Privacy Policy

The Dannon Institute, an independent, non-profit foundation, has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and use practices for the Dannon Institute website, www.dannon-institute.org.

INFORMATION COLLECTION NOTICE
This website does not offer the ability to site visitors to post personal information or personally identifiable information. It collects personal information only from site visitors who send emails to us and forwards that information to various third parties who may provide market research, customer service or web related services. Dannon Institute does not rent, sell or distribute personally identifiable information or email addresses to third parties.


As noted above, Dannon Institute does not collect any personal information about you during your visit to this website unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an email. You may choose not to send us an email. It will not prevent you from requesting services or products from Dannon Institute by other means and will not normally have an impact on your ability to take advantage of other features of the website, including browsing or downloading publicly available information.

COOKIES
For each visitor to dannon-institute.org, our web server automatically recognizes and stores information such as the visitor's IP address/domain name combination, type of web browser, computer operating system (e.g., Windows or Mac OS), and any referring web sites. When you visit dannon-institute.org, our server sends a "cookie" to your browser. Cookies are small amounts of data that our website sends to your computer while you are visiting the website. This information gets stored on your computer's hard drive and among other things, it allows our website to distinguish between visitors and analyze traffic patterns through dannon-institute.org. Most web browser software automatically accepts cookies, but you can change your browser setting to prevent that if you do not wish to store the information on your computer. How to turn off all cookies differs for each web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Netscape, etc.) so you may wish to consult your browser's "Help" menu for additional information.


COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA FROM CHILDREN
Dannon Institute will not collect or post personal information from children under the age of thirteen without following the requirements of the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act. Non-personal information may be collected via cookies. Dannon Institute encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on the sites.


CHANGING PERSONAL INFORMATION
It is not necessary for visitors to the Dannon Institute website to provide personal email information unless they want information to be sent to them. Visitors who send emails to us may request that personal information be changed. Visitors who wish to change or update personal information can do so by sending emails to us indicating the changes to be made. The email address to use to change personal email information is dannon-institute@dannon.com.


SECURITY
Our hosting agency institutes commercially reasonable security systems including firewalls to guard against access to the data.


PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES
By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by us. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose this information.


CONTACT INFORMATION
For questions regarding this website, please click here to send an email to Dannon Institute.