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Privacy Policy

Texas Presbyterian Foundation (“TPF”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We strongly believe in protecting the privacy of the personally identifiable information you share with us. We also believe it is important to inform you about how we will use your personal data and to give you choices about how those data will be used. Therefore, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully.

This TPF Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains data collection and use practices of the web property “www.tpf.org” (the “Website”). By accessing and using the Website, you consent to the information collection and use practices described in the Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is subject to all the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Use for this Website that is posted on the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy, you may contact TPF using the information below (the “Contact Information”):

Email:  Communications@tpf.org
Write to us at:
Texas Presbyterian Foundation
6100 Colwell Blvd., Suite 250
Irving, TX 75039

If the Privacy Policy changes, we will post an updated version on the Website. The policy revision date will be posted at the bottom of this page.

Why should you share your personal data with TPF?

Sharing your personally identifiable information enables us to offer you a number of benefits. It will make it easier and more convenient for you to:

  • Register your account information
  • Manage your investment fund
  • Receive personalized messages and special offers that are relevant to your interests
  • Save time by storing your preferences

You may choose to share your information with us in a number of ways online, such as by registering your account. The information, as gathered, also will allow us to conduct market research to help provide more responsive customer service and to improve the Website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of information does TPF collect about me?
How do you use my information?
Does TPF share my information with third parties?
How do I access my information? How do I change my information?
How does TPF protect kids’ privacy?
What are cookies? How does TPF use cookies on its site?
How do I know if my subscription information is secure?
What about links to other websites and services?
Can TPF change this privacy policy?

These questions are answered below:

What kind of information does TPF collect about me?

  • We collect information you voluntarily submit to TPF, for example:
  • Identifying information, such as your name and email address
  • Security information, such as your username, and password or password hint
  • Contact information, such as your name, mailing address and phone number
  • Transaction information, such as your investment and disbursement instructions, and your transactions and contributions to your fund
  • Billing information, such as credit card, expiration date, billing address and account history
  • Website behavior, such as the pages visited, downloads, or searches requested
  • Browser information such, as the browser version, IP address, and the presence of various plug-ins and tools

How do you use my information?

As appropriate, the personal information collected on the Website will be used to operate or improve the Website, to provide our many service(s), or to carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.

In support of these uses, TPF may use your personal information (i) to provide you with more effective customer service, (ii) to improve the Website and any related products or services, and (iii) to make the Website easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Website to your particular preference or interests.

Does TPF share my information with third parties?

TPF may employ third party vendors and service providers (“Service Providers”) to perform various functions on its behalf. Services provided by Service Providers may include, but are not limited to, (i) managing account information, (ii) processing credit card or check card payments, (iii) analyzing data, (iv) developing, hosting and maintaining the Website and any related databases, or (v) communicating about the TPF. TPF does not authorize any of the Service Providers to make any other use of your information or to contact you outside the context of the services related to the Website. TPF may also provide certain information to third parties for marketing purposes.

TPF reserves the right to disclose information about you as required by law, in response to legal process and law enforcement requests, and as necessary to protect the property, interests and rights of TPF, its affiliates, and others.

How do I access my information? How do I change my information?

Your personal information can be accessed and changed by contacting TPF using the Contact Information provided above. Please be sure to include your full name and email address when contacting TPF to edit your personal information. Also, please allow one (1) week for email requests and three (3) weeks for postal mail requests to be fulfilled.

How does TPF protect kids’ privacy?

TPF does not knowingly sell or market to, solicit information from, or sell products or services for purchases to, individuals under 18 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18, and personal information concerning your child has been provided to TPF using the Website, you may contact TPF using the Contact Information provided above and we will delete any and all personal information about your child as soon as reasonably possible.

What are cookies? How does TPF use cookies on its site?

Some of our Web Sites will send a “cookie,” a small text file, to your computer. This allows us to recognize your computer the next time you visit, without bothering you with another request to register. And, if you use an online “shopping cart,” cookies allow us to keep track of the products you purchase. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please refer to the “Help” file of your Internet Browser either to learn how to block all cookies or how to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

To learn more about cookies, we encourage you to visit www.cookiecentral.com.

If you visit the Website to browse, read, or download information, we collect and store some “visitor information” from you, such as the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the date and time you access the Website, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website. We use this information to measure the traffic on the Website and to help us make the Website more useful. We delete this information after some time.

How do I know if my information is secure?

We recognize our responsibility to protect the information you entrust to us. TPF uses a variety of secure techniques to protect your information, including secure servers, firewalls, and encryption of financial data.

The Website also may make forums, message boards and/or newsgroups available to you. Please remember that any personally identifiable information you provide in these areas is also available to other users, and you should exercise caution before deciding to disclose such data.

What about links to other websites and services?

The Website may contain links to or reference third party websites, resources and advertisers (collectively, “Third Party Sites”). These Third Party Sites are not controlled by TPF and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies of these individual Third Party Sites to see how your personal information will be utilized by the operators of those Third Party Sites before providing any personal information. TPF is not responsible for the content or practices of any linked third party websites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.

Can TPF change this privacy policy?

TPF may change this privacy policy at any time without notice. However, if the Privacy Policy changes, we will post an updated version on the Website. The policy revision date will be posted at the bottom of the page.

Last Updated: June 2010