Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the privacy practices of ACEing Autism, Inc. (“ACEing,” “we,” “our”) applicable to our website at and related services where this Privacy Policy is posted (the “Site”). By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy.

How we collect information

Information you provide to us

We and our service providers may collect and store any information you provide when using the Site or that you provide in some other manner, including in-person at events where we collect your information. This may include information such as:

  • Contact information and/or registration information when you sign up for our newsletters, make a donation, attend an event (such as galas or fundraisers), apply to one of our programs, or sign up to volunteer;

  • Information you provide in posting areas (such as our blog or on social media) and surveys you have taken with us;

  • Information you provide to us while using the Site, including the files you have uploaded;

  • Payment and banking information, including credit card or payment card information and billing address;

  • Content you make available through social media accounts; and 

  • Such other information we collect with your consent or as permitted or required by law.
Information collected from other sources

ACEing may also obtain information about you from other sources, including service providers and third-party information that we collect. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, except to the extent such data combined by or on behalf of ACEing with ACEing-collected information, this Privacy Policy is not intended to limit ACEing’s activities regarding such third-party-sourced, or non-Site-sourced, information, and such data will only be treated as ACEing-collected information to the extent it is combined with ACEing-collected information. ACEing is not responsible or liable for the accuracy of the information provided by third parties or for third-party policies or practices.

Automatically collected information

We, our service providers, and other third parties may automatically collect certain information from your computer and/or device when you use the Site, including users’ online activities over time and across third-party websites and our Site.

The automated means include cookies, web beacons, and other technologies, and the information collected may include information such as:

  • URLs that refer users to our Site;
  • Search terms used to reach our Site;
  • Details about the devices that are used to access our Site (such as IP address, browser type and language, and operating system information); and 
  • Details about users’ interaction with our Site (such as the date, time, frequency, and length of visits, specific content and pages accessed and buttons clicked during the visits, and information provided by you, including email addresses).
Cookies and tracking GIFs

We may use “cookies” and other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you visit the Site. Cookies are small text files placed on visitors’ computers and/or devices to store information about their activities on the Site, such as their user preferences. In addition to cookies, tracking GIFs may be set by us or third parties to collect information about your use of the Site. Tracking GIFs are small image files embedded within the content of the Site to monitor which parts of the Site are visited and whether particular content is of interest.

Most web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies, but many provide options to allow you to stop accepting new cookies or to disable existing cookies. Please be aware that if you disable the cookies on your computer you may not be able to use certain features of the Site, and disabling cookies may invalidate opt outs that rely on cookies to function. 

Note that your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to websites and online services you visit; such signals may prevent third parties from collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. California law requires us to disclose how the Site responds to these kinds of “Do Not Track” signals. Like many websites, the Site currently is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals from visitors’ browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” you may wish to visit this site.

How we use your information

We may use information that we collect about you to:

  • Identify, establish, and maintain our relationship with you;
  • Deliver services and information that you have requested;
  • Process and communicate with you about your applications to our programs; 
  • Communicate with you about our organization, including events, programs, or services;
  • Provide you with support, including regarding your donations, applications to our programs, or use of the Site;
  • Manage and improve our organization, program offerings, and fundraising strategies;
  • Process, validate, and verify payments, including donations and application fees;
  • Meet legal, regulatory, insurance, security, and processing requirements and court, or administrative orders or as required by law;
  • Investigate complaints, or other allegations;
  • Maintain business records for reasonable periods; and
  • Perform any other functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
How and with whom we share your information

We may share your information with others as indicated below:

Program Directors and Authorized Service Providers: We may share your information with our network of program directors and others that assist us in running our programs, as well as authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include:

  • Email services;
  • Billing and payment processing;
  • Supporting our Site functionality, supporting submission and review of program applications, silent auctions or similar activities, surveys, and other features offered through our Site.

On our Site and in our Communications. With your consent, we may share your information such as your photograph and name on our Site, in our newsletters, and in reports that we send highlighting the work of our organization. 

Other Situations. We may disclose your information (i) in good faith compliance with a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency, (ii) in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; (iii) to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our organization, our users, our employees, or others; (iv) to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; (v) to enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements or policies; and (vi) in connection with a transfer of our organization’s assets (including the Site). In addition, we may share aggregated information we collect, under any of the above circumstances, with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.

How long we keep your information

We only keep your personal information as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy including for legitimate business purposes and as permitted by applicable law. We will only use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve any legal issues, enforce our agreements, and as otherwise described in this policy.

External links

The Site may include links to websites operated by third parties over which we have no control. Once you leave the Site, the ACEing Privacy Policy will not apply, and you access such sites at your own risk.

Children's Privacy

ACEing does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors under 13 years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult’s permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website.

How we protect your information

The security and confidentiality of your information is very important to us. Thus, we take certain security measures (including physical, electronic, and procedural measures) to help safeguard your information from unauthorized access and disclosure. Please know that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. 

Information for users outside the United States

The Site is meant only for individuals in the United States. If you visit the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that information we collect through the Site will be transferred to and stored on our servers in the United States. By using the Site, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer and processing of your information in the United States as described in this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that the data protection laws and regulations applicable to your information transferred to the United States may be different from the laws in your country of residence. 

Revisions to our privacy policy

Please note that ACEing may revise its Privacy Policy at any time, without notice, such changes to be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy.

Your California privacy rights

Residents of the State of California have the right to request from companies conducting business in California a list of all third parties to which the company has disclosed certain categories of personal information during the preceding year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and the categories of personal information the company shares. We do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

Contacting ACEing Autism

Send your questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy or any other aspect of our Site to

Privacy policy was last updated Spring 2021.