Privacy Policy

SIMMS/MANN INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (“Company” or “Institute”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our users’ personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the Company Website, located Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

I. INFORMATION COLLECTED. From time to time, we may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways, including tracking your activities through your IP address, computer settings or most-recently visited URL. We may also ask you to provide certain non-personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your age, buying preferences, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey or registration form. The types of information that may be requested include your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.

II. USE OF INFORMATION. In general, we — directly and through third-party service providers such as Constant Contact — will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose for which such information was provided. We may also use this information to deliver to you information about the Institute, its programming, and its objectives. We may also use this this information to deliver to you information about other entities who support with the Institute’s goals and objectives, trend analysis, pattern detection, and site administration. Your information may also be used to contact you when necessary and may be shared with other organizations that may want to contact you with offers consistent with your stated preferences. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings from the Institute and other entities by following the instructions set forth in the opt-out section below.
Non-personal demographic and profile data may be used to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in. This information may also be shared with others on an aggregate non-personal basis.

III. USE OF IP ADDRESSES. We use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Institute’s Website.

IV. USE OF COOKIES. When you view the Institute’s Website we might store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “cookie” or similar file. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on our site. Cookies do not spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy, and they cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. Rather, they help you navigate the Institute’s Website as easily as possible. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to prevent you from reentering all your registration data at each connection.

V. SECURITY. Our Website has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

VI. OTHER COMPANY WEBSITES; LINKS. The Institute’s Website may, from time to time, contains links to other Websites. The Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Websites.

VII. CORRECT; UPDATE. Company allows its users the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done by e-mailing the information to Unfortunately, to the extent that such information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will reach the other databases. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.

VIII. CHOICE; OPT OUT. You may opt-out of receiving communications from our partners, and from us, by sending an e-mail to

IX. PUBLIC FORUMS. This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Contacting us: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Institute’s Website, you can contact us at