Protection of Information
We prioritize the protection of your personal information and employ industry-recognized security safeguards to prevent its loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. We utilize encryption technology to secure sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, during transmission.
Intended Use of Information
When we request information from you, we will clearly state the purpose for collecting it and how we intend to use it to fulfill your request. We do not make your personal information available to any external parties outside of Horatio Alger for marketing purposes, nor do we sell or rent your personal information.
Disclosure of Information
We are committed to keeping your personally identifiable information private and will not disclose it to third parties. However, we may disclose your personally identifiable information in the following circumstances:
- With your explicit consent.
- To agents and advisors of the Horatio Alger Association, such as accountants and attorneys, on a need-to-know basis and subject to strict confidentiality restrictions.
- To comply with legal obligations, court and government orders, or civil subpoenas.
- To protect the rights, property, or safety of the Horatio Alger Association, our website visitors, or others.
- In aggregated form, where individual users are not identified, to provide information about site usage.
Web Technologies & Tracking
Our website uses various technologies, including cookies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide customized services. Cookies are pieces of information that our website sends to your browser and are stored on your device. They help us track site usage, determine user preferences, and make your visit more personalized. You have the option to decline cookies, but please note that this may limit your access to certain areas of our website. Most browsers accept cookies by default, and you can modify your preferences in your browser settings.
We also collect usage data, such as IP addresses, browser types, and page views, to analyze website activity and improve our offerings. We do not track URLs typed into browsers or track your activities once you leave our site.
In addition, we may use web beacons (single-pixel GIFs) to access and set cookies, providing valuable information about site usage and email interactions. These technologies help us understand user behavior and improve our services.
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