Privacy Policy for Say Yes Buffalo

Effective Date: 02/27/2024

Welcome to Say Yes Buffalo! Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how Say Yes Buffalo collects, uses, and protects your data, especially when utilizing third-party websites for information collection.

1. Information We Collect:

  • Personal Information: Say Yes Buffalo may collect personal information such as your name, address, email, and academic details when you register or apply for scholarships.
  • Usage Information: We gather data on your interactions with our website, including pages visited, time spent on the site, and any links clicked.
  • Third-Party Services: Say Yes Buffalo employs third-party websites and services to collect user information, including application forms hosted on external platforms.

2. How We Use Your Information:

  • Scholarship Processing: Your personal information is used for processing scholarship applications, verifying eligibility, and communicating with you regarding your application status.
  • Website Enhancement: Usage information helps us analyze user behavior, track engagement, and improve our website’s functionality.
  • Communication: Your contact information may be used to provide updates on your application, inform you about new scholarship opportunities, and share relevant information.

3. Third-Party Services:

  • External Platforms: Certain features on Say Yes Buffalo may be hosted on third-party platforms. Review their privacy policies for information on how they handle user data.
  • Data Security: While we take measures to secure your information when using third-party services, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted over the internet.

4. Cookies and Tracking:

  • Cookies: Say Yes Buffalo uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience. You can disable cookies in your browser settings, but this may affect certain functionalities.
  • Analytics: Analytics tools are utilized to analyze user behavior and improve our website. These tools may collect information about your device and browsing patterns.

5. Information Sharing:

  • Third Parties: Say Yes Buffalo does not sell, trade, or transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except for scholarship processing purposes.
  • Legal Compliance: We may disclose information when required by law or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property.

6. Your Choices:

  • Opt-Out: You can opt-out of receiving non-essential communications from Say Yes Buffalo.
  • Access and Update: Access and update your personal information by logging into your Say Yes Buffalo account.

7. Children’s Privacy:

Say Yes Buffalo is not directed at individuals under the age of 13. Parents or guardians who believe their child provided personal information can contact us to have it removed.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically. Regularly review the policy to stay informed about how Say Yes Buffalo protects your information.

By using Say Yes Buffalo, you consent to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or concerns, contact us at info@sayyesbuffalo.org.

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