Scholas web site (the “Site”). Per Scholas is committed to protecting the privacy of its online visitors and
does not collect information about you, other than as described below. By using this Site, you are
Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used
Information You Provide Us
Per Scholas does not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our Site. Per
Scholas only gathers personally identifying information (“PII”), such as names, addresses, zip/postal
codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by you. For example, PII may be collected as
part of your expression of interest in (i) applying for a position at Per Scholas, (ii) m king a donation
online or (iii) signing up for a Per Scholas mailing list.
Most areas of our Site are accessible without registration of any kind. However, some of our services
require some identification as a part of participation. In the case of donors, the PII required and the uses to
which it is put are made clear.
The PII you provide is available to Per Scholas and third-party application service providers involved in
the operation of this Site. Although we contractually require our third-party application service providers
to protect your PII, please note that we do not own or control such providers and cannot guarantee their
Other Information Collected
Per Scholas utilizes advertising networks and third party analytics services that automatically collect and
temporarily store certain information about your visit to our Site, including (i) the pages of our Site that
you visited; (ii) the time and date of your visit; and (iii) the address of the web site you came from when
you entered our Site. The information is aggregated and anonymized, and we use it to help understand
how our Site and server function, diagnose problems with our server and improve our Site’s content.
As part of our ongoing effort to understand how our supporters and potential supporters respond to our
email messages, we may also utilize – directly or through a third party service provider – technical
methods in HTML emails that we send to determine whether you have opened those emails or clicked on
links in the emails.
Interest-Based Advertising and Do-Not-Track Settings
Interest-based advertising uses information about you to provide relevant, targeted advertising likely to be
of interest to you. Although some web browsers offer “do not track” options, the Site does not currently
honor “do-not-track” browser settings. Please note: if you choose opt-out of interest-based advertising,
you may continue to see or receive online advertising from us, but such ads may not be as relevant to you
as you would like because your participation provides us with guidance about what you would or would
not like to see from us through our advertising.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.
individual user, just the computer used. Users may have the opportunity to set their computers to accept
all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued or not to receive cookies at any time. If you set your
browser not to accept cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of the full features of the Site.
Sharing of Your Information
Per Scholas is the sole owner of any information collected on this Site. We will not share your
information with any third-party organization for commercial purposes except as noted in this policy.
Per Scholas may disclose PII if compelled by law or a regulatory authority. In addition, we may need to
disclose PII in special cases where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify,
contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury or interfering (either
intentionally or unintentionally) with Per Scholas’ rights or property, other Per Scholas Site users, or
anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We also may share your email address with social
media platforms in order to provide you with information about Per Scholas’ activities.
Security of Your Information
Per Scholas takes steps intended to secure the PII provided to us. For example, PII you provide is
accessible only by designated staff. All PII gathered on the Per Scholas website is done in a secure and
encrypted manner using Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) technology.
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. While we try to protect your
PII, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or that we retain. You use the
Site, and provide us with PII, at your own risk.
If you supply us with your postal address or e-mail address online you may receive periodic mailings
from us with information on our programs and services. If you do not want to receive postal mail and/or
e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending your request via the unsubscribe link
contained in all such e-mails or by contacting us as set out below. Per Scholas will never rent, trade or
sell your e-mail address. However, we may on occasion share your name and postal address with our
service providers and with other organizations we believe you may have an interest in supporting unless
you opt-out. If you would prefer that your name and postal address not be shared with others, simply send
us a request via e-mail to [email protected].
Similarly, we may contact individuals we believe may be interested in donating to Per Scholas. If such
individuals indicate they do not wish to be contacted again, we honor that request.
Credit Card Information
Protecting your credit card information is of the utmost importance to Per Scholas. Per Scholas’ online
donation site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of
information under our control. These donation pages are redirected to a third party platform which Per
Scholas requires to be compliant with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards and to use all
security measures required for credit card industry online payments.
The donation pages make efforts to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user
information, including credit card information, by using SSL encryption technology. This method reflects
industry standard security protocol and is intended to minimize the risk of interception of your credit card
Access to and Deletion of Information
The accuracy of your PII is important to Per Scholas. If you would like to review or make a change to
your PII related to a donation, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. If you would like to review
or delete any other PII you have provided to us, please contact us at the email address below, and we will
consider your request. We reserve the right not to agree to any such request if we deem it burdensome or
otherwise injurious or inappropriate, except to the extent required by applicable law.
In order to provide certain services and materials, our Site may allow you to “click” over to other Web
Per Scholas is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other Web sites, even if our
name and logo appear on the screen. We recommend that you review the privacy policies on third-party
sites before you use any services or programs they offer.
Information from Children under Age 13
Per Scholas does not knowingly solicit or collect PII from anyone under the age of 13. Visitors under the
age of 13 should ask their parent or legal guardian for assistance when using www.perscholas.org and
should not submit any PII to Per Scholas. In the event we learn that we have collected PII from a child
under age 13, we will delete that information.
In the event another nonprofit organization merges with or acquires Per Scholas or substantially all of its
assets, your PII may be transferred to that successor or acquiring entity. A court also may order the sale of
PII as an asset in a bankruptcy or similar insolvency proceeding.
Revision of this Policy
significant changes in the way we use your personal information, we will alert you by posting a prominent
notice on our site.
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