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Privacy Policy

The Brian Grant Foundation (BGF) is committed to the protection of your online privacy. This Privacy Policy describes how we treat information received about you when you visit (“website”). For easy access, we provide a link to the Privacy Policy page. This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by BGF and any information you provide to third-party vendors operating on behalf of BGF. By visiting or using BGF’s website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

BGF reserves the right to make changes to this policy without notice. Any changes to this privacy policy will be reflected in changes on this page. Please check this privacy page periodically to review any changes that may have been made.

1. Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

BGF may automatically receive and record non-personal information, including your IP address, browsing actions and traffic patterns, which is automatically collected through cookies and other tracking technologies as you navigate our website. BGF and its third-party vendors may use this information to optimize the performance of our website, provide you with relevant information about our programs and services, improve the technical performance and personalized experience of our website and to run our business. Our website and other digital platforms also include third-party features and widgets (e.g., social sharing) that may collect data.

We use “cookies” to collect information about you and your activity across our site. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site. This helps us serve you content based on preferences you have specified. Information on our cookie policy can be found further down this page.

2. Collection and Use of Personal Information

You can visit BGF’s website without revealing personal information. By accessing our website and voluntarily providing us with personal information, including name, email address, mailing address, postal code and personal connection to Parkinson’s disease, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accord with this Privacy Policy. Personal and credit card information is also collected through donations submitted on financial transaction pages. This information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes and to include you on BGF’s mailing list, if you choose to join it. When you send a donation in honor or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgement be sent to another individual, we will use the name and address of that individual for acknowledgement purposes only.

3. Information Sharing and Disclosure

BGF will not sell or rent your information to others. BGF may otherwise disclose your personal information when:

  1. We have your express consent to share the information for a specified purpose;
  2. We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process;
  3. We need to protect or defend the rights or property of BGF; or
  4. We find that your actions on our website violate any of our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

If you wish, you can modify your internet browser settings to alter which technologies are permitted, but this may limit some functionalities and features of our website.

4. Security

BGF takes data security seriously. BGF applies industry-standard practices and technologies to safeguard your personal and credit card information. We also limit access to personal information to those personnel with a need to know it. Please note that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, and third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. There is no guarantee that your information is completely safe from breach of our computer systems and servers. In the event of a breach, BGF will comply with its regulatory obligations.

5. Children’s Privacy

We will not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. By providing personal information, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you agree to comply with this privacy policy.

6. Consent

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, please do not provide any personal information to BGF. If you have provided personal information to BGF and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy, please notify the Brian Grant Foundation at

7. Communication Preferences

BGF provides an online form to join our communications list. If you have “opted-in” to receive communications, we may send you regular communications, either via e-mail or regular mail. Email subscribers may unsubscribe from all email communications by clicking on the “SafeUnsubscribe” link at the bottom of all BGF emails. To correct or change the personal information you have provided, please contact us at

8. Links to Other Websites

BGF’s site includes links, some temporary and some permanent, to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other website or the nature of the content contained therein.

9. Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the website. We use cookies on this website to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the website, facilitate purchase procedures and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the website is being used and improve your user experience.

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the website:

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies” and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the website may not work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the website. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited and your settings and preferences each time you visit the website.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the website so that you are not logged off unexpectedly and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the website by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.

Control of Cookies

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

Other Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the website to help customize the website and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

10. Contact Us

If you have specific questions or concerns about the BGF’s privacy policy, please contact us at or at the following address:

Brian Grant Foundation
650 NE Holladay Street, Suite 1600
Portland, OR 97206