We collect two types of information from you:
We collect information in the following ways:
It is your choice to provide PII. You do not need to disclose more PII than is requested.
You should not provide PII about others unless you are expressly authorized to do so.
We may receive PII about you from other sources, including your company/organization, professional references, publicly-available sources, third-party analytics providers, and other third parties. For example, we may receive your PII if: someone at your company/organization designates you as a contact person for that company/organization or includes information about you in proposal documents; another visitor includes it in any feedback, comments, photos, videos, or other information submitted via online portals, electronic forms, surveys, or interactive portions of our site; or one of our employees or service providers or a third party acting on apparent authority provides it to us when registering you to access our facilities or our site, apply for a job, or participate in one of our events.
The Foundation automatically collects General Information about your Site visit and how you navigate its content. General Information may include, without limitation, your:
General Information is collected using tracking technology, including cookies and web beacons. The information collected via cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies is anonymous and not personally identifiable. Please note that we use these technologies across our Site and social media platforms.
Cookies allow the Foundation to measure activity on the Site and to improve your user experience by, for example, remembering your passwords and viewing preferences and allowing you to visit any member-only parts of the Site without re-registering. If you do not want us to collect information using cookies, you can disable this function in your browser. If you block cookies from us, however, you may not be able to see personalized content and our website may not function optimally.
The Foundation may use electronic images known as web beacons to monitor activity on our Site, as well as across social media platforms and other websites. These web beacons allow the Foundation to provide personalized services and advertising content to our viewers.
We aggregate and analyze General Information and use it for operational and administrative purposes, including to identify our Site visitors’ levels and areas of interest in our content, and to improve the Site. We may also share with third parties aggregated or anonymized General Information that does not directly identify you. We use PII for the purposes for which it was collected, and for the limited purposes set forth below. We do not share, transfer, exchange or disclose PII with third parties, except:
The Foundation may also exchange, or authorize the exchange of, PII for a third party’s fundraising or marketing purposes, unless you opt out of such exchanges as provided for by this Policy.
The Foundation does not sell PII for a third party’s fundraising or marketing purposes.
If you prefer that the Foundation not share your PII with third parties as described above, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail).
You may change or remove PII previously provided to us through the Site by emailing email@example.com(link sends e-mail). If you signed up for, but no longer wish to receive, Foundation emails, you may remove yourself from our distribution lists by sending us an email through our Contact Page, or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link that is at the bottom of every email from the Foundation.
Consistent with our commitment to transparency, we disclose our donors, listed by range of donation amount. View the donors list here.
At any time, this Site’ web host may be acquired, merge with another organization or acquire or buy other businesses or assets. In such transactions, General and Personally Identifying Information may be among the transferred assets.
PII is stored on the servers of certain third-party service providers. Such service providers are required to use best practices to maintain the confidentiality of your PII, consistent with this Policy. Additionally, service providers may only use your PII for the purpose of providing services to us. Sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted and tokenized using SSL and other industry standard measures to provide an additional level of security.The transmission of information via the Internet can never be completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our site and any such transmission is at your own risk. We take steps to protect the safety of your PII. The Site has security measures in place to help protect loss, misuse, or alteration of such information under our control. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your General or Personally Identifying Information, and we do not assume any liability for third party use of your General or Personally Identifying Information, whether obtained legally or illegally from or through our Site.
Our Site may contain links to third-party websites. This Policy does not apply to any third-party websites. The Foundation is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy and other online policies of other websites that you link to, visit, and/or use.
The Site do not seek to collect any information from children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect PII from children. If you become aware of any PII we have collected from a child, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail). If we learn that we have collected PII from a child, we will take steps to delete the data without notice as soon as possible.