Privacy Policy

The Brian Grant Foundation (BGF) is committed to the protection of your online privacy. This Privacy Policy describes how we treat information received about you when you visit (“website”) and register for our online courses. For easy access, we provide a link to the Privacy Policy page in the footer of this website. This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by BGF and any information you provide to third-party vendors operating on behalf of BGF.

  • Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

BGF may automatically receive and record non-personal information, including your IP address, browsing actions and traffic patterns, which is automatically collected through cookies and other tracking technologies as you navigate our website. BGF and its third-party vendors may use this information to optimize the performance of our website, provide you with relevant information about our programs and services, improve the technical performance and personalized experience of our website and to run our business. Our website and other digital platforms also include third-party features and widgets (e.g., social sharing) that may collect data.

  • Collection and Use of Personal Information

You can visit BGF’s website without revealing personal information. By accessing our website and voluntarily providing us with personal information you consent to the collection and use of the information in accord with this Privacy Policy. 

We ask you for the following personal information when you sign up for an account:

  • First and last name
  • Email
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Postal code
  • Country
  • Occupation
  • Personal connection to Parkinson’s
  • Job title
  • Company
  • Number of years in profession
  • Experience with Parkinson’s

Personal and credit card information is also collected through donations submitted on financial transaction pages. This information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes and to include you on BGF’s mailing list, if you choose to join it. When you send a donation in honor or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgement be sent to another individual, we will use the name and address of that individual for acknowledgement purposes only.

  • Information Sharing and Disclosure

BGF will not sell or rent your information to others. BGF may otherwise disclose your personal information when:

  • We have your express consent to share the information for a specified purpose;
  • We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process;
  • We need to protect or defend the rights or property of BGF; or
  • We find that your actions on our website violate any of our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy.

If you wish, you can modify your internet browser settings to alter which technologies are permitted, but this may limit some functionalities and features of our website.  

  • Security

BGF takes data security seriously. BGF applies industry-standard practices and technologies to safeguard your personal information. While BGF exercises all due caution to protect your privacy, no method of electronic transmission or data storage is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee absolute data security.  We will not be held responsible for parties who attempt to illegally access the website and intercept or access transmissions or private communications. There is no guarantee that your information is completely safe from breach of our computer systems and servers. In the event of a breach, BGF will comply with its regulatory obligations.

  • Children’s Privacy

We will not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. By providing personal information, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you agree to comply with this privacy policy. 

  • Consent

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide any personal information to BGF. If you have provided personal information to BGF and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy, please notify the Brian Grant Foundation at

  • Communication Preferences

If you have “opted-in” to receive communications, we may send you regular communications, either via e-mail or regular mail. Email subscribers may unsubscribe from all email communications by clicking on the “SafeUnsubscribe” link at the bottom of all BGF emails. To correct or change the personal information you have provided, please contact us at

  • Links to Other Websites

BGF’s site includes links, some temporary and some permanent, to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other website or the nature of the content contained therein.

  • Contact Us

If you have specific questions or concerns about the BGF’s privacy policy, please contact us at or at the following address: 

Brian Grant Foundation

650 NE Holladay Street, Suite 1600

Portland, OR 97206