Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy
UTEC is committed to protecting your privacy. This notice of privacy is intended to help you understand our online information security practices. The policy covers UTEC's treatment of personally identifiable information that we may collect when you are on the site.

Information Collection and Use
We collect the following from individuals who sign up for our eNewsletter/e-mail list:

  • First and last names
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Address and zip code

We use this information to make you a member of our electronic mailing list. This information is not shared with anyone outside of UTEC, and is kept in a secure database used only for e-mail transmissions. You can opt out of UTEC e-mails and newsletters at any time.  Sign-up is conduceted on a voluntary basis on our website.

We collect the following from individual volunteers:

  • First and last names
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Address and zip code
  • The type of opportunity you are interested in

We use this information we collect about you to help facilitate the volunteer assignment process. UTEC needs this information to evaluate your application. If you indicate on our site that your are interested in a particular volunteer opportunity and provide us with your contact information, you will be contacted by our AmeriCorps Coordinator, who manages all volunteer opportunities at UTEC. S/he will use this information to contact you and find a voulnteer opportunity that is right for you.

We collect the following from online donors:

  • First and last names
  • Credi/debit card number
  • Billing address and zip code
  • Phone number
  • Donation amount

This information is collected solely for the purpose of processing donations. Credit card information is not held by UTEC after card processing. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, an industry standard secure technology. This encryption is designed to prevent the theft or interception of the information you provide. SSL encryption is indicated on your Web browser by the display of a lock or key on the browser status bar.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
UTEC will not distribute, sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Linking to Third Party Sites
When you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third-party web sites, you will be subject to the third party's privacy policies. While we support the protection of privacy on the internet, UTEC cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties or the content on their web sites. We encourage you to read the posted privacy policy whenever interacting with any web site.

Your Consent
By using our web site, you consent to UTEC’s collection and use of the information as outlined. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. We encourage you to check this page periodically for updates to the policy.

Your Ability To Edit and Delete Your Information
You may request the information that you submit to be edited or deleted by sending an email to or by contacting us as indicated below.

How To Contact Us
We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the web site. Please send any inquiries to or via mail to:

United Teen Equality Center
34 Hurd St.
Lowell, MA 01852