Privacy Policy

Destination: College (“DC”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”). 


For purposes of this Agreement, “Site” refers to DC’s website, which can be accessed at The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to DC.

“You” refers to you, as a user of our Site. 


The Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Site and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.   

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. Any use of any of the Site, including any dispute relating to privacy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and the applicable Terms of Use (found here: DC is not responsible for the privacy policy or content of any third party website linked to our Site. Please check with these third party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. 


Please read the Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to the Privacy Policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates. 




Information you provide us


We collect “Personal Information and “Non-Personal Information.” Personal Information is what  you provide to us when making a donation on our website via our third-party payment processors,  and can include your name, email address, mailing address(es), and phone number(s).  


 Information collected via Technology


We also collect Non-Personal information via technology. Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.


In addition, when opening an email sent to you via Constant Contact, or another email server,  web beacons are used to enable us to recognize when you have opened an email or clicked certain links.  These technologies record your email address, IP address, date , and time associated with each open and click for an email campaign.  This data is used to create reports about how an email campaign performed and to customize and enhance our communications and strategies.


We may also use Google Analytics, WIX or a similar service that collects and stores information from your browser when you visit our website.  This information may include your IP address, browser type and language, Internet service provider (“ISP”), website request, log-in or access dates and times, the referring website address or page, the content of any undeleted cookies your browser previously accepted from our website, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, platform type and number of mouse clicks. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the search performed, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. The monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to visitors and helps us improve the quality of our content.


DC or its third party payment processor or Constant Contact may also use Cookies to collect data.  Cookies are sent to your browser from our servers and are stored on your computer hard drive. DC or its third party services may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. 


Children’s Privacy


No one under the age of 14 is allowed to register on this Site. DC is committed to safeguarding our users’ online privacy and recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information, particularly that of children. DC takes all required steps to protect the privacy and safety of children in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).




Personal Information:


Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for DC  such as Constant Contact, or other servers for our email communications who are provided access to your email address for purposes of sending emails from us. Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact you in response to donations or questions, to solicit feedback from you, provide technical support, and inform you about our program and program events.


We may share Personal Information with outside parties if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law. 


Non-Personal Information:


In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve communication about our programs and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the Site. This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, and other third parties at our discretion.


If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.




We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your information from loss, misuse, and alteration while under our control.  Any payment card information is transferred with SSL encryption to a third-party processor, and that information is not stored by us. However, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.  You further understand that the technical processing and transmission of any content via the website may be transferred unencrypted and involve: (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.  DC does not guarantee that any information sent from our website will be secure during transmission, nor can we guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to DC via the website or the Internet in general, including, for example, personal information such as your name or address.


We require third parties who provide services to us and may have access to customer or user information (such as the third parties who provide website customer service, data collection and analytics, storage and reporting services and mail vendors) to share our commitment to maintaining your privacy and adhere to our nondisclosure requirements.   However, such third parties are independent third parties over which DC exercises no control.  DC is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third parties.  We do not under any circumstances sell or rent customer or user information to any outside company or organization nor do we permit any such organization to use customer or user information for its own business purposes. 




You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you.  When we send a communication to you, you can opt out of further communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each email.. Please note that notwithstanding the preferences you indicate by unsubscribing, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.




Our Site may contain links to third party websites operated by individuals or organizations unrelated to our organization. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party websites, and any information you disclose through those third party websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy. It is possible that these links may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you. These linked websites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. It is your sole responsibility to review the privacy policies posted on such third party websites prior to using them. 




DC reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Use at any time.  We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary email address you provide or by placing a prominent notice on our site. Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification. Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. You should periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.


DC reserves the right at any time to modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy. Your use of the Site following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy as changed. Any change to this Privacy Policy shall be effective to any user who has visited the Site. It is the obligation of users visiting the Site before the change to learn of any changes to the Privacy Policy since their last visit. 




If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us by sending an email to

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on 12/04/2022.