The Teagle Foundation (“Foundation,” “we,” and “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We have developed this Privacy Policy in order for you to understand how (this “Website”) collects personal information and how it uses and discloses that information. By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of any personal information. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy apply only to information gathered online at our Website. They do not apply to information that you may submit to us offline or to websites maintained by other organizations to which we may link.
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.

In particular:

  • 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:

General Uses

  • 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.

The Foundation may share certain personal information and non-personal data we collect about you with third parties who perform services for us or with whom we contract for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we will be using third parties to hold the Website, operate certain of its features, send emails, print or send mailings, conduct research and manage and analyze data. These third party service providers are given the information that they need to perform their designated functions and we do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information for their own or any others’ marketing purposes. By using this Website you agree to the collection and transmission of the personal and non-personal data as described above.

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.

Use of Cookies

We may use cookies, which are small text files stored on your computer that collect your preferences, to track the use of our Website and online services. We also may use cookies to monitor Website traffic and to improve the Website. For example, the anonymous data the Foundation collects and transmits to Google Analytics requires the use of cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you would like to decline the use of cookies you can modify your browser settings to refuse cookies. However, if cookies are disabled, you may not have access to some of the Website’s services. We also may employ Web beacons from third party sites to compile aggregated statistics regarding Website operations. We do not share or provide personal information we may collect through Web beacons without your permission.


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.

This Website is published in the United States and is subject to laws of the United States. If you are located in a country outside the United States and voluntarily submit personal information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States.

The Foundation shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to the Website.
Third Party Websites

For your convenience, this Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties in order to provide you with information that may be of interest to you. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered from other websites, as they are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies. The Foundation does not endorse any third party websites that are linked on the Website or linked back to the Website.
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Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason, and without notice to prior users or visitors to this Website. When we do, we will also revise the Effective Date at the bottom of our page. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information that we collect.

We strive to ensure that your visit to our Website is a satisfactory experience and that your privacy is protected. If you have any question regarding our Privacy Policy, its implementation, or our general practices, please contact us.
Effective Date: April 19, 2021