Privacy Statement

The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation ("Foundation"), who manages PropelNext, is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement, which is part of our Terms, describes the information we collect through the web site we operate at www.propelnext.org (“Our Site”), how we use it, how we share it, and how you can make choices about our use of the information.

By using Our Site, you consent to our collection and use of information as described in this Privacy Statement.

Updates

We may change the terms of this Privacy Statement from time to time by posting an updated version on Our Site (or by other method of notice that we determine is appropriate).  By continuing to use Our Site after we have given notice of the changed terms, you agree to the updated Privacy Statement; if you do not agree, you may not use Our Site.

Location of Servers and Transfer of Information

Our servers are located in the United States.  If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States.  By using Our Site or providing your Personal Information (as defined below) to us, you consent to this transfer and to the collection, storage, processing and use of your Personal Information in the United States.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name, address, zip code, phone number, and email address (“Personal Information”) only when you voluntary provide it to us, such as through online registrations, application forms, and survey forms.

We use your Personal Information for the purposes for which you provide it (e.g., to respond to requests and to send email communications).  We may also send you information from the Foundation or third parties that we think may be of interest to you.

Other Information and Cookies

To help us improve the operation and usability of Our Site, we may also collect other information when you visit Our Site, such as IP address (i.e., the number assigned to a visitor’s computer to identify its location on the Internet), web pages viewed, time and date of visits to Our Site, the first page viewed upon arrival on Our Site, actions taken during a visit to Our Site (e.g., links clicked), the web site that referred or linked you to Our Site, and web browser used.

Some parts of Our Site rely on cookies, which are small data files placed on your computer (or we may rely on other technology methods in the future).  We use information collected by cookies to facilitate your use of Our Site.  For example, cookies (or other methods) help make certain web-based forms work properly.  You are not required to accept cookies from Our Site.  You can disable the cookies function (or delete existing cookies) using your web browser’s options, although some functions of Our Site may not work properly if you do so.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

We may share your Personal Information with our service providers, such as companies that help us operate Our Site.

We reserve the right to disclose and use Personal Information and other information: to enforce this Privacy Statement or our Terms, to take action regarding suspected illegal activities; to protect the rights, safety or property of any one; to comply with legal process (e.g., a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order); to carry out a merger or consolidation with another entity or in connection with a sale or transfer of some or all of our assets or a similar transaction; or for other reasons we determine in good faith are necessary, appropriate, or required by law.

Review and Correction of Personal Information; Opt Out

We will make reasonable efforts to enable you to review your Personal Information and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information.  If you wish to review or correct your Personal Information, or if you would like to request that we not use your Personal Information in certain ways, please email us at propelnext-info@emcf.org or write to Communications Associate, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, 415 Madison Avenue, Tenth Floor, New York, NY 10017.  If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can follow the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions in the materials you receive or email us at propelnext-info@emcf.org.

Security

We strive to keep your Personal Information secure and to safeguard it from unauthorized access.

Of course, no security measure can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, so you provide your Personal Information at your own risk.

Persons under Age 13

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from persons under age 13.  If you are a parent or legal guardian and you believe that your child under age 13 may have provided personally identifiable information through Our Site, please email us at propelnext-info@emcf.org.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites, including Social Networks

Our Site may contain links to third-party web sites and content providers that may interest you.  If you follow any link to a third-party site, you leave Our Site.  You should review those sites’ privacy statements to find out how they treat your information.

Questions

Please email us at propelnext-info@emcf.org if you have any questions about this Privacy Statement.