The Figgers Foundation, Inc. operates www.figgersfoundation.org. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
- We aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.
Like most website operators, The Figgers Foundation collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Figgers Foundation purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Figgers Foundation visitors use its website. From time to time, The Figgers Foundation may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Figgers Foundation also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. The Figgers Foundation only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Figgers Foundation website choose to interact with The Figgers Foundation in ways that require The Figgers Foundation to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that Figgers Foundation gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Figgers Foundation are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Figgers Foundation collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Figgers Foundation. Figgers Foundation does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The Figgers Foundation may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Figgers Foundation does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Figgers Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Figgers Foundation behalf or to provide services available at The Figgers Foundation website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. The Figgers Foundation will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Figgers Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Figgers Foundation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Figgers Foundation, third parties or the public at large. The Figgers Foundation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.
Children and Minors
We do not request personal information about children or minors, such as first and last name or street address and city. The online contact information (email address) for children and minors is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.