organizations that promote safely walking and biking to school.

Information Collected

When you visit the Walk and Bike to School Day website, we collect information about your visit that does not identify you personally. We collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the Internet. We can tell the type of computer, browser and web service you are using. We also know the date, time and pages visited. Collecting this information helps us better design and structure the site to suit your needs. We do not use cookies to collect information.

When you visit our site, we collect no personal information about your visit without your full acknowledgement. If you choose to create an account for annual registration, we will request and collect your contact information as you decide to enter it.

How We Use Your Information

We use different pieces of the personal information you provide to us for different purposes, depending on the information.
 

Peice of Information Not Made Publically Available Published Website "Who's Walking" "Who's Biking" Section
Registration account email address X  
Registration account name X  
Registration account phone number X  
School contact person name   X
School phone number   X
School mailing address (in certain states)   X
School email address (in certain states)   X
Resource person name   X
Resource person phone number   X
Resource person email address   X

The pieces of information that are not made publicly available may be used by the following groups, for communications purposes:

  • Staff of the National Center for Safe Routes to School
  • Walk to School and Safe Routes to School coordinators who promote and support the event at a state and regional level for non-commercial purposes

The National Center for Safe Routes to School may share your information with these coordinators in order to help other non-commercial organizations promote walking and biking to school. When your information is shared with others, it is done with the understanding that it will not be used commercially. Nevertheless, the National Center for Safe Routes to School is not responsible for the use of your information once it has been shared with our collaborators.

Your personal information will never be sold. Your non-public information will also never be shared with the following groups:

  • Third-party vendors, including our sponsors
  • Other local Walk to School coordinators
  • General public

Your information may be used by the National Center for Safe Routes to School in the following ways:

  • To send you Walk to School news, if you opt in to our email news list
  • To send you administrative notices or questions regarding your registration account
  • To notify you if you have won a registration giveaway
  • To ask you to complete a post-event survey

Security

We are committed to properly securing the information we collect online. While no system can provide guaranteed security, we take reasonable efforts to keep the information that you provide secure. This includes password-protected measures and physical security at the location of the server where information is stored.

The National Center for Safe Routes to School is not responsible for the security of your information once it has been shared with our collaborators.

Tampering with the www.walkbiketoschool.org website is against the law. If anyone tries to tamper with it, they may be punished under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Links to Other Sites

Our website links to many public and private organizations. When you follow a link to another site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. The National Center for Safe Routes to School does not endorse, recommend or favor any products, process or service offered by the new site. It only provides these links as a service to you for additional information on walking- and biking-related subject matter.

Last updated February 2012

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