Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) Privacy Policy:

AEF is committed to protecting the privacy of its online and offline users, donors, and visitors. This policy explains how AEF will treat your personal information. By using this website or communicating with AEF by email, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy.

Data Collection: You can browse AEF’s website without submitting personal information. However, if you choose to make a donation, send an email, register to volunteer or request a newsletter, AEF will ask for applicable information. This may include your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card number. AEF will temporarily store your credit card information on a secured server only for as long as necessary to process your payment.

Use of Information: Internal Use: AEF will use your personal information to respond to your request or process your contribution. Your credit card information will temporarily be stored on a secured server only for as long as necessary to process your payment. AEF may use your information to inform you of events, send you newsletters, request donations, and send you promotions and updates.

External Use/Third-Party Vendors: AEF may engage third-party vendors to help better serve its visitors and donors. Vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of information and are restricted from using the information in any way not authorized by AEF.

AEF does not rent, sell, or share donor lists.

Options: AEF understands you may wish to limit the ways in which it contacts you and uses your information. AEF offers the following options:

    • Opt out of receiving emails by emailing or following the unsubscribe instructions in the email message.
  • Opt out of receiving telephone calls or postal mailings by emailing or calling +1 818-242-4154 or +374 11 531485 for the payments processed through IDram 

Security: AEF receives personal and credit card information through secure socket layering (SSL) technology, which prevents disclosure to third parties. SSL is the standard for most browsers and servers and encrypts all personal information.

AEF has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information. AEF staff members are trained on the importance of safeguarding your information and are bound by a confidentiality agreement.

Cookies: AEF’s website uses cookies