This policy describes how The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation treats all personal information collected or received about you, including information related to your past relationships with The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation. Personal information is defined as information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of organizations that The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation does not own or control, or to people that The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation does not employ or manage. In addition, certain companies associated with The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation, such as Veneklasen Associates may have their own privacy policies. Although The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation is not bound by those various policies, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with those privacy policies, as well.
Information Collection and Use
The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation collects personal information when you submit an application for a grant and when you contact The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation using its web-based contact form.
When you contact us using our web-based contact form, we may ask for personal information, which includes but is not limited to your name and email address. Once you contact The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation using our contact form, you are not anonymous to us.
Although The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation currently does not automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, we may do so in the future. Such information will be used to determine the internal efficiency of our systems and will not be used to contact you without your permission.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or companies except as it may be necessary for us to provide the specific services that you have requested. In such cases, we will only do so with your expressed permission OR under the following circumstances:
- We provide the information to associates who work on behalf of or with The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help us provide the services you have requested. However, these companies will have no independent right to share this information.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- We disclose information as otherwise required by any applicable laws, rules or regulations, including without limitation any necessary disclosures in connection with our legal status as a non-profit foundation.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees that, in our reasonable judgment, need to have that information in order for The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation to provide the services you have requested. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
We neither transmit nor request your personal information to be transmitted over the Internet. Information received using the contact form is stored in a secured manner on our servers.
The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by updating this published policy.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please use our contact form or you may contact us at:
The Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation
1711 Sixteenth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Revision Date: March 28, 2005