Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website (the “Site”) owned and operated by Ohio Excels (“we”, “us”, or “our”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to maintaining and using any information we collect through your use of the website responsibly. This Privacy Policy addresses our use and disclosure of the information we collect from you, which includes personal identifiable information (“PII”, also referred to as “Personal Data”) and also non-personal information.

What We Collect

When you use of our Site, you may have the opportunity to submit PII (e.g., providing profile information or providing an e-mail address).  We collect information from you at several different points on our Site. We strive to limit the information collected about you to what is needed for conducting our business and offering products and services that might be of interest to you.

We may collect the following PII:

  • Name;
  • Contact information, including email address and IP address;
  • Demographic information such as zip code, preferences, and interests; and 
  • Other information relevant to our offers

How We Use Your Information

Ohio Excels will not sell, share, or rent the information collected on this Site to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Improve the content of our Site;
  • Notify you about updates to our Site;
  • Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • Contact you for marketing purposes;
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Web Statistics

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

How We Use Cookies

Ohio Excels does not make automated decisions for our customer data. We may use various kinds of software devices to collect information about the internet use related to our Site. Small files called “cookies” may be attached to your web browser. These files identify your browser and may save information such as passwords so that our Site can recognize you when you return.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Site by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site.

How We Share Information With Third Parties

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may disclose information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy

  • to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, such as our third party payment card processor;
  • to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Ohio Excels assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which information held by us about our website visitors is among the assets transferred; and
  • to law enforcement as required to comply with applicable laws.

New Uses of Information

From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our Site to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should visit our Site periodically and review our policies.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email or write to us at the contact information provided below.

Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data 

You have the right to be provided with information as to the nature of the Personal Data stored or processed by Ohio Excels about you and may request deletion or amendments. You may contact to review and request updates or revisions to your Personal Data.

Should we deny you such access, you have the right to request the reasons for denial. You may contact any competent regulatory body or authority to resolve the issue. We will handle in a transparent and timely manner any type of complaint resolution or inquiry about Personal Data.

If you can demonstrate that the purpose for which your Personal Data is being processed in no longer legal or appropriate, we will delete such data, unless applicable laws require otherwise.


This Site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Ohio Excels does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.


This website has security measures in place designed to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control, such as firewalls.


Ohio Excels encourages parents and guardians to be familiar with the sites visited by their children. This Site is not directed to individuals under the age of 16, and we request that individuals under 16 not provide PII to Ohio Excels.  If we learn that we have collected PII from a child under the age of 16, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our Site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  Consistent with applicable laws, this notice may be provided by email or by posting notice of the changes on this Site.

Questions or Comments

If, at any time, you believe that your PII has been processed outside the scope of this Privacy Policy, you should report your concern to the contact listed below. In addition, we are happy to answer any questions related to its processing of your PII.

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy or privacy practices, please contact us at:

41 South High Street, Suite 2240

Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 897-0431