Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions

Introduction
Britney Trahan Foundation, Inc (BTF, Inc) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to BritneyTrahanFoundation.org. This Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions (the “Policy”) is designed to inform you about our obligations to you. If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us. BTF, Inc., a nonprofit, public charity, organized according to Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC). 

Privacy Policy
Information BTF, Inc. collects and how we use it

Personal Information
To fulfill its mission, BTF, Inc. depends on the participation of people just like you. Our website is designed to facilitate that participation through interaction, which often means asking people for their personal information. What follows is an explanation of the ways in which we ask for your personal information, and what is protected and what isn’t.
Joining BTF, Inc.

When you become a member of BTF, Inc. we ask for information, including your name, email address, postal or zip code and country of residence.  We do not share or otherwise disclose any personally-identifying information collected in this process. Only BTF, Inc. and authorized agents (as described further below) have access to personally identifiable information provided by you. You have the choice as to whether to provide such information to us.

Campaign Actions
There are opportunities on our website for you to send messages directly to decision makers via email, twitter and letter.  Due to the nature of the communication, whatever information you provide—your email address for example— will be shared with the message’s recipient. If you choose to share your contact information with a decision maker in this way, we cannot limit or control how, if at all, that person or organization will use your information or keep it private.

Direct Contact
Our website has online form(s) and email addresses through which you can contact us with questions, concerns, to report problems with our website, or other issues. In order to respond to you, we need your email address. While we retain this information for our records, we will not use it for any purpose except to correspond with you regarding your inquiry without your permission.  You may use these online form(s) and email addresses to correspond with us regarding any rights you may have under applicable law concerning the accuracy of the personally identifying data in our possession and its use, and we will comply with laws applicable to you and us in resolving the issue you raise.

Authorized Agents
On occasion we may share some of your personal information with selected authorized agents, for example external contractors working to maintain our website for the sole purpose of helping us do our work. They will abide by the requirements in this Privacy Policy and will not share your personal information or use it for any purpose other than for the benefit of BTF, Inc.

Other Disclosures
We may disclose your personal information as necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

Non-Personal Information:

Cookies
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer, mobile or other internet-connected device by your web browser. They are used by most websites to facilitate certain types of functionality and usability of the website, including remembering you the next time you visit.
Cookies contain information about your use of a particular website but do not include any personally-identifying information by themselves (for example, they do not store your name or address).

To find out more about cookies more generally click here.
We use cookies on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org to personalize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site.  We reserve the right to use cookies for additional purposes in the future.
At the time this policy was written, the types of cookies used on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org include:

Personalization
These cookies are used to recognize return visitors to BritneyTrahanFoundation.org so the site can remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble closing notification windows if you have closed them during a previous visit.

Analytics
Similar to most websites, we use analytics to improve user experience and BritneyTrahanFoundation.org’s functionality. We use external services, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to provide real-time reporting of, among other things, your use and navigation of BritneyTrahanFoundation.org to BTF, Inc. staff and our authorized agents. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any users’ personally identifiable information.

If you do not wish your use of BritneyTrahanFoundation.org to be recorded in this way, please visit the Google website for instructions on how to opt-out.

Third party cookies
BritneyTrahanFoundation.org also features a number of external services, such as social media sharing, which may also use cookies when you use them. You can find out more about these services and their use of cookies through their respective websites and privacy policies, some of which we have linked below for your convenience:
Facebook’s data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other
Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy
YouTube player cookie policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/faq/#toc-cookies

You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org and on other sites may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of any personalized content delivery offered.

To find out about how you can disable cookies in your web browser or for more information, please refer to your browser’s help menu or support website. You acknowledge that we cannot control third-parties’ use of cookies or compliance with their respective privacy policies, so you use external services at your own risk.

Children’s privacy
We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. BritneyTrahanFoundation.org is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed the site to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.

It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of ou receipt of information by children under 13, please contact us.

