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Families of September 11 is now operating as the For Action Initiative. The web pages on this site are available for informational purposes only. Please visit us at www.foractioninitiative.org.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policies

We appreciate that you have visited our web Site. We have several privacy policies that, together with our Site Access Terms (see the "Access Terms" tab), explain how the Site operates and the conditions placed on users and on us. We that hope you will understand that our terms and policies are meant to ensure that the Site can operate efficiently in order to provide information to those who we serve.

Registration Information

We respect the privacy of those who register with our organization. Personal information, such as names and addresses, is NOT provided to any other organization for business solicitation or other purposes. We use the information solely for assisting us in carrying out our mission .

Donation Information

Online donations to Families of September 11 are handled through Network for Good. Please refer to their privacy policy when making an online donation to our organization. Donor information is not shared at anytime.

Our Communications

Individuals who register with us or provide donations will receive communications from us regarding our activities and other matters of concern. Anyone can "opt out" of receiving further information.

Site Use

Unless you submit such information to us, we do not collect e-mail or mailing addresses or other types of information that are personal in nature. However, when you visit our Site, our web server records certain non-personally identifiable information about your access to, use of, and exit from the Site. Examples of such information are: identification of the type of internet browser used, the name of the internet service provider, the user's "click path," the advertisement or link used to gain access to the Site, the number and frequency of visitors to our site and the exit link or path from the Site. This type of non-personal information helps us to evaluate the features of our Site and the best ways to provide our services.

When you visit the Site, we may use the widely-used technology called "cookies." Cookies are bits of data sent to your browser so that we can enhance or tailor your use of the Site. Most internet browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer's hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning that a cookie is stored. Please note, however, that if you block cookies, some portions of the Site may not function properly. Your computer user's manual or help screen may contain more information on how to eliminate or control the use or storage of cookies.

Children's Online Privacy

Neither this site nor its companion site, Children of September 11 ™ are sites directed to children (defined as under thirteen years of age). However, we do maintain policies with respect to the collection and disclosure of information from children. Regarding children under 13 yeas of age, while FOS11 does NOT collect any personal information, it may collect certain non-personal information from children under age 13 by using small text files known as "cookies." We use cookies for several purposes, such as to recognize visitors to our site, to determine the number of unique visitors to our site, and to ascertain which site pages they visit. We may associate information we collect via cookies with the personal information we collect from or about children who visit this web site. You are free to decline cookies, but in doing so you and your child may not be able to use certain features on our web site. The "help" segment on the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to configure your browser to not accept new cookies, how to have the browser inform you when you receive a new cookie, and how to erase cookies from your hard drive.


By providing personal information to our Site, all users, including but not limited to users in the European Union, fully understand and consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America.

Disclosure of Information

We will only transfer or otherwise disclose personal information if required to do so by law or by judicial process. Any service provider supporting our internal operations in connection with the web site are required not to disclose this information to any other third party for any purpose.

Security of Information

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your personally identifiable information. We allow access to personal information only to internal sources engaging in activity required to maintain the FOS11 web site. We use secure technology to protect any personal or financial information that may be provided to us by parents.

Third Party Web Sites

To the extent that any of the third-party sites accessible through this site have different privacy practices from those stated herein, those third-party privacy practices govern the collection and use of information you provide when visiting those sites. FOS11 is not responsible for the policies, content, and practices of other organizations or companies.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

On occasion, it may be necessary for us to change the terms of this Children’s Online Privacy Policy. To ensure that you are aware of current privacy practices, we recommend that you check this site periodically. We will not materially change how we handle previously collected information without providing notice and choice as to how we use that information.

With respect to the California privacy law, following is language that provides strict compliance:YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a resident of California, you are entitled to request the following information which we will provide to you free of charge:

A list of the types of personal information which we disclose to third-parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year;

The names and addresses of all third parties that receive personal information in these categories from us in the preceding calendar year and examples of the products or services marketed by these businesses.

  1. name and address;
  2. electronic mail address;
  3. age or date of birth;
  4. names of children;
  5. electronic mail address of children;
  6. number of children;
  7. the age or gender of children;
  8. height;
  9. weight;
  10. race;
  11. religion;
  12. occupation;
  13. telephone number;
  14. education;
  15. political party affiliation;
  16. medical condition;
  17. drugs, therapies, or medical products or equipment used;
  18. kind of product purchased, leased or rented by customer;
  19. real property purchased, leased or rented;
  20. the kind of service provided;
  21. social security number;
  22. bank account number;
  23. credit card or debit card number;
  24. payment history;
  25. information pertaining to assets, liabilities or credit worthiness.
Please direct your request for these types of information to:

Privacy Request
Families of September 11
1560 Broadway, Suite 305
New York, NY 10036

Access and Change

Upon request, we will provide you with the contact information we maintain about you so that you may request corrections. Please contact us by mail to protect your further privacy in connection with such a request at: 1560 Broadway, Suite 305, New York, NY 10036.


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