Security & Privacy

How Do We Use The Personal Information We Collect?

Northwest Media, Inc., parent company of FosterParentCollege.com®, is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Personal information that you provide Northwest Media, Inc. (such as a personal email address, phone number, etc.) may be used by Northwest Media, Inc. in the following ways:

  • to contact you to support your use of the site or about our programs, services, products, or activities;
  • to respond to your comments or requests;
  • to request feedback and to enable us to develop and improve the site and our products and services;
  • for internal marketing, promotional, and informational purposes;
  • to offer you the opportunity to participate in our research projects; and
  • for the specific purpose for which the information was provided.

For example, we may send new members a welcoming email, and members may occasionally receive our newsletters or information on our programs, services, products, or special events.

What Personal Information Do We Share With Third Parties?

We will not sell, share, or rent any personal information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement without first obtaining your authorization. Exception: When a member is registered with this site through an agency or state, agency/state personnel will have access to member information. Please be aware that Northwest Media, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other organizations and/or other websites.

Please note: This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Northwest Media, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users/subscribers to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every web site that collects personally identifiable information. Similarly, if you entered this site through another web site, Northwest Media, Inc. is also not responsible for the privacy practices of that site, and you should review the privacy policy of the originating site before providing any personal information to that site. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Northwest Media, Inc.

About Your Personal Profile

Your Personal Profile reveals limited information about you. To protect your privacy and maintain confidentiality for yourself and your family or clients, please do not list their names, your last name, your location, or share your contact information (email address, street or mailing address, phone number) anywhere on this website or with other users of this website. Northwest Media, Inc. is not responsible for injury, loss, or damage to persons or property when individuals choose to disclose personal data on our websites.

What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information Online?

We use reasonable precautions to protect user information online. For example, our employees' computers are password protected, and we provide regular education to our employees regarding our security and privacy practices. Access to member information is granted to few employees. Northwest Media, Inc.'s communication infrastructure is protected according to strictest industry standards. We use SSL technology to encrypt your personal information, including your credit card number, so that no one can intercept that information on its way to our server. SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is the industry standard for website security, and is used by major companies such as Amazon.com.

About Cookies

Cookies, in internet terms, are small bits of information that a website can store on your computer so that they may be retrieved later. FosterParentCollege.com® does not use cookies to store any personal information about you. We use cookies to temporarily remember what items you have in your shopping cart.
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