Privacy Policy

The Einstein Project does not intend to collect personal information from children. Our information collection practices are described below. While we encourage children to visit our site and explore the science-related links in our KidZone, we recommend, however, that parents approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites. We urge children to check with their parents before entering information on any website and we urge parents to discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don't know.

The Information The Einstein Project Collects
We respect your privacy as our online guest, and we will not collect any identifying or personal information about you while you are here except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

The Einstein Project collects information in several ways from different parts of this site. The Einstein Project may collect personal information from you when you register for our e-newsletter. If you contact The Einstein Project, The Einstein Project may keep a record of that session or correspondence, including a record of your email address. The Einstein Project may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes. There also may be services on this site that require you to fill out an online form or send The Einstein Project an email message in order to utilize these services. The Einstein Project collects any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any personal information. 

We may ask you for identifying and personal information to:

  • Invite you to receive periodic email updates about us: When you accept, or "opt in," we ask you to give us your email address. You can "opt out" of receiving these periodic updates at any time.
  • Processing any online donations you make to The Einstein Project: When you donate to honor someone else, we do not use the information you give us about that person for any other purpose other than to notify that person if you have requested we do so and to include your gift on our website along with your honoree's name, unless you choose to remain anonymous.
  • Accepting your online "registration" at our site: When you agree to give us identifying and personal information, you are giving that information only to The Einstein Project and the parties we have involved in operating this site. You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides. 

The Einstein Project also may collect IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this site, and similar items.

"Cookies" may be used in connection with this site. A cookie is a small amount of identifier data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. By using cookies, information is potentially collected without your express knowledge. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but permit you to change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. While refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of some portions of this site, other portions of this site may not function properly without cookies.

How The Einstein Project Uses the Information it Collects
The Einstein Project uses the information it collects through this site to improve its marketing and promotional efforts, to improve its content, and to customize this site's services, content, and layout. The Einstein Project may provide the information it collects through this site to third parties who provide services on The Einstein Project's behalf. The Einstein Project may use the information it collects through this site to inform you of new services, changes, or promotions. If you do not want us to send you this type of information, please let us know by contacting us. We will not disclose your personal information collected through this site to third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy without first informing you of such change in our disclosure practices and providing you a choice regarding such disclosure. 

Generally, The Einstein Project may use cookies and the information they provide to: (a) remind it of who you are; (b) access your account information in order to deliver to you better and more personalized service; (c) estimate its audience size; (d) determine the nature and extent of repeat usage; and (e) measure certain traffic patterns to understand how users' habits are similar or different from one another, so that The Einstein Project may improve its site.

The Einstein Project understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality to users of this site. The Einstein Project will not share personal information you submit through this site with companies not affiliated with The Einstein Project for purposes of marketing or promoting events, products, or similar items, except that The Einstein Project may, from time to time, make personal information available to selected third parties, but only in the aggregate. 

The Einstein Project may disclose information it collects through this site when required to do so by a court, regulatory agency, subpoena, law, regulation, or other body of competent jurisdiction and authority, and for administrative and other purposes that The Einstein Project deems necessary to maintain, service, and improve its products and services and to protect its rights and property. Finally, if you become involved in any violation of security, violation of this website's Terms of Use, or violation of any party's or third party's rights, The Einstein Project may release information about you to assist in investigating, resolving, or remediating any such incidents.

Integrity and Security
The Einstein Project employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site. You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while The Einstein Project strives to protect your personal information, The Einstein Project cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site.