Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of and was last updated August 6, 2022.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their “Personally identifiable information” (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, store, use, disclose, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. Please note that if you disagree with anything in this privacy policy you must not use our site.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit the Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead program website?

As a parent/guardian or emancipated minor who is registering on our site, you may be asked to enter the following information about you and/or your child:  name, email address, mailing address, phone number, schooling, family income, demographic information or other details to help our social services staff to determine if your child or you qualify for our services.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register on the Looking Ahead program website, respond to a survey, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

       To determine if you or your child qualify for our services.

        To gather and aggregate non-PII data on our Looking Ahead families for purposes of reporting and funding.

       To improve our website in order to better serve our Looking Ahead families.

        To personalize your experience with the Looking Ahead website and to allow us to deliver Looking Ahead program offerings in which you are most interested.

       To allow us to better respond to our Looking Ahead families.

       To quickly process registration for Looking Ahead events and activities.

       To send periodic emails regarding Looking Ahead programs and services.

How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. 

The Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead website does not accept, transmit or store any credit card holder data.

All credit card transactions are processed through gateway providers (such as or and Blackbaud Merchant Services) and are not stored or processed on the Looking Ahead website server.

Do we use 'cookies'?

You should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead website through the use of first party "cookies." "Cookies" are a string of information that a website stores on your computer and is provided by your browser to our site each time you access our website. The Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead website uses "cookie" technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors. This information is utilized to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled that would otherwise make your site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third party links

We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website. For your convenience and information, we offer links to articles and resources that might be relevant to your child and family. These websites have their own privacy policies which you should review before using them. We have no responsibility for these linked websites.

How do I change my or my child’s registration information?

       By logging in to your Looking Ahead program account. (This applies only to anyone who is currently a member of the Looking Ahead program. For information on membership and to register, visit

       By emailing us at

       By calling us at 323.933.9244 ext. 425.

Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?

No, we do not allow third party behavioral tracking.

COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998)

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

When it comes to the collection of personal information concerning children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We will never knowingly request PII from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.

Fair Information Practices

If we become aware that the security of the Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead website or its applications has been compromised or your PII has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including but not limited to security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonable appropriate measures, including but not limited to, investigation and reporting, and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities.

If we become aware that your PII has been disclosed in a manner not permitted by this Privacy Policy, and to the extent we are aware, we will take reasonable efforts to notify you, as soon as reasonably possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been disclosed.

What do we do with your email address?

Once you have registered and are a member of the Looking Ahead program, we collect your email address in order to send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions from our Looking Ahead families.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails about the Looking Ahead program, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.

Contacting Us

 If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at:

The Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead

5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Ste. 400

Los Angeles, California 90036

United States