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Privacy Policy

Independence Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website.  Please read this website Privacy Policy for details about how we use information you submit to this website located at www.independencefoundation.org.

By using our website, you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Information

The types of information that may be collected on Independence Foundation’s website includes:

  • Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis
  • Site usage information collected on an aggregate basis as visitors browse our site

Personal Information

Independence Foundation only collects personally identifiable information through this site when knowingly provided to us.  Personal Information can include your name, address, email address, and phone number.  The Foundation uses your personal Information to respond to your requests for information, registrations for events, or feedback submissions. 

The Foundation may disclose Personal Information in connection with conducting audits, responding to legal and/or regulatory requirements, enforcing the Foundation’s policies, or in responding to complaints of safety or security concerns.  The Foundation may also share your Personal Information with law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. The Foundation will disclose Personal Information in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

The Foundation will not sell, rent, license, or trade your Personal Information with third-parties for their own direct marketing use.

Site Usage Information

When you visit Independence Foundation’s website, we may obtain information about you. We use Google Analytics to monitor usage and web traffic and to evaluate and improve our website. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information on an anonymous basis, such as the number of visitors to this site, their country, region and city of origin, the type of browser and operating system they are using, the date, time and duration of visits, the pages consulted, and what other websites they visited prior to coming to this site.  A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website.  We use this information, which is aggregated with other visitors to our website, to analyze trends and track users’ movements around the site. This collective data helps us determine how our website is being used, to help us increase our website’s effectiveness for our visitors.

You can learn more about how Google collects and processes data through Google Analytics at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. You can opt out of your data being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing a browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Links to Other Sites

Independence Foundation’s website contains links to third-party websites.  When you use a link to go from Independence Foundation’s website to another website, the Foundation’s Privacy Policy is no longer in effect.  We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of Independence Foundation.  We encourage you to review the privacy statements of each website, so you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update and change this Policy as needed.  If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.