Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect personal information when you provide it to us voluntarily, such as your name, address, email, and other information that may identify you. We may disclose personal information to third-party service providers and affiliates who use this information to perform services on our behalf. The Foundation is the sole owner of the information collected on this Website. We will not rent or sell any personal information to third parties.
We collect and store certain device information about your computer, mobile device, or other device that you use to access the Website. This information may include IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information;
We automatically log certain usage information about your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view. We use this information to provide you with a more customized experience on the Website;
We collect and store additional “traffic data” such as time of access, date of access, software crash reports, session identification number, access times, and referring website addresses; and
We collect and store your search terms and search results.
We also collect and store certain other information regarding our users’ use of the Website so that third parties may provide us with reports and analysis regarding usage and browsing patterns of the Website.
We use the information we learn from you to carry out our mission and support our operations. It is also used to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Website. We use your Personal and Non-Personal Information in the following ways:
For editorial purposes;
Communicating about changes to our policies;
Sending you newsletters, mailings, and information about programs, initiatives, activities, and events by e-mail or another medium;
Research and development; Performing statistical and demographic analysis of users of the Website and their usage patterns; and
Managing our organization.
We may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website, or our users; and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, our agents, or the users of the Website or the public.
The Foundation may send you information that may be of interest to you, such as our annual report. If you ever wish to opt out of receiving such messages from us, you may notify us as described in the information below.
The Foundation will use reasonable efforts to protect the personal information it receives through this Website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and storing your personal information in a restricted-access database. Unfortunately, no collection or transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, information that is submitted to us through our Website is provided at your own risk. The Foundation makes no representation or warranty that its Website is protected from viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities or that the personal information submitted to the Foundation is always secure. We keep your personal information for as long as we think is necessary or advisable.
The Foundation shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to the Website.
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Effective Date: April 19, 2021