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Privacy Policy

Privacy
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park ("Ernest Hemingway Foundation") is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our Web site, participate in our online contests and other activities, shop at the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Online Store, or use the Web site to purchase a Ernest Hemingway Foundation membership or make a donation. Ernest Hemingway Foundation does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless the individual knowingly provides it. In choosing to provide this information, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Privacy Policy. The Ernest Hemingway Foundation Privacy Policy is outlined below.

Ernest Hemingway Foundation Policy on Information Collection

Online Purchases
When you order a product from the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Online Store, we need to know your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information to process your order. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction. So that we can track your order, we will retain your order information for our records.

Online Memberships
When you purchase an Ernest Hemingway Foundation membership online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

Online Donations
When you support Ernest Hemingway Foundation by making a donation online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process and acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and mailing addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

Online Surveys
From time to time, Ernest Hemingway Foundation may invite you to participate in surveys posted on our Web site. You may decide whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask about your background, occupation, or similar questions. We use this information to help us understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests. No personal information from these surveys is ever disclosed to third parties, although Ernest Hemingway Foundation may disclose survey results to third parties in anonymous, aggregate form.

Online Contests
Ernest Hemingway Foundation will occasionally offer visitors the opportunity to participate in online contests. If you choose to enter, you will need to provide your name and e-mail address so that we may contact you in connection with the contest. We may also request that you provide us with certain other information, such as your zip code, state of residence, or grade in school. This information is used internally for statistical and similar purposes.

Children Twelve and Under
Ernest Hemingway Foundation does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors twelve years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult's permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other Web site.

Ernest Hemingway Foundation Newsletters
As a service, Ernest Hemingway Foundation offers visitors to its Web site the opportunity to subscribe to our online newsletters. The Ernest Hemingway Foundation will use the e-mail address you provide only to send newsletter to you. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the newsletter instructions.

Cookies
Cookies are small files of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your Web browser. The cookies we use do not contain any personal information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept them. In order to use all the features of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Online Store, we recommend that you accept cookies.

Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Policy on Disclosure of Information
Ernest Hemingway Foundation will not sell, trade, or rent the personal information you provide to us in purchasing a membership online, making an online donation, participating in an online contest and signing up to receive our newsletter. We may compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

After you make a purchase on the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Online Store, we may share your name and postal address with other organizations or companies whose products might be of interest to you. If you do not want to have your information used in this way, you may send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to ehfop@sbcglobal.net. Ernest Hemingway Foundation may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; or protect the rights, property, and safety of Ernest Hemingway Foundation, the users of its site, or others.

We may notify you by e-mail about events or activities at or related to Ernest Hemingway Foundation that we believe may be of interest to you, or to alert you about sales or other promotional events at the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Online Store. If you do not want us to use your e-mail address to contact you for these purposes, you may send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to ehfop@sbcglobal.net.

Security
Ernest Hemingway Foundation's secure server software uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL encodes your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, as it travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure. If you prefer, you may also place Ernest Hemingway Foundation Store orders by phone or get more information about Ernest Hemingway Foundation Membership at or 708-848-2222.

Revisions to our Privacy Policy
Please note that Ernest Hemingway Foundation may revise its privacy policy at any time. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy.

Contact Ernest Hemingway Foundation
Send your questions, comments, or concerns about our privacy policy or any other aspect of our Web site to ehfop@sbcglobal.net.

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