Throughout this policy, you will see the terms “What If Foundation”, “we”, “our”, and “us”. These terms refer to the What If Foundation, an organization with tax-exempt status pursuant to Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(3). You will also see the terms “I,” “you,” “your,” and “yours” – these terms refer to visitors to and users of our Site. Trademarks, service marks, logos, and copyrighted works appearing in this site are the property of The What If Foundation or the party that provided the trademarks, services marks, logos, and copyrighted works to the What If Foundation. The What If Foundation and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, logos, and copyrighted works to the What If Foundation retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, logos, and copyrighted works appearing in this site. All use of or goodwill associated with the name, logo, our materials, electronic products, and/or services will inure to the benefit of the What If Foundation.
Your use of this site is at your own risk. The content is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. The What If Foundation disclaims all warranties, including any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, title, or noninfringement. The What If Foundation does not warrant that the functions or content contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. The What If Foundation does not warrant or make any representation regarding use, or the result of use, of the content in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. The content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and the What If Foundation may make changes or improvements at any time. You, and not the What If Foundation, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction in the event of any loss or damage arising from the use of this site or its content. The What If Foundation makes no warranties that your use of the content will not infringe the rights of others and assumes no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions in such content.
All of the information in this site, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on this site, and the What If Foundation does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from this site if it is not, or is no longer accurate or complete.
This site may be hyperlinked to other sites which are not maintained by, or related to, the What If Foundation. Hyperlinks to such sites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with this site or the What If Foundation. The What If Foundation has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of those sites. The What If Foundation is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any hyperlinked site. Hyperlinks are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and the What If Foundation makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness or accuracy of these hyperlinks or the sites hyperlinked to this site. The What If Foundation provides hyperlinks as a convenience, and the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party site does not necessarily imply endorsement by the What If Foundation of that site or any association with its operators.
Linking to the What If Foundation Site and use of Content
The What If Foundation appreciates informational and educational uses of the What If Foundation Site and our Content, including our name and logo. However, there are limits on the uses, including the use of our name and logo and the digital links bearing the name and/or logo.
It is improper, and may be a violation of law, for you to post or download and distribute any material that you do not own or for which you do not have permission to use. PLEASE BE AWARE: violation of someone’s copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.
Inappropriate use of What If Foundation’s Content
It is inappropriate to use the What If Foundation Site or Content for illegal, inappropriate, or obscene purposes, or in support of such activities. We define these terms as follows:
Listed below are some, but not all, prohibited activities that may result in action by the What If Foundation:
Posting, transmitting, or facilitating in the promotion of illegal content through our Site or Content.
Using our Site or our Content to harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another visitor or third party that is unwanted.
Transmitting or facilitating distribution of content that is untrue, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable.
The What If Foundation is committed to protecting our donors, partners and website users’ privacy and security. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the What If Foundation’s website, www.whatiffoundation.org and how this information is used.
Personal information collected
At our Site, we only collect Personally Identifiable Information when voluntarily and knowingly submitted by a visitor. You can have general access to our Site and browse pages describing our organization without providing any personal information or being required to register at our Site. If you choose to donate to the What If Foundation, whether by telephone, postal mail, or this Site, we will collect certain required financial information from you (such as your credit card information if you choose to submit your donation in that manner, and the donation amount).
Online donations are processed by Salsa Labs, a third-party service provider, and you should read the section below entitled “External Links” and familiarize yourself with the privacy terms of all external sites before using them.
Any personal information will be deleted upon request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you can unsubscribe from our newsletters by clicking the “unsubscribe” feature at the bottom of our emails.
Demographic and profile data (i.e., age, gender, browser usage) may also be collected and used to improve marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze site usage, improve content and to customize site content, layout, and services. Additionally, this data may be shared with third parties on an aggregated basis. The What If Foundation does not share personally identifying information with third parties, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law.
The What If Foundation uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.whatiffoundation.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
Visitors to our Site should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by our Site through the use of “cookies.” “Cookies” are small pieces of data sent to your computer browser from our web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The data identifies you as a unique user and facilitates your ongoing access to and use of the Site. Cookies may be used by us to, among other things, recognize repeat visitors, frequency of visitor use, store user preferences, and to track information and usage behavior. By tracking user trends and patterns of how people search, we can better understand our user base. This helps us deliver better information and services, improve the content and administration of our Site, facilitate use of our Site by visitors and generally enhance your online experience when you visit our Site.
Cookies also help us to diagnose problems with our server. We use “cookie” technology only to compile aggregate data about your visits to our Site and not to obtain personal information. We may use this information to collect demographic information and develop statistics about our user base. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to block all cookies from being loaded onto your computer or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please be aware, however, that refusing cookies can affect the performance of web sites and cause some parts of our Site to not function properly.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts; to answer your requests; to process your donations; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visits of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.
The What If Foundation does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.
The What If Foundation website may include links to other websites, however these links do not fall under this Policy, and the What If Foundation is not responsible for the data collection, privacy and information sharing policies and procedures or the content of external websites. For example, online donations to the What If Foundation are facilitated by third party service provider. When you follow links to make such a donation, you will be linked to our service provider’s website, which is subject to separate privacy and other terms and conditions. Please familiarize yourself with the individual policies of each of these sites before submitting your personal information.