Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Content found on the Wonderful Indiana Destinations (Destinations) website, including the arrangement of content, is exclusive property of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and the Indiana Department of Education (IN DOE). Under no circumstances may any individual or organization charge for the use of Destinations images, text, programming, and materials without prior written permission from the National Center for Families Learning. NCFL and IN DOE reserve complete intellectual property rights to any content downloaded from the website.


The names, logos and identifying Destinations' images, text, programming, and materials are proprietary marks of NCFL and IN DOE. Any use, reproduction, or modifications to any such names, logos, or taglines associated with Destinations are strictly prohibited. Modification to any Destinations identification marks is prohibited.

Permissions Policy

Wonderopolis materials may be cited or excerpted in periodicals, books and educational materials under the following stipulations:

  • A URL of the material referenced is provided so that readers may access it online
  • Inclusion of the following branding information: "Wonderful Indiana Destinations is made possible by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and the Indiana Department of Education."

Additional requests for permission to feature and use Destinations materials can be faxed to the National Center for Families Learning at 502-584-0172.

Disclaimer and Terms of Use

The National Center for Families Learning and the Indiana Department of Education provide this website to further the mission of inspiring and engaging families in the pursuit of education and learning together. While NCFL and IN DOE make every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this website, the organizations do not endorse, approve, or certify any information on the website, nor do they guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of such information. Use of such information is voluntary. No reference to any commercial product, process, or service implies or constitutes endorsement, recommendation, or preference by NCFL or IN DOE.

The Website is provided on an "As Is" and "As Available" basis. NCFL and IN DOE not make any warranty as to the accuracy of any images, text, programs, or materials on the website.

NCFL and IN DOE assume no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of information contained on the website or from use of the information obtained at linked sites, or in any respect for the content of such information. NCFL and IN DOE are not responsible for, and expressly disclaim all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.

Privacy Policy

NCFL and IN DOE respect your privacy. Any information gathered on the site is for the express purpose of determining how families are using the site to further learning together. You may always choose whether to enter any personal information. Any information collected will not be sold, under any circumstances, to any third party.

Types of Information We Collect

Data collected through one or more collection points on our web site and/or owned social and digital properties may be aggregated and used for internal research purposes.

Destinations Registration:

The Destinations registration form includes the following required fields to enjoy all features and opportunities throughout Camp:

  • E-mail address
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Family username
  • Destinations password
  • Agreement to Official Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy

Additional optional entry form fields (fields not required to participate) include:

  • Opt-ins to communications from NCFL and IN DOE

Other Information

  • Information you provide in public forums on our sites and applications
  • Information posted where we are permitted by law to collect this information
  • Information you provide to us when you use our sites and applications, our applications on third-party sites or platforms such as social networking sites, or link your profile on a third-party site or platform with your registration account
  • Location information when you visit our sites or use our applications, including location information either provided by a mobile device interacting with one of our sites or applications, or associated with your IP address, where we are permitted by law to process this information
  • Usage, viewing and technical data, including your device identifier or IP address, when you visit our sites, use our applications on third-party sites or platforms or open emails we send

2. How We Collect the Information

  • We collect information you provide to us when you request products, services, or information from us, register with us, participate in public forums or other activities on our sites and applications, respond to customer surveys, or otherwise interact with us. Please keep in mind that when you provide information to us on a third-party site or platform (for example, via Destinations location websites), the information you provide may be separately collected by the third-party site or platform. The information we collect is covered by this privacy policy and the information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the third-party site or platform's privacy practices. Privacy choices you have made on the third-party site or platform will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our applications.
  • We collect information through technology, such as cookies, Flash cookies and Web beacons, including when you visit our sites and applications or use our applications on third-party sites or platforms.

3. Use of Your Information by National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and the Indiana Department of Education (IN DOE)

NCFL and IN DOE will be the data controllers for your information. Trusted contracted service providers may have access to your information where they perform services on behalf of the data controller (as a data processor) and, unless prohibited under applicable law, for use on their own behalf (as a data controller) for the following purposes:

  • Provide you with the products and services you request
  • Communicate with you about your account and send you information about features on our sites and applications or changes to our policies
  • Consistent with local law and choices and controls that may be available to you:
  • Send you offers and promotions for our products and services or third-party products and services
  • Personalize content and experiences on our sites and applications
  • Optimize or improve our products, services and operations
  • Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal

4. Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

We will not share your personal information outside NCFL and IN DOE except in limited circumstances, including:

  • When you allow us to share your personal information with another company, such as:
    • Directing us to share your personal information with third-party sites or platforms, such as social networking sites
    • Please note that once we share your personal information with another company, the information received by the other company becomes subject to the other company's privacy practices.
  • When companies perform services on our behalf, like package delivery and customer service; however, these companies are prohibited from using your personal information for purposes other than those requested by us or required by law

5. Your Controls and Choices

We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your information. In accordance with local law, your controls and choices may include:

  • You may correct, update and delete your registration account
  • You may change your choices for subscriptions, newsletters and alerts
  • You may request access to the personal information we hold about you and that we amend or delete it and we request third parties with whom we have shared the information do the same

You may exercise your controls and choices, or request access to your personal information, by contacting lfatum@doe.in.gov, or following instructions provided in communications sent to you. Please be aware that, if you do not allow us to collect personal information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain products and services to you, and some of our services may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences. If you have questions regarding the specific personal information about you that we process or retain, please contact lfatum@doe.in.gov.

6. Children's Privacy

We recognize the need to provide further privacy protections with respect to personal information we may collect from children on our sites and applications. Some of the features on our sites and applications are age-gated so that they are not available for use by children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children in connection with those features. When we intend to collect personal information from children, we take additional steps to protect children's privacy, including:

  • Notifying parents about our information practices with regard to children, including the types of personal information we may collect from children, the uses to which we may put that information, and whether and with whom we may share that information
  • In accordance with applicable law, obtaining consent from parents for the collection of personal information from their children, or for sending information about our products and services directly to their children
  • Limiting our collection of personal information from children to no more than is reasonably necessary to participate in an online activity
  • Giving parents access or the ability to request access to personal information we have collected from their children and the ability to request that the personal information be changed or deleted

7. Data Security, Integrity, and Retention

The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information are extremely important to us. We have implemented technical, administrative and physical security measures that are designed to protect guest information from unauthorized access, disclosure, use and modification. From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We will retain your personal information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

The Destinations website include links to other websites. NCFL and IN DOE are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. You should always read the privacy policy at a website before revealing any personal information.

8. Policy Changes

NCFL and IN DOE reserve the right to make changes to the policies of this website at any time. Any policy updates will apply to everyone using the website and will replace prior policies.