Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the website (“Site”) of the Trying Together. We welcome your interest in our mission to support high-quality care and education for young children by providing advocacy, community resources, and professional growth opportunities for the needs and rights of children, their families, and the individuals who interact with them. Trying Together works regionally (in Southwestern Pennsylvania) and takes its expertise and models to statewide and national audiences.

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Statement describes the types of information Trying Together collects from and about you when you visit our Site. The Site is collectively the “Services.” This Privacy Statement also explains how Trying Together may use and disclose such information, as well as your ability to control certain uses of it.

Information Collection

Information You Provide to Us

Trying Together collects information from you when you choose to provide it to us. This may include when you request information from us, register for a conference or other event, contract our professional services, create an account with us, sign up for newsletters or our email lists, use our Services, submit a rating or review, participate in a survey or promotion, or otherwise contact us.

The information we collect may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, mobile telephone number, geolocation information, photos or videos, username and, if you are a Trying Together donor, credit/debit card number or other financial information.

Information We Automatically Collect

We may use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, or other technologies to automatically collect certain information when you use our Services or interact with our emails. For example, we may automatically collect certain non-personal information from you such as your mobile device identifier or MAC address, browser type, operating system, device model, software version, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, mobile or ISP carrier information, and the domain name from which you accessed the Services. We also may collect information about your use of the Services including the date and time you access the Services, the areas or pages of the Services that you visit, the amount of time you spend using the Services, the number of times you return, whether you open forward or click-through emails and ads, and other usage data.

First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

Although we use first-party cookies, other websites may use third-party cookies on our site. Generally, these third-parties collect information to monitor page usage and connections to better customize ads. While we use first-party cookies, some information may be read by third-party websites as cookies are not private. Users may disable first-party and/or third-party cookies at any time. See Tracking Options below to learn how.

Tracking Options

You may adjust your browser or operating system settings to limit this tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Services or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Check the “Help” menu of your browser or operating system to learn how to adjust your tracking settings or cookie preferences. On your mobile device, you can adjust your privacy. Note that our systems may not recognize Do Not Track headers or requests from some or all browsers.

Information Collected From Other Sources

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including social networks that you use to connect with Trying Together. This information may include name, username, demographic information, updated address or contact information, interests, and publicly-observed data, such as from social media and online activity.

Combination of Information

We may combine the information we receive from and about you, including information you provide to us and information we automatically collect through our Sites, as well as information collected offline or from third party sources to help us tailor our communications to you and to improve our Services.

Information Use

Trying Together may use the information we collect from and about you to:

  • Respond to your inquiries, provide professional services, fulfill orders, process payments and prevent transactional fraud, and contact and communicate with you;
  • Develop new programs, products or services;
  • Engage in policy initiatives to communicate with you and others to further Trying Together’s public policy and education goals;
  • Provide you with customized content and targeted offers on the Services, via email, or on other sites;
  • Contact you with information, newsletters and promotional materials from Trying Together or on behalf of our partners and affiliates;
  • Research, address problems, and improve the usage and operations of the Services;
  • Protect the security or integrity of the Services and our business; and
  • As described to you at the point of data collection.

Information Sharing

Trying Together may share the information we collect from and about you: (1) with our statewide affiliate; (2) to our Service Providers, if the disclosure will enable them to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us; (3) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the Trying Together Terms of Use or of our rights or the rights of any third party; (4) to respond to judicial process or provide information to law enforcement or regulatory agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (5) as described to you at the point of collection.

Please contact your state or national affiliate to manage your communications from such affiliates.

Trying Together also may share aggregate or anonymous non-personal information with third parties for their marketing or analytics uses.

Trying Together may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business. If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information provided through the Services in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.

Service Providers

Trying Together may contract with third parties to perform functions related to the Services (“Service Providers”). Service Providers will have access to your personal information needed to perform their business functions, but may not use or share that personal information for other purposes.

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Links To Other Websites


The Services may have links to third-party sites or applications, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the practices of such sites or applications.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. We do not direct the Services to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of thirteen.

Data Security

We have taken certain physical, administrative, and technical steps to safeguard the information we collect from and about our customers and Services visitors and users. While we make every effort to help ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee our security measures.

Data Storage

Your personal information is stored on servers in the United States. You understand and agree that Trying Together may collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process the information you provide as described in this Privacy Statement even if you are from an area outside the United States. Your personal information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities or to respond to judicial process in the United States.

Access To Your Personal Information

If you have an account on our Services, you may sign in to your account and update your personal information contained in the account.

If You Have Questions

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or the practices described herein, you may contact us at:

Trying Together
5604 Solway Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15217
Attn: Communications

Revisions To This Statement

Trying Together reserves the right to revise this Privacy Statement at any time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on the Site. If we change the Privacy Statement in a material way, we will provide appropriate notice to you.

Use and Disclaimer Regarding Forum

A wide variety of information, advice, recommendations, messages, comments, posts, text, and other materials “Content”) is available through the Family Care and Education Forum on Trying Together’s website. The Content is generally provided by other forum users (“Users”). Trying Together cannot guarantee, and is not responsible for, the accuracy, reasonableness, completeness, truthfulness, or usefulness of any Content on the Family Care and Education Forum. All Content reflects the views of the Users who provide it. Trying Together does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Forum.

Trying Together has no obligation to pre-screen, edit, or remove any of the Content posted on the website, but it may, in its sole discretion, and for any reason, edit, refuse to accept, remove, or move any such Content.

All Content is provided with the understanding that neither Trying Together nor its Users are engaged in rendering medical, counseling, legal, or other professional services. Content is intended solely for the purpose of general education and information. It should not be used for medical diagnosis or treatment for any individual problem. Content is not a substitute for advice from qualified healthcare or legal service providers based on individual facts.

User Content

Users are responsible for all Content that they post or submit to Trying Together. By doing so, Subscribers represent that such Content is not confidential and that they have the necessary permission or consent from any other person to post it.

Trying Together does not claim to own any Content posted by Users, who continue to retain ownership of such Content. However, by posting Content, Users grant Trying Together a license to such Content to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and publicly display via Trying Together’s website, and/or to incorporate into other works in any form, media, or technology.