Privacy policy

Effective date: April 2015

The Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County (“HFNLC”) takes seriously the confidentiality of your personal information. The following Privacy Policy sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. By accessing or using this website, you hereby agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection and use of information as discussed in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not access this website.

HFNLC reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon posting to this website. Material changes will be conspicuously posted on this website. By accessing or using this website after such changes are posted you agree and consent to all such changes.

Personally identifiable account information

HFNLC may collect information you voluntarily share with us in submitting an application for a grant through the application process provided by our third party application processor, Foundant Technologies Inc., as well as other information, for example through Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and the use of “cookies,” which may be placed on your computer when you access the website. (See the sections on IP addresses and Cookies below.)

HFNLC may collect any content, record, or electronic communication of any kind, including without limitation your (1) contact information, (2) financial information, (3) demographic information, and (4) other personal information required to process your application to request a grant and so that we may communicate with you and send you information and newsletters, subject to applicable laws and the terms of the Privacy Policy.

We do not sell, rent or loan any of your personally identifiable information to any third party. We may use and share information with Foundant Technologies Inc., our third party application processor, in order to process and store your application.   In addition, HFNLC reserves the right to use and share your information in the event HFNLC believes doing so is necessary to operate this website or where such disclosure may be required by law, or to protect HFNLC’s right or the rights of others.

If you wish to submit an application for a grant you will need to visit this link. It will take you to our application, which is on a site hosted by Foundant Technologies Inc., our third party application processor. Your information will reside on Foundant Technologies Inc.’s secure site and HFNLC will have access to this information in order to review your application.

HFNLC maintains full rights to any information collected on this website, and may freely collect, use and disclose such information unless prohibited by this Privacy Policy or applicable law. In the event of a change in control of HFNLC or sale by HFNLC of substantially all of its assets, any information owned by or in the control of HFNLC may be transferred to such HFNLC successor, who will comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

IP addresses

While you are using this website we may log your IP address. IP addresses are not used to track a user’s session. This information only helps us determine how often different areas of our site are visited. We do not link IP address to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies

HFNLC may use cookies to track the use of our website and to facilitate and enhance your experience on our website. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies enable us to facilitate access to different aspects of our website. For example, by showing when and how you and others visit our website, cookies help us to see which pages of the website are popular and which are not. Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this website, for example, by remembering your address or other personal information when you request information or services on the website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that disabling this function may impact your use and enjoyment of this website.

Analytics

Like many websites, we use Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our website. This information consists of information that your web browser automatically sends to Google, such as the web address of the page that you visit and your IP address. Google may also set cookies or read preexisting cookies. This information is stored on Google’s servers. Google uses this information to provide us with reports about traffic to our website and your visit to our website (such as the domain from which you access the Internet, the web address of the website from which you linked to our site, the time and date of your visit the web pages that you view and click through).  We will use this data to improve our website structure and content.

Google may also use this data in accordance with their Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.google.com/privacy/. For more detailed information on how Google uses your data through our site, please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

You may opt-out of our use of Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics browser add-on, currently made available by Google at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Access by children

This website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age and HFNLC does not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 through this website.

Do not track

We will automatically collect cookies and other non-personally identifying information when you visit this site. Due to this automatic collection, we do not currently honor do not track requests.

E-mail communication

HFNLC may use your personal information to send you promotional communications. You have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such promotional communications from us at any time. To discontinue your receipt of such promotional communications, simply click on the link that reads “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email.

Security

We limit access to personally identifiable information about you to our employees and third-party agents who we reasonably believe need to have access to your information to process your application or provide you with information you have requested from HFNLC.

This website has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, the site where your information is stored, hosted by Foundant Technologies Inc., uses industry standards, such as Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) technology, to help safeguard against such occurrences. In certain areas, the information passed between your browser and the Foundant Technologies Inc. system is encrypted with SSL technology to create a protected connection between you and the Foundant Technologies Inc. website to ensure confidentiality. In the event that a breach into the Foundant Technologies Inc. security systems occurs and there is a possibility that an unauthorized person acquires your personal information, HFNLC will notify you of such a breach as required by applicable law.

Access to your personal information

If you wish to have access to your personal information in our records, please contact us with your request at evasseur@hfnlc.org. You may also request that we update your personal information or correct any factual errors that you believe may exist regarding this information.

Third-party websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to HFNLC. HFNLC is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third parties or third-party websites, including any linked or linking websites. To the extent that you disclose personally identifiable information to any such third parties, different rules may apply to their use and disclosure of personal information that you disclose to them. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such websites before disclosing your personal information to them.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at by email at evasseur@hfnlc.org or by mail at Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County, 114 South Genesee Street, Suite 505, Waukegan, IL  60085.

Terms of use

Effective date: April 2015

Welcome to this website hosted by Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County (“HFNLC”). HFNLC maintains this website for your personal information, education and communication. Your access to and use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this website, so that you fully understand your rights and responsibilities.  By accessing or using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use. Please print a copy of these Terms of Use for your reference.

If you do not agree to the following Terms of Use, do not access or use this website, and instead contact HFNLC in writing or via telephone listed below for further information.

