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This is the website of
The Dover Foundation
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, IL 60515
We can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call us at 630-541-1540.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
(i) "Personal Information" – that is, information such as your full name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and date of birth/age;
(ii) "Non-Personal Information" – that is, information about you or your activities through which you cannot be personally identified;
(iii) "Application Information" – that is, information related to a scholarship application (e.g., for The Dover Sons and Daughters Scholarship Program) which includes both Personal Information and Non-Personal Information of scholarship applicants, their parents/legal guardians, school officials, and others (e.g., information included on submitted Application Form, Dover Employee Verification Form, Transcript Form, Reference Form and other related forms); and/or
(iv) Information related to customer surveys, promotions, and/or offers which may be Personal Information and/or Non-Personal Information (e.g., preferences, demographics, interests, etc.).
In situations where it is possible to do so, Non-Personal Information (as well as publicly available information) may be linked to Personal Information.
We may collect Personal and Non-Personal information from users of the Foundation Web Site. We may also obtain such information from third parties.
What we do with the information we gather
We require the information that we gather for various reasons including the following: (i) to administer and conduct scholarship programs (e.g., to identify potential scholarship recipients and to provide scholarship-related services); (ii) to understand your needs, provide you with a better service, and respond to your inquiries; (iii) for internal record keeping; (iv) for internal analysis; and (v) to administer promotions, services, and offers for which you provided Personal Information and/or Non-Personal Information. Subject to the provisions below, we may also use this information for other marketing-related purposes.
With respect to Application Information:
(ii) Scholarship Recipients. The Foundation retains the application forms of students selected as scholarship recipients. This data remains on the Foundation's servers and is accessible only to current Foundation personnel unless the Foundation, in its sole discretion, decides to destroy such information. Scholarship recipients (and/or their parents/legal guardians) may also be required to provide Social Security Numbers to facilitate payment of scholarship funds. However, a Social Security Number is never added to the online record associated with an application. If obtained, this number is kept securely at the Foundation's offices. The name, brief biography, one or more photographs, and/or undergraduate/vocational/post-secondary institution of each scholarship recipient may, in the Foundation's sole discretion, be posted on the Foundation Web Site.
We may use the information to improve our products and services, and to measure the number of visitors to the Foundation Web Site and the areas of the Web Site that are of most interest to visitors.
We may use the information to customize the web site.
We may contact you by email, phone, fax, mail, or other means unless you direct us not to do so.
We may use your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information for our own marketing purposes, including, but not limited to notifying you of new services, offers or other information via mail, email, telephone, text message, and other means. If you do not want us to use your Personal Information for marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such uses by notifying us in accordance with the procedure set forth below under the heading, "Controlling your Personal Information."
We may share your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information with our affiliated businesses and companies (which includes all affiliates and operating companies of Dover Corporation) (collectively, "Foundation Affiliates") for any purpose. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with Foundation Affiliates for marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such uses by notifying us in accordance with the procedure set forth below under the heading, "Controlling your Personal Information." Although you may request to opt-out of sharing your Personal Information for marketing purposes, we may share Personal Information with Foundation Affiliates for non-marketing purposes.
We may share your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information with our business (and other) partners for joint marketing efforts, or for our business (and other) partners' own marketing purposes. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with such third parties for marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such uses by notifying us in accordance with the procedure set forth below under the heading, "Controlling your Personal Information."
Security and Confidentiality
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, we undertake no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of non-confidential data such as feedback, questions, comments or ideas that you voluntarily provide to us. We reserve the right to use and disclose such non-confidential information as we deem appropriate. By voluntarily submitting feedback to us, you consent to these terms.
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Controlling your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your Personal Information in the following ways:
If you have previously not objected to us using your Personal Information for our direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of receiving future marketing emails from us at any time by emailing us at email@example.com with your opt-out request.
If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with Foundation Affiliates and/or our business (and other) partners for marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such sharing by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your opt-out request.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Persons Under 13
The Foundation Web Site is not designed for persons under the age of 13. Our scholarship programs are for post-secondary educational purposes (e.g., college, university, and vocational school) for students who are generally 17 years of age or older. Therefore, we do not knowingly collect or allow the collection of Personal Information from, or related to, persons under the age of 13. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 13 and believe that the person has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may share or transfer your Personal and Non-Personal Information if the Foundation enters into, or is involved in, a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of some or all of its assets.
When you visit the Foundation Web Site, we may use "cookies" and similar technologies to help us recognize and serve you better. Cookies are small files that contain information sent by a web site that is saved on your computer's hard drive. You may delete cookies from your computer or set your browser to reject cookies. However, doing so may limit some functionalities of our site.
Visitors Outside of the United States
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above email address, mailing address, or phone number.