1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ON THE SITE.
Information You Provide To Us.
We may collect and process the following information about you:
Personal Information. You are not required to provide any personal information in order to access the Site and the information available on the Site. However, in order to take advantage of certain features offered on the Site, we may ask you to provide information that could reasonably be used to contact you, or to identify you personally, or that otherwise relates to you, such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number.
Communications. You may send us communications, for example to submit questions, concerns, or comments regarding the Trust or the Site or its contents; or you may provide us with a resume through the Site, which we may retain in our files in order to contact you for current or future job openings.
Information We Collect Automatically.
Site Activity. From time to time, we may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect general, non-personal, statistical information about how the Site is accessed and used, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the Site, how long they stay on that page, and which hyperlinks, if any, they “click” on. We collect this information through the use of technologies such as “cookies” and “IP addresses”, which are discussed in greater detail below. We may also store information that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of the Site, such as your browser type, type of computer or mobile device, browser language, IP address, mobile carrier, unique device identifier, and requested and referring URLs. We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the Site are most popular and to enhance the Site for visitors. We may also group this information into aggregate visitor data in order to describe the use of the Site to our existing or potential business partners or other third parties, or in response to a government request. However, please be assured that this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to the Site.
**If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set your browser to automatically reject any cookies. Please be aware that if you disable or reject cookies, some features of the Site may not function properly or may be slower.
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
If you provide us with personal information, we will retain and use that information for the purpose for which it was submitted. We may also use personal information to customize the services we provide to you and to ensure compliance with the Trust’s policies and applicable law.
3. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Third Parties Providing Services On Our Behalf. We may share your information with third parties that perform functions on our behalf such as service providers that host or operate our Site, send postal mail, and analyze data on our behalf. We may share information from or about you with these third-party providers so that they can perform their services or complete your requests.
Legal Disclosure. We may transfer and disclose your information to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law or a governmental authority requires it; to verify or enforce the Site’s policies; to address fraud, security or technical issues; to respond to an emergency; to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the Trust’s rights or property, other visitors, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
Business Transfers. We may share your information with other entities and our affiliates primarily for business and operational purposes. In the event that the Trust is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction, subject to the terms herein.
4. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS, CHOICE AND ACCESS.
You may always direct us not to share your information with third parties, not to use your information to provide you with information or offers, or not to send you emails or other communications by: (i) sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or (ii) following the unsubscribe instructions within the Trust’s emails.
If you wish to modify, verify, correct, or delete any of your information collected through the Site, you may contact us at the above email address. We are under no obligation to store such information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such information. It may not always be possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.
Protecting the security of your personal information is very important to us. Once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable precautions to ensure its security on our systems. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while the Trust strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personal information.
We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under the age of 18 on the Site. This Site is not directed to children under 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide any personal information to us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
7. CONSENT TO PROCESSING AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION.
The Site is governed by and operated in, and in accordance with the laws of, the United States, and are intended for the enjoyment of residents of the United States. The Trust makes no representation that the Site is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other nation. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be processed in the United States. By using the Site, or providing us with any information, you (a) acknowledge that the Site is subject to the laws of the United States, (b) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and (c) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.
8. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS.
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