Effective date: December 1, 2021
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the
https://sfeducationfoundation.org/ website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when
you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We do not sell, rent or otherwise disclose personal information collected by our site to third parties in the
ordinary course of business. However, certain third-party agents (ISP et al.) and other third parties
performing services for the site sponsor (technical auditors, developers, order fulfillment operations) may
have access to personally identifiable information in order to do their jobs. You may browse our website
at any time without giving us any personal information at all. The entry of any personal information is
completely voluntary and is only requested from visitors that wish to receive additional information about
our products, services and employment opportunities. We use your data to provide and improve the
Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this
● Service Service is the https://sfeducationfoundation.org/ website operated by Sioux Falls Public Schools
● Personal Data Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data
(or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
● Usage Data Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from
the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
● Cookies Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
● Data Controller Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in
common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal
of your Personal Data.
● Data Processors (or Service Providers) Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or
legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various
Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
● Data Subject (or User) Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information
that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may
include, but is not limited to:
● Email address
● First name and last name
● Phone number
● Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and
other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these
communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided in any email we
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage
Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address),
browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit,
the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies
are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also
used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if
you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
● Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
● Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
● Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation uses the collected data for various purposes:
● To provide and maintain our Service
● To notify you about changes to our Service
● To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
● To provide customer support
● To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
● To monitor the usage of our Service
● To detect, prevent and address technical issues
● To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events
which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you
have opted not to receive such information
Legal Basis for Processing
Personal Data under the General
Data Protection Regulation
If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation legal
Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation may process your Personal Data because:
● We need to perform a contract with you
● You have given us permission to do so
● The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
● To comply with the law
Retention of Data
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is
extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data
to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes.
Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen
the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data
for longer periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers
located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data
protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we
transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
agreement to that transfer.
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure
Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place
including the security of your data and other personal information.
Disclosure of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation may be required to disclose
your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g.
a court or a government agency).
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief
that such action is necessary to:
● To comply with a legal obligation
● To protect and defend the rights or property of Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation
● To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
● To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
● To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the
Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable
means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our Policy on “Do Not Track”
Signals under the California
Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser
to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Your Data Protection Rights
under the General Data
Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Sioux
Falls Public Schools Education Foundation aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend,
delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed
from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
● The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you
can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section.
If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
● The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is
inaccurate or incomplete.
● The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
● The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal
● The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on
you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
● The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation relied on your consent to process your personal
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your
Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European
Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”),
provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our
Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are
obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.
● Google Analytics Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports
website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is
shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize
the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service
available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on
Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit
the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation uses remarketing services to advertise on third party
optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.
● Google Ads (AdWords)
Google Ads (AdWords) remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google
Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google
Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads Google also recommends installing the Google
Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being
collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please
visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. You can learn more about interest-based
advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950 To
opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217 Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for
Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from
Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada
http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings. For more information on
the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy:
LinkedIn Conversion Tracking and Insight Tag.
enable in-depth campaign reporting and to help us unlock valuable insights about our website visitors. We
use the LinkedIn Insight Tag to track conversions, retarget website visitors, and unlock additional insights
about members interacting with our LinkedIn adverts.
The LinkedIn Insight Tag enables the collection of metadata such as IP address information, timestamp,
and events such as page views. All data is encrypted. The LinkedIn browser cookie is stored in a visitor's
browser until they delete the cookie or the cookie expires (there’s a rolling six-month expiration from the
last time the visitor’s browser loaded the Insight Tag).
You can opt out of cookies from LinkedIn on your LinkedIn settings page and recommend you read their
Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link,
site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any
third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you
are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please
contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of
parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming
are effective when they are posted on this page.
● By email: Allison.Struck@k12.sd.us
● By phone number: 1.605.367.7900
Information we collect and how we may use it
If you are a customer of Kindful, we collect certain information about you in order to provide you with our donor management system and/or online payment service (the “Service”). When you register for the Service we will request some personal information such as your name and email address, and information about your organization such as the name of your organization, Tax ID, mailing address, and tax designation. Furthermore, if you are opening a merchant account, Kindful may also obtain information about you from third party sources, including, without limitation, consumer reporting agencies. This information is used to contact you about the services on our Site for which you have expressed an interest. As part of the Service, we may also collect donor information on behalf of your organization. Except as may be expressly set forth herein, we will not use any donor information collected on your behalf for any purpose other than to provide the Service. Any tax or financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the Service. If you purchase the Service by credit card, this information will be transmitted to our credit card merchant account provider, and may be forwarded to your credit card provider. We do not store credit card information.
If you are a donor for a Kindful customer, we collect certain information from you in order to process your donation (“Donor Information”). Kindful will use Donor Information during the course of providing the Service to such Kindful customer. Kindful may also use Donor Information at an aggregate level for internal business analyses and fraud prevention. During the course of providing the Service to Kindful customers, Kindful may disclose Donor Information to banks, processors, card associations, and other financial institutions that are involved in the course of processing or screening the transaction applicable to the Donor Information.
We may use personal information for internal purposes to provide you with other products and services, or to contact you regarding administrative notices or communications relevant to you on this Site. In addition, we may use personal information to provide or improve products or services that you have requested.
We will only use access to read Gmail message bodies (including attachments), metadata, headers, and settings to display emails to authorized users of Kindful and will not transfer this Gmail data to others unless doing so is necessary to provide and improve these features, comply with applicable law, or as part of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets.
We will not use this Gmail data for serving advertisements.
We will not allow humans to read this data unless we have your affirmative agreement for specific messages, doing so is necessary for security purposes such as investigating abuse, to comply with applicable law, or for our internal operations and even then only when the data have been aggregated and anonymized.
When we disclose your information
Kindful takes your privacy very seriously. The information we collect is used to provide the Service, and, in general, is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes. However, there are times when it may be advantageous for Kindful to make certain personal information about you available to companies that Kindful has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for Kindful to provide products and services to you on our behalf. These companies may help us process information, deliver products or services to you, provide customer service, manage and enhance user data, assess your interest in our products and services, or conduct user research or satisfaction surveys. We may also disclose your personal information, if you have authorized us to act on your behalf to initiate the creation of a merchant account for the purpose of accepting donations by credit card.
At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
In addition, Kindful may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, personal information may be one of the assets transferred.
How we protect your personal information
Kindful takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.
You can help us by also taking precautions to protect your personal data when you are on the internet. Do not share your registration information with anyone, and make sure you use a secure web browser.
Accessing your information
This Site may contain web pages through which you can correct or update some of the personal information you have provided to us. Kindful will make a good faith effort to make requested changes and correct your data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate purposes.
Cookies and other technologies
To make this Site more useful to you, we automatically gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors, such as IP addresses (and information tied to IP addresses, such as screen size, color depth, language, java enabling, flash version, page title, host name, referring source, and page path), browsers, pages viewed, number of visitors, services purchased, etc. In doing so, we do not reference you by name, email, mailing address, or any similar personal information. We use this data in the aggregate to learn about our visitors and to improve our ability to cater to their needs. We may use third party vendors to gather general statistical information about this Site and its visitors as well as to perform certain services on behalf of this Site, such as hosting this Site, designing or operating this Site’s features, or performing other administrative services. We may provide these companies with access to your personal information to carry out the services they are performing for you or for Kindful.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and request information about how to exercise your third party disclosure choices you must send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.