is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following statement to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make use of our website.

Information Gathering, Voluntary Submission

We do not collect personally identifying information about any Core Knowledge website user except when such information is knowingly provided by such an individual. For example, we will ask you for certain information when you order publications, download publications, or register for training. uses secure server software and a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to protect your credit card information and your associated personal information. You always have the option not to provide the information we request. If you choose not to provide such information, you can still visit most of our website, but you may be unable to access certain options or take advantage of some features or services. Credit card information is passed directly to the processor, using encryption technology. Your credit card data is not stored on the server. We do not save your credit card information.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a data file that certain websites write to your computer’s hard drive when you visit these sites. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code, that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. Our website uses cookies on certain pages of our site to save your login information to avoid the requirement for duplicate entries on repeat visits. Most website browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie or set it to refuse all cookies. However, if you choose to disable the receipt of cookies from our website, you may not be able to use certain features of the site.

Use of Information

The Core Knowledge Foundation uses the information collected to provide products and services to you and to inform you of other Core Knowledge Foundation products and services that may be of interest to you. We use Google Analytics to anonymously track the number of unique visitors using our Site and user activity. We also collect anonymous geographical information in an effort to measure our impact as a nonprofit organization. For more information on how Google Analytics operates, please contact Google Analytics directly. We may also send you promotional emails and other informational materials that may be of interest to you. We will provide you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such information in each such communication.

Sharing Information

The features and services of the website are available free of charge. We carry no advertising. When you are asked for personal information to register an account for our store, you are sharing that information only with us. You are not sharing your personal information with any third-party advertiser. Please note that we may share information collected as required by law or at the request of either law enforcement or the courts. You can always choose not to allow the transfer of your information by not using the particular service which requests information.

Accessing and Updating Personal Information

You may request access and the opportunity to modify or delete certain portions of any personal information that you have provided to the Core Knowledge Foundation, to the extent required by applicable law, by contacting us as described in the “How to Contact Us” Section at the end of this Privacy Policy. Please note that we may require additional information to authenticate your identity.

Links to Other Web Sites may provide links to independently owned and operated sites whose content we have determined to be of possible interest to our visitors. Please note that we do not monitor the content on such sites on an ongoing basis and such content may be constantly changing. We do not control these links or sites nor are we responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, security, or continued availability or existence of the information provided on these sites. Other organizations linked from may collect information about you when you visit their websites. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these companies directly if you have any questions about how they use the information they collect.


The Core Knowledge Foundation reserves the right to modify and/or amend this privacy statement at any time, without notice.

How to Contact Us

The website is owned and operated by The Core Knowledge Foundation, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902. If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, use our contact form.

Core Knowledge Foundation
801 E. High St.
Charlottesville, VA 22902