PE Central has created this privacy statement for Log It to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for PE Central's Log It:
Purpose of Log It:
The purpose of Log It is to motivate people of all ages (however it is geared more towards youngsters than other ages) to become physically active by providing them with a feature-ladened Web site that will encourage them to record and track their physical activity steps, miles, and kilometers.
Log It is designed primarily for teachers and students in school situations, however we encourage parents, homeschoolers and other organizations to register as the program will fit your needs as well. There is an expectation that teachers review the site and its features first, before offering it to their school and students. That is the main reason for providing the Preview section on the front page of the site.
We have done our best to limit the amount of information that we collect from persons interested in using Log It. We collect the most information from teachers who choose to register their school and classes. This allows us to gather minimal information from students. Below is a list of the information we gather from those who register for Log It.
- Teachers: Name, email address, state, birthday, gender, t-shirt size, school name, school phone, school address, city, state, zip, principal name, principal email address, and class names.
- Children: First and last name (or first and last initials or a made up name or first and last initial), state they live in (must be the same as the teacher state), birth date, gender, and t-shirt size. They are also asked to select their school name and their class name upon registering. We do not collect students email or postal addresses.
- Individuals: Same as Youngsters
- Businesses: Same as teachers but they are asked for their business name and their department in the company.
How We Use This Information:
All personal information gathered from anyone registering is held in strict confidence by PE Central and is not shared with anyone, including our sponsors. We collect postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, etc. from teachers for the purposes of troubleshooting problems that are encountered and for the mailing of prizes (only for the Kids Quiz at this time). We ask for the birth date of registrants as that determines who can register a school or business. We want only those over the age of 18 to be the leader of any group and the only way to find that out is to ask for birthdate. Anyone under the age of 18 is not allowed to register a school or business.
We do not collect home postal addresses or personal email addresses from individuals under 18 years of age. During the registration process we do ask for the youngster's birth date and T-shirt size and for their first and last name. This is for prize drawing purposes only. Teachers can have students put in their first and last initial or make up a name or initials if they wish. Students are also asked to pick their own user name and password. Only the youngsters first name is used on the site to welcome them after they put in their user name and password. This information can be accessed by the teachers that registered the school and classes. This is viewable after they put in their user name and password as a group/class leader. We take every precaution to be certain that none of the information gathered from any of the Lot It registrants is shared with any third party, including our sponsor.
All of your personal information is stored on secure servers at a location designed specifically to ensure that no unauthorized individuals have access to the server or its data. The PE Central Web site is protected with a Cisco Firewall, the industry leader in network security. Sensitive data is securely stored and inaccessible to non-validated users. Security devices such as anti-virus software, windows software, database software, etc. are kept current with the latest available updates and versions. The firewall / router is a hardware device.
Tracking Visitor Usage Data
We use "cookies" to track the number of visitors and to non-personally identifiable information such as number of unique visitors, visitor sessions, hits, page views, etc. This information is useful to the developers of PE Central. We do share this information with our sponsors and at presentations. None of this information can be linked to individuals, schools, or businesses.
Tracking Steps, Miles, and Kilometers
We track and record the number of steps, miles, and kilometers that a person enters. We sometimes compile these data into a report for research and reporting purposes. When these data are reported no identifying names for individuals, schools or businesses are used. If data from an individual school or class is used a pseudonym is created so as to avoid that school or class from being identified.
Contacting PE Central
If you have questions about this privacy statement or the practices described above please contact us using the information below.
P.O. Box 10262
Blacksburg, VA 24062
Phone: 540-953-1043 (Mark Manross, Executive Director)
Last modified: Aug. 1, 2009