We the Future 9*17 Contest
Constituting America collects and uses personal information for the express purpose of reviewing Contest submissions, reminding students of deadlines and next year’s contest, notifying winners, notifying participants of winners, and advertising and publicizing the Contest. Constituting America will not sell, rent, or give student, parent, or guardians’ personal information, including, name, email, or address to anyone, except as set forth in the Official Rules and Regulations or as set forth herein. At any point, entrants can select the link at the bottom of every Constituting America email to unsubscribe, or to receive less or more information. Students, (or parents/ guardians) signing up online for the Contest will only be contacted on matters relating to the Contest or as provided for herein.
This Direct Notice to Parents gives parents additional information on Constituting America’s practices in collecting and using personal information from children under of 13 years of age.
Who operates this website?
Constituting America, currently under application to the IRS as a §503(c) a non-profit corporation, operates this website as part of its mission to reach, educate and inform America's youth and her citizens about the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights.
What information does Constituting America collect and use?
Constituting America collects personal information on students and/or their parents/guardians who use this website as part of their participation in Constituting America’s "We the People 9*17" Contest.” Specifically, Constituting America collects the first and last name of each child, his or her birthday, email address, telephone number, mailing address, grade level for academic year 2009-2010, and the name of the school the child attends. Children may participate in the Contest without providing personal information on this website. Constituting America requests only the personal information necessary for children to participate in the Contest.
How does Constituting America collect this information?
How will Constituting America use this information?
Constituting America uses the personal information provided by the children for record keeping, reminding students of deadlines and next year’s contest, and to ensure that they receive notice of any awards or prizes for winning the Contest, as well as notification of the contest winners. Constituting America may use the email addresses to send emails about students’ participation in the Contest, emails that contain deadline reminders, information about next year’s contest, and educational information about the United States Constitution.
Does Constituting America share this information with any third parties?
Constituting America does not share personal information received from children with third parties except as set forth herein, in the Official Rules and Regulations, which shall include recognizing the winners of the Contest.
How does Constituting America get consent from parents for the collection of personal information?
Can a parent review, change or delete the information collected by Constituting America about his or her child?
A parent can contact Constituting America at any time and review the information Constituting America has collected on his or her child.
A parent can also refuse to permit Constituting America to collect any further personal information and can request that Constituting America delete any information already collected.
To contact Constituting America about a child’s personal information a parent can write Constituting America at the following address:
P.O. Box 1988
Colleyville, Texas 76034
Or a parent may email Constituting America at ConstitutingAmerica1787@yahoo.com or call Constituting America at the following number: 202-255-0101.