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Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children ("DABC") reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion and without sending notice to you, so you should review this Privacy Policy periodically. The effective date of this notice and any revised or changed notice may be found on this page, on the bottom left corner of the notice. Any changes will be effective only after the effective date of the change and will not affect any dispute arising prior to the effective date of the change.


DABCs’ policy is to protect the confidentiality of the individually identifiable information that you provide, and we limit access to that information only to those with a need to know. Although you do not need to provide any information to use our site, if you choose to complete certain forms or send us requests, you will be asked to provide the following information: full name and email address in order to contact us, but if you complete other forms, you will be asked to provide: street address, city, state ZIP, phone number, e-mail address, age of children, diagnosis, name of school, your goals for workshops, concerns, and what works for literary instruction. You may also contribute videos that you agree we may post publicly. Because donations and payment for conferences are through a third party site, DABC will not see your credit card number or GooglePay information.

Information We Collect

DABC encourages all users of this Site to register for the mailing list, so that you can receive the latest information on events and conference and new services. You may unsubscribe at any time by [clicking here].]

Mailing List

DABC logs your current Internet address (this is usually a temporary address assigned by your Internet service provider when you log in), the type of operating system you are using, and the

type of browser software used. In addition, DABC may keep track of what portions of this Site you are visiting. DABC aggregates this information to help DABC improve or create a better experience for users of the Site. For example: DABC may upgrade those parts of the Site that are heavily visited.

Computer Information

A cookie is a piece of information that a web site sends to your computer, which is stored in a file on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie does not tell us your individual identity unless you have chosen to provide it to us. Most cookies expire after a defined period of time.


Using the settings of your Internet browser, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, or delete cookies that have already been set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, however, if you choose to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features that optimize your browsing of our Site, and some of our services may not function properly. You may at any time delete any cookies set by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. The site includes instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used Internet browsers, or you may consult the vendor documentation for your specific software.


DABC may also acquire personal information from other sources who have the right to provide such information to DABC. For example, DABC may acquire address information from these sources to validate or update your address or to prevent fraud; demographic and lifestyle information to help DABC analyze our performance or improve the Services; and information about your online and offline transactions and purchases to help DABC analyze or improve the Services. DABC receives personal information, such as your name and email address, from business partners when you participate in joint marketing promotions, events, transactions, or similar interactions with third parties with whom DABC has a joint venture or similar business relationship. The categories of sources that provide personal information to DABC include consumers themselves; event providers; operating systems and platforms; co-branded ventures; and our affiliated and related entities. DABC uses collected information consistent with this Privacy Policy and for the purposes described below.

Information Collected from Other Sources

DABC may collect, use, retain, share, and store personal information collected from or about you for any of the following purposes:

  • To provide and improve the Services. DABC uses your personal information – such as your address to respond to your inquiries and provide you with requested information; to fulfill, validate, manage, deliver, and/or track your transactions; and to provide and improve our customer service. In addition, DABC may use personal information to analyze and improve the performance, usage and operations of our services using internal or external software and tools; to better understand who is using the services and how; and to develop  new services.

  • To communicate with you. For example, DABC may use your personal information – such as your email address – to respond to your inquiries; to provide you with information about your transactions and services; to conduct surveys and promotions; to engage with you over Site features; to provide you offers by email, mail, and across other websites; and to communicate with you as needed or permitted to run DABC’s business.

  • To perform reporting, analysis, and research. For example, DABC may use information about your history with us and information about your use of the services to engage in reporting, analytics, and research that helps DABC operate or improve our operations, including but not limited to metrics measuring the performance of DABC’s marketing efforts and advertisements that you may see or receive. DABC and our service providers also may combine, supplement, and update the personal information that DABC collects from and about you, with information collected offline, across other computers or devices that you may use, and from external sources. DABC may also use your information to help understand who is using the services; to develop new services; and to help DABC analyze and improve the performance, usage and operations of our services overall. DABC will use external software providers and tools to help us perform these analytics.

  • To prevent fraud, comply with applicable law, protect DABC, and other purposes. For example, DABC may use your name, contact information, and other personal information to protect the security or integrity of the services and our operations; to prevent fraudulent activity; to assist law enforcement; and/or to comply with legal or regulatory obligations. DABC may also use and share aggregated or de-identified personal information for any purpose.

