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|Privacy & Security|
Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Policy Statement
Your privacy is important to you and to us. We recognize that we must earn
information we gather when you use the Puffin Foundation, Ltd.'s (PF)
website, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it.
Data Collection: Performing a PF search and browsing the public sections of
the site does not require any personally identifying information.
Account information. We ask for and store information about you when you
create an account on the Site, such as your name, email address, and signup
location. We may use your email address to send you updates, provide
services to you in connection with the Site, and to contact you on behalf of
other users who may ask us to send information about their projects which
received PF funding.
Public content. You can contribute to the Site in a number of different ways
including our forum and for grantees to provide information about their
projects. Note that if you include personally identifiable information in
your Public Content, it can be used and viewed by others. We are not
responsible for the information you choose to include in your Public
Cookies. We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify
your browser and improve the quality of our service.
II. Transfer of Information
Public Content. If you post content for public view on the Site, we may
distribute such Public Content to a wider audience by sharing it (or
portions of it) with third parties so that they can publish it on their own
websites and media platforms. We may ask them to credit you as the source of
these contributions by including your account name and profile photo.
We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other
companies or individuals.
At this time we do not take Third party Advertising.
Investigations. We reserve the right to investigate abuses on the Site, and
enforce and apply our Terms of Service and Statement. We may disclose
information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that
such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) take action regarding
suspected illegal activities; (b) enforce or apply our Terms of Service and
Statement; (c) comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions
and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial
proceeding, or other legal process served on us; or (d) protect our rights,
reputation, and property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public.
III. Managing Your Information
We provide a number of tools to manage the use of your information on the
The Site may contain links to third party websites with which we have no
affiliation. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal
information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their
privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on all such
third party websites.
V. Our Policy Towards Children
The Site is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children
under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children
under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal
information without your consent, please contact us at
that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without
parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal
information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive
it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic
storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use
commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we
cannot guarantee its absolute security.
VII. Dispute Resolution
If you believe that PF has not adhered to this Statement you may write to us
at the following address:
VIII. Modifications to this Statement
We may revise this Statement from time to time. The most current version of
the Statement will govern our use of your information and will always be
located here. By continuing to access or use the Services after those
changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Statement.
Puffin Foundation, Ltd.