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ACCF Privacy Policy

APPROVED: October 31, 2016

The Ashland County Community Foundation is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to us by current donors, potential donors and by the officers and staff of nonprofit agencies who approach us for funding, and the people that they serve.

Like all organizations with a web presence, the Ashland County Community Foundation receives standard tracking data when you visit our site. Information from your browser, including your IP address, pages visited, the length of time you spend on our site and files you download is recorded in our website server logs. We use and analyze this data to develop site content and continue to provide you with a positive experience when you visit our website. However, no personal information is collected during the tracking process.

Online giving transactions are processed on a secure server. We have put into effect appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Once you provide us with personal, professional or financial information, that data remains confidential.

We will not sell, rent, loan or otherwise share any personally identifying information you provide with any individual or organization. While we strive to protect the personal information of our users, the Ashland County Community Foundation will release personal information if required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.

In accordance with federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy, the Ashland County Community Foundation will not knowingly collect any personal information from young people under the age of 13.

Electronic Newsletter/Publications
We may share information with service providers solely for the purpose of producing and disseminating foundation information to our constituents. You may remove yourself from our mailing list at any time by emailing your request to or by calling the Ashland County Community Foundation at 419-281-4733.

Information Collected from Online Forms
Our website may allow you to use online forms. We will use the information you provide to respond to you or process a request. Please remember that many of these forms are sent via email and may not be secure against interception across the Internet. They may also remain as a permanent, retrievable record with your Internet Service Provider (ISP). If your email communication or online form contains sensitive information, you should send it by U.S. mail, unless the Website Limited Privacy Policy clearly indicates that such communications are appropriately secured for transmission over the Internet.

Links to Other Sites
As a community service, the Ashland County Community Foundation provides links to websites of various nonprofits and nonprofit resources. Unless we expressly state otherwise, the Ashland County Community Foundation makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. A link to a website from is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers. This privacy policy applies solely to the information collected by this site.

You may establish a hypertext link to this site from your website, so long as the page containing the link properly attributes the linked site to the Ashland County Community Foundation and does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by the Ashland County Community Foundation. We may revoke this permission at any time. Without prior written consent of the Ashland County Community Foundation, you may not create a link to this site that incorporates or relies upon, in whole or in part, any content from any page on this website, or that incorporates any copyrighted or otherwise intellectual property of the Ashland County Community Foundation.

Copyright Statement
Copyright in the text materials contained in this website is owned by the Ashland County Community Foundation. These text materials may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears on all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction or reprint is for noncommercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in the website may not be modified in any way.

Copyright in the photographs, illustrations, artworks and other graphic materials are reserved to the Ashland County Community Foundation and/or the copyright owners (licensors). Prior permission to use, download, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork or other graphic material must be obtained by the copyright owner, regardless of intended use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this website, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in such information. The Ashland County Community Foundation cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, noninfringement or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this website, nor do we guarantee that this website will be error-free and continuously available.

In those instances where we secure your personal information in transit to us over the Internet, and upon our receipt, Ashland County Community Foundation uses industry-standard encryption, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL). For site security purposes and to ensure that the Ashland County Community Foundation website remains available to all users, Ashland County Community Foundation employs software programs to monitor network traffic in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for oversight or authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits other than those uses identified in this policy.

Unauthorized attempts or acts to either (1) access, upload, change, or delete information on this system, (2) modify this system, (3) deny access to this system, or (4) accrue resources for unauthorized use on this system, are strictly prohibited and may be considered violations subject to criminal, civil, or administrative penalties.

Ashland County Community Foundation takes the security of all personally identifiable information we maintain very seriously. We implement various measures to protect the security and confidentiality of personally identifiable information. Such measures include access controls designed to limit access to personally identifiable information to the extent necessary to accomplish our mission. We also employ various security technologies to protect personally identifiable information stored on our systems. We test our security measures periodically to ensure that they remain operational.

Privacy Policy Changes
The Ashland County Community Foundation may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Such changes will be publicly posted in this area of our website. If you have any questions or concerns about the Ashland County Community Foundation’s privacy policy, please contact us.