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    Your Privacy & Refund Policy

    Your privacy is our mandate.

    The Rutgers University Foundation is committed to ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, and security of those who visit and make donations on our website. This statement describes our information collection practices and explains how we use and protect your personal information. This statement applies only to information collected by this website.


    Credit Card Information

    To ensure that credit card information is secure and electronic payments are processed safely and efficiently, we use a Verisign secured site to protect your online payment.

    Other Personally Identifiable Information

    To make an online gift, we require you to provide your full name, address. telephone number, and email address. You may also choose to provide additional information. You may elect to receive email from us and you may opt out of receiving email alerts by checking the appropriate box on any alert. This website will not sell or transfer such information to any third parties except (i) to the extent necessary to authorize third parties such as the Verisign secured site to process the transaction you are authorizing and to use the necessary information needed to perform their functions and (ii) on select occasions to authorized vendors for the purpose of offering services to alumni. In all such cases we require the third parties to agree not to sell or transfer the information. In addition, we may disclose personal information when we have a good-faith belief that disclosure is required by law. Rutgers University and Rutgers University Foundation may use the information you provide to update your contact information and to maintain contact with our alumni.

    Refund Policy

    By making a charitable gift to the Rutgers University Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that charitable donations are not refundable.

    Publication of Donor Names

    The names of all donors may be included in materials such as honor rolls, annual reports, and other appropriate publications, in both print and electronic formats, unless otherwise requested by the donor. The Foundation will not publish the amount of any gift without the permission of the donor. Donors who have made gifts to the Foundation via bequest or other testamentary device are deemed to have granted such permission unless otherwise specified in the gift instrument or other document.

    Non-Personal Information

    During your use of this website, Rutgers University Foundation is automatically collecting non-personal information, including, but not limited to, computer operating system, web browser type, day and time of visit, etc. We also collect information about your browsing behavior onsite, such as specific URL(s) visited.

    Cookies and Third Party Tracking/Advertising

    During your use of this website, you may be assigned a "cookie" to more accurately track your browsing behavior and activity. Cookies are small text-based data files that are stored on your browser and used to collect details about each visit you make to the site. The Rutgers University Foundation uses cookies to track site usage and behavior for the purpose of delivering more personalized, relevant web experiences to our visitors. Many browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can adjust your browser settings to disable cookies, which may impact your access/usage of certain parts of the site.

    Click here for more information:
    http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
    http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

    Rutgers University Foundation may use third-party analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, and advertising tools, such as Google Adwords, Facebook Advertising, and Twitter Advertising, to serve relevant ads across other websites and social media platforms. The ads will contain content relevant to Rutgers, Rutgers University Foundation, and/or Rutgers University Alumni Association. Cookies, web beacons, and/or similar technologies may be used to capture browsing behavior onsite and help ensure that the ads served are as relevant and timely as possible based on visitor behavior on this site.

    Rutgers University Foundation may use third-party technology, including, but not limited to, ShareThis, so that our visitors can easily share our site content to their followers via social media channels. These third-party technologies may drop cookies onsite which will collect non-personal information such as browser type, access date and time, etc.

    Rutgers University Foundation may also approve third-party companies such as Google Adwords, Facebook, and Twitter, to provide marketing services. Cookies placed by these third-party companies may be used to better track your behavior onsite. The only information collected by these third-party compaies will be non-personal, such as the specific URLs you visited, day and time of visit, and the amount of time spent onsite. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our privacy policy, as well as the privacy policy of the third-party company.

    The Rutgers University Foundation is not responsible for third-party cookies or other tracking technologies (web beacons), or the information they collect.

    To learn more about the use of cookies, and for instructions on how to enable/disable, please visit the following sites:
    http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
    http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

    Links to Other Sites

    This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage you to be aware of the privacy policies of such sites.

    Updates to This Privacy Policy

    We may make changes or additions to this policy at any time and will post the changes on this web page.

    Contacting the Website

    If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact RUAlumni@alumni.rutgers.edu.

    Your use of this site constitutes your understanding of, and agreement to, the terms of this policy.

    Other Information

    A portion of all gifts will be used to fund further advancement efforts on behalf of Rutgers.

    THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." RUTGERS UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL OR DATA FROM OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM.

    IN NO EVENT WILL RUTGERS UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION OR THEIR AFFILIATES OR THEIR TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION.

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