PVE Foundation – Privacy Policy

Revision 0, 2/3/20

This Privacy Policy applies to the personal data provided to the PVE Foundation when you browse this website, make a donation, register for an event, sign up for email communications, or otherwise provide us with information via the website located at www.pve foundation.org. It also applies to personal data you may provide to PVE Foundation at events or via telephone, email, regular mail, social media, texting or in response to personal solicitations.

The PVE Foundation places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate our Foundation’s firm commitment to the privacy of website users and donors. This policy explains what types of information is collected by our website (www.pvefoundation.org) and by our other communication options and how this information is used.

Information You Provide Directly: 
The PVE Foundation collects information in several ways from this website or from events. We may collect personal information from you when you register to volunteer, sign up for our email updates or when you ask a question, submit a comment, or report a problem with the website.

If you contact PVE Foundation, we may keep a record of the correspondence correspondence, including a record of your email address. The PVE Foundation may also occasionally ask users to complete surveys for research purposes.

Note:   This website includes links to our fiscal partner, Community Partners (www.communitypartners.org).  They provide us support services to manage our donations.  Please review their Privacy Policy (www.communitypartners.org/privacy-policy) for more information.

Periodic Email Updates: 
When you accept, or “opt in,” we ask you to give us your email address and respond to some questions that help us tailor our information to your interests. You can "opt out" of receiving these periodic updates at any time. We do not provide your email or additional information to anyone outside the organization. 

Processing Online Donations: 
When you make an online donation, you will be sent to the Community Partners website donation page (www.communitypartners.org/donate).  They are our fiscal partner and provide donation processing services for our online donations.  They will ask for personal and payment information.  Please review their Privacy Policy (www.communitypartners.org/privacy-policy) for more information.

They provide us your name and donation amount.  We do not receive credit card information from them. 

Processing Check or Money Order Donations: 
When you make a check or money order donation, you will send it to the Community Partners mailing address.  They are our fiscal partner and provide our donation processing services. Please review their Privacy Policy (www.communitypartners.org/privacy-policy) for more information. 

They provide us your name, donation amount and check number.  We do not receive bank information.

Information We Collect as You Visit Our Website
The PVE Foundation also may collect visitor information through Google Analytics, including IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this site, and similar metrics.

The PVE Foundation uses "cookies" to help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website 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 website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of our site, so we know which parts of our site are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.

Restricting Who Has Access to Your Information. 
The PVE Foundation employs commercially reasonable managerial and technical measures to help protect the security and integrity of the personal information it collects online through this site. You acknowledge, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from this site.

For data collected and stored, we do not share data with other organizations and we limit access to personal information within our organization. 

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of personally identifiable information.

Website Photos – Acknowledgement and Copyright
Photos on the PVE Foundation website are provided courtesy of Erik Jay.  We appreciate his generosity as a resident of our City.  Photos on the PVE Foundation website, contained in our email or print communications are copyright protected and may not be used without permission.

Copyright Information

  • All material contained within www.pvefoundation.org  is the sole property of the PVE Foundation. Everything that you see or hear on the site is copyrighted. This includes, but is not restricted to, all written and graphical content, text, images, photographs, illustrations, audio, video, logos, and computer programming code.
  • Material displayed on www.pvefoundation.org may be downloaded for non-commercial, personal use only. Material displayed on the site may not be distributed, modified, reproduced or reused in any way for public or commercial purposes without the written consent of PVE Foundation (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
  • The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on www.pvefoundation.org are registered and unregistered marks of the PVE Foundation and others.
  • Any unauthorized use of material on www.pvefoundation.org may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. The PVE Foundation will aggressively enforce its copyright and intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

Disclaimers
We provide the information on PVE Foundation website as a courtesy to our community and other visitors. It is designed for informational and educational purposes only.

Although we make every effort to provide accurate and timely information on our site, we make no warranties as to the accuracy, currency or entirety of any information contained or referenced in this site. We assume no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site. We do not assume any risk for your use of this site. References to specific products or services do not constitute or imply recommendation or endorsement by us.

By accessing this website, you assume full responsibility without limitation or qualification for the use of the information herein. Further, you agree that in no event will we or any party involved in the creation, production, or delivery of this site or any site linked to it be liable in any manner whatsoever for any decision, action or non-action taken based on information provided herein. 

Integrity and Security

  • Use of SSL and Encryption.In order to enhance website privacy and security, the PVE Foundation maintains a current Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Encryption Certificate. 
  • IP addresses
    The PVE Foundation uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to provide statistical metrics used to track visitor traffic.
  • Email addresses
    The PVE Foundation will not sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. Use of email or other personal information will be used expressly for authorized PVE Foundation events and communications. 

Modifications
The PVE Foundation may amend this privacy policy from time to time. We will post changes in this space before they take effect. Your continued use of this site constitutes your agreement to this privacy policy and any updates. 

Contacting Us
If you have questions regarding our privacy policy, its implementation, failure to adhere to this policy and/or our general practices, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Privacy Practices of Other Sites
This Privacy Policy only address the use and disclosure of information the PVE Foundation collects online through this site. For your convenience, this site may contain links, or addresses, that you can simply click to open other useful sites where we do not control the content or privacy policy. Review the privacy policy of these sites before you use them or provide them with information.

We assume no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you.  We are not responsible for these other sites' privacy practices, which may be different from PVE Foundation’s privacy practices.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE — — USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO — — USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.) YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE SITE’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE AND THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND/OR MATERIALS.

THIS SITE IS CONTINUALLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, AS TO ITS ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS FOR ANY PURPOSE. PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that no representation has been made by Company or its affiliates as to the future income, expenses, sales volume or potential profitability that may be derived from the participation in this program.

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