Privacy Policy

Modified March 20, 2024

At the Pediatric Burn Foundation of America, including its programs, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information entrusted to us by our program participants, their families, volunteers, and other stakeholders. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use and safeguard that information, and the choices individuals have regarding their information.

1. Information We Collect:

Camper/Participant Information: We collect personal information such as participant’s name, age, date of birth, gender, health information, emergency contact details, dietary preferences, and other relevant information necessary for their participation in our programs.

Parent/Guardian Information: We may collect contact details and other relevant information from parents or guardians for communication purposes and to ensure the well-being of participants.

Volunteer and Staff Information: For individuals volunteering or working in our programs, we collect personal information such as name, contact details, background check information, and emergency contact details.

2. How We Use Information:

Program Operations: We use the collected information to facilitate program registration, communication with participants, parents, guardians, volunteers, and staff, and to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.

Health and Safety: Health information provided by campers or their guardians is used to address any medical needs, allergies, or special requirements during their time participating in programs.

Program Improvement: We may analyze aggregated data to evaluate and improve our programs, facilities, and services.

Communication: We may use contact information to send program-related updates, newsletters, or other relevant information to participants, parents, guardians, volunteers, and staff.

3. Information Sharing:

Third Parties: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer personal information to third parties. However, we may share information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our programs, conducting our activities, or servicing individuals, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

4. Data Security:

Security Measures: We implement appropriate security measures to protect personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Data Retention: We retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by law.

5. Your Choices:

Access and Correction: Individuals may request access to, review, and update their personal information by contacting us.

Opt-Out: Individuals may choose not to receive certain communications from us by opting out of receiving them.

6. Children’s Privacy:

Parental Consent: We require parental consent for the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13, in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

7. Changes to This Privacy Policy:

Updates: We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this page with an updated effective date.

8. Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us.

By registering for and/or participating in programs of the Pediatric Burn Foundation of America, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.