Updated October 2022
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
If you voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name, address, age, phone number, and e-mail address), we may use this personal information for specific, limited purposes.
Cookies and Non-personally Identifiable Information
Personal information also includes cookies and other non-personally identifiable information as follows. We use "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our Site based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our Site. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of skillpointefoundation.org, so we know which parts of our Site are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information collected when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited (hereinafter “Aggregate Data”).
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service in the following ways: to send e-mail or other messaging alerts and/or notifications to you, to answer your requests, to process your scholarship application, to request financial support, etc. We may also use your information to track visitors of our Site. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features).
We may also use your name, postal address and telephone number(s) to contact you offline.
SkillPointe Foundation may use third-party vendors to provide services on this Website and in offline business operations. The information that you submit on this site may be provided to those vendors so that those vendors can provide services (such as maintaining our database, sending email messages, or facilitating activities) on our behalf.
In addition, We may also share your personal information provided to us online and offline with third-parties with whom we have a business relationship, including, but not necessarily limited to sponsors of scholarships, institutions to which we provide scholarship funding on your behalf, or institutions which otherwise receive scholarship funding provided to you by SkillPointe Foundation. By submitting your personal information, you give us permission to share this information with such third parties.
SkillPointe Foundation uses the non-personally identifiable Aggregate Data information to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable SkillPointe Foundation to personalize your Internet experience. SkillPointe Foundation may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services to fit your needs. Also, SkillPointe Foundation may share this Aggregate Data with SkillPointe Foundation’s related entities, advertisers, partners, and/or other third party vendors. SkillPointe Foundation shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.
We do not sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. We may share email addresses as outlined in the above section titled “How Your Information May be Used.” SkillPointe Foundation complies with those provisions of the CAN-SPAM Act applicable to charitable organizations. All email messages contain a link to unsubscribe from SkillPointe Foundation email. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to SkillPointe Foundation emails and/or opt out of the sharing of your email address or other personal information at any time by sending a notice to the contact email address at the end of this policy.
Your California Privacy Rights:
To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by SkillPointe Foundation pursuant to California law, please contact us. (See Contact Us, below).
SkillPointe Foundation welcomes your comments and participation on its site. However, you acknowledge that if you send us scholarship applications and related information surrounding requests for financial assistance or other information, the information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of SkillPointe Foundation. By submission of any information to us, you assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation.
You represent and warrant that any information and/or material you post or provide to SkillPointe Foundation through any medium is truthful, accurate, not misleading, not confidential property of others, and not in violation of any other third party’s rights. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all submissions will become the property of Skillpointe Foundation and that SkillPointe Foundation has the right to publish or republish the submission for any type of use including for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation to you of any kind. Should your submission include third party materials, you grant, represent and warrant that you, as well as the owner of such content, have expressly granted SkillPointe Foundation a royalty-free, perpetual, irreovocable, world-wide exclusive license to use the submission in any manner, media or form now known or hereafter developed. SkillPointe Foundation shall have the right to sublicense its rights.
SKILLPOINTE FOUNDATION MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, OR SAFETY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITH SPECIFIC DISCLAIMER OF ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. MIDWAYUSA FOUNDATION MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT HOSTS THE SITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER FORMS OF HARMFUL COMPUTER CODE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SKILLPOINTE FOUNDATION, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR DELIVERY OF THIS WEBSITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE.
A Special Note About Children:
SkillPointe Foundation does not accept scholarship applications or donations from children. If you are under 18 years of age, do not make a submission through our site or provide your information without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian. SkillPointe Foundation does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. You must be 13 years of age or older to access the site. SkillPointe Foundation has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13.
SkillPointe Foundation, Inc. welcomes your questions or comments. If you wish to contact us, please do so via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.