Privacy Policy

About Your Privacy

Ready.Set.READ! is an initiative of United Way Berks County. Your privacy is a priority for United Way of Berks County (referred to as “United Way”, “us” or “we”). Our privacy policy describes the information that we or our service providers collect from the Ready.Set.READ! website visitors (referred to as “you” or “your”) and the use of that data.

United Way of Berks County can be contacted at or 610-685-4550.

About the personally identifiable information we collect

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. Some parts of the website may require you to enter personally identifiable information for the purposes of receiving customized content, registering for events or inquiring about volunteer opportunities. This information may include addresses, zip codes and email addresses. United Way will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information. We do not require you to register or provide information to visit the public areas of our site.

Email Privacy

United Way of Berks County will not sell or rent your email address or other personal information to other organizations.

IP Addresses

United Way uses your IP address to collect statistical data related to tracking website traffic. Your full IP address is not stored.


The Ready.Set.READ! website uses cookies to track your usage of our website for the collection of statistical data and metrics. No personally identifiable information is collected for this purpose.

How your information may be used

United Way of Berks County will never sell your information.

United Way may use your email address to communicate about Ready.Set.READ! activities and opportunities that we feel may be interesting and useful to you.

If you choose to complete a survey, we may use your survey responses for the purposes of evaluating your feedback, data analysis and the personalization of marketing activities. Participation in surveys is voluntary.

Opt-Out Policy

If you wish to opt out of receiving marketing-related emails and information, use the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of any email or contact with your full name and email address.

External Links may contain links to external websites. United Way is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of those websites.


We have addressed the safety and security of your transaction with the greatest consideration. We use a high-grade encryption and the https security protocol, SSL, to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the information you send us.


We maintain the option to amend this policy at any time. Your use of our website after the date of the policy’s modification will be considered your consent to the updated policy.

Last modified: April 19, 2023