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Privacy Statement

The Council on Foundations (the Council) and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers (the Forum) created this privacy statement to demonstrate their firm commitment to privacy for users of their website. The following paragraphs disclose the information-gathering and dissemination practices of the Council and the Forum. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page. Should you have additional questions, comments or concerns please contact:
Council on Foundations
c/o Timothy Huber, Public Policy
2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202
E-mail: govt@cof.org
Phone: 703-879-0693
The following topics describe how the Council on Foundations and Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers uses information voluntarily submitted by visitors to this site.

E-Mail Privacy
Your e-mail address will be used only within the Council on Foundations and its entities and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers and its entities. The Council and the Forum do not sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside the Council on Foundations or the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers If you do not wish to receive e-mail correspondence, please e-mail your request to govt@cof.org, or call Timothy Huber at 703-879-0693.

Use of Cookies and IP addresses

IP addresses of users are used only to help diagnose problems with the Council's server and to administer the website. This site does not use cookies. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. A unique number called an IP address identifies every computer on the Internet. Each time a user connects to the Internet his/her machine is assigned an IP address—a number that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent in packets across on the Internet.

FOUNDATIONSONTHEHILL.ORG Event Registration and Forms

This website uses an order form for customers to request and submit information and to register for the Foundations on the Hill event. Information collected includes, but is not limited to, contact information (i.e., name and e-mail address), method of payment and demographic information. Customer contact information from the registration forms is used to process registration and send back to the user information about this event, the Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers. When necessary, customers' e-mail addresses may also used to contact them (i.e., additional information to supplement incomplete registration forms). Information regarding method of payment is transmitted via secure e-mail and collected for event registration and processing orders for products and services.

External Links

FOUNDATIONSONTHEHILL.ORG contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the FOUNDATIONSONTHEHILL.ORG domain. The Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites. If users choose to follow such links to external websites, they do so at their own risk.

Surveys

Online surveys of The Council and the Forum ask respondents for contact information (i.e., e-mail address) and demographic information (i.e., Zip code). Contact data from the surveys also may be used to send information about the Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers.

Public Forums

This site makes e-mail lists available to its users. Please remember that any information disclosed in this area becomes public information, and users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information. Although FOUNDATIONSONTHEHILL.ORG tries to protect personal information when using this public forum, FOUNDATIONSONTHEHILL.ORG cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted, and users do so at their own risk.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under the control of the Council on Foundations, the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers, and the Alliance for Charitable Reform.

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