How We Use Information

DABC’s policy is to prohibit the unlawful disclosure of your personal information. DABC will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you purchased goods or other information to us unless: (a) you grant DABC permission to do so; or (b) DABC is requested or required to do so by law. To learn more about how DABC protects your personal information, such as your name and address, please Contact Us.

Information We Share

DABC may disclose personally identifiable information you provide to third parties if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) complete the sales/donation transaction, such as providing your shipping information to our carrier; (b) comply with legal process; (c) enforce the Agreement; (d) respond to claims that any information you provide violates the rights of third parties; (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of DABC, its users and/or the public; or (f) in relation to the sale, assignment,

merger, transfer or acquisition of all or substantially all of DABC’s assets or shares by a third party.

In addition, DABC may share or disclose the personal information DABC collects from or about you when (i) DABC notifies you or obtains your consent; (ii) when DABC’s service providers need such information in order to provide a business service to DABC; or (iii) or in any of the following situations:


Service Providers: DABC shares your personal information with service providers used to provide business, professional, or technical support functions for DABC; that help DABC operate its business; and that perform other activities in support of the services or DABC’s business. For example, we share your personal information with service providers who assist us with shipping your order; processing and responding to your inquiries; advertising and marketing the Services; or processing your payments. Examples include payment processors who handle your donation and event organizers who handle registrations. DABC’s service providers are authorized to use your personal information only as instructed by us and for the business services they are providing to DABC.


Third parties: DABC may also provide personal information to business partners or other third parties with whom DABC may jointly offer services, such as a jointly sponsored conference. In such cases, the business partner or third party’s name will appear with DABC’s, and the third party’s use of your personal information will be governed by their privacy policies. We may also share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties without restriction.


Cookies and Pixels: DABC may allow certain companies to place tracking technologies like cookies or pixels on some of our websites and apps. Those companies receive information about your interaction with our Services that is associated with your browser or device and may use that data to serve you relevant ads on our Services or others.


Co-branded relationships: Certain areas of our services may be provided to you in association with third parties, such as payment processor or event organizers institutions that provide or facilitate our services or related offerings. DABC may share personal information with these third parties if you participate in a co-branded, co-sponsored, or jointly presented promotion, survey, or service. By participating in these co-branded Services, your personal information may be shared with these third parties in accordance with their privacy policies.


Surveys and promotions: If you choose to enter into or participate in one of DABC’s surveys, or other promotions, DABC may disclose your personal information to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of these items, as required by law, as permitted by the official rules, or otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Sales or transfers of businesses or assets: We may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business. If another entity acquires DABC and/or of any of our affiliates, personal information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against DABC, such information may be considered an asset of DABC’s and may be sold or transferred to third parties.


Legal matters; compliance with the law: DABC may disclose personal information collected from or about you to the government, insurance providers, or to other third parties to comply with applicable law; regulations; governmental and quasi-governmental requests and investigations; court orders; subpoenas or other legal process; or to defend ourselves in legal matters. DABC may share your personal information with fraud prevention service providers in connection with suspected illegal activity associated with any of the Sites or our business; to protect against harm to the services, to DABC, or to others; to detect security incidents; or to defend ourselves in legal matters

Disclosure of Information

We recognize the Global Privacy Control. DABC will not respond to Web browser “do not track” signals. If you would like additional information about online tracking and various opt-out mechanisms, please see


Because we are on a third party platform, other parties may collect your personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different web sites when you visit this Site.


Please note that not all tracking will stop even if you delete cookies.


DABC uses no encryption (data scrambling) on certain portions of the Site, but uses encryption on portions where you are transmitting financial information, such as credit card information. When you are on any web site that asks you for confidential information, you should check to see if the information being transmitted is encrypted in order to increase the security of your information. Keep in mind that there is no such thing as perfect security.


UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL DABC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY ARISE FROM A CLAIM OF BREACH OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. In such jurisdictions, our liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law, or $5, whichever is less.

Limitation of Liability

You may review and change your information at any time by Contacting Us.

Process for Review and Changes

DABC makes no active effort to collect personal information from children under the age of 18 and does not wish to receive any such information.

Children and Minors

Applicable laws may give you additional rights that are not described in the Privacy Policy.

Additional Rights:

For further information on Privacy matters contact us here..

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