Safeguarding Confidential Personal Information related to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s (“Hartford Foundation”) employees, job applicants, volunteers, donors or potential donors, or any persons who provide us with that information in the course of their interaction with the Hartford Foundation, including through its Website, is a fundamental responsibility of the Hartford Foundation itself, each employee, and of the Hartford Foundation’s Directors and volunteers. “Confidential Personal Information” includes, but is not limited to, social security numbers, drivers’ license numbers, account numbers, credit or debit card numbers, passport or alien registration numbers and health insurance identification numbers and any other information capable of being associated with a particular person through one or more personal identifiers.
Information We Collect
In operating our Website, we may collect and process the following data about you:
ii. Information that you provide directly to us by filling in forms on our Website.
iii. Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
By submitting a telephone number to the Hartford Foundation you agree that a representative of the Hartford Foundation can contact you at the number you provide, potentially using automated technology (including texts/SMS messaging) or a pre-recorded message. Your consent is not an obligation to receive any of our services.
A “cookie” is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, this cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer. They help us and our affiliates to improve our Website. They ensure that the content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our Website.
We do not track our users across time or across websites.
We do not use flash cookies or session recording software, such as Inspetlet, on our Website.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you in the best possible manner. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
i. To provide you with information relating to our services or products;
ii. To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our Website;
iii. To monitor and conduct an analysis of our Website traffic and usage patterns;
iv. To analyze trends.
To secure your information, we have put in place commercially suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on our Website.
Nonetheless, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically on our Website, and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
The Hartford Foundation prohibits the disclosure Confidential Personal Information unless permitted or required by law, or unless the information has otherwise been made public, in accordance with applicable state and federal law.
In addition, the Hartford Foundation may provide Confidential Personal Information to its third party vendors or subcontractors, or to any affiliated business entities, in order to carry out business functions on our behalf, or provide our services to you. However, the Hartford Foundation requires that those vendors and subcontractors execute confidentiality agreements prior to the release of any such information. We may also disclose your personal information to other third parties, such as:
i. Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
ii. Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
iii. When we are contractually obligated to disclose it.
Third Party Website and Interaction
By accessing other third party websites through our Website, you are consenting to the terms and privacy policies of those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
Users Only of Legal Age of Majority
Our Website is designed and intended for those who have reached the age of majority (18 years of age). By using our Website, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or older. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.
No one under age 13 is authorized to submit or post any information, including personally identifying information, on our Website. Under no circumstances may anyone under age 13 use our Website. Parents or legal guardians of children under 13 cannot agree to these Terms on their behalf.
Via electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Via regular mail: Virgilio Blondet
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
10 Columbus Boulevard, 8th floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone Number: (860) 548-1888
Effective Date: October 1, 2016