Privacy Policy

The Early Learning & Development Exchange (ELDE) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement, which is part of our Terms, describes the information we collect through the web site we operate at, how we use it, how we share it, and how you can make choices about our use of the information.

By using our Site, you consent to our collection and use of information as described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

We collect personally identifiable information (e.g., organization name, location, EIN, and email address (“Personal Data”) only when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as through online registrations, application forms, and survey forms.

We use your Personal Data for the purposes for which you provide it (e.g., to respond to requests and to send email communications). We may also combine your Personal Data with information we collect from other sources.

Other Information and Cookies

To help us improve the operation and usability of our Site, we may also collect other information when you visit our Site, such as IP address (i.e., the number assigned to a visitor’s computer to identify its location on the Internet), web pages viewed, time and date of visits to our Site, the first page viewed upon arrival on our Site, actions taken during a visit to our Site (e.g., links clicked), the web site that referred or linked you to our Site, and web browser used.

Our Site may rely on cookies, which are small data files placed on your computer (or we may rely on other technology methods in the future). Our Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service supplied by Google Inc. Google Analytics provides aggregate information to us to allow use of the website to be analyzed. You are not required to accept cookies from our Site. You can disable the cookies function (or delete existing cookies) using your web browser’s options, although some functions of our Site may not work properly if you do so. We use MailChimp to manage our newsletter and other email lists. MailChimp’s analytics may use web beacons to aggregate how many subscribers open a message or click the links inside. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available at

Sharing Information with Third Parties

We may share your Personal Data with our service providers, such as companies that help us operate our Site.

We reserve the right to disclose and use Personal Data and other information: to enforce this Privacy Statement or our Terms, to take action regarding suspected illegal activities; to protect the rights, safety or property of any one; to comply with legal process (e.g., a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order); to carry out a merger, consolidation, or similar transaction with another entity or in connection with a sale or transfer of some or all of our assets or a similar transaction; or for other reasons we determine in good faith are necessary, appropriate, or required by law.

Review and Correction of Personal Data; Opt Out

We will make reasonable efforts to enable you to review your Personal Data and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data. If you wish to review or correct your Personal Data, or if you would like to request that we not use your Personal Data in certain ways, please email us at If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can follow the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions in the materials you receive or email us at


We strive to keep your Personal Data secure and use appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard it from unauthorized access and to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk. Of course, no security measure can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, so you provide your Personal Data at your own risk.

Persons under age of majority

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from persons under age of majority. If you are a parent or legal guardian and you believe that your child under age of majority may have provided personally identifiable information through our Site, please email us at

Links to Third-Party Web Sites, including Social Networks

Our Site may contain links to third-party web sites and social networks which may interest you. If you follow any link to a third-party site or social network, you leave our Site. You should review those sites’ privacy statements to find out how they treat your information.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact by email at