THE NEXT EDISON
Information We Collect That You Provide. We collect a variety of information about visitors to our website. Some of the information we collect is personal information you knowingly, voluntarily, and manually provide when you use this website. For example, in filling out forms you may provide us with information such as your email address, name, organization you work for and its EIN/tax ID, home or work address, and telephone and fax number. If you are an applicant for a scholarship grant, you may also provide us with your transcript, test scores, resume and financial information. It is always your choice whether to provide personal information. However, some information must be provided to participate in certain programs or activities of The Next Edison (such as to apply for a grant), so the decision not to provide information might limit or eliminate certain functions of this website or the ability to participate. Do not supply personal information about others unless you are authorized or required to do so by applicable law or contract.
Our Use of Personal Information Collected. In general, we use information we collect, whether personally identifying or otherwise, to pursue the mission and operations of The Next Edison and to engage in the activity (and related activities) for which we collect it. Specifically, we may use your personal information:
- to fulfill our obligations to you and to respond to any questions or requests, including requests for grants;
- to gather your feedback about our current programs and activities via surveys;
- to contact you about material changes in our site terms or policies;
- to operate this website, to maintain the quality of this website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website;
- to comply with the law or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform with the requirements of law or to comply with legal process served on us; and
- if you sign up for a blog, feed or newsletter, to include you in our mailing list.
Updating Your Personal Information and Changing Your Preferences. To the extent that our systems require your personal information, in general, or provide links to sites which collect your personal information, they provide the ability for you to update your information or change your preferences. If you have any questions about what personal information about you The Next Edison retains, please contact us. We endeavor to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If your personal information has changed, you may submit your new information via our website as well. We keep personal information for as long as we think is necessary or advisable and we reserve the right to retain it to the full extent not prohibited by law. We may discard personal information in our discretion, so you should retain your own records, and not rely upon our storage of any personal information or other data. We generally provide you with an opportunity “opt out” of from receiving communications from us or unsubscribe from electronic newsletters or promotional emails we send you.
Information Security. We use reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information received from our users from unauthorized use or disclosure.
Do Not Track. At this time, this website does not accept “do not track” requests from Web browsers.