HFNLC may modify or amend these Terms of Use at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon their posting on this website. Material changes will be posted conspicuously on this website. By accessing the website following posting of changes to the Terms of Use, you agree to all such changes.

Site information

Information displayed on this website may change without notice. HFNLC reserves the right to modify such information without any obligation to notify past or current website users. HFNLC makes no representations that the information on this website is appropriate or available for use in any particular state or other countries besides the United States. When accessing this website you are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of the state or country in which you live.

Privacy policy

By accessing and using this website, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

Intellectual property rights

Copyright Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County 2015.  All rights reserved.

All copyrightable text, audio, video, graphics, charts, photographs, icons, and the design, selection, and arrangement of content in any medium on this website are copyrighted by HFNLC, unless otherwise noted. The distinctive and original layout and presentation of this website also constitutes protectable trade dress under applicable federal law. In addition, many proprietary names and marks belonging to HFNLC appear throughout this website. This website may also contain references to third-party marks, and copies of third-party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners. Any unauthorized use of any trade dress, marks, or any other intellectual property belonging to HFNLC or any third party is strictly prohibited, and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Use of this website

You may download and print one (1) copy of this website’s content for your personal and noncommercial use, provided you do not delete or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You may not otherwise use, copy, modify, distribute, mirror, republish or transmit any of the content or materials of this website without the prior written consent of HFNLC.

Your account

If you choose to apply for a grant from HFNLC, you must do so using the instructions found at the “Grant Application Procedures” page on the website. On this page there will be a link that will take you to the website of our third party application processor, Foundant Technologies Inc. Once on the Foundant Technologies Inc.-hosted website you will have the opportunity to create an account and submit a grant application. Your account is personal to you, and you may not share your account information with, or allow access to your account by any third party. Because you will be responsible for all activity that occurs under your access credentials, you should keep your username and password secret. If you have any reason to believe that your account information has been compromised or that your account has been accessed by a third party, you agree to immediately notify HFNLC by e-mail to evasseur@hfnlc.org. You are solely responsible for your own losses and losses incurred by HFNLC and others (including other users) due to any unauthorized use of your account.

No liability

In no event will HFNLC or any of its officers, representatives, directors, employees, consultants or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever (including without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, information, profits or business interruption) arising out of or in any way related to the use or performance of this website or any linked website or to any material, information, or data obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of your use of this website, your inability to use this website or any decision made or action taken by you in reliance of any information, advice or materials provided on this website, whether such damages are based in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if HFNLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop accessing and using this website.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.

No warranty

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY HFNLC ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. NO WARRANTY IS OFFERED OR IMPLIED. HFNLC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE, AND TO ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE. THIS INCLUDES ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. HFNLC MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR THE ACCURACY/RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR THAT ANY INFORMATION WILL MEET ANY OF YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE. HFNLC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS.

You acknowledge and agree that your use of this website and any information or content available through the website is at your discretion and risk. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that may result from your use of the Internet or your access or use of the website.

No advice or information, whether written or oral, obtained from HFNLC or from this website creates any warranty with respect to this website or the website of its third party application processor, Foundant Technologies Inc.

Third-party websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to HFNLC. All links are provided only as a service to our visitors. HFNLC is not, directly or indirectly, implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation with the linked or linking website, unless specifically stated on this website. HFNLC has not reviewed all websites to which it links and is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or policies of any such websites. You link to other pages or websites at your own risk, and your use of other websites will be controlled by the terms of use posted on that website. You should review the terms of use of any website to which you navigate.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless HFNLC, its officers, representatives, directors, employees, consultants and agents from any and all losses, expenses, third-party claims, liabilities, attorneys’ fees, damages and costs for claims arising from or related to your use of this website, your use of any material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained from this website, or your violation of these Terms of Use, including your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of HFNLC or any other person or entity.

Interpretation and disputes

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Illinois without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. Venue is exclusively in Lake County, Illinois with respect to any dispute arising under these Terms of Use, unless otherwise agreed by HFNLC in its sole discretion. If there is a dispute, the prevailing party will be entitled to recovery of its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed unenforceable or invalid by a court or arbitrator, then the court or arbitrator may modify such provision to the minimum extent necessary to make an invalid provision enforceable and valid. If modification is impossible or impracticable then the provision will be severed and the remaining terms of these Terms of Use will be interpreted and read to give them maximum enforceability. Any cause of action or claim with respect to this website must be commenced within one (1) year after the action or claim arises.

Entire agreement

By your access or use of this website, you agree to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use, together with the HFNLC Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and HFNLC with respect to your access and use of this website. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by HFNLC. These Terms of Use will inure to the benefit of HFNLC’s successors and assigns.

Electronic communications

You agree that these Terms of Use and any other documentation, agreements, notices or communications between you and HFNLC may be provided to you electronically, to the extent permissible by law. Please print a copy of all documentation, agreements, notices or other communications for your reference.

Contacting us

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us by email at evasseur@hfnlc.org or by mail at Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County, 114 South Genesee Street, Suite 505, Waukegan, IL  60085.