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Embracing the Child and affiliates have created this Internet site to assist parents in choosing literature for their children and as an internet resource for teachers. While primarily directed to adults, we are aware that many children visit the site and correspond with Embracing the Child for assistance with homework. For this reason, we state the following to reassure and reaffirm that our sole purpose is to provide educational content and provide privacy in doing so.

Embracing the Child and affiliates, hereinafter referred to as “We” state the following:

  • We do not collect email addresses. If you contact us by postal mail, telephone, or electronically, before you do, there are a few things you should know:
  • The material you submit may be seen by various people. E-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. It is not recommended that you send sensitive or personal information.
  • We do not gather information for which a child’s identity can be determined, either online or offline.
  • We neither gather nor disseminate personally identifiable information about site visitors to third parties.
  • We do not use “cookies” to obtain information about our visitors, or any other tracking mechanisms to gather and or store information about our visitors. For more information about “cookies” go to:
  • E-mail addresses will not be released to any organization and will only be used for communication with you or others that you explicitly permit, e.g. general news mailings to members of etc_newletter group.
  • We do not permit banners or other advertisements to be used at our site on any of the educational pages.
  • We use no audio or audio content, animation or animated characters or participate or include any interactive games on the site.
  • We feature no advertisements directed toward children.
  • We currently do not accept online orders. When we do, the connection will be via SSL and hence secure.
  • If you use our site to reach other sites via links on our pages, they may collect information and you should consult their privacy policy. [see legal notice]
  • If you use the links to browse or order books, for which we earn a small commission, we have access to information about what was ordered and when but not by whom.

Your privacy and the safety of our children are important and we do not take this lightly. If you have any questions, you may contact us at the following: