Privacy Policy

The Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation (OTEF) values the privacy of those that use this site and its services. To this end we are committed to keeping submitted information private between the submitter and OTEF. The following is intended to inform you on how and why we gather information when you use this site’s services.

Why We Gather Information

OTEF’s goals in gathering personally identifiable information are centered on providing efficient and outstanding community service. The information that you submit to OTEF will be stored and used for your benefit each time you visit the site. For instance, allowing you to visit certain areas of the site in a quick and efficient manner that would otherwise takea longer time.

We also gather information that is non-personally identifiable. OTEF uses this information to analyze the use and interest in this site. This information may be eventually used to enhance and improve this site making it more appealing and user-friendly.

The following lists how we gather information and how that specific information may be used by us to better serve you:

  • Contact Information: When you contact us through this site, we may ask for some personally identifiable information. This information will be used by OTEF to better serve you. We may keep a record of this contact information to help us help you.
  • Browsing: We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit and browse through this site. This information will be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. We will use this information to better evaluate the use of this site and improve site functionality. We may also use cookies on your computer to help store personally identifiable information you have submitted to us through this site.

Sharing Information

OTEF will not sell, trade, or rent any personally identifiable information that you submit through this site. However, OTEF does reserve the right to disclose submitted information to any employee or third party to the extent that such information needs to be disclosed to perform services for OTEF.

In general, OTEF will not disclose to third parties any personally identifiable information submitted through this site unless we are required to do so (1) by law, (2) in order to comply with any criminal investigation or legal processes, and/or (3) in order to protect the rights and property of OTEF, its employees or technical equipment used to run this site or its network.

“Do Not Track” Signals

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

Commitment to Donor Privacy

We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes our website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Governance and Transparency

OTEF is committed to maintaining good governance policies and to sharing information with our donors and our community.  To view our GuideStar profile, click here.

Reports:  Copies of OTEF’s annual report to the State of Arizona, OTEF’s IRS 990 reports, IRS determination letter, and governance policies are available upon request. 

Contact us for more information.