Posted by GoGovs.com Staff on Thursday, August 18, 2005 (232 hits)
The Farrington Foundation (FACF) respects the importance of protecting your personal information. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully so that you understand what personally identifiable information we collect through our web site, what we do with that information and how we safeguard it when you use/visit GoGovs.com.
What information is collected?
FACF may collect through our web site, personal information such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone numbers, billing address, graduating class, credit card number.
How is my information used?
FACF’s primary goal in collecting personal information is to accumulate data for alumni classes so that information can be delivered to you about class activity, reunions, along with products and services that may benefit you as an alumni or FACF member, and networking possibilities with fellow alumni and affiliated parties. Part of this information may contain advertisements from vendors who have paid for web links, print ads, banners or other forms of promotional material.
Who collects my information?
FACF collects and secures your personal information. We do not share, sell nor rent it to outside parties, with the exception of certain circumstances as outlined below.
Who has access to my information?
FACF will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission except under special circumstances, such as when the law requires it or by court order, or if requested by a governmental or law enforcement authority.
What kind of security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of my information?
Your FACF account is password-protected so that only you have access to this personal information besides FACF web site administrators. You may edit your information in the My Account section of the web site. Passwords and any credit card information you provide to us online are secured for transmission over the Internet using industry-standard encryption technology. Although these security measures are in place, we cannot guarantee the security of our servers or databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet, thus you do so at your own risk.
How can I access, update, or delete my information?
You may edit your information with us at any time by using your login name and password in the My Account section.
Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content of those sites or for the privacy practices of their owners. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each site that collects information from you.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files includes your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or RoadRunner), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on GoGovs.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing Sacramento real estate ads to someone in California, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
What else should I know about my online privacy?
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.
Last updated: May 30, 2008
Effective: May 30, 2008