Privacy Policy

The Gabriel Family Foundation (GFF) is organized and exist under the laws of the State of Texas, and The Gabriel Family Foundation and/or the, the GFF’s licensors, or any combination of the foregoing (collectively "GFF"), values the privacy of the individual and has created this policy ("Privacy Policy") to demonstrate its firm commitment to transparency about how  the GFF treats the information of its users of the Website and/or the User-Generated Content.  Because GFF may gather important information from our users, GFF has established this Privacy Policy as a means to communicate GFF's information gathering and dissemination practices.  GFF reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy in accordance with the terms herein and/or those reflected in the Terms and Condition of Use.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form, or perform any other activity on the Website.  We may also collect your internet protocol address, first and last name, home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town, and billing information, such as billing name and address, bank account number, routing number and in some instances a credit card number and/or other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual, depending on your activities while on the Website and/or User-Generated Content.

What we use information for:

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:  to personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs); to improve the Website and/or User-Generated Content (we continually strive to improve our offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); to improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs); and/or to send periodic emails.  We can also use your information to monitor and assemble analytics pertaining to an individual's use of the Website.  If you provide information in relation to a registration of an account or service or feature or benefit, the email address you provide may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your activity or transaction, in addition to receiving occasional organizational news and updates, related to the work of the foundation.  If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

We may disclose any information (other than billing information) to outside parties.  We may transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.  This includes trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties who state that they will keep this information confidential.  We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.  Email addresses and any personal customer information will not be sold to or otherwise shared with third parties for marketing purposes.  Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or as may be required by law.  Of course, registered users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their user registration and password.  GFF may aggregate data together in an anonymous fashion to generate reporting for internal analysis or distribution as it sees fit and may, at its sole discretion, choose to offer such reporting for promotional purposes and/or monetary gain.  All aggregated and reported User Content and/or User-Generated Content shall be 100% anonymous.

GFF may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers or users and provide such information to third parties.

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Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not intentionally or knowingly collect any information from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age.  Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least thirteen (13) years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.  Those changes will be immediately effective upon their posting even if posted without notice.

Keeping Your Information Secure

We have implemented security measures we consider reasonable and appropriate to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.  Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and are not responsible for the theft, misuse, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personally identifiable information.  In the unfortunate event that your "personally identifiable information" (as the term or similar terms are defined by any applicable law requiring notice upon a security breach) is compromised, we may notify you by email (at our sole and absolute discretion) to the last email address you have provided us in the most expedient time reasonable under the circumstances; provided, however, delays in notification may occur while we take necessary measures to determine the scope of the breach and restore reasonable integrity to the system as well as for the legitimate needs of law enforcement if notification would impede a criminal investigation.  From time to time we evaluate new technology for protecting information, and when appropriate, we upgrade our information security systems.

Contact and Opt-Out Information

You may contact us at [email protected] if:  (a) you have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy; (b) wish to make corrections to any personally identifiable information you have provided; (c) want to opt-out from receiving future correspondence, including emails, from us or our affiliated companies; or (d) wish to withdraw your consent to sharing your personally identifiable information with others.  We will respond to your request and, if applicable and appropriate, make the requested change in our active databases as soon as reasonably practicable.  Please note that we may not be able to fulfill certain requests while allowing you access to certain benefits and features of our Website.

Sole Statement

This Privacy Policy as posted on this Website is the sole statement of our privacy policy with respect to the Website, and no summary, modification, restatement or other version thereof, or other privacy statement or policy, in any form, is valid unless we post a new or revised policy to the Website.

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