The Joanie Bernard Foundation permits its Users to provide their name, e-mail address, address, phone number, (collectively “personal information”), in order for Users to submit letters of inquiry, applications, and other correspondence about grants, funding and The Joanie Bernard Foundation. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
The Joanie Bernard Foundation may also collect non-personal information, including, but not limited to, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer and your browser software (i.e. Internet Explorer, etc.), the configuration used, the pages served, the time, source of a request, or other information.
The Joanie Bernard Foundation may employ independent contractors (“Outside Contractors”) to provide specific services, including but not limited to, marketing assistance, review and evaluation of applications or inquiries, and developing, hosting or maintaining the Website on our behalf. These Outside Contractors may have access to information collected on the Website, including personal information, in the course of providing such services and will have agreed to use it for the purposes outlined above.
Users must keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. Although we will use reasonable efforts to protect your information, information posted or transmitted to, or e-mail sent to or from, this Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you post, transmit, or send to us via e-mail.
The Joanie Bernard Foundation reserves the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with legal requirements, legal process, court order or other administrative or law enforcement order served on The Joanie Bernard Foundation, (b) protect and defend the rights of The Joanie Bernard Foundation or verify compliance with the policies of this Website and applicable laws, and (c) protect the personal safety or legal rights of Users of the Website or the public. The Joanie Bernard Foundation may also use IP addresses to identify Users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, internet service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion, without notice to you.
If you choose to enter any contest, sweepstakes or other promotion offered on this Website, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties in connection with the administration of such promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the promotion.
The act of submitting User information, such as a letter of inquiry or grant application, to the Website, The Joanie Bernard Foundation, or any of its Outside Contractors is voluntary and does not, in itself, create a contractual or confidential relationship of any kind between you and The Joanie Bernard Foundation or any obligation of The Joanie Bernard Foundation to award grants or funding, pay, or otherwise compensate you for the submission of the User information. You represent and warrant that the User information is true and correct and is either your own personal information or that you otherwise have the right to submit the User information for The Joanie Bernard Foundation’s use.
The Website is operating in the United States of America. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside the United States, then by your use of the Website, you consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.