• Privacy Policy

    Introduction

    The Royal Oak Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of our constituents and online visitors. We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals unless it is specifically requested and provided. This privacy policy only relates to personal data collected by The Royal Oak Foundation via www.royal-oak.org, membership forms, fundraising responses, program registration forms, emails and telephone calls.

    What information do we collect?

    The Royal Oak Foundation collects personal information provided to the Foundation via the Foundation’s website, membership forms, fundraising responses, program registration forms, emails and telephone calls that will be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection or registration in accordance with the preferences you express.

    What do we use your information for?

    The Royal Oak Foundation uses the information you provide to better serve the Foundation’s mission, fulfill your orders, facilitate customer service, and inform you of the Foundation’s educational programming and promotional offers. Specifically, personal data collected and processed by The Royal Oak Foundation may be used for the following purposes:

    • Administration of membership(s).
    • Fulfillment of orders for goods and services requested.
    • Administration of donations and pledges.
    • In-house research, including surveys, and statistical analysis.
    • Communication about its programs, membership, fundraising, special events and other activities. The Foundation regularly sends emails to our members and website visitors. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instruction included in the email message.

    Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors of the Foundation and other carefully selected organizations.
    The Royal Oak Foundation does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

    Contacting us to change your information sharing preferences

    To get more information, or to request a change in how The Royal Foundation shares your personal data, please telephone us during our regular business hours at
    800 913 6565 x 200

    How do we protect your information?

    The Foundation makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of transactions that occur on this website. To maintain data accuracy, prevent unauthorized access, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. When processing online orders, we utilize SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts our visitors’ credit card numbers, names, and addresses.

    Do we use cookies?

    A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive by a website. The Royal Oak Foundation website uses cookies that do not contain any personally identifiable information about you; they are generally used to gather information to analyze website traffic in order to improve our content and navigation, based on our visitors’ online behavior. You may choose to set your browser so that it does not accept cookies.

    The Royal Oak Foundation website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for The Royal Oak Foundation and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

    Links to third party websites

    This Privacy Policy applies solely to the personal data collected by The Royal Oak Foundation and does not apply to third party websites.

    The Royal Oak Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites. The Royal Oak Foundation advises users to read the privacy policies of other websites before registering any personal data.

    Your Consent

    The terms of this privacy policy govern all online interactions with www.royal-oak.org, and a link to this policy is included in the footer information on every page of this website. Your use of this website or communication with The Royal Oak Foundation by telephone or email constitutes your agreement to the terms of this privacy policy.

    Terms and Conditions

    Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section at http://www.royal-oak.org/terms/

    Changes to our Privacy Policy

    If The Royal Oak Foundation decides to change its Privacy Policy, it will post such changes on its website under the section titled “Privacy Policy.”