Space Foundation Web Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register to attend or attend a Space Foundation event, when you subscribe to our e-newsletter, when you respond to a survey, when you fill out a web-based form or when you order materials from our online store. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, address, phone number, job title, organization and/or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To send you information about space issues and opportunities that interest you
  • To personalize your web experience
  • To improve our website, our e-newsletter or our other web-based communications
  • To improve customer service
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser (if you permit it to do so) that enable the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Cookies are also used in the portions of this website that use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to measure effectiveness and usage of our website. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States and compiled with data from other users to help evaluate our website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Neither Google nor the Space Foundation will associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but this may result in your not being able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or providing services to you that you have requested, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies or protect our or others' rights, property or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party links, products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy. If you have any questions about this website, please contact the Space Foundation at [email protected] or +1.719.576.8000.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.
This policy was last modified on August 12, 2011.