July 2018

Thank you for choosing to learn more about The Allstate Foundation. We value you, respect your privacy and work hard to protect your personal information.

This statement is provided on behalf of The Allstate Foundation. We would like to explain how we collect, use and share the information we obtain about you from visiting this website. It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal information.

Our Privacy Assurance

  • We do not sell your personal information to anyone.
  • We do not share your information with affiliate or non-affiliate companies that would use it to contact you about their own products and services.
  • We require our employees to protect your personal information and keep it confidential.

What personal information do we have and where do we get it?

We gather personal information from you and from outside sources in order to send you newsletters and other correspondence. Some examples of the information we collect from you may include your name and email address. In addition, The Allstate Foundation gathers information through internet activity, which may include, for example, your operating system, links you used to visit allstatefoundation.org, web pages you viewed while visiting our site or applications, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and cookies. We use cookies, analytics and other technologies to help:

  • Evaluate our marketing campaigns
  • Analyze how visitors use our website and applications
  • Know how many visitors have seen or clicked on our site

Also, our business partners assist us with monitoring information including, but not limited to, IP addresses, domain names and browser data, which can help us to better understand how visitors use allstatefoundation.org.

Mobile analytics

We use Mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our Mobile Software on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the website, the events that occur within the website, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the website was accessed.

Location services

  • If you choose, your location is obtained from the mobile device or the network using your device’s GPS functionality, or directly from you. We use your location information to identify the type of mobile devise or where web traffic comes from

Your location information is stored on Allstate’s servers and retained by Allstate until you xxxxxx. When we execute such searches on your behalf we do not transfer your identity or personally identifiable information to third parties, other than with service providers necessary to help perform this function. This information is not used to create a profile about you or your activities.

To prevent Allstate from using your current location, you can disable the GPS functionality on your mobile device or choose not to submit current location when prompted.

How we use and share your personal information

In the course of normal business activities, we use and share your personal information. We may provide your information to persons or organizations within and outside of Allstate. This would be done as required or permitted by law. For example, we may do this to:

  • Prevent fraud
  • Comply with requests from regulatory and law enforcement authorities. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose information obtained through your usage of this website as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

The persons or organizations with whom we may share the information obtained through your usage of this website may include, among others:

  • Business partners that assist us with tracking how visitors use allstate.com
  • Those who request information pursuant to a subpoena or court order

We will share this information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

Social media

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the “Share this” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

The internet and your information security

Our web site, allstatefoundation.org, provides information about us, our programs, resources we offer and the nonprofit organizations we work with. This Privacy Statement applies to all users of allstatefoundation.org 
As true of most sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

Use of cookies and other similar tracking technologies

We or our third-party marketing partners (such as Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics) use cookies, analytics, remarketing and other technology to help us provide users with a more customized web experience. Additionally, our business partners use tracking services, analytics and other technologies to monitor visits to allstatefoundation.org The website may also use web beacons (also called “clear GIFs” or “pixel tags”) in conjunction with cookies. If you prefer, you can choose to not accept cookies by changing the settings on your web browser. Many commercial Internet sites use cookies; a cookie enables the site to label you as a particular user, but it does not identify you by name or address unless you have provided us with such information (over the Internet or otherwise) or set up preferences in your browser to do so automatically.

Cookies allow us to provide you with a more customized experience and are used to track and measure Web site usage. This information may be used to manage and customize our Web site’s content, layout, and services in order to improve our site and provide tailored messages.

You may opt out of accepting cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, rejecting cookies may prevent you from using certain functions..

Although we believe that each of the sites from which we collect data should post a privacy statement that fully describes the advertising and data collection activities on its site, we cannot guarantee that all of those sites post such a statement.

We participate in the Adobe Marketing Cloud Device Co-op to better understand how you use our website and apps across the various devices you use, and to deliver tailored promotions. Learn more at https://cross-device-privacy.adobe.com about how Adobe does this.

Who should use our website?

Our website is for the general public and is not intended for children; we do not market any products or services to children under the age of thirteen or knowingly collect any information from children under the age of thirteen. If you become aware that information is or has been submitted by or collected from a child under the age of thirteen, please contact us directly at:

Allstate Insurance Company
Customer Privacy Inquiries
P.O. Box 660598
Dallas, TX 75266-0598
or email us at customerprivacy@allstate.com

Once such a request has been received, we will delete this information within a reasonable timeframe.

What security procedures do we use to guard against the loss, misuse, alteration or theft of information while that information is being submitted to The Allstate Foundation over the internet?

To help ensure the security of the information that you submit to this site, (other than via an e-mail message), we use security software to encrypt personal or financial information before and during its transmission through the Internet. We only allow information to be submitted for transmission if your browser is compatible with our security software. If your browser is not compatible, you will receive a message indicating your transaction can be completed but at a lower level of security. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

E-mail messages are not secure. Our security software does not encrypt e-mail messages. E-mail messages traveling through the Internet are subject to viewing, alteration, and copying by potentially anyone on the Internet.

You should exercise discretion with respect to the submission of any personal information via e-mail. If you are concerned about the security of your communication, we encourage you to send your correspondence through the postal service or use the telephone to speak directly to us. We are not responsible for the security or confidentiality of communications you send to us through the Internet using e-mail messages.

Whose privacy statement applies to links and external sites?

The Allstate Foundation provides links to other sites as a convenience to persons who visit The Allstate Foundation Web site. Please be aware that The Allstate Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy policies of every Web site that you visit, as the privacy policies of those sites may differ from ours. Our Privacy Statement applies solely to this Web site.

Changes to the online privacy policy

Please be aware that we may periodically update or revise this Privacy Statement. Please take a look at the revised date at the top of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Each of our customers receives a copy of our privacy policy annually.

We hope you have found this Important Notice helpful. If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described in this Privacy Statement, we ask that you discontinue use of our site.

Thank you for your interest in The Allstate Foundation. We understand your concerns about privacy and confidentiality and hope this notice has been helpful to you.

We reserve the right to change our Privacy practices, procedures, and terms.

The Allstate Foundation

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