- 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
We ask you for the following personal information when you sign up for an account:
- First and last name
- Postal code
- Personal connection to Parkinson’s
- Job title
- 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
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.
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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the website:
Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.
Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.
Our cookies are “first-party cookies” and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the website may not work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the website. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited and your settings and preferences each time you visit the website.
Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Site Management Cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the website so that you are not logged off unexpectedly and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.
Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the website by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
Control of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
Other Tracking Technologies
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the website to help customize the website and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.
- Contact Us
Brian Grant Foundation
650 NE Holladay Street, Suite 1600
Portland, OR 97206