Dear Parents and children:
We take seriously the goal of protecting the
privacy of all visitors to KidToKid.org.
In all of our data collection practices, it is
the intention of KidToKid.org to operate in full compliance with the Children's
If you're under age 13, a new law effective
April 21, 2000 puts you and your parents in charge of your own
personal identifying information . Websites that ask for certain
information about kids under 13 have to get their parents permission
to get the information. This means that you and your parents can
talk about the information the website collects and decide together
if it's information you want to give.
Kid to Kid.org wants you to always ask your
parents before you give us any information.
Here are some guidelines to help you
keep your information private when visiting any website:
KidToKid.org wants your to be save
when you are on the web.
- Never give out your last or family
name, your home address, or your phone number in chat rooms, on
bulletin boards, or to online pen-pals.
- Don't tell other kids your screen
name, user ID or password.
see how the site uses the information you give them.
- Surf the Internet with your parents.
If they aren't available, talk to them about the sites you're
with your parents so that you and your parents will know what
information the site collects about you and what it does with the
- Websites must get your parent's
permission before they collect many kinds of information from you.
- If a website has information about you
that you and your parents don't want it to have, your parents can
ask to see the information, and they can ask the website to delete
or erase the information.
- Sites are not supposed to collect more
information than they need about you for the activity you want to
participate in. You should be able to participate in many
activities online without having to give any information about
- If a site makes you uncomfortable or asks
for more information than you want to share, leave the site.
Places on our site where we ask for
What do we do with the information we collect?
- "Click it forward" We ask for your
first name only and your email address. Ask your parents first
before giving us this information. We ask for your friend's email
also so you can "click it forward." We do not give any of this
information to anyone else.
- Contests. If you enter one of our
contests, ask your parents first before you enter, because you
will need to send us your address to receive your prize in the
event that you win. We will not share your personal information
with anyone else.
- Gifts to needy children. You need to
get your parents permission to give these gifts, because we need
your parents address, etc to process the donation.
- If you email us, we will have you email
address,if you're under 13so we can respond to you.
We use information collected to process your
requests. We do not share your personal information with anyone.