Privacy Policy

THIS PRIVACY POLICY DISCLOSES THE ONLINE PRIVACY PRACTICES FOR THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION (THE “PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION”) AND APPLIES TO THE INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH WWW.PFTAYLORFOUNDATION.ORG (THE “SITE”), OR THROUGH OTHER MEANS. BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE COLLECTION, STORAGE, AND DISCLOSURE OF DATA AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

THE TERMS “WE”, “US”, AND “OUR” ARE USED INTERCHANGEABLY WITH THE “PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION”. THE TERMS “YOU” AND “YOURS” ARE USED INTERCHANGEABLY WITH THE TERM “USER”.

DATA AS USED HEREIN SHALL MEAN ANY AND ALL INFORMATION DISCLOSED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, TO THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION, THE SITE, OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. NON-LIMITING EXAMPLES INCLUDE IP ADDRESS, COOKIES, APPLICATION INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE.

THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME, TO MODIFY, ALTER, UPDATE, OR REMOVE PORTIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY. WE WILL POST ANY CHANGES TO THIS POLICY ON THIS PAGE SO YOU CAN READILY REVIEW THE MOST CURRENT VERSION. THE DATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY SHALL SERVE AS NOTICE FOR ANY CHANGES MADE TO THE TERMS.

YOUR IP ADDRESS
AN INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) ADDRESS IS A NUMBER THAT IS AUTOMATICALLY ASSIGNED TO YOUR COMPUTER EVERY TIME YOU BROWSE THE INTERNET. WHEN A USER REQUESTS A PAGE FROM THE SITE, OUR SERVERS LOG THE USER’S CURRENT IP ADDRESS. WE USE IP ADDRESSES TO HELP DIAGNOSE PROBLEMS WITH OUR SERVERS AND TO ADMINISTER THE SITE.

COOKIES
WE USE PER-SESSION “COOKIES” (PIECES OF DATA YOUR BROWSER STORES IN YOUR COMPUTER’S MEMORY AT THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION’S REQUEST) TO ESTABLISH USER SESSIONS ON OUR SERVER. WE USE THIS INFORMATION TO CARRY INFORMATION ABOUT USAGE FROM PAGE TO PAGE THROUGH THE SITE.

MOST BROWSERS ARE SET UP TO ACCEPT COOKIES, BUT YOU CAN USUALLY CHANGE YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS TO REFUSE THEM. THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION DOES NOT USE COOKIES TO RETRIEVE PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU FROM YOUR COMPUTER. IF YOU DISABLE COOKIES, YOUR BROWSER MAY EXPERIENCE SOME ERRATIC BEHAVIOR ON SOME PORTIONS OF THE SITE.

GRANT APPLICATIONS
WHEN YOU APPLY FOR A GRANT THROUGH THE SITE, OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS, YOU WILL PROVIDE A VARIETY OF INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR ORGANIZATION AND YOUR GRANT REQUEST, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR ORGANIZATION’S NAME, FOCUS, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, FINANCIAL HISTORY, TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, AND THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH YOU INTEND TO USE THE GRANT. ALL OR ANY PART OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT OR WHICH IS PROVIDED BY YOU DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS REFERRED TO IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AS “APPLICATION INFORMATION.” WHEN YOU APPLY FOR A GRANT THROUGH THE SITE, OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED IN PART THROUGH A THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE PROVIDER WHO WILL ALSO HAVE ACCESS TO THE APPLICATION INFORMATION AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
WHEN YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH THE SITE, OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS, YOU WILL PROVIDE A VARIETY OF INFORMATION REGARDING YOURSELF AND YOUR SCHOLARSHIP REQUEST, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, PARENTS INCOME, FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION, TOPS INFORMATION, BIRTHDATE, TRANSCRIPT, ACT SCORE AND THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH YOU INTEND TO USE THE SCHOLARSHIP. ALL OR ANY PART OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT OR WHICH IS PROVIDED BY YOU DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS REFERRED TO IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AS “APPLICATION INFORMATION.” WHEN YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH THE SITE, OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED IN PART THROUGH A THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE PROVIDER WHO WILL ALSO HAVE ACCESS TO THE APPLICATION INFORMATION AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

DISCLOSURES TO THIRD PARTIES
THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION BY A THIRD PARTY.

AS DESCRIBED IN OUR TERMS OF USE, THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE, OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS, ON A CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY BASIS AND YOU AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION DISCLOSED BY YOU TO THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION IS NOT CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY. FROM TIME TO TIME, THEREFORE, THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION MAY DISCLOSE SUCH INFORMATION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR APPLICATION INFORMATION, TO THIRD PARTIES. FOR EXAMPLE, THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION MAY DISCLOSE YOUR APPLICATION INFORMATION TO OTHER GRANT MAKERS, TO ORGANIZATIONS OF GRANT MAKERS, OUR EDUCATION COMMITTEE, THE FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO PERSONNEL OF OUR AFFILIATED COMPANIES WHO ARE FURTHERING THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE OF THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION. IN ADDITION, IF WE MAKE A GRANT TO YOUR ORGANIZATION OR APPROVE A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION, WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR APPLICATION INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, IDENTIFYING YOU AS A PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION GRANTEE OR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AND DESCRIBING YOUR USE OF THE GRANT OR SCHOLARSHIP. THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION DOES NOT SELL OR RENT YOUR APPLICATION INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES.

DISCLOSURES FOR LEGAL REASONS
THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION WILL ALSO DISCLOSE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO APPLICATION INFORMATION, WHEN IT BELIEVES, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, THAT THE LAW REQUIRES SUCH DISCLOSURES OR IN THE GOOD-FAITH BELIEF THAT SUCH ACTION IS NECESSARY TO:

  • COMPLY WITH THE LAW;
  • PROTECT AND DEFEND THE RIGHTS OR PROPERTY OF THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION OR OTHERS; OR
  • ACT UNDER EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES TO PROTECT THE PERSONAL SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC OR THE USERS OF THE SITE.

 

LINKS
THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES ONLY TO INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THE SITE OR THROUGH OTHER MEANS. THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER WEB SITES (INCLUDING THOSE THAT WE MAY LINK TO OR USE FOR PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS) MAY HAVE THEIR OWN POLICIES. THE PATRICK F. TAYLOR FOUNDATION HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR CONTROL OVER THE INFORMATION-COLLECTION PRACTICES OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES.

HOW TO CONTACT US
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE CALL US AT 504-589-0555.

LAST MODIFIED: APRIL 6, 2015