The Foundation may disclose information about its users, including PII, when legally required to do so, for tax reporting purposes, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Web Site and applicable laws. The Foundation may also disclose such user information whenever we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability or to protect or enforce the rights, interests, or safety of the Web Site, our users or others. In addition, the Foundation reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer user information, including PII, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of substantially all of its assets, or other fundamental corporate change.
Notice to California Residents: We do not to share your PII with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, unless you specifically tell us to do so through an opt-in. For those California residents who want more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include your full name, e-mail address, and postal address in your message. We will only respond to messages regarding our policy of not sharing PII with third parties for their direct marketing purposes unless you opt-in, and those that include the above information.
The Foundation Does Not Knowingly Collect Information From Children Under Thirteen (13) Years Of Age:
This is not a Web site directed to children younger than the age of 13, and the Foundation does not knowingly collect any PII from children younger than thirteen (13) years of age. If you are younger than thirteen (13) years of age, do not send any information about yourself to the Foundation. If the Foundation discovers that a child younger than the age of 13 has provided the Foundation with PII, the Foundation will delete that child’s PII from its system.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
Information from Other Sources:
Information We Collect As You Access And Use The Web Site:
We may receive and store certain types of Web Site usage information whenever you visit or interact with the Web Site. For example, we and our third party service providers may collect the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other similar information. We may also collect your IP address or some other unique identifier for the particular device you use to access the Internet, as applicable (collectively referred to herein as a “Device Identifier”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer, your cell phone, or other device used to access the Internet (each, a “Device”), and our computers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. When analyzed, web site usage information helps us determine how our site is used, such as what types of visitors arrive at the Web Site, and what type of content is most popular. We may associate your Device Identifier or web site usage information with the PII you provide, but we will treat the combined information as PII. When you access other web sites, by clicking on links on our Web Site, we are not responsible or liable, in any way, for the privacy policies, or lack thereof, of other web sites. You are strongly encouraged to read the privacy policies of all web sites you visit. Web Site usage information may be collected using various methods, such Cookies, Web Beacons,
Embedded Scripts, and IP Addresses
An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Web Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our Web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Web Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
WITH WHOM INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
Third Parties Providing Services On Our Behalf
We employ third parties to perform functions on our behalf; examples include hosting or operating the Web Site, sending e-mail and/or other communications, providing wireless services, removing repetitive information from customer lists, data analysis, marketing assistance, and customer service. These third parties may have access to your PII for the purpose of performing such functions on the Web Site’s behalf.
Receiving Information From Third Parties
We may share your PII with other entities affiliated with us for internal reasons, such as for business and operational purposes. We or any of our assets, including, but not limited to the Web Site, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your PII is one of the business assets for the transaction. In such a case, your PII may be one of the business assets we transfer. Hence, we reserve the right to disclose and transfer user information, including PII (i) to an affiliate or third party, (ii) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Web Site or applicable database, or (iii) in connection with a corporate transaction, including, but not limited to, a merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of all or any portion of our stock and/or assets, or other corporate transaction including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
Legal Protections and Law Enforcement
We may disclose information about our users, including your PII, in the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other valid law enforcement measures; to comply with a legal obligation; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Web Site and applicable laws; or to protect the legal rights, interests, or safety of the Web Site, our users or others. We may also use Device Identifiers, including IP addresses, to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
When You Make a Donation
When you make a payment through our Web Site, you provide us with certain information to assist in the processing of such payments. We share such information with those third parties necessary to complete the transaction.
THIRD-PARTY AD SERVING AND AUDIENCE AND TRAFFIC MEASUREMENT SERVICES
CONSENT TO TRANSFER
This Web Site is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the Web Site or providing us with your PII, you consent to this transfer, processing and storing of information in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country were you reside and/or are a citizen.
We incorporate commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your PII. However, no data transmission over the Internet, or wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit via the Web Site, and you do so at your own risk. Please report any suspected security violations to us through our Web Site.