Disclaimer / Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for Student aid Foundation, Inc. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website and covers the following:

  • What personally-identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • How cookies are used on this site.
  • Information collection, use and sharing.

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you via this website. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this privacy policy at any time. Your continued use of the site following reasonable notice of such modifications will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any changes to this privacy policy. You agree that notice of changes to the privacy policy posted on the site constitutes reasonable and sufficient notice. At all times, you are bound by the then-current version of the privacy policy and all applicable laws. We highly recommend that you review this privacy policy from time to time to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version.

The Student Aid Foundation only collects your personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) through this site when you choose to provide such information or as otherwise described in this privacy policy. Personal Information can include your name, address(es), telephone number(s), email address(es), date of birth, employment/school/personal details including personal photo provided through the online application and/or other individuals personal details provided through our online application that you have agreed to provide. In addition, personal financial information may be collected to process payments or donations that you have decided to make through our secure payment portal.  We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us, to customize the presentation and delivery of messaging and content to you based on your observed preferences and/or selections while on this site, and to follow-up with you sharing further information and messages that we deem useful to you based on your browsing of this site. We will not share your information with any third-party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your inquire, application, account update, or payment request or to accomplish these uses as outlined above.  We will only provide application or payment details to our third party credit verification provider or payment gateway/portal provider per your authorization upon submittal.

The Student Aid Foundation may disclose personal information in connection with conducting audits, responding to legal and/or regulatory requirements, enforcing Student Aid Foundation policies, or in responding to complaints or safety or security concerns. The Student Aid Foundation may also share your personal information with other companies or organizations that work with, or on behalf of the Student Aid Foundation to provide services related to your use of the site (requested mailings, updates, and other information, and/or law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. The Student Aid Foundation will disclose Personal Information in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Automatically collected information and anonymous information

We and our partners may use cookies (or clear gifs, web beacons or similar devices) to collect aggregate information including IP addresses (but not personal information,) to customize your visit to the site, or to enable us to enhance our site.  You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. If you do so, you may still use our site, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.

Your access to and control over information

You can contact us via the contact forms provided on our website to see what data we have about you, if any, and to express any concern you might have about our use of your data.