Security
We use encryption technologies when transferring and receiving data from BritneyTrahanFoundation.org. In addition, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss or misuse of information on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org site that we have collected from you.  However, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure, so, while we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website.

Terms and Conditions
By accessing BritneyTrahanFoundation.org, you are agreeing in good faith to the following terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use BritneyTrahanFoundation.org. If you breach any of the terms of this Policy, your authorization to use BritneyTrahanFoundation.org automatically terminates.

BTF, Inc’s Proprietary Rights and Re-Use Policy
The materials on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of the materials may violate such laws. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, governmental regulation and guidelines with respect to or otherwise arising out of your use of BritneyTrahanFoundation.org.

Links
BritneyTrahanFoundation.org provides links to other websites and resources. Because BTF, Inc. has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that BTF, Inc. does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

Claims of Copyright Infringement
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes on their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by BFT, Inc. infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirement.

Disclaimers
BritneyTrahanFoundation.org and its materials are provided “AS-IS.”  BTF, Inc. does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the materials or related information.

BritneyTrahanFoundation.org may include inadvertent inaccuracies or errors. Additionally, the possibility exists that a third party could make unauthorized alterations to BritneyTrahanFoundation.org content or features. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of BritneyTrahanFoundation.org, we make no guarantees as to its completeness or correctness. In the event that a situation arises in which BritneyTrahanFoundation.org’s completeness or correctness is in question, please contact us with, if possible, a description of the material to be checked and the location (URL) where such material can be found on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org, as well as information sufficient to enable us to contact you.

Limitation of Liability
Neither BTF, Inc. nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers, employees or consultants are responsible or liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating in any way to BritneyTrahanFoundation.org and/or materials contained on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org, any linked site or any content or service available through BritneyTrahanFoundation.org. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, content services, or any linked site is to stop your use of it.

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless BTF, Inc. and our directors, officers, employees, and consultants, from and against any claim or demand (including reasonable attorney fees) arising from: (a) your activities in connection with BritneyTrahanFoundation.org; (b) any violation of this Policy by you; and, (c) any allegation that any submissions or other materials you submit to us or transmit to BritneyTrahanFoundation.org infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark trade secret, or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.
Submissions of Content and BTF, Inc’s Take-Down Policy
Submissions of content, materials, and postings must be consistent with the following policy; violation of this policy may cause removal of the content by BTF, Inc. By posting content, you agree to the following terms and conditions.
Submissions may not contain material that violates or infringes any person or entity’s rights, including, but not limited to any copyright or the rights of privacy and publicity as those rights are defined under applicable law.
Material submitted may not defame any individual or entity.
Submissions may not include the posting of materials protected by copyright law, regardless of whether the work has been registered or not, without the express written permission form the holder of those rights.
Submissions may not contain the brand names, trademarks, trade dress, logos, seals, or other representations that may be associated with a specific organization or individual, without the express written permission of the party or parties having rights and titles to such materials.
Submissions may not contain images, photos, or works of art that are not owned entirely by the submitting party.
No images of children will be posted unless appropriate licenses have been obtained from the children’s parents or other guardians.
Submissions may not contain information, content, statements, or representations that are inflammatory, dangerous, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, tortious, injurious, defamatory, or libelous. Submissions may not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or age.
Submissions may not contain material that is unlawful.
Submissions may not be intended to promote or otherwise facilitate any commercial activity.

BTF, Inc. reserves the right to remove any additional content, including links, in whole or in part for violations of this policy or because the content has been deemed unrelated to the postings or discussion taking place.

If you observe any content or material on BritneyTrahanFoundation.org that appears to conflict with any of the above requirements, please contact us. Postings may be removed and reviewed at BTF, Inc’s discretion, and only in the event that such contents are found to be consistent with the Policy will such content be reposted.

General and Changes
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Policy, or portion of this Policy, to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this Policy, and the remainder of this Policy will continue in full force and effect. Any failure of BTF, Inc. to enforce or exercise any provision of this Policy or related right will not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.