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Last Updated: September 12, 2022
You must be the age of Majority or older (18 in most states of the United States; older in some jurisdictions) to register for our news and updates. While individuals under the age of 18 may utilize the Web Site (but in no event younger than 13), they must do so only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian, under such persons account and otherwise subject to these Terms. We do not seek through this Web Site to gather personal information from or about persons under the age of 18. NOTICE: Visit www.OnGuardOnline.gov for tips from the Federal Trade Commission on protecting children’s privacy online.
At times we may we ask that you provide us with certain personal information: to fulfill your requests for information, address your questions about our activities and programs, enable you to participate in our Web Site activities and offerings, and to provide you with opportunities to learn about our programs and services in which we think you might be interested. The types of personal information that may be collected at this Web Site include the following: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and information about your interests. Also, in order to maximize our Web Site’s search engine potential we use Google Analytics, a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website, including where the visitors come from, how long they stayed on the Web Site, and their geographical position. We may also obtain your personal information through your use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter or RSS Feeds, depending on your settings or the privacy policies of these social media services. To change your settings on these services, please refer to their respective privacy notices.
We also may collect certain non-personal information when you visit our Web Site, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
Use of Collected Information
We use your personal information to provide the information or content you have requested (e.g., to process, fulfill, and follow up on questions regarding our programs and services, or to answer your e-mails); to contact you about programs or services in which we believe you may be interested; to send and process surveys, or for other purposes disclosed at the time of collection. We also may use your personal information to contact you regarding your use of our Web Site or changes to our Privacy Notice, Terms and Conditions, or other policies or terms that affect you and your use of our Web Site. In addition, we may use information collected about our users to improve the content and navigation of our Web Site, or for other internal purposes.
Our agents and contractors who have access to personal information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
We may, from time to time, supplement the information we collect from you with outside records (e.g., information we obtain from other sources) to enhance our ability to serve you, or to tailor our content to you.
How your information may be shared
We may disclose anonymous, aggregated user statistics to third parties for a variety of purposes. For example, we may disclose how many individuals visited certain areas of our Web Site, or demographic information about our users.
In addition, we may disclose personal information collected about you at this Web Site in the following instances:
- Subsidiaries, Affiliates and Program Partners. We may transfer personal information to any subsidiaries, corporate affiliates and program partners;
- Web Site Consultants and Service Providers. We may disclose personal information to third party consultants and service providers (such as providers of hosting, support, maintenance; and remedial and repair services) to the extent that they require access to our databases, or the information contained in our databases, to service us and the Web Site. For more information on how your personal information is used by these companies, please refer to their respective privacy policies;
- Reorganization or Sale. In the event that we merge with or become a part of another organization, or in the event that we are sold, we sell all or substantially all of our assets, or we are otherwise reorganized, the information you provide will be one of the transferred assets to the acquiring or reorganized entity;
- To Help Protect Minor Users of Our Web Site. In the event that the safety of our users is threatened, and we are able to do something about that by sharing personal information with third parties, we reserve the right to do so. This may be done to prevent the instigation of a crime, to help facilitate an investigation related to public safety, to help protect the safety of a child using our Web Site, to help protect the security or integrity of our Web Site, or to enable us to take precautions against liability;
- As Otherwise Allowed by Law. We may transfer personal information to third parties where we are expressly authorized by applicable law to do so; or
- With your express consent.
As noted above, we may use the personal information we collect from you online to provide you with and information or services that may be of interest to you. If you would like to opt out of future materials about programs and services we offer, you may indicate this preference by following the unsubscribe instructions at the end of such e-mail communications.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
The Web Site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
We may sometimes offer content that is sponsored by or co-sponsored by identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personal information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the Web Site activity. We have no control over these third parties’ use of this information. We will notify you at the time of requesting personal information if these third parties will obtain such information.
We are not responsible or liable for the content, activities or privacy policies of such linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of the Web Site, and welcome any feedback about a linked website (including if a specific link does not work).
