Effective as of: April 15, 2008

Stupski Foundation
Website Privacy Policy

The Stupski Foundation provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of www.stupski.org (this “Site”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through this Site. Our Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and we will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. Any changes to this Privacy Policy become effective upon our posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Site.

Information Collection: The Personally Identifiable Information We Collect

  • In the course of using this Site, you may provide us with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities on our Site that may be connected with you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, email address and home and business postal addresses. Personal Information may also include information you supply to us concerning your preferences and opinions expressed in the course of use of the Site.

  • When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This information may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type and the web page you were visiting before you came to our Site.

  • Like many websites, we also use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Site, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Site. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site.

Our Policy Toward Children

This Site is not directed to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at privacy@stupski.org. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.

How We Use Personal Information

  • The Personal Information you provide to us through the Site is used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve our Site and its content; (ii) to administer your use of our Site; (iii) to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Site; (iv) to better understand your needs and interests; and (v) to fulfill requests you may make.

  • We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of the Site and for the Site’s technical administration, to increase our Site’s functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor it to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users and to verify that visitors to the Site meet the criteria required to process their survey answers and requests.

  • We may also use your Personal Information to contact you with Stupski Foundation newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Service Providers and Others. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our services, to provide services on our behalf, to perform Site related services (including but not limited to maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf.

Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information. We may share aggregated information that includes non-identifying information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis and demographic profiling. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. The Stupski Foundation cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of the Stupski Foundation or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.

Business Transfers. The Stupski Foundation may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

Changing or Deleting Your Information

If you would like us to delete your record in our system, please contact us and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation to retain the record. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. See below for privacy contact information.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to third party websites or resources. If you choose to click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation that we are affiliated with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites and services follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

Security

The Stupski Foundation is very concerned with safeguarding your information. We employ reasonable measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.

International Transfer

Your information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, the Stupski Foundation transfers Personal Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@stupski.org or at: Stupski Foundation, Attn: Privacy Policy, 101 Second Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94105.