The DD Ombuds is committed to honoring the privacy of visitors to our website.  Our goal is to protect online information with the same diligence that we protect information obtained through other means.

We will not sell or give away your personally identifiable information without your express permission.

We do use technology (specifically cookies) to collect information about how our site is used.

You may opt out of this data collection by turning off cookies and not filling out optional forms or requests for information.

Information collected

The DD Ombuds collects information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our email lists, respond to a survey, browse the site, or fill out a form.



Information uses

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:  1) to improve our website; 2) to improve customer service; 3) to administer a contest, promotion, survey, poll, or other site feature.

How we get information from you

We collect information you voluntarily submit to us through forms, email, polls, surveys and/or other features.

We also use cookies. A cookie can be used for authentication, storing site preferences, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies primarily to compile data about site traffic and site interaction through analytics. To learn more about opting out of using cookies, visit the About Cookies Website.


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The DD Ombuds is committed to honoring the privacy of its website visitors.

Outside parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, or safety.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties.


Third party links

On occasion, we include or offer third party products or services. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

We seek to protect the reputation and integrity of this site.  Third party links may include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

The DD Ombuds has taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.  We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.



Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

The DD Ombuds is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.


By using this site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, please email

DD Ombuds Information Email
315 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 850
Seattle WA 98104