Privacy Policy

The City Scholars® Foundation is committed to your right to privacy. This privacy statement defines the commitment of the City Scholars® Foundation to protect the privacy of personal information that is collected or used in the course of conducting business. By submitting identifying data, a visitor to our Web site is agreeing to the City Scholars® Foundation’s use of such data as described in this privacy statement.

The City Scholars® Foundation will respect the legal requirements that exist regarding the privacy of personal information and is committed to complying with all applicable laws.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access the City Scholars® Foundation Web site outside the United States, your usage of the site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.

The City Scholars® Foundation Collection and Retention of Information

In some areas of the City Scholars® Foundation Web site, the City Scholars® Foundation requests that you provide personal information including your name, address, e-mail address, and any other information from which your identity is discernible.

You are able to correct or update your information submitted to the City Scholars® Foundation, or request that we delete your contact information from our online database at any time by e-mailing your request to us at info@cityscholars.org 

The City Scholars® Foundation's Use of the Information

We use the information we gather on the City Scholars® Foundation Web site for the purpose of fostering a positive user experience as well as delivering information regarding the City Scholars® Foundation.

We may use the information you provide in order to contact you via e-mail or direct mail regarding program application information as well as City Scholars® Foundation updates. Should you decide that you no longer wish to be contacted by the City Scholars® Foundation, our best efforts will be used to remove you from our contact list, but we cannot guarantee such, as there are circumstantial reasons that may prevent you from being completely removed from our contact list.

Disclosure of your Information to Others

The City Scholars® Foundation uses your information internally and does not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as set forth in the following two subparagraphs.

  • We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. An example may include individuals hosting our Web servers. These individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
  • We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of the City Scholars® Foundation; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

Changes to Privacy Statement

If the City Scholars® Foundation decides to change its Privacy Statement, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mail at info@cityscholars.org We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Security

The City Scholars® Foundation has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures, including firewalls, secured servers, and database security, to secure your personal information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

Web site Accessibility

Most of the pages on this Web site are accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you encounter accessibility problems, please contact us.