The Franklin Project, Inc., is a Delaware nonprofit nonstock corporation. The Franklin Project is committed to protecting your privacy online.
Information You Provide
If you use the Website, we may collect from you certain Personal Information, such as your first name, last name, zip code, and email address in creating your user profile or account. If you create an account with us, we may send system messages pertaining to your account information and other communications to your email.
You may also send to The Franklin Project, or upload or post on The Franklin Project Website, information such as emails, comments, texts, images, videos, and other content (“User-generated Content”).
Our Use of Information
We will use your Personal Information to provide you with information, enable you to participate in features on the Website, contact you regarding updates about The Franklin Project, provide customer support, and for other purposes described at the point of collection.
We will not share your Personal Information with our agents, affiliated entities, and partners and service providers.
We do not use tracking cookies or advertising and analytics technology.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your permission. So, for example, we will not sell your email address or other Personal Information to mass marketers.
If law enforcement or judicial authorities require us to provide them with your Personal Information, we must cooperate with the authorities if their request is supported with the necessary legal documentation.
Other Nonpersonal Information
When you use the Website, we may also collect other nonpersonal information about you. This nonpersonal information may include IP addresses, browser types, access times, location data, and technical information concerning connection to the Website. We may use this information for internal purposes, for example, to improve the Website and analyze usage patterns.
Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals Under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)
California law requires certain websites to let you know how they respond to web browser Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Because there is no current industry or legal standard for recognizing or honoring DNT signal, we do not respond to DNT signals at this time.
Our Security Procedures
We have implemented security measures to protect your information from loss, misuse, and alteration. We use industry-standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your Personal Information. We are not, however, responsible for any information you share with third parties. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.
Your Control of Personal Information
You may limit the collection and use of different elements of your Personal Information by not participating in those activities for which we collect Personal Information, as listed above. You may choose to discontinue the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information by limiting or discontinuing your use of the Website altogether.
You may request a copy of the Personal Information we hold about you by contacting us at the address below. You may also ask us to correct any personal information or delete all information we hold about you by contacting us at the address below.
Privacy Protection for Children
If you are under the age of 13, please do not use the Website. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly permit persons under the age of 13 to provide Personal Information to us through the Website or otherwise. If we later learn that you are under the age of 13, we will take appropriate steps to remove your Personal Information from our database and restrict your access to the Website.
How Long We Hold Data For
We keep your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is gathered. These periods vary depending on the nature of the information and your interactions with us.
Changes and Notice
Legal Basis for Proceeding
Our legal basis for processing your Personal Information for the purposes described above will typically be consent, as you have consented to us using your Personal Information for the purposes discussed here. We may also process your Personal Information to execute a contract with you or to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject. It is also in our legitimate interest to use your Personal Information to operate and improve our services, measure our impact, and to protect our organization.
You may contact The Franklin Project through any of the following ways:
- By email: email@example.com
- By mail: P.O. Box 78358, Washington, D.C. 20013