Updated: May 2019
How do we use the information you provide?
At the Franklin News Foundation and all associated web sites & projects, we may ask for your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
We will use your e-mail address to provide you news and information about the Franklin News Foundation communications include a periodic e-Newsletter, event invitations & updates, urgent news of interest, or for fundraising support.
Contributing money online
The Franklin News Foundation is a non-profit organization and registered as a 501 (c)3 with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Contributions to the Franklin News Foundation are tax-deductible. The Franklin News Foundation recommends that you keep all contribution receipts on hand for tax preparation and for your accountant or tax preparer. The Franklin News Foundation will not disclose the identity of its generous donors.
The Franklin News Foundation respects the privacy of our donors and their choice not to have personal information shared with others. The Center does not and will not sell, rent, or trade donor information to organizations that use such information for commercial purposes. Occasionally we make donor mailing lists available for one-time use by like-minded nonprofits in return for donor lists from those organizations. This helps us continue to grow. Our donors may instruct that we exclude their information from any lists that we share. All such requests — directed to Danielle Behler, email@example.com, Franklin News Foundation, 200 W. Madison St., Ste. 2100, Chicago, IL 60603 — will be implemented as soon as possible.
We keep your IP Addresses safe
We may keep track of your IP address, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.
Subscribing to Email Communications
Unsubscribing from Email Communications
If you wish to unsubscribe from our communications, please click on the link “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of mass email communication or you may request to unsubscribe by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will process these requests to the best of our ability to comply with legal requirements, however, our contributor records will be continuously maintained in a separate secure database.
Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements
The Franklin News Foundation expects its partners, potential advertisers and third-party affiliates to respect the privacy of its users. However, third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices.
Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. Such activities are beyond the control of the Franklin News Foundation and this policy.
Franklin News Foundation is not responsible for the content of those sites. Franklin News Foundation is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by Franklin News Foundation of those sites.
For questions or for general contact, please contact:
Franklin News Foundation
200 W. Madison Street, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Changes to this policy
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