Effective Date: April 27, 2009
We at Authentici respect your concerns about privacy and value the trust you have placed in us. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information. In addition, we describe the choices you can make about how we use the information you provide to us. We tell you how you can update your contact information, remove your name from our mailing list, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.
We collect and use information about you to communicate with you about our products, services, promotions, programs and events, and to customize our communications in those areas. We also collect information to improve your website experience, enroll Authentici and ELC children and youth; enable you to make donations to Authentici, and enable contact with Authentici alumni. Here are the ways we obtain information about you and the types of information we obtain. We also tell you how we use the information.
Register for Our Newsletter. When you ask us to send you our newsletter, you provide us with your email address so we can fulfill your request.
Purchases. When you order or purchase an Authentici product, you may choose to give us contact and payment information (such as credit card information) so we may process your order. When you pay for a Authentici product using a credit card, we use your credit card information only to fulfill your order and for other internal purposes.
Contact Us Link. If you contact us via our website, we may ask you for information such as your name, address and email address so we can respond to your questions or comments. Unless you consent, we do not retain this information except to respond to your inquiries.
The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Remember, though, without cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our website features, such as participating in online games and sweepstakes.
Enrollment. When you enroll online as a member or alumni, you give us your name, email address and phone number. If you are under 13 years old, we ask you to have your parent or guardian enroll you, or you may call us directly.
Special Offers and Instant Coupons. From time to time, we may offer you discounts and rewards provided by our supporters such as sponsors or partners. When you choose to download any special offers or instant coupons from our websites, we do not collect any personal information about you.
Participate in Contests and Sweepstakes. When you sign up to participate in one of our contests or sweepstakes, you may provide us with information such as your name or email address. We may use the information to enter you in the contest or sweepstakes and contact you if you win. Also, unless you previously asked us not to send you our newsletter, we will add your email address to our newsletter list. If you do not want to receive information about Authentici, you may choose not to participate in our contests and sweepstakes.
Donations. You also give us contact information and credit card or checking information so we can process your donation. We use this information for that purpose and to customize our communication with you.
Other Ways We May Use Information to Provide Services. You may provide us with survey information to help us learn more about your preferences. We maintain information you provide to us in our database to provide you with the information, goods or services you have requested.
Sharing information with third parties
Authentici does not share personal information about you with any third parties for their own marketing purposes. We do share this information with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, but these service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. We also may disclose information about you to other members of the Authentici supporters (such as our partner schools or agencies, which may have their own privacy policies) and as required by law.
Protection of personal information
The security of personal information is a high priority for us. Authentici is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our donors' personal data. We ask donors to supply various personal data when making a donation, such as name and address, credit-card information, and email address. We use this data only for the purpose of processing the donation, or communicating with the donor about the status of a donation. We treat this donor information as private and confidential, and we will not disclose your data to third parties without your express permission or if required by law.
Authentici's products, services, promotions and programs will change over time. This Privacy Notice will be updated periodically to reflect those changes and corresponding changes in our information practices. Whenever we revise this Privacy Notice, we will change the date on the notice to indicate when the revisions were made. We reserve the right to change our information practices and the terms of this Privacy Notice, and to apply the changed practices to all information we have about you.
Links to other websites
The Authentici website may contain links to other websites that operate independently of Authentici and are not under our control. We provide links to those sites solely for your convenience and information. Those sites have their own privacy notices, which we suggest you review if you visit any linked sites. Authentici is not responsible for information that is provided by those sites or for any other use of the sites.
Update contact information
Please email us to indicate that you would want to change the contact information we have for you. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership.
Email us at email@example.com
We will send you email only if you have provided us with your email address and have asked us to communicate with you this way. If you prefer not to receive communications from Authentici, please email us to indicate that you would like to unsubscribe from our mailings. Please email us from the email address we would have on file so we can verify ownership.
Email us at
If you have any questions about Authentici's privacy practices, please email us here.
10115 Greenwood Ave. N., #262
Seattle, WA 98133-9197
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
Effective: April 27, 2009
Ownership of Site
This Site is owned and operated by Authentici, a pending not for profit organization with charitable, tax-exempt status with mailing address at 10115 Greenwood Ave. N., #262; Seattle, WA 98133-9197, USA. Authentic-i and/or its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, distributors, vendors, contractors, licensors and/or licensees (collectively "Authentici Parties") own the copyright in all elements of this Site and all related intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, all trademark rights, patent rights and moral rights. The elements of this Site (collectively, "Site Content") include without limitation the content, software, art, graphics, animation, video, blogs, photographs, images, text, music, sound effects, all audio and audiovisual elements, look-and-feel, design, layout, organization, presentation, user interface, navigation, trade dress and stylistic convention of the Site. Your use of the Site does not give you ownership of any Site Content.
All trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names displayed on the Site or on Site Content are registered or unregistered trademarks of Authentici and/or the Authentici Parties. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Site.
Use of Site Content
You may view and download the Site Content only for your personal, noncommercial use on a single computer to enable you to use the Site and the services provided through it, provided that you do not remove or alter any copyright or other legal notices from any Site Content. You may not (except where we have given you express permission to do so or you are otherwise permitted to do so by law) modify, copy, distribute, upload, post, broadcast or transmit, display, disassemble, perform, reproduce, publish, license, decompile, reverse engineer, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or make other use of any of the Site Content. You agree not to download or use for any purpose on another web site any of the images, media or other content hosted on this Site, including without limitation, posting such images, media or other content on another site. However, with respect to the video segments and the pdf files contained in the Site Content, you are permitted to download, make copies of and distribute them only on an "as is" basis without any editing, additions, deletions or other modifications of any kind, and only on a free, noncommercial basis for educational purposes. Any use of the Site Content, other than as explicitly permitted in this paragraph, is unauthorized and may be a violation of copyright or other proprietary rights. You shall not use the Site for any immoral, fraudulent, infringing or illegal purpose, or in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site or the services provided through it, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site or such services.
You acknowledge and agree that your access to and use of the Site, the Site Content and the services provided through the Site are valuable benefits that you receive by agreeing to and complying with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
We do not ask for nor do we wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through the Site, by email or in any other way. If you submit any materials, content, information or ideas to Authentici ("Your Content"), you grant to Authentici a non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable, assignable and sub-licensable, and worldwide license in all current and future media to reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, publicly perform and display, distribute, sublicense, create derivative works, sell, and otherwise use Your Content for any purpose Authentici chooses, commercial or otherwise, without any compensation to you.
Links From This Site to Third Party Sites
Links To This Site From Third Party Sites
You agree that if you include a link from any other web site to this Site, such link shall open in a new browser window and shall link to the full version of an HTML formatted page of this Site. You are not permitted to link directly to any image or video hosted on this Site, such as using an "in-line" linking method to cause the image hosted by us to be displayed on another web site. You agree not to link from any other web site to this Site in any manner such that this Site, or any page of this Site, is "framed," surrounded or obfuscated by any third party content, materials or branding. We may require that any link to this Site be discontinued, and to revoke your right to link to this Site from any other web site at any time upon written notice to you.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Authentici and the Authentici Parties from and against any claims, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) that may arise from your use of this Site in any way or from your breach of the terms of this Agreement.
General Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Authentici controls and operates the Site from offices in the United States of America. We make no representation that Site Content is appropriate or authorized for use in all countries, states, provinces, counties or any other jurisdictions. If you choose to access this Site, you do so on your own initiative and risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws if and to the extent such laws and restrictions are applicable.
This Site provides information of a general nature only and you are responsible for determining whether it applies to your specific situation. Authentici specifically disclaims any liability concerning any action that any person may take based on any information or guidance provided at this Site.
Sesame Workshop does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site or any of the Site Content. We have tried to ensure that all the Site Content provided on the Site is correct at the time of publication. However, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of Authentici for any errors, omissions, or inaccurate Site Content on the Site.
THE SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, WHICH ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS AGREEMENT TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY MAY BE EXCLUDED AS A MATTER OF LAW. AUTHENTICI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE OPERATED FREE OF DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION, FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, INACCURACIES, ERRORS, OR DEFECTS. YOU USE THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND VIRUS CHECKS (INCLUDING ANTI-VIRUS AND OTHER SECURITY CHECKS) TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT.
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You agree that Authentici may assign any of its rights and/or transfer, sub-contract or delegate any of its obligations under this Agreement. This Agreement is personal to you and you may not transfer or assign it to a third party.
Neither party is responsible for any breach of this Agreement caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
This Agreement is governed by and is construed in accordance with the laws of Washington State, U.S.A, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to your use of this Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Authentici shall have the right to bring action against visitors of the Site in courts of competent jurisdiction in the jurisdiction in which such visitors reside or are located: (i) to seek injunctive relief against such visitor, (ii) to obtain a judgment against such visitor where a judgment by a United States court will, or may, not be enforced by the jurisdiction in which such visitor resides or is located, or (iii) to enforce a judgment obtained against such visitor in a Washington State court.
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law including but not limited to the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations stated above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Authentici with respect to this Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Authentici with respect to this Site. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Any rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved to Authentici.
Effective date: April 27, 2009