Effective: August 15, 2010

This Privacy Policy describes how The George E. Archer Foundation (“TGEAF”) treats personal information that TGEAF collects and receives from you through this website (“Website”). Personal information includes information about you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone and credit or debit card number, that is not otherwise publicly available.

Information Collection and Use
TGEAF collects personal information about you whenever you donate to TGEAF, or send us an e-mail through the “Contact Us” section of the Website. The collection of this information enables TGEAF to process your requested transactions. With your permission, we will also use this information to keep you apprised of new developments at TGEAF.

TGEAF limits access to personal information about you to those TGEAF employees who we believe reasonably need that information to provide products or services to you or to do their jobs.

TGEAF automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, cookie information (as described below), and the pages you request.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information will be intentionally disclosed only as follows:

Disclosures to Third Parties Assisting In Our Operations
TGEAF does not share personal information with any third parties.

Disclosures Under Special Circumstances
TGEAF may provide information about you in response to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. TGEAF believes it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.

Changes in Ownership
In the event that ownership of TGEAF were to change as a result of a merger, acquisition or transfer to another organization, your personal information may be transferred. If such a transfer results in material changes in the use of your personal information, TGEAF will provide notice about the choices that you have to decline to permit such a transfer.

TGEAF understands that storing our data in a secure manner is essential. TGEAF stores general and personally identifiable data using industry-standard physical, technical and administrative safeguards to secure data against foreseeable risks, such as unauthorized use, access, disclosure, destruction or modification.

Correcting Your Information
To review or change your personal information, or if you no longer want TGEAF to maintain your information, please email your request to

Cookies and Log Files
A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer. If you view the Website, your Web browser may store cookies on your computer, which will better enable you to navigate the Website upon your return. You may use the Website even if you choose to reject or delete the cookies. Cookies may also be used by some of the websites to which we link.

In addition, we may use your IP address to analyze trends, administer the Website and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order to improve our Website. We will not link your IP address to your personal information.

TGEAF is committed to protecting the privacy of children. The Website is not intended for minors. No information should be submitted to our Website by users under the age of 13, and we do not collect information from any user we have reason to believe is under the age of 13.

On the Website, you may have the opportunity to follow a link to other websites that may be of interest to you. TGEAF endeavors to link only to reputable organizations that are aligned with TGEAF’s charitable mission. Because these other websites may not be hosted or controlled by TGEAF, however, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites or the content provided thereon. Therefore, the privacy policies with respect to these areas may differ from those applicable to the Website and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of each of those other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected and maintained by TGEAF.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. We display an effective date on the upper left corner of this Privacy Policy so that it will be easier for you to know when there has been a change. If TGEAF makes any change to this Privacy Policy regarding use or disclosure of personal information, we will provide advance notice on the Website. Small changes or changes that do not significantly affect individual privacy interests may be made at any time without prior notice.

Your Role In Protecting Your Privacy
If you access this Website through an email or Internet account maintained by your employer, please note that it is possible that your employer may monitor your email or Internet access. Also, if you share a computer with others, it is your responsibility that any sensitive information that you provide through the Website, such as your credit card number when purchasing a book, is not shared with others through your computer. If you leave your computer, remember to logout of this Website.

Governing Law
The laws of the State of Indiana, without reference to any choice of law provisions, shall govern any claims relating to the materials on the Website.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our Website, please contact us at info@archerfoundation.org.