The Rowan Foundation respects the privacy of every individual who visits its website and wants you to know how we use and protect information that you provide to us. The information below summarizes our policies in this regard.

Information Collection and Use
The Rowan Foundation is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell your information. We will not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

The Rowan Foundation collects data from visitors to the site via Google Analytics and other forms on this site. Completion of any of these forms is optional. Information collected via the form is entered into the Rowan Foundation’s database. The visitor will be placed on a list to receive occasional Rowan Foundation e-mail communications. Visitors who do not wish to receive communications from the Rowan Foundation have the opportunity to opt out at any time. Form completion also allows visitors to register online for specific events, make donations online to the Rowan Foundation.

At no time is a visitor’s personal information shared with any individual, company, sponsor, vendor, organization or other entity outside of the Rowan Foundation.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The Rowan Foundation website uses cookies in a limited way to help deliver information, to identify unique browsers that visit us, and to track usage throughout our site.  The cookies the Rowan Foundation uses do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. This information about readership and site usage collected through cookies is aggregated into general reports about readership and is not tied to individual identities.

Traffic data
The Rowan Foundation counts, tracks, and aggregates website visitor activity in order to analyze general traffic flow to and on the site (i.e., where traffic originates, how it flows within this site). The Rowan Foundation uses this information to improve the content on its website and to better understand the interests and information needs of the individuals who visit this site. The Rowan Foundation does not share this data outside of the organization or with advertisers/sponsors.

The Rowan Foundation, however, does not control the privacy policies of other sites for which we provide hyperlinks or access. Please visit the websites of these other sites to review their privacy policies so you will know how they use and treat your information.

Data Security
The Rowan Foundation and its software and hardware vendors have in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information collected online. All Rowan Foundation online data collection services are served over HTTPS for enhanced security during submission of data. The Rowan Foundation donor platform is secured by a third party platform, and is secured with 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) encryption, a PCI and industry-standard level of security and privacy for those wishing to conduct secure transactions over the internet. The Rowan Foundation limits access of the data it collects to key personnel, on a needs only basis, to effectively carry out their duties. However, as effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet.