Club for the Future Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 9, 2019

This Privacy Policy explains how we at Club for the Future, (referred together as “CFTF”) collect, use, and disclose information about you when you access or use our website (www.clubforfuture.org) (the "Site"). If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policies, please contact us at clubforfuture@blueorigin.com or at the contact address we have listed below.

Privacy Practices for Children Under 13

This Site is intended for families and users of all ages. This may include children under 13, and we recognize the need to provide additional privacy protections for such children. Therefore, with respect to children under 13, our privacy practices are set forth below in our Children's Privacy Policy section. This Children's Privacy Policy will control over any conflicting provisions in our general Privacy Policy. If you are the parent of a child under 13 who is using the Site, please review this policy to understand how we process information about your child and how to contact us if you have questions or requests about how we process your child’s information.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you a notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information that you provide directly to us, such as when you sign up for our mailing list in order to receive our newsletter and other information, or when you otherwise contact us. This information includes your email, date of birth, country of residence, and any other information you choose to share with us when you contact us. We also collect parental emails from children who indicate that they are under the age of 13 and who sign up for our mailing list, so that we can provide the required direct notice to parents (and obtain any necessary consents).

  1. Log Information: We collect log information about your use of the Site, including your IP address.
  2. Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, and unique device identifiers.
  3. Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use different technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular, and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.

Use of Information

We may use information we collect from you to:

  1. Provide, maintain, analyze, and improve the site, including to send you technical notices, notifications, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages, and to respond to your comments, questions, and customer service requests;
  2. Send you newsletters and other information, including sending you educational content, information about our events and activities, and notifying you about upcoming launches and space-related events;
  3. Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of CFTF and others;
  4. Send parental notices and obtain any necessary parental consents; and
  5. Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.

Sharing of Information

Information we collect may be shared outside of CFTF in limited circumstances. We do not share personal information with companies, organizations, and individuals outside of CFTF unless one of the following applies or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  1. With vendors, consultants and other service providers, such as SuperAwesome (whose information is listed at the bottom of this policy) who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  2. In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements;
  3. If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of CFTF or others;
  4. In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company; and
  5. With your consent or at your direction.

Users Around the Globe

CFTF is based in the United States of America and also processes and stores information in the U.S. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your information to, or store or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take steps to ensure that information about you receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it.

If you are in the European Economic Area, we provide adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to countries outside of the EEA through a series of intercompany agreements based on the Standard Contractual Clauses authorized under EU law. You are entitled to obtain a copy of these agreements by contacting us using the contact information below.

Your Choices

If you previously signed up for our mailing list, you may opt-out of receiving emails from us by following the instructions at the bottom of those emails or by contacting us with your request at clubforfuture@blueorigin.com. In addition, if you are under the Age of 13 (or under the minimum age under applicable law) your parents can review, have us delete, refuse to permit further collection or use of your personal information, or can make requests about how we use information about you at any time by emailing us with the request at clubforfuture@blueorigin.com or by calling us or mailing us at the address listed at the bottom of this policy.

Residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland

Legal Basis for Processing

If you are in the EEA or Switzerland, when we process personal data about you we will only do so in the following situations:

  1. We have your consent to do so. For example, at your request, we will add you to our newsletter mailing list.
  2. We have a legitimate interest in processing personal data about you. For example, we may process personal data about you to provide, secure, and improve our Site.
  3. We need to process personal data about you in accordance with legal obligations we have. For example, we may need to retain some personal data about you to prove that we comply with applicable law such as the fact that we screened your age and certain emails you or your parent(s) may send us as evidence of our compliance with your requests, if applicable.

Data Subject Requests

If you are in the EEA or Switzerland, you (or your parents if you are under 16) have the right to access personal data we hold about you and to ask that your personal data be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you may contact us as indicated below.

Data Retention

We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it or for other legitimate business purposes, including to meet our legal, regulatory, or other compliance obligations.

Information About SuperAwesome

Note that our service provider, SuperAwesome, requires us to provide the following information (which has not been verified by CFTF):

The Site features educational content about spaceflight and enables children to be entertained with content from CFTF. It is provided and operated by CFTF, but some functionalities of the Site, including user registration, authentication, parent portal, and contact with parents for purposes of providing any required notices, obtaining verified parental consent (if applicable) and informing parents of their child’s online activities, are operated on CFTF’s behalf by Kids Web Services (KWS), a product of SuperAwesome Trading Limited of 22 Long Acre, London WC2E 9LY, United Kingdom (“SuperAwesome”). You may contact SuperAwesome directly at privacy@superawesome.tv or +44 (0) 203 668 6677 for any questions related to their handling of user information, especially parent information, on our behalf. SuperAwesome’s privacy policy for KWS can be found at https://parents.superawesome.tv/en/privacy.

SuperAwesome’s KWS is designed specifically to power kid-friendly registrations and digital experiences, as well as parental management tools, across the web and mobile ecosystem in full compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act or COPPA and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 1996/679). KWS is certified as COPPA-compliant by the kidSAFE Seal Program, an FTC-Approved COPPA Safe Harbor Program. The kidSAFE Seal Program is an independent safety certification service and seal-of-approval program designed exclusively for children-friendly websites and technologies, including child-targeted game sites, educational services, virtual worlds, social networks, mobile apps, connected products, and other similar interactive services and technologies. Click on the seal or go to www.kidsafeseal.com for more information. To learn more about COPPA, you may also consult this simple one-page informational guide from the kidSAFE Seal Program: www.kidsafeseal.com/knowaboutcoppa.html.

SuperAwesome is also a valid licensee, and participating member, of the Entertainment Software Rating Board’s Privacy Certified Program (“ESRB Privacy Certified”). To protect your privacy, SuperAwesome has voluntarily undertaken this privacy initiative, and its services have been reviewed and certified by ESRB Privacy Certified to meet established online information collection, use and disclosure practices. As a licensee of this privacy program, SuperAwesome’s services are subject to frequent audits and other enforcement and accountability mechanisms administered independently by ESRB Privacy Certified.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns about this Policy, please contact us at: clubforfuture@blueorigin.com.

If you are in the EEA and have a concern about our processing of personal data that we are not able to resolve, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data privacy authority where you reside. For contact details of your local Data Protection Authority, please see: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.

Children’s Privacy Policy

This Children's Privacy Policy applies to children's use of the Site. The Site is intended for families and users of all ages. Use of the Site may involve the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. As a result, additional information about the collection of personal information from children under 13 and our privacy practices regarding such information is set forth in this Children's Privacy Policy. This Children's Privacy Policy will control over any conflicting provisions in our general Privacy Policy as set forth above. All references to "children" or "child" in this Children's Privacy Policy shall mean children under 13 years of age, and all references to the term "parent" shall include legal guardians.

Who should you contact with questions or concerns about our Children's Privacy Policy or privacy issues regarding children?

The operator of this Site is Club for the Future. If you have questions, comments or concerns about privacy issues or our Children's Privacy Policy, please send us an e-mail at clubforfuture@blueorigin.com or contact us at:

21218 76th Ave S.
Kent, WA 98032
253-437-9300

What personal information do we collect from children?

The Site allows children to sign up for our mailing list in order to receive our newsletter and other information from CFTF, including educational content to foster their interest in space exploration and travel, information about CFTF and other space-related events and activities, and other information that we think may be of interest to them. Through our service provider, SuperAwesome, we collect email addresses from children who sign up for our mailing list and may also collect parental email from children, so that we may provide parents with required notices and obtain parental consent if required.

Does the Site enable children to make personal information publicly available?

The Site does not knowingly allow children or users to make any personal information publicly available.

How do we use personal information collected from children?

We may use personal information collected from children in order to fulfill their request to be added to our mailing list and send them our newsletter and other information (including educational content to foster their interest in space exploration and travel, information about CFTF and other space-related events and activities, and other information that we think may be of interest to them). We may also use personal information collected from them to provide notice to parents and to obtain parental consent as applicable.

Disclosure practices regarding personal information obtained from children

We may share personal information about children with service providers, such as SuperAwesome, who assist us in providing and maintaining the Site, including in providing any required notices to parents, obtaining parental consent (if required), and otherwise providing support for the internal operations of the Site. Such service providers are not authorized to use any personal information they receive from us for their own purposes (i.e. for purposes not related to providing and maintaining the Site on behalf of CFTF). In no event will these service providers or other third parties be authorized to use any personal information to advertise to children.

Other Important information

Parents have the right to review or have deleted any personal information collected from their child that is retained by CFTF or its service providers and to refuse to permit further collection or use of their child's personal information. You may do this by reaching out to us at clubforfuture@blueorigin.com or at the address listed above.