You may adjust your browser to reject cookies from us or from any other Web Site. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. However, certain areas of our Web Site can be accessed only in conjunction with cookies or similar devices, and you should be aware that disabling cookies or similar devices might prevent you from accessing some of our content.
We have put in place certain safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access and maintain data security.
Reviewing and Correcting Your Information
To access the personal information that this Web Site has collected about you online, or to correct factual errors in such information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the information provided in the Foundation section on our Web Site.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
How we store and process information about you
This Web Site is hosted in the United States. In order to communicate with you about programs, events, offers and opportunities, the information that we collect from you may be transferred to, stored, used and processed by the Dedalus Foundation in the United States or one of our service providers based in the United States or outside of the United States. Such entities may be engaged in, among other things: (i) preparing and sending newsletters to which you subscribe; (ii) the processing of donation details; and (iii) the provision of support services.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES TREAT YOUR INFORMATION IN A MANNER THAT MAY BE SUBSTANTIALLY DIFFERENT FROM, AND LESS PROTECTIVE THAN, THE TREATMENT REQUIRED UNDER THE LAWS OF OTHER COUNTRIES AND JURISDICTIONS. IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED TO THE UNITED STATES, YOU SHOULD NOT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH US, OR MAKE USE OF THIS WEB SITE. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY THE LAW OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU ARE LOCATED, YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY HAVE TO REQUIRE US TO TREAT YOUR IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF ANY COUNTRY OR JURISIDICTION OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES. HOWEVER, THE FOREGOING WAIVER MAY NOT BE LEGALLY BINDING IN SOME COUNTRIES, SUCH AS THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. TO THE EXTENT IT IS NOT LEGALLY BINDING IN THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU ARE LOCATED, THIS FOREGOING WAIVER DOES NOT APPLY TO YOU.
When and how we communicate with you
We may use the information we collect to contact you by mail, email and telephone (including automated calls, and by SMS text messages and other multimedia electronic messages such as picture messaging).
We will not send you unsolicited premium rate SMS messages (which are SMS messages you pay to receive), although your service provider may impose a charge on any messages that you receive. Please check with your service provider for details.
You can unsubscribe from promotional emails and other commercial communications by following the instructions contained within the communication. Please note that due to marketing production schedules you may receive any messages already in production.
How long we will hold personal information about you
We will hold personal information about you on our systems indefinitely, subject to any applicable laws and/or regulations.
How you can opt-out from receiving communications from us
At any time you can add or remove your name from the Dedalus Foundation lists by contacting us at email@example.com.
We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please keep in mind that if you opt-out of receiving promotional messages from this Web Site, we will continue to send you transactional messages regarding this Web Site or programs or services offered through this Web Site.
Information over the Internet and other Websites
The Internet is a global network and, therefore, there are times when information about you travels globally and may not always be completely secure. If you provide us with information over the Internet, this will be at your own risk. By using the Web Site, you agree and authorize us to process information in this way. However, please be assured that we use commercially reasonable procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access to information about you.
Offensive or inappropriate content
If you find any link on our Web Site that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us at any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly. You acknowledge that we have not reviewed and do not necessarily endorse the content of these websites, applications, destinations or services linked to or accessible from this Web Site and are not responsible for the content or actions of any other sites, applications, destinations or services. Your linking to or accessing any other website, application, destination or service is at your sole risk.
We are not responsible nor will be liable to you in any way for events beyond our direct control. Because of the complex and constantly changing nature of our technology and activities, we cannot guarantee, nor do we represent that our performance will be error free, and to the maximum extent permitted by law we will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or other loss suffered by you and relating to the use or release of your personal information.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Personal information submitted at the time of submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes only with the user’s permission. Whenever a user agrees to allow us to collect personal information, we provide the user with an option to prevent such information from being shared for marketing and promotional purposes with third parties. Furthermore, you may exercise this cost-free option at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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