Privacy Policy

Issued January 12, 2010. Effective January 12, 2010.

The Rapunzel Project is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. We respect the sensitive nature of this information and your right to know the categories of personal information we collect, how we secure, use and distribute that information, and finally, your rights to limit the use of that information (see the Opt Out section below).

This Online Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Use of The Rapunzel Project's Web site, rapunzelproject.org. Our services are not directed to children under the age of 13 and we do not solicit information from minors.

We collect information about you when you visit us at rapunzelproject.org. When you contact us online through our online form, we collect some or all of the information you provide, including your name, email address, street address and zip code.

When you visit us online, whether you contact us or not, we collect the address of your Internet Protocol ("IP") and the pages you visit on our Web site. Your IP address identifies your Internet Services provider, browser software and operating system types, click-stream patterns, and dates and times that you access our site but it does not identify you as an individual. This information is used internally by us to improve your experience on our Web site. We can use IP addresses to protect our services, sites, users or others when someone violates the Terms of Use of rapunzelproject.org.

We also use "cookies" to collect and store information. A "cookie" is a file that contains data that a Web site server stores on your computer's hard drive. Your information is stored in the cookies, which allows us to recognize you when you return to our Web site and move you through the reservation process quicker. You may avoid the use of cookies by electing to "turn off cookies" on your browser settings, however you will limit the efficiency that cookies provide us.

We use third party ad serving technology to serve ads that will link you to our Web site. This technology uses information about your visits to this site (not including your name, address, or other personal information) to serve our ads to you on third party Web sites. In the course of delivering our advertisements to you, a unique third party cookie may be placed or recognized on your browser. You may occasionally get cookies from our business partners if you use the links on our Web site to reach their respective Web site. We do not control these cookies. We do not control the information collected by unrelated third party Web sites that are linked to our Web site. You should review their privacy policies prior to providing any personal information to them.

The Rapunzel Project has taken commercially reasonable technical and managerial measures to maintain data integrity and protect against loss and the unauthorized access, destruction, use or disclosure of your personal information. Technical measures include encryption in the transmission and storage of data, password access and the storage of data on secure servers or computers. Managerial measures include internal organizational measures that restrict access to data only to those whom we designate and for authorized purposes only. Despite these measures, you should be advised that even the most reasonable technical and managerial measures may sometimes fail.


How is the information used and distributed?

1. Non-Marketing Purposes: The information we collect is used by us to: Improve our services to you. Develop programs for you. We use email to communicate with you regarding relevant information about our company. We provide a means to opt out or unsubscribe from emails that we send. All email communication is designed for compliance with the CAN-SPAM ACT of 2003. If you wish to opt out of email communications from us, you may do so through an "unsubscribe" link included in the email, or you may request to be removed from our email list by the Opt Out method below.

2. Marketing Purposes: We use and share this information with our affiliates for marketing purposes to develop (i) programs that will enhance your online experience, (ii) promotions that we offer, and (iii) notices about special events that we believe will interest you ("Marketing Purposes"). We will not share your individual personal information with third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent.


What choices do you have to limit the use and distribution of personal data?

By accessing this Web site you are giving us your consent to collect, use, transmit and store the personal information you provide to us. However, you have the option to limit the use and distribution of your personal information (the "Opt Out") for Marketing Purposes as described above. If you elect to "Opt Out", your personal information, including your email address, will not be used for Marketing Purposes by us, or our affiliates. After receipt of your Opt Out, you will not receive further communications from us and your individual personal information will not be used for Marketing Purposes as described above. We will abide by the most recent Opt Out received by us. See the Opt Out section below.


What access do you have to review and correct your personal data?

You have the right to verify and correct your personal information. You can update and change your personal information by sending us an email at: info@rapunzelproject.org.


How policy changes will be announced and implemented.

We will post material changes to our privacy policy here, along with the date of the last update posted at the top of the page, so you will always know what information we gather and how we use that information.


How you can contact us for complaints, questions and enforcement of the policy.

You can contact us at info@rapunzelproject.org, if you have complaints or questions about this Privacy Policy.


How to Opt Out.

You can stop us from using your personal information for marketing purposes by sending to us your name, address, telephone number and email address in writing, via US Mail to: Opt Out, Rapunzel Online Privacy, PO Box 963, Wayzata, MN 55391 or via email to: unsubscribe@rapunzelproject.org.

Home // Our Story // Cold Caps // News // Contribute // FAQs // Contact Us // Sitemap // Privacy
© 2015 by The Rapunzel Project®