Our commitment to privacy
What information is collected by the Foundation?
We collect personal information when you voluntarily submit it to us.
For example, donors may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information). If a donor, or a website visitor, contact us by email they may provide us with their email address, and name. Providing data is required in these contexts in order for us to process your donations, requests, or respond to inquiries.
In addition to the personal information that you submit to us, we may collect personal information about you from reputable third parties, or automatically collect information using the following technologies:
Where do we transfer and store information?
The Foundation is based in the United States, and any information transmitted to us may be stored, accessed, or processed in the United States.
How do we use information?
We collect information primarily to accept donations, complete our charitable projects, and provide you with information concerning our programs, projects, and activities. We also use information for internal purposes (to better understand our supporter network) and for analytical purposes (to respond to requests for information and to improve our website, donor base, and outreach).
With whom do we share information?
We do not trade, share, or sell information that you provide to us with other organizations. We do not share your information whatsoever with any marketing or advertising companies, nor with social media platforms.
With few exceptions (noted below) we do not trade, share, or sell information that you provide to us with other organizations. We may share your information, for example, in conjunction with your sponsorship of a certain project, to protect our legal rights, to protect the safety or seurity of a person, or to protect against fraud, crimial acts or misconduct. We may also share your information with companies that provide us with services.
Our commitment to data security
To help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. For example, we use two-factor authentication to protect against unauthorized access to our systems. Additionally, all sensitive information such as credit card data is processed in secure cloud-based encrypted web applications using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) https protocols.
Your access to data, and your choices
If you would like to access the data that we received from you, or make corrections to it, you may contact us at the email or mailing addresses provided at the end of this policy.
If you registered to receive communications from us and later change your mind, you may ask that your name and contact information be removed from our distribution list. You can send such a request to the email or mailing addresses at the end of this policy.
Some web browsers and devices permit you to broadcast a preference that you not be "tracked" online. At this time we do not modify your experience based upon whether such a signal is broadcast.
Communicating with us. If we need, or are required to, contact you about the privacy or security of your information we may do so by telephone, email, or mail. If you have any questions, concerns, requests, or comments about privacy, you can contact us by email, telephone, or mail at:
800 West Broad Street
PO Box 6812
Falls Church, VA 22040
Effective: July 14, 2018