Privacy Policy

You must read the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (CSF) Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) prior to using any portion of the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation website located at www.cincinnatischolarshipfoundation.org (the “Website”). By using the Website, you agree to all the terms of the Privacy Policy.

The Website is owned and operated by the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation, an Ohio nonprofit corporation (referred to herein as “CSF”). CSF respects your privacy and has written the Privacy Policy so that you are aware of the information CSF collects from you, how that information is protected, and how it is used.  

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy, or you feel that CSF is not abiding by its posted Privacy Policy, please contact us via registered mail at:

Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation  
602 Main Street, Suite 1000
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513.345.6701

1. General
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CSF has the highest regard for your privacy. We realize that our service can only work if we build trust with our user communities. For that reason, our first priority is making sure users are confident in the security of the data they share with us. The Privacy Policy outlines the type of information CSF collects from the users of the Website and how it is shared with other parties. We reserve the right to modify the Privacy Policy at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms and conditions on the Website. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy periodically for any updates or changes.

2. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Information
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Collection and Use of Information. CSF collects and uses information about its Website users in order to customize its communications with users about CSF’s products, services, promotions, programs and events. CSF also collects information from its user to help improve the users Website experience. 

b. Disclosure of Information. All of the information you provide to CSF will be maintained in a secure database, and any information that could identify you will not be disclosed without your express written consent. If you donate to CSF, we will collect only enough information about you to process your donation.  ny credit card information and/or other financial information provided to CSF to facilitate a donation will not be retained, stored, or disclosed without your express written consent. 

From time to time, CSF may employ independent contractors, vendors and suppliers (“Outside Contractors”) to provide specific services and products related to the Website or to the services provided on the Website, including but not limited to, performing general statistical analysis, maintaining an email suppression list as may be required by state and/or federal law, fraud screening, testing and implementation of special services to users, and developing applications for the Website and the services provided on the Website. Although unlikely, these Outside Contractors may have limited access to information collected on the Website, including personally identifiable information, in the course of providing such products or services. These Outside Contractors will not be permitted to disclose any information that could identify you without your express written consent


3. Protection of User Information
a. All users are required to review and abide by the Website Privacy Policy. CSF will use commercially reasonable methods to protect the security of information and data submitted to the Website. We employ best practices from our networking to our secure servers to protect your data from intrusion. Users should keep in mind, however, that no internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. 

4. Cookies
a. When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies to your computer that will uniquely identify your browser. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies may be used by CSF to enable it to track and target the interests of users to enhance their experience on the Website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use the Website. 

5. Website Links
a. The Website may contain links to other Web sites. The Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on or submitted to the Website. CSF is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites linked to the Website or third party advertisements served on the Website. CSF encourages users to read the privacy policies of websites and third party advertisers when they connect to them through the Website.

6. Required Disclosures
a. CSF reserves the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to: (i) conform to the edicts of law or comply with legal process served on CSF; (ii) protect and defend the rights of CSF, and (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public.
 

7. Children Under The Age Of Thirteen (13)
a. CSF is unable to prevent children under the age of thirteen (13) from visiting the Website; however, no part of our Website is directed at or intended for persons under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen (13), please do not access the Website at any time or in any manner. In order to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, CSF will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). By providing personal identifiable information through the Website including, but not limited to, your name and e-mail address, you represent and warrant that you are at least thirteen (13) years of age and that you agree to comply with the Privacy Policy. If, at any time, CSF learns that personally identifiable information has been collected from persons under the age of thirteen (13) without verified parental consent, CSF will take the appropriate steps to delete such information.

8. Notification Of Changes

a. You should review the Privacy Policy whenever you use the Website in order to be aware of the ways that your information is used. CSF reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy at any time, without prior notice.