Protection of Information

We prioritize the protection of your personal information and employ industry-recognized security safeguards to prevent its loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. We utilize encryption technology to secure sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, during transmission.

Intended Use of Information

When we request information from you, we will clearly state the purpose for collecting it and how we intend to use it to fulfill your request. We do not make your personal information available to any external parties outside of Horatio Alger for marketing purposes, nor do we sell or rent your personal information.

Disclosure of Information

We are committed to keeping your personally identifiable information private and will not disclose it to third parties. However, we may disclose your personally identifiable information in the following circumstances:

Web Technologies & Tracking

Our website uses various technologies, including cookies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide customized services. Cookies are pieces of information that our website sends to your browser and are stored on your device. They help us track site usage, determine user preferences, and make your visit more personalized. You have the option to decline cookies, but please note that this may limit your access to certain areas of our website. Most browsers accept cookies by default, and you can modify your preferences in your browser settings.

We also collect usage data, such as IP addresses, browser types, and page views, to analyze website activity and improve our offerings. We do not track URLs typed into browsers or track your activities once you leave our site.

In addition, we may use web beacons (single-pixel GIFs) to access and set cookies, providing valuable information about site usage and email interactions. These technologies help us understand user behavior and improve our services.

Third-Party Website Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on our website, and we do not have control over the privacy practices of third-party sites. We encourage you to review the specific privacy policies of those sites when visiting them.

Updates to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check back frequently to review any changes. If there are material changes to our privacy policies or practices regarding personally identifiable information, we will post the updated policy on our website 30 days prior to its effective date. We may also supplement the information you provide to us with data from other sources to enhance accuracy and improve our services.

Contacting Us Regarding Privacy

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the processing of your personal information, please contact us. Upon request, we will provide you with a summary of any personally identifiable information we have retained about you and make necessary modifications, corrections, or updates to your information. You can also request the removal of your personal record from our database. Additionally, you have the option to opt-out of having your personal information collected and used by Horatio Alger Association for the stated purposes.

By using our website, you accept and agree to this Privacy Policy and any subsequent amendments. While we make every effort to enforce this Privacy Policy, please note that we cannot be held responsible for any information that is lost, stolen, or transferred without our knowledge or consent.

For more information

Please see the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) that sets the ground rules for how private-sector organizations collect, use, and disclose personal information in the course of for-profit, commercial activities across Canada.