Privacy Policy

World T.E.A.M. Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how World T.E.A.M. uses and protects any information you provide to us when you use our websites, register for an event or donate to a participant or to the organization. We greatly appreciate the trust you place in World T.E.A.M.. As a non-profit organization, we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. This policy has been created to help you understand how our non-profit organization collects and uses your information.

Your questions and comments regarding this policy are welcome. For privacy-related issues, please contact us at:

World T.E.A.M.
256 Marginal St., Ste. 16C
Boston, MA  02128-2871
Attention: Jon Brideau, CEO and President
Email Communication:
Fax: 855-288-3377

Information We Collect

We may collect information (including your name, address, telephone number, and email address) when you:

  • Subscribe to one or more of our World T.E.A.M. electronic newsletters
  • Enter a World T.E.A.M. program as a participant
  • Donate money in support of a participant in a World T.E.A.M. program
  • Donate to World T.E.A.M.’s general fund
  • Purchase World T.E.A.M. branded products through our sister sites,, and
  • Visit and re-visit our website through the placing of cookies that help us recognize you

We maintain the data that you provide us, along with a record of your purchases, in a secure database.

Using Information We Collect

At World T.E.A.M., we request and use personal information to carry out transactions you request, such as making donations, participating in events and posting comments to our websites. We may also use such information as cookies and IP information to fully understand your needs and provide for a better online experience.

Specifically, we may use your personal information and non-personal information for the following reasons:

  • Enter your information into our internal databases for record keeping, reporting and data analysis.
  • Create custom communications with you to obtain support, provide information regarding our events, and to request contributions.
  • Send you our electronic World T.E.A.M. newsletters.
  • Share information with third parties who assist us in managing our website and databases.
  • Share information with partners who assist us with managing our events and programs. These vendors and providers help with functions such as fulfilling orders, managing data, processing donations, and marketing.
  • Share information with third parties as required by law, or as a part of a legal process.

At our World T.E.A.M. Gear site, we want to provide you with the best possible shopping experience and fulfill your product orders exactly as you’ve requested. To do this, we collect information that allows us to:

  • Process and track your order
  • Provide the services you request
  • Contact you about the status of an order
  • Identify your product and service preferences
  • Provide information concerning product recalls or products you have purchased
  • Improve our merchandise selection and customer service

World T.E.A.M. does not share:

  • Program participant and donor email addresses
  • Program participant and donor telephone numbers
  • Program participant information regarding personal disabilities without prior approval

Information We Share with Others and Your Privacy Rights

World T.E.A.M. contracts with other companies to provide certain services, including event participant registration, donation processing, credit card processing, order fulfillment, and shipping. We provide these companies with only the information needed to perform services, and we work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected. No financial information is stored by World T.E.A.M.. These companies are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than World T.E.A.M.. On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for any marketing or commercial purposes.

Links to Other Websites

World T.E.A.M. websites contain links providing opportunities to visit other websites. When you use these links to visit these other sites, be aware that our organization does not have any control or authority in the management or privacy policies of these sites. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy policies for these sites and determining your own privacy protection.


Like most websites, World T.E.A.M. uses cookies to track and analyze web traffic to pages. Cookies are small data files that request permission to be placed on your personal computer. When you agree, this small file is stored on your computer. The creation of a cookie on a personal computer does not provide World T.E.A.M. with access to the computer or to personal information on the computer. Cookies may be removed by the user, and some web browsers will automatically decline cookies.

Your Privacy Choices

We offer choices about the types of information you receive from us. If you prefer not to receive email communications from World T.E.A.M. or if you prefer to receive them less frequently, please contact us at the address shown below or unsubscribe using the link provided in each electronic edition of our newsletters.

World T.E.A.M.
256 Marginal St., Ste. 16C
Boston, MA  02128-2871
or by email communication:

Please provide us with your exact email address, so that we can correctly identify you. Because mailings are planned in advance, it may take several weeks for your request to become effective. If you continue to receive unwanted communications due to human error, please contact us again and we will make every effort to correct the situation to your satisfaction.


It is our intent to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you. We limit the information we provide to outside companies with whom we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities. When you make a purchase, sign up for a program, donate to a participating athlete, request more information, or create an account on our World T.E.A.M., World T.E.A.M. Event, and World T.E.A.M. Gear websites, your transactional information is transmitted in a safe, encrypted format.

World T.E.A.M. may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. Please visit this page on occasion to ensure you are satisfied with the current policy. This policy is effective from March 7, 2012.