Texas VFW Foundation Privacy Policy

The Texas VFW Foundation ("the Texas VFW Foundation") operates TexasVFWFoundation.org and may operate other websites. It is the Texas VFW Foundation's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Website Visitors
Like most website operators, the Texas VFW Foundation collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Texas VFW Foundation's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to improve security and better understand how the Texas VFW Foundation's visitors use its website. From time to time, the Texas VFW Foundation may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. The Texas VFW Foundation also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on TexasVFWFoundation.org Website as a security measure. The Texas VFW Foundation only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the web page where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the Texas VFW Foundation's websites choose to interact with the Texas VFW Foundation in ways that require the Texas VFW Foundation to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that the Texas VFW Foundation gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at TexasVFWFoundation.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with the Texas VFW Foundation are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, the Texas VFW Foundation collects such information only as necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with the Texas VFW Foundation. t The Texas VFW Foundation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Aggregated Statistics
The Texas VFW Foundation may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Texas VFW Foundation may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the Texas VFW Foundation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Texas VFW Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on the Texas VFW Foundation's behalf or to provide services available at the Texas VFW Foundation's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using the Texas VFW Foundation's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Texas VFW Foundation will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, the Texas VFW Foundation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when the Texas VFW Foundation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of the Texas VFW Foundation, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Texas VFW Foundation website and have supplied your email address, the Texas VFW Foundation may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up-to-date with what's going on with the Texas VFW Foundation. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Texas VFW Foundation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Texas VFW Foundation uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Texas VFW Foundation website, and their website access preferences. The Texas VFW Foundation visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Texas VFW Foundation's websites, with the drawback that certain features of the Texas VFW Foundation's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
Ads
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by the Texas VFW Foundation and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.
Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, the Texas VFW Foundation may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in the Texas VFW Foundation's sole discretion. The Texas VFW Foundation encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a TexasVFWFoundation.org account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.