Last updated: March 23, 2023
SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you donate to us, or sign up for a newsletter, as part of the process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
If you choose to correspond with us through e-mail, we may retain the content of your e-mail messages together with your e-mail address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
Any email addresses provided through “Newsletter Signup” or through email correspondence may be used to contact you for other MCUF solicitations unless you opt out of receiving these emails.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our nonprofit and updates about what we are doing. For some e-mails sent in HTML format by MCUF to its members, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with the email. For these emails, MCUF will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click”, the name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. MCUF only uses this information to enhance its offerings to its members, donors, and other partners. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
When you browse our site, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Web site use information is collected through web site browser software tools, such as cookies and web server logs, on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site. Only aggregate data – such as the number of hits per page – are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
The information collected through web site browser software tools assists us in designing and arranging our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and in continually improving our web site to better meet the needs of our donors and prospective donors.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order or sign up for a newsletter, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
Further, you expressly agree that use of the MCUF web site is at your sole risk. This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The MCUF expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
Adult Photo/Image Use and Consent
I, the event participant hereby grant and authorize Marine Corps University Foundation the right to take, edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, distribute and make use of any and all pictures or video taken of me to be used in and/or for any lawful promotional materials including, but not limited to, newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, advertisements, fundraising letters, annual reports, press kits and submissions to journalists, websites, social networking sites and other print and digital communications, without payment or any other consideration.
As an event participant I hereby state and agree that I will not share any images that were taken of attendees not known to me personally, electronically or otherwise on any Social Media or email platform, or to philanthropically profit from in any way. Emailing any images that were taken of any registrants that attended an event without prior written permission or a signed photo release form by the individual or group of individuals is strictly forbidden.
This authorization extends to all languages, media, formats and markets now known or later discovered.
This authorization shall continue indefinitely, unless I otherwise revoke this authorization in writing.
I waive the right to inspect or approve any finished product in which my likeness appears, including written or electronic copy.
I agree that I have been compensated for this use of my likeness or have otherwise agreed to this release without being compensated. I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photograph.
I understand and agree that these materials shall become the property of Marine Corps University Foundation and will not be returned.
I hereby hold harmless and release Marine Corps University Foundation from all liability, petitions, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representative, executors, administrators, or any other persons may make while acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by clicking unsubscribe on the bottom of any email, contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at: MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION PO Box 122, Quantico, VA, 22134, United States
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so—in other words, when we believe that the law requires it or for the protection of your, or our legal rights.
SECTION 4 – GIVE DIRECT, BLOOMERANG and AFFINIPAY
Our online donation services are hosted by Give Direct, Bloomerang and AffiniPay. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to receive online donations from you.
They all use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to keep your information secure and to protect against its loss. All information is stored in a PCI compliant secure database, and they work with Level 1 PCI partners who are also committed to providing a safe environment for processing credit card transactions online.
SECTION 5 – TRACKING
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, referring page, operating system, and date/time stamp.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, and to correct technical issues.
Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (‘per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie).
Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that web site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from web page to web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your on-line experience easier and more personalized.
Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the Internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided.
Cookies help us to collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our web site as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our web site and evaluate our web site’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual e-mail address or any personally identifying information about you, although they do permit us and third-party vendors to send focused on-line banner advertisements or other such responses to you. See the OPT OUT section for details on how to Opt Out of cookies from Google.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
MCUF does not sell, trade, share or disclose your information to anyone for any reason, except if compelled to by law.
SECTION 8 – HOW DO I OPT OUT?
You may opt out of receiving email, mail, surveys, and/or telephone communications from MCUF either by contacting us at 703 640 6835 , submitting an electronic communication through the Contact Us link at the top right of every page of the MCUF website, by emailing us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or by selecting the opt out option in any email communication you receive.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at email@example.com or by mail at MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION