University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy.

When you visit our website (Website), you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we describe our privacy policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. By using this Website you accept and agree to be bound and abide by this Privacy Policy.

The University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.oufoundation.org Website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

Information Collection and Use

We collect and use several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

  • Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to: your name, street address, email address, and telephone number. Personal Data may also include credit card information. Personal Data, other than credit card information, may be entered into and stored in our secure database. If you enter your credit card information on our Website to make a gift or register for an event online using your credit card information, this information may be temporarily stored in memory prior to being passed to our third-party credit processing service. When the credit card information is passed to the third-party credit card processor it is removed from memory and is not maintained in our records. We use PayPal to process all credit card payments. You acknowledge that any credit card information you provide could pass through and may be stored in servers outside our control. For information on how PayPal uses, stores, maintains and discloses your credit card information, please go to https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

  • Cookies and Usage Data

Cookies and similar technologies help to facilitate the best possible user experience of the Website as they allow us to recognize your user preferences from session to session and generally improve the functionality of the Website. We use third party cookies and similar technologies (for example, web beacons, pixels, tags and device identifiers) to recognize you and/or your device(s) on, off, and across the different applications of the website and devices. We also get information about your IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and features, and/or internet service provider or your mobile carrier. We do not collect location concerning your GPS location. Although most internet browsers accept cookies and the like by default, you can control these types of technology through your browser settings and similar tools and agree to refuse them altogether. If you refuse to accept cookies and similar technologies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser or smartphone, you may prohibit us from delivering the full capability of the Website and/or prevent the use of certain features and services that require these technologies. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you agree to the use of cookies and similar technologies as described above. If you use the Website without changing your browser or device settings to disable cookies and similar technologies, we’ll assume that you consent to our use of the same.

Use of Data

The University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. uses the collected data for various purposes including but not limited to:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with notices about your gift giving history
  • To notify you of events sponsored by us
  • To fulfill any purpose for which you provide the data

If we use your Personal Data to contact you, we will provide you with a method allowing you to opt-out of future communication. You can also contact us by e-mail, writing or telephoning, at the below contact information.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

The University of Oklahoma Foundation will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your Personal Data.

Disclosure of Data

Legal Process

The University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of The University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc.
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability
  • To protect the integrity or security of the Website

Service Providers

We may disclose Personal Data, other than credit card information, that we collect or you provide to contractors, service providers and other third parties we use solely to support our business (such as maintenance, analysis, audit, payments, facilitating and acquiring gift transactions, fraud detection, communication, and credit checks and background checks). These third parties to which we give your Personal Data will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

Security of Data

We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data. These include using encryption for your data while it is being transmitted between your device or browser and our servers. However, given the nature of communications and information technology, and that the use of the internet has inherent risks, although we regularly monitor for possible vulnerabilities and attack, we cannot warrant or guarantee that information provided to us through the website or stored in our systems or otherwise will be absolutely free from unauthorized intrusion by others, nor can we warrant or guarantee that such data may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Rights to Deleting, Accessing and Correcting Your Information

For Personal Data that we have about you, you have the following rights:

  • Deletion. You may ask us to erase or delete all or some of your Personal Data. Please note that doing so may limit your ability to use certain functionality of the website. Please note that an email address is required to have a registered account.
  • Correction/Modification: You may edit some of your personal data through your account or ask us to change, update, or fix your data in certain cases, including if it’s inaccurate.
  • Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (for example, if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (for example, if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
  • Right to Access and/or Take Your Data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data you provided to us.

To make these or any other requests with respect to your Personal Data, please visit www.oufoundation.org/portal/Contact. We ask that individuals making requests identify themselves and identify the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before we process any requests. We may decline to process requests if we cannot verify the requestor’s identity, if we believe the request will jeopardize the privacy of others, if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect, or for a similar legitimate purpose. In any case, where we provide information access, deletion or correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.

If you choose to close your account or ask that we modify or delete some or all of your Personal Data, we will retain some or all of your Personal Data if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce obligations or fulfill any other requests from you (for example, to opt-out of further messages or for a copy of your data).

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: https://www.oufoundation.org/portal/Contact.