We are always trying to improve the security and privacy environment of our information systems. We believe that we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online through www.wellesleyeducationfoundation.org and www.supportwef.org.
The following privacy statement describes the information we collect and how we use it:
Information Collection and Use
Our site may, at times, require a free registration for educators, which enables full access to the information and resources offered. A unique email address must be supplied to register.
If you subscribe to a newsletter, periodic update, or press release published by WEF (includingat www.wellesleyeducationfoundation.org or www.supportwef.org) and distributed via email, we will keep your email address in a private distribution list. At any time, you may opt out by using the unsubscribe link provided on our website and in the publication email. Doing so will remove your information from the distribution list for that publication or specified communications.
WEF does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals, except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals. We will use such information only for the purpose(s) stated when you provide it. We may use personal information internally in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer WEF products, programs, and/or services.
Photography Permission Policy
Students who appear in photographs on our website for purposes of illustrating grants in action have given WEF their permission (through media permission forms signed by their parents at the start of the school year) to be published on the website. By registering to participate in WEF-sponsored public events, such as the Annual Spelling Bee, your registration indicates your permission for WEF to take photographs and/or video of yourself, your teammates, and/or associates and post such photographs and/or video on its website.
Web log file data
WEF collects some basic web log file data about its website visitors. This information includes domain names, website traffic patterns, and server usage statistics. This information is used solely for site management and administration, as well as to improve the content and overall performance of our site.
'Cookies' and How We Use Them
Cookies are packets of information that a website transfers to a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. They are a means of keeping track of users' preferences for content and alerting them to new content areas. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies if you do not want them tracking your preferences. WEF’s site at www.wellesleyeducationfoundation.org does set and access cookies; however, cookies are not used to track any identifiable user's movement through our website. www.wellesleyeducationfoundation.org sets and accesses cookies for purposes of supporting an individual’s user experience and to track an unidentifiable user's movement through this web site; this data is used only to enhance the usability of the site. You can still use this site if you turn the cookies off.
Gifts and Fundraising Events and Programs
Links to Other Sites
WEF’s site provides convenient links to other sites that we think may be of interest to our visitors; however, a link to another site does not imply an endorsement by WEF of the site's content or services. WEF is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites not owned by or under WEF’s control, and we encourage you to be aware of this fact whenever leaving our site and to carefully read privacy statements at any site that collects personally identifiable data.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact us at P.O. Box 812321, Wellesley, MA 02482.