Privacy & COPPA Compliance

This website is operated by Eric S. Townsend, founder and member of Tabula Raisa LLC, doing business as Tabula Raisa in the state of Virginia. The business’ website telephone number is (202) 417-READ. Its general email address is Its physical address is 4218 Ardmore Place, Fairfax VA 22030.

The website is intended to be used by parents, guardians, and educators. We are aware that children can access our content. It is deemed to be safe and in compliance with the The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), effective April 21, 2000, which applies to the online collection of personal information from children under 13. The personal information that may be collected from children includes name, email address, answers to questions that pertain to Tabula Raisa’s content, a general message field response, and financial information from a bank debit or credit card (if a purchase is being made).

The information collected by Tabula Raisa LLC dba Tabula Raisa is intended for basic communications and electronic commerce between readers and their parents, guardians, and educators. We do not share, sell, or otherwise release our customers’ personal information. We provide notifications to customers at our sole discretion, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purpose. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our users. By providing Tabula Raisa LLC with your email address you consent to our use for sending notices in lieu of postal mail. We may also use your email address to send other messages, including changes to product/website features or special offers. You may opt out of certain notifications by sending email to, or by sending mail to Tabula Raisa LLC, 4218 Ardmore Place, Fairfax VA 22030.

Tabula Raisa LLC has implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. A reminder here that the internet is not 100% secure. Unauthorized third parties may be able to overcome our measures to use your personal information for their purposes. We accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure of such information. You acknowledge that any personal information you have provided was done at your own risk. You also acknowledge that portions of this website are password-protected. Do not share your passwords with another. You are solely responsible for actions taken on this website under your account.

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will promptly notify the persons whose personal information has been compromised.

If you are a parent, guardian, or educator of a child who has submitted information through the Tabula Raisa website — or you are unsure and wish to learn if s/he has — please contact us discreetly by email to Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.

You will be able to review your child’s submissions and personal information. You can request to have it deleted and reverse any future collection or use of the child’s information. All concerns, intentions, and requests should be detailed in writing and emailed or sent by postal mail. Parents, guardians, and educators may be asked to provide proof of person.

Here are the specific pages where information could be collected from a child:
• Contact (form)
• Shop (ecommerce with products for sale)
• Friends of Tabula Raisa™ >> Registration (ecommerce with a monthly subscription for sale)