Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy is valid from June 15, 2015

dsm4kids is a website and blog providing information about family friendly activities and events in the Des Moines, IA area.  We provide fresh ideas for fun family activities and keep kids & families in the know with weekend events, camps & classes, and much more. Please read this policy before using, or submitting information to, this site. By using this site, you signify that you agree to this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy applies only to dsm4kids, and not to other companies’ or organizations’ web sites to which we link. If you have questions about how those websites collect and use data, you should carefully read those sites’ privacy policies.

Personal Information Collected on This Website

Except as described below, dsm4kids will not willfully disclose any individually identifiable information about its users to any third party without first receiving that user’s permission. dsm4kids may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to protect the rights or property of dsm4kids.

When dsm4kids requests personal information from you, you share that information with dsm4kids alone, unless the service is offered in conjunction with another party. For example, some dsm4kids services are offered in conjunction with other individuals or companies. In order to provide such co-branded services to you, it is necessary for us to share your personal information with the company or individual offering the co-branded service. If you do not want your data to be shared, you can choose not to allow the transfer of data by not using that particular service.

While dsm4kids strives to select third party partners who have or share the same standards in regards to privacy policies comparable to its own the user agrees that with respect to those third parties, including without limitation the web sites dsm4kids links to, dsm4kids does not make any representation or warranty regarding the same, nor will dsm4kids be responsible to the user or anyone else for any products, services or other material that may be sold, licensed, distributed or promoted by such third parties or on such websites, or for any content on such websites.

Non-Personally Identifiable Data Collected on This Website

We use Google Analytics, a service that records non-personally identifiable data such as browser type, operating system, the date and time of a visit, where visitors came from, the pages visited on this website, the time spent viewing site, where visitors went when they left the site, and return visits to the site. We aggregate this non-personally identifiable data to better understand how visitors use our site, and to help manage, maintain, and report on use of our website.

As stated above, we do not use or disclose your personal information to any third parties without your permission. Any aggregated statistical ratings information we may provide to prospective advertisers or partners, as noted above, will not contain any such personal information.

Information Collected by Social Media Sites

This site offers you the ability to interact with social plugins from social media sites, such as Facebook (, Pinterest ( and Twitter (  The social media sites may receive data when you visit their website.  In some cases, dsm4kids may know that you clicked on a social plugin such as a Facebook Like button, or receive other information from the social media sites. Similarly, if you have previously provided personally identifiable information to a third-party operating a plug-in on this website, then this third-party may recognize you on this website. Your use of social network plugins is subject to each social media site’s privacy policy, which may be different from ours, so please read these policies carefully to understand their policies and your options. As with linked sites, dsm4kids has no control over the information that is collected, stored, or used by social network plugins.


Cookies are used on this website. Cookies are small text files created by a web server, delivered through a web browser, and stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep track of online patterns and preferences, as well as to identify return visitors. Cookies make the personalization of your web experiences possible, so that you do not need to re-enter your information each time you visit a website. You have the ability to manage the use of cookies on your computer using controls in your browser.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, while we strive to protect your personal information, dsm4kids cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online products or services. You transmit all such information at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security.

If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact the site owner.

Nicole Opfer

PO Box 42371
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 657-7922