Last Updated: November 2008
Your privacy and the confidentiality of any information you provide is of utmost concern to us. We do not sell, lend or otherwise provide user information to individuals, organizations or other third parties except in the limited circumstances described below.
This Privacy Statement describes the information collected from visitors to the website of the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington (CFSWW). CFSWW may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time by updating this posting, with the new terms taking effect on the date of posting. You can determine if any changes were made to this Privacy Statement by noting the date that the Privacy Statement was last updated.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE PRIVACY STATEMENT AS SET FORTH HERE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS AS STATED IN THE PRIVACY STATEMENT. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Statement apply only to information gathered through this website and do not necessarily reflect our practices with respect to information gathered offline.
THIS WEBSITE IS RESTRICTED TO USERS OVER THE AGE OF 13. IF YOU ARE 13 OR UNDER, YOU ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THIS WEBSITE BUT PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO PARTICIPATE AS AN ADVISOR OR DONOR TO CFSWW FUNDS WITHOUT CONTACTING CFSWW SO THAT CFSWW MAY OBTAIN YOUR PARENT’S OR GUARDIAN’S CONSENT.
What information is collected about me?
CFSWW is committed to providing a high quality website that is informational, relevant, easy to use, and up-to-date for the user. In order to accomplish that goal, we periodically study information regarding who accesses the website and what interests them. Modifications to the website may be made based on these study results.
CFSWW adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. CFSWW collects information about each visitor to the website in two ways: (1) through your IP address; and (2) when you use our online forms. -Your IP Address -For each visitor to the CFSWW Website, CFSWW’s servers automatically collect information about which pages are visited and the IP address or domain name (e.g., cfsww.org) of visitors. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
CFSWW’s use of information
CFSWW does not provide any personally identifiable information to anyone regarding CFSWW website users other than information about particular donor advised funds that is disclosed to CFSWW donors as described in online donor forms that such donors have signed. CFSWW may otherwise disclose information it has collected from visitors to the website to (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; (2) when CFSWW has reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who, intentionally or unintentionally, may be causing injury or harm to other users of the website or to other persons or who are violating the Terms and Conditions of Use of this website; or (3) to third party agents that perform functions on CFSWW’s behalf (all of these entities are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of whatever personal information that they have access to). CFSWW may use anonymous information gathered from the Website that may include information gathered about you for various purposes.
The CFSWW website contains links to other sites. CFSWW is not responsible for the privacy practices, the terms and conditions of use, or any of the content of such websites. The linked sites may collect personal information not subject to CFSWW’s control.
What steps are taken to keep personal information secure?
Keeping your personal information that we collect secure is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Personal information collected by our website is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. While we try our best to safeguard your personal information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, you may contact us at:
The Community Foundation
1053 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661
Or use our Contact Us Online form.