The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc is committed to your privacy.
Because we gather certain types of information about our donors and participants, we feel you
should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of
that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. gathers two types of information about users:
• Information that participants, sponsors and guests provide through optional,
• Information gathered as part of the registration or sponsorship process of events
sponsored by The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network or The Torch Relay Foundation.
Under no circumstances does The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network divulge or share any
information about an individual to a third party.
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. will not share your name, participation
details or fundraising details with any third parties or other participants, sponsors or the
general public without your permission.
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal
information by users:
1. Electronic newsletters policy (The Torch)
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to participants and registered subscribers. The Torch
Relay for Children’s Miracle Network gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily
subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by sending a reply email to the
newsletter email address with instructions to remove the subscriber. Users can also subscribe to
the newsletters at the time of registration.
2. "E-mail this to a friend" policy
Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by
clicking "e-mail this to a friend". The user must provide their email address, as well as that of
the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to
let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. may occasionally conduct user surveys to
better target our programs, policies and content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated
demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never
share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never
knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without
requesting parental consent.
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of
our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself
does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to
information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a
cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk
or read cookie files created by other sites. The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc.
cookie to better track impressions and click rates.
before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to
have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in
the online registration process.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. uses the above-described information to tailor
our program; policies and content to suit your needs and help us better understand our audience's
demographics. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to
comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. operates secure data networks protected by
industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are
periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the
information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
• Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
• Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates
the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users
By participating in and/or sponsoring a participant or as a corporate sponsor of The Torch Relay
for Children’s Miracle Network or as a user of our website, you consent to the collection and use
of this information by The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network, Inc. If we decide to change
information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
Updated June 18, 2016