Privacy Notice

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for  and This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by these websites. We reserve the right to change this privacy notice at any time.

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It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the websites, how it is used, and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  • Information Collection, Use, and Sharing.

We (the Zinn Education Project, coordinated by two non-profit organizations: Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools) are the sole owners of the information collected on these sites. We only have access to or collect information that users provide us with voluntarily via email, during site registration, or other direct contact.

We will not share, sell, or rent this information to anyone.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Our e-newsletters are sent via Constant Contact and each e-newsletter offers the option to opt out from all future communication.

You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


We take precautions to protect your information. We do not collect sensitive information, such as credit card data. When you submit sensitive information via the website to make a donation, your information is protected both online and offline by Gravity Forms (see their privacy policy). You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page. Once entered into the forms we present, our website is not the recipient of your sensitive information and we do not store this information.


In order to use this website’s downloads feature, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration, a user is required to give certain information (such as a valid email address). This information is used to contact you about additional lessons and programs offered by the Zinn Education Project. At your option, you may also provide information (such as location and how you learned about the site), but it is not required.


We use “cookies” on these sites. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. We use cookies for web analytics, like those offered by Google Analytics, to help us understand things like how long a visitor stays on our website, what pages they find most useful, and how they arrived. To learn more about Google Analytics and your data, visit this Google webpage. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.


These websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Surveys, Book Offers, and Share Your Story

Occasionally we request additional information via surveys, book offers, and “Share Your Story” submission forms. Participation is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address). Contact information will be used to correspond with the person who shared a story and when there is a book offer, to send the respective title. Your name and “classroom story” may appear on our site to promote teaching people’s history, but your information will not be sold, rented, or given to any third-party for commercial or non-commercial purposes without your consent.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email (

Last updated: January 12, 2023