Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the Presidential Leadership Scholars website, presidentialleadershipscholars.org (the "Site"), and all personal information collected from users of this Site. The Site is owned solely by the George W. Bush Presidential Center. In this Privacy Policy references to "we", "us", "our", are references to the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

We take the privacy of all our users seriously.
This Privacy Policy outlines how we treat your personal information and forms part of the Terms and Conditions for use of this Site. This Privacy Policy applies only to these offerings controlled by the Bush Center, and not to the collection and use of personal information by any third party via any website to which there are links on this Site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites, and encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site, and to read all applicable terms, conditions and privacy policies when using other websites.

Consent
By using the Site, you agree to be legally bound by this Privacy Policy, as it may be amended. If you do not agree to this Policy or cannot form a legally binding contract, you are not permitted to use the Site or Center Devices.

What information do we collect?
You may access the Site's home page and browse the Site without disclosing any personal data. In order to provide you with the intended user experience, however, we may collect personal information from this Site, from application forms, requests for email updates, contact forms, online surveys, your correspondence, and other information that you may send us. The Site does not seek to collect any information from children. We ask that children under 18 do not submit information to the Site. In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we do not knowingly collect information from children. We encourage parents to participate actively in their children's internet experience.

How do we use your information?
The information we collect through our Site may be used to satisfy your requests for products and services, evaluate your application to the program, respond to your inquiries, provide you with more targeted content, and send you information about the Presidential Leadership Scholars program. We may use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our Site, and to improve the content and navigation of our Site. In addition, we may also use the information to contact you regarding changes to our Privacy Policy or other policies that may affect you and your use of our web site, products and services.

We may share the information we collect with our partners.

We may combine the information we collect with information available from other sources, including information received from promotional partners or other third parties.

We may use the services of agents and contractors to assist us in providing our products and services. Such agents and contactors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy, and use information we provide to them only for the purpose of providing services to us.

We may, from time to time, share certain personally identifiable information with unrelated third parties (e.g., retailers, marketers) to enable them to provide you with opportunities to learn of products or services in which you may be interested.

We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process (e.g., a court order or a subpoena). We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required or permitted by law. In addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another entity.

Security
We take every precaution to protect your personal information. In addition, we have strict security protocols in place to protect our customer database from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. We only allow access to the customer database when absolutely necessary, and then under strict guidelines as to what use may be made of such details. We may ask you for proof of identity before disclosing any personal information to you. The security of your information, however, cannot be absolutely guaranteed, and we do not assume any liability for third party use of such information, whether obtained legally or illegally from or through this web site.

Cookies
When you first visit one of our Sites, upon entering your name and address, we may send you a cookie. Usage of cookies is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our Site. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer's hard drive for record keeping purposes, and we may use them to do a number of things. For example, cookies may be used to compile anonymous statistics related to the take up or use of services, or to patterns of browsing. When used in this manner, you are not individually identified, and information collected in this manner is only used in aggregate.

We have no access to, or control over these cookies. You are not obliged to accept a cookie from us, or any other website, and you may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies, although some features on the Site may not function if you do.

Unsubscribe
We hope that you will enjoy using this Site and Center Devices. However, you may request that your personal information is not used in the ways outlined above. This is called unsubscribing, and may be achieved by emailing us at info@presidentialleadershipscholars.org.

Site and Service Updates
We may send you Site and service announcements or updates. You cannot unsubscribe from service announcements, as they will contain important information about the services provided on the Site.

Notification of Changes
We may occasionally modify our Privacy Policy, and when this happens, we will notify you via our homepage.

Privacy Support
If you have any inquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please email us at info@presidentialleadershipscholars.org.

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