Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy
Anthony V. Spano Foundation (“us”, “we” or “our”) is committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of visitors to this website and to those communicating electronically with us. Here you’ll find information on how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website and when someone makes an online purchase.

Browsing our Website
When someone visits, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Joining our Mailing List
As part of the registration process for our mailing list, we collect personal information. We use that information to provide you updates from the Spano Foundation, to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information, for verification of our records and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied with our service. We don’t sell, rent, or trade email lists with other organizations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter and store all personal information. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.

What is our lawful bases for processing your information?
Legitimate Interest
We process your information for the purpose of conducting and managing our business and to enable us to give you the best service and information. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (without having your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).

How long do we keep your information?
To make sure we comply with our data and privacy obligations; we only retain information for the purposes we acquired it for the original intended use.

When do we disclose your information with others? does not sell, rent or pass on any of your personal information to third parties unless you have given your permission, it is strictly necessary to deliver the services requested and you have been notified beforehand.

In some circumstances, we may be obliged to disclose your personal information to meet a legal or regulatory requirements (for example a court order) or obligations in accordance with applicable law.

Access to your personal information
You are entitled to access, request correction and request deletion of the personal information that we hold. You can obtain this information by contacting us.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

Links to other Websites
Our website contains links to information on other websites. On websites we do not control, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting those sites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Website Security?
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in our possession. This includes, for example, firewalls, security issue scans, password protection and other access and authentication controls. We use SSL technology to encrypt data during transmission through the public internet.

However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the Service, and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your Personal Data has been compromised, please contact us.

Changes and updates to this policy
Please revisit this page periodically to stay aware of any changes to this Policy, which we may update from time to time. If we modify the Policy, we will indicate the date of the latest revision.

Created/Updated: November 28, 2022