Privacy Policy


This privacy policy was last updated on May 5, 2016. Please read carefully.

This notice describe the privacy policy for the website at (the “Site”) and mobile apps distributed by the Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE), a Center in the Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Purdue University.  We have developed this privacy policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personally identifiable information and non-personal information we receive from users of and the KidsEcon app (the “App”). 

Policy Statement
The ICEE is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our site. It is our policy to use information collected through this site solely in pursuit of our not-for-profit mission and for the efficient and secure operation of this site and our computer network.  The information summarized below explains to site users how we implement this protection in regard to information derived from this site.

Copyright & Trademark
The content of this site is the property of the Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE) / Purdue University Copyright © Purdue University 2016; All Rights Reserved. No materials on this site may be reproduced, altered, or further distributed without ICEE / Purdue University’s prior written permission. The use of trademarks of ICEE/ Purdue University on this site, such as ICEE/ Purdue University ®, does not provide you with any license to such marks and may be used by you only by written license from ICEE /Purdue University or otherwise in accordance with applicable law.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Notice
ICEE / Purdue University owns, protects and enforces copyright in its own creative materials and respects the copyright properties of others. Our site contains material of third parties and links to third party sites, portals and directories. As a result, materials of third parties, not owned or controlled by ICEE / Purdue University, are included in or linked to our site. To the best of our knowledge, these materials do not infringe the copyrights of others. Upon receipt of appropriate written notice of claimed infringement, ICEE / Purdue University will respond expeditiously to follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to remedy any actual infringement, including, where applicable, by removing or disabling access to materials claimed to be infringing or by removing or disabling access to links to such material. It is the policy of ICEE / Purdue University to terminate its relationships with third parties who infringe the copyrights of others where such parties are known to ICEE / Purdue University to be repeat infringers.

Please address such notice to:

Indiana Council for Economic Education

Purdue University

128 Memorial Mall

Stewart Center, Room G-66

West Lafayette, IN 47907

Attention:  Executive Director


Collection and Use of Information

We will collect your personal information (such as your name, address or telephone number) only if you provide it voluntarily. If you do not want us to collect this information, please do not submit it. We will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected. In addition, in the course of using our site, we automatically track certain information about you. This information includes the URL from which you came to our site (whether or not this URL is on our site), which URL you go to next (whether or not this URL is on our site), what browser you are using, and your IP address. Many sites automatically collect this information.

We use the information provided through our site only to help us improve our services to you, to provide you with the information you have requested, to inform you about programs or services that may be of interest to you, for marketing purposes and for other internal purposes. We do not provide your information to third parties except as may be necessary (i) to third party service providers, who are required to comply with this policy. These service providers provide us with a wide range of office, administrative, information technology, production and business management services; and (ii) in order to comply with the law or requests by law enforcement agencies or to protect the rights, property or safety of our services, users or others. We will provide third party service providers with only the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties.


At any time while accessing our site, any user, while online, may decline participation in any activity that asks for information (i.e., survey email). Your choice not to participate will in no way affect your ability to use any other feature on our site.

We have implemented a number of security features throughout this site to prevent the unauthorized release of, or access to, personal information. For example, database information is kept separate from live servers and is firewall protected. Please be advised, however that although we have endeavored to create a secure and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from us via this site or email cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing any personal information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and, consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. We have no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.



We do not use cookies on our website.


If you do not want to receive email and/or mailings from us in the future, please let us know by sending an email to us at the contact address below in the paragraph “How to Contact Us”, requesting to be removed from our email/mailing list.  In addition to this, it is our practice to include a link in email correspondence that we send to you that will enable you to remove yourself from our mailing lists. Please note that there might be a brief delay between when you submit your request to opt-out and when it is processed and reflected in our systems; accordingly you might continue to receive communications from us for a limited time after you unsubscribe.

External Websites

To the extent that hyperlinks  are used to access third party websites, you should be aware that these sites are not controlled by us and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies of these individual third party sites to see how your personal information will be used by them.

Protection for Children

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act governs information gathering online from or about children under the age of 13. Verifiable consent from a child’s parent or guardian is required before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from a child under the age of 13 on the website. We have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, that child’s parent or legal guardian should contact us (see below) if they would like the information submitted by the child to be deleted from the website. We will delete such personally identifiable information from our database as soon as possible following our receipt of any such notice. If you are age 13 or younger, you are not authorized to submit any content or information to this website without the explicit consent of your parent or legal guardian.


Cross Border Transfer
We may store, process or transfer your personal information outside of the country of your residence in order to provide services. By submitting your information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with all applicable data protection laws.


Safe Harbor

We comply with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. We have certified that we adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view our certification page, please visit

In relation to personal data processed within the US under the Safe Harbor framework, we have committed to
refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the ICDR/AAA. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by us, please use the following processes.

The dispute may be filed on-line utilizing the AAA WebFile® at The filing party (“claimant”) will submit via AAA WebFile a Demand for Arbitration and copies of any supporting documents the claimant wishes to enter into evidence. There are no filing fees for an EU or Swiss Claimant. The filing party may also file a case by mail or fax, please complete the appropriate form(s) and forward to AAA/ICDR, Case Filing Services, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, A Division of the American Arbitration Association, Case Filing Services, 1101 Laurel Oak Road, Suite 100, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Phone: (856) 435-6401, Toll free number in the US (877) 495-4185, Fax number (877) 304-8457, Fax number outside the US: (212) 484-4178, Email box:

Your Consent 

By using our website, you consent to our collection and use of this information. We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms indicates that you accept these changes. You may have the right to access the personal information that we have collected about you. You may also have the right to modify any errors contained in that information. Please contact us for more details.

How do we share your information?
We may share your information with sponsors of the programs that you enroll in as part of standard reporting procedures.  Consistent with federal CANSPAM laws, if you do not wish to receive emails, you may unsubscribe following the instructions on any email. We may still send you administrative notices, however.

Are there special conditions where you will release personal information?
If we reasonably believe the safety of a party is at risk, we may release personal information to law enforcement, with our without a subpoena. We may also disclose your information if we change ownership.

Applicable state laws
If you are a California resident, you are entitled to know once a year what information, if any, we shared with other businesses and for what purpose. Please request this information by contacting us at

The laws and regulations in different countries impose different (and even conflicting) requirements on the Internet and data protection. ICEE Purdue University is located in the State of Indiana in the United States of America, as are the principal servers which make this site available worldwide. All matters relating to this site are governed by the laws of the State of Indiana in the USA. If you are located in a country other than the USA and you contact us, please note that any information you provide will be transferred to the USA and that, by submitting the information, you authorize this transfer.  Additionally, please note that we make no representation, warranty or guarantee that any information, service, product or content available on or through this site is appropriate, available, or legal in any particular geographic location.  By accessing this site, you take full responsibility for your compliance with any applicable local laws.


Interaction with "Do Not Track" Settings

Statement in compliance with California's Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 ("OPPA"): If your website browser is set to "do not track," collection of any information by the website will conform to this Privacy Policy, regardless of whether your website browser is set to "do not track

Mobile App
When you download the App, we may receive a unique identifier or information about your location.