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­PRIVACY STATEMENT

This Privacy Statement is intended to educate site users about the steps they can take to safeguard their privacy when visiting the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race website or any of the other websites that have links to and from the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race website. The following discloses our information collection and dissemination practices for this website: BillionMileRace.org.

If you have any concern that the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race website is not abiding by its posted privacy policy, you should e-mail the site administrator at billionmilerace@tufts.edu or use the contact information below:

New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race
c/o Active Schools Acceleration Project

ChildObesity180
150 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111

Information Collection and Use

The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race website collects information from our users at several different points, and is the sole owner of the data collected on the website. In each case, only information that is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity at hand will be sought. For example, the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race will not ask users for their home mailing address in order to receive an e-mailed newsletter.

School Registration and Mailing Lists

The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race does not require visitors to register in order to use this website. However, users have the option to register a school to participate in the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race. You will have the option to cancel your’s school’s registration at any time. When users register a school to participate in the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race they will have the opportunity to enter information about the number of children participating in their school's walking/running program, the grades represented within the school/club, and the number of miles accrued. All information will be collected at the school level. No information will be collected about individual children.

Registering your school in the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race requires a valid email address. Upon registration this email address will automatically be added to a New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race e-list where we will periodically send news and updates to keep users current on New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race milestones and other points of interest relevant to the campaign. Our intent with these communications is to provide the most personalized and rewarding online experience possible. Always keeping privacy in mind, we give users the option to "opt-out" of these e-mail communications using the ‘unsubscribe’ link or by emailing us at billionmilerace@tufts.edu. At any time, if you would like to "unsubscribe" or would prefer that your information be removed from our database, and/or you do not want to receive future communications from the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race, you may send an e-mail request to our site administrator at billionmilerace@tufts.edu.

In addition, users may have the opportunity to subscribe to additional newsletters through linked sites of our partners. We encourage users to read and become familiar with the privacy policies and information collection practices of all other sites that they visit through links from the BMR website.

Information Sharing

Active Schools Acceleration Project, an initiative of ChildObesity180 at Tufts University which administers the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race, may accumulate and store aggregated demographic information about its users. This information is used solely to gather information for analysis about the site's general audience characteristics and to track responses to online programs and activities.

When called upon to do so, Active Schools Acceleration Project will disclose information received as required by law, for example, in response to a court order or other specific requests by law enforcement agencies. We will not sell, share, or rent personally identifiable information to others in any way that violates this Privacy Statement or that otherwise jeopardizes the security and integrity of the information collected.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race site uses cookies to operate our site.

Log Files

The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race may use Internet Protocol addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Security/Links

This website uses industry standard precaution to protect our users' information. All of our information is protected both online and off-line through the use of industry-standard practices. The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race encourages visitors to familiarize themselves, not only with this Privacy Statement, but also to review and understand the privacy policies and information collection practices of other websites that link to and from this site. While the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race screens our links for overall content, information and entertainment value, we are not responsible for the practices of other sites as they apply to privacy, security, integrity and compliance with COPPA. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the security at our website, you can send an e-mail to our site administrator at BillionMileRace@tufts.edu or use the contact information below:

New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race
c/o Active Schools Acceleration Project

ChildObesity180
150 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111

User Submissions

This site provides users with an opportunity to submit school information, cumulative miles run/walked by students participating in walking/running programs at their school, and total number of students participating in said programs for online publication. Full names and contact information from the submissions are not used on the site or in other venues unless permission is granted by the submitter.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the practices of this site, or wish to modify or delete information previously submitted, please e-mail our site administrator at billionmilerace@tufts.edu, or use the contact information below:

New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race
c/o Active Schools Acceleration Project

ChildObesity180
150 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111

LEGAL STATEMENT

All content and images on BillionMileRace.org are owned by Active Schools Acceleration Project, an initiative of ChildObesity180 at Tufts University, unless credited to a partner. Any re-use of the content and images is forbidden without prior written consent from the site administrator, who can be contacted at billionmilerace@tufts.edu.