Privacy Policy

Our aim is to provide poetry for children of elementary school age in a fun and enjoyable way. We’ve tried to make getting around the site as easy as possible. Parents of younger children may want to first explore the site with their children to help orient them.

PoetryMinute.org respects the privacy of its visitors. There is no registration required to use our site. We adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

Information We Collect
Your child will be asked to provide a name and email address if they wish to contact us. A valid email address in order to obtain a response, but a real name is not required. Children 13 years of age or younger must obtain parental permission before submitting any information. Your child will never be asked for his or her gender, age, address, phone number, or any other identifying information.¬†After responding to a child’s question or concern, the email is deleted. We do not maintain your child’s email addresses or any correspondence.

Children will not be required to submit any other personal information when they are in the PoetryMinute web site, although they may, from time to time, submit information voluntarily including their comments on the poems provided here.

Children may also voluntarily send comments to us via email using the Contact Us form provided on the website. All information submitted by children will be used by PoetryMinute only for the development and improvement of the site and will never be sold or shared with other companies or web sites.

In addition:

We automatically collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our sites; and the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our sites. We use this information only as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our sites and to help us make our sites more useful. We do not use it to track or record information about individuals. Generally, we delete this information after one year.

We do not use “cookies” or tracking mechanisms that collect personally identifying information on our sites.

How We Use and Disclose Information
We do not disclose any information about our members or visitors with any other other organizations or individuals.

Links to other sites
We do link to other sites on the Internet, which may or may not require registration. Parents should advise children to get their parents’ permission before submitting any information over the Web. See the Federal Trade Commission’s Children’s Privacy page for more information on how to protect your children’s privacy online.

We have done our best to ensure that all the sites linked to from our web site are kid-friendly, but content on the Internet changes minute by minute, so we can’t guarantee the content of every site.

Advertising
Currently the PoetryMinute website advertises for sale books of poetry by authors whose works appear on the website.

It is our intention to adhere to the Self-Regulatory Guidelines for Advertising of the Children’s Advertising Review Unit of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council.

As mentioned above, we have done our best to ensure that all the sites linked to from our web site are kid-friendly, but content on the Internet changes minute by minute, so we can’t guarantee the content of every site. If you feel that any links are to an inappropriate website, please contact us.

If you have any questions about this website, you may contact us at:

Kenn Nesbitt
1314 S. Grand Blvd. #2-321
Spokane, WA 99202
509-987-5366
poetryminuteorg@gmail.com

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