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Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project
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Welcome to the NASA Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project. While we develop and encourage interactivity in learning, we strive to ensure the online safety and privacy of our users. Endeavor is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). Notice of our information practices are explained below as required by the Federal Trade Commission’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Regulations, located at 16 CFR Part 312.

(i) Contact Information (16 CFR Part 312.4) “Operators”

Karen Woodruff is the Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project Director.
Tara Alvarez is responsible for Web Development. webinfo@us-satellite.net

(ii) Information Collected (16 CFR Part 312.4)

A. General Collection Information

As with all websites, the project collects some information indirectly from all users visiting our website. What is collected and how it is used is explained below.

  • System Logging. Our web server and e-mail systems keep log files about network transactions. We do analyze our web log files to calculate statistics on which pages are visited and how long visitors stay on our site. We do not track individuals with this information. We are required to retain this information for the security of our website and online service. E-mail addresses of messages sent from our system are logged as well. These logs are not viewed unless necessary for security reasons and are deleted after 30 days (16 CFR Part 312.5(c)(5)(i)).
  • Internet Addresses. The project gathers Internet Protocol Address (IP Addresses) and pages viewed as part of the logging system within our web server. When calculating statistics on visits and pages viewed IP addresses are used in broad calculations. IP address are never used to identify someone personally unless a security breach requires such an investigation (16 CFR Part 312.5(c)(5)(i)).
  • Use of Cookies. The project may use session cookies for visitors to our site. A session cookie is a temporary file stored in a web browser that is deleted when it either expires or the browser is closed. No privacy or personal information is stored in a cookie from this website. We may store a temporary number which helps us understand traffic patterns or helps us control access to restricted pages. Some features of the NASA Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project may not function properly without session cookies being enabled. The Office of Management and Budget currently does not permit government websites to store any permanent cookies on your system without explicit permission to do so.

(iii) Third Party Disclosure (16 CFR Part 312.4)

Endeavor does not disclose information to third parties. We may however, from time to time, use your information to inform you about upcoming STEM education opportunities.

(iv) Participation(16 CFR Part 312.4)

The NASA Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project does not prohibit the participation in any activity based on requiring more personal information than is necessary.

Links to External Sites

Endeavor tries to provide safe, fun, and private environments for participants. We may link to other sites for the convenience of participants. We are not responsible for the content or collection practices of these sites and recommend you read their privacy policies before providing them information.
This material is based upon work supported by NASA under grant or cooperative agreement award number NNX08BA63A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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