Privacy Policy

last revised February 1, 2016

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for www.alumnifunds.org (“Alumni Funds Corporation”, “Alumni Funds”, “we”, “us”, and/or “our”) to our visitors (“users”, “you”, and/or “your”). This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website, which is an online platform designed to connect Scholarship Funders with Scholarship Seekers.

This policy will notify you of the following:

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, including registration. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to facilitate an application for a scholarship or to transfer funds upon scholarship award.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about other fundraising opportunities, new services, changes to this privacy policy, or other pertinent news and information.

Alumni Funds reserves the right to share news of Scholarship Recipients during their performing arts activities, including but not limited to photos, testimonials, and status updates, as more fully described in the Terms of Services located at www.alumnifunds.org/terms.

By voluntarily providing us with your information, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide your information to Alumni Funds, you acknowledge and agree that such information may be transferred to our offices and servers, and to authorized third parties, including but not limited to Scholarship Funders who make decisions of scholarship awards based on information provided at the time of application.

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to login a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Information Collected Via Merchant Services

We collect information that we need that is related to your scholarship donation transaction. This includes your:

In addition we also collect information on your IP address, browser tpe, and Refer URL data. We use this data to prevent hacking attempts , help us know what web browsers people are using, and find out where our visitors are coming from so that we can improve our marketing.

Non-Identifiable and Aggregate Data

We receive and store certain non-identifiable information, collected passively through various technologies. Such information cannot be used to specifically identify you. Alumni Funds may store such information itself or such information may be included in the databases owned and maintained by Alumni Funds affiliates, agents, or service providers.

This information includes, but is not limited to, the total number of visitors to our website, total visitors to an individual scholarship, or the domain names of our visitors’ Internet Service Providers.

Alumni Funds reserves the right to conduct research on customer demographics, interests, usage statistics, and behavior based on information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed in aggregate, and we may share this information with affiliates, agents, business partners, and other third parties for lawful purposes. This information does not contain personally identifiable information.

Registration

In order to use our website to collect scholarship applications or to apply for scholarships, a group of funders or applicant must register to use the site. During registration, a user is required to give certain information such as name and contact information, which will be used to verify identity and contact the user about their scholarship or application.

In order to register to use our site, users must be thirteen (13) years of age or older. Scholarship funds will not be disbursed to applicants under the age of 13.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us at info@alumnifunds.org at anytime to do any of the following:

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, transfer scholarship funds) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. By providing your information to us in an application for a scholarship, you are granting us the permission to share it with Scholarship Funders to make a decision of scholarship award.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Contact Information

Please email: amber@alumnifunds.org
Mail: 10 Sydney St, Apt 3 Dorchester, MA 02125
Phone: 870-654-6936

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at info@alumnifunds.org.