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Privacy Statement

Jump$tart Privacy Policy 

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for (jumpstart.org). This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing

We may collect and/or track (a) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to jumpstart.org, (b) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Jump$tart or the jumpstart.org web site via e-mail, (c) information knowingly provided by the visitor in on-line forms, registration forms and surveys, (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data), and (d) aggregate and user-specific information regarding page views.

We may collect geo-location information if a visitor enables their computer or mobile device to send us location information. The visitor may be able to change the settings on their computer or mobile device to prevent it from providing us with such information.

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email, on-line forms or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We may use your information to:

a)  respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us;

b)  communicate information about the jumpstart.org site and on occasion, send important notices or information;

c)   build higher quality, more useful services, such as by analyzing usage trends, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the jumpstart.org site;

d)   provide you with prompt and effective customer service; or

e)     support the operation of the jumpstart.org site, troubleshoot problems, resolve disputes, and to enforce our Terms and Conditions.

We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, unless such information is shared:

a) with your consent;

b) as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order;

c)  with our agents and advisors (such as our accountants or attorneys) so they can provide their services to you or to us, but only under strict confidentiality restrictions;

d)  as Jump$tart believes necessary to: (i) comply with law (including court and government orders, and civil subpoenas); (ii) enforce or apply the jumpstart.org Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or (iii) protect the rights, property, or safety of Jump$tart personnel, our users, or others;

e)   with law enforcement agencies or other appropriate authorities if you partake (or we reasonably suspect that you are partaking) in any illegal or potentially illegal activity; or

f)    in aggregated form, i.e., information about multiple users collectively without identifying any individual user, such as the total number of visitors to a particular section in a given week.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Collection of Information from Children

To the extent that Jump$tart is able to determine the age of users by their submissions to, or communications with, the jumpstart.org site, Jump$tart will not knowingly (a) collect or post information from individuals under thirteen years of age (“Children” or “Child”) without their parent’s or guardian’s verifiable consent, or (b) provide any personally identifying information collected from Children, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

Your Access to and Control Over Information; Opt Out Right 

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given below:

   • See what data we have about you, if any.
   • Change/correct any data we have about you.
   • Have us delete any data we have about you.
   • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Visitors may opt-out of having their personal information collected by Jump$tart or used by Jump$tart for secondary purposes by contacting the organization Turn on JavaScript!or via postal mail or telephone at the address and phone number below:

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 640
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 846-6780


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.


We may use Internet "cookies", web beacons, or other technology to collect information from visitors' hard drives.  Cookies or other like technologies save data about individual visitors, such as the visitor's name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor. When the visitor revisits jumpstart.org, Jump$tart may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie or other technology and customize the visitor's experience accordingly.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy and the privacy practices of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy will be subject exclusively to the laws of the District of Columbia within the United States of America, excluding its conflict of laws provisions, and you submit to personal jurisdiction in the District of Columbia. The parties irrevocably agree that the municipal and federal courts located in the District of Columbia, U.S.A. shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute which may arise out of or in connection with this Privacy Policy. THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE TRIAL BY JURY.  Jump$tart makes no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other state or country. Visitors who use the jumpstart.org site and reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you reside outside of the United States, by using the jumpstart.org site, you consent to the transfer and use of your information outside your country.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (202) 846-6780 or Turn on JavaScript!.