National Police Foundation COVID-19 First Responder Grant Program Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the Police Foundation, d.b.a. National Police Foundation, collects, uses, maintains and discloses information in connection with its COVID-19 grant program. With respect to use of the Police Foundation’s website, privacy matters are governed by the policy available at https://www.policefoundation.org/privacy-policy/.

Personal identification information

In administering the grant program, we may collect personal identification information from applicants and other visitors to the related websites (Users) in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, or apply for a grant. In particular, applicants will be asked for a wide range of personal identification information in order to permit our assessment of their applications. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from being considered for a grant.

How we use collected information

Police Foundation may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:

To evaluate grant application – With respect to information submitted on or in connection with a grant application, we will use the information to evaluate the application and make a decision as to whether to award a grant.

To evaluate grant program – We will use personal information to assess the grant program, including to consider potential changes to the program, and to inform the creation of any future related programs.

To contact applicants for additional information or for other purposes – We may use the email address of applicants and other information to contact them to request additional information in connection with their applications or for other purposes related to the program.

To improve customer service – Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To improve our Site – We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

To send periodic emails – We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to future emails, they may receive emails that may include news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

To raise awareness of issues related to COVID-19 – We may use aggregated or non-identifiable information from Users to share information with the public about the grant program and related issues.

Sharing your personal information

We may share aggregated personal information with organizations who are funding the grant program. Similarly, we may share aggregated personal information with the public. We also may share non-identifiable information with funders or the public in order to illustrate the scope and impact of the grant program.

We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. We will not sell, rent, share, or disclose your email address or use it for any other purpose than what you have indicated.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

Police Foundation has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By submitting an application or otherwise using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Police Foundation
2550 S. Clark Street, Suite 1130
Arlington, Virginia 22202
(202) 833-1460
www.policefoundation.org

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