Your Privacy

Checkpoints Privacy Policy

This website ( was created as part of a research study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control as a way to give parents free, online access to the Checkpoints Program. It is now maintained within the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center.

We believe that your personal information belongs to you. We have included some questions on the Registration page asking for information about you and how you learned about this website. This information will help us evaluate how to make this website available to a wide audience of parents.

Important data will be collected when you visit the website, including standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit. This information will help us improve the quality of the resources provided to parents on the website and make access to the website easier. The information will not be rented or sold to third parties. It will not be used in any way to attempt to sell you goods or services of any kind. It will be kept completely confidential.

If you choose to receive email reminders from us to add new Checkpoints to your Parent-Teen Driving Agreement, but later wish to stop receiving such communications, you may do so at any time by simply sending us a message asking that we delete your email address from the email list.

Username and Password

When you register on the website to receive access to the Interactive Parent-Teen Driving Agreement you will be asked to choose a password to help protect your account. We recommend that you use a username and password that will be easy for you to remember but that does not reveal any personal information about yourself; avoid using your name or other words in your username or password that reveal your identity. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account.

Email Addresses

When you register on the website you will be asked to provide an email address so you can receive an automated email reminder on the date you establish to review your Parent-Teen Driving Agreement. We recommend that you use an email address that does not include your full name or other information that can reveal your identity. Several free email services ( are available where you can open a new email account and create an anonymous email address for that account.

Links to Other Sites

The Resources page of this website contains links to the websites of other agencies and organizations that provide information about teen driving. Please be aware that this website is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. If you submit any personal information to another website after clicking on a link from, you are not submitting that information to and has no control over the collection and/or disclosure of that submitted information. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to familiarize themselves with the privacy statements of every website that collects personal information.

Children’s Privacy

We do not seek or knowingly collect any personal information about children under 18 years of age. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Governing Law; Visitors Residing Outside of the United States

This Privacy Policy and the privacy practices of will be subject exclusively to the laws of the State of Michigan within the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law principles. We make no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other country. Visitors who use the website and reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you reside outside of the United States, by using our website, you consent to the transfer and use of your information outside your country. Without limiting the foregoing, by providing any personal information to, all website visitors, including, without limitation, website visitors in the member states of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to this Privacy Policy and to the collection, storage, and processing of such information in the United States of America.

Updates to this Policy

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will post a notice on the website for a reasonable period of time after such changes are made that this Privacy Policy has been updated and we will revise the “Last modified” date at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to check this page periodically for any updates. Your continued use of the website following the posting of updates to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those updates.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us!

Last modified June 1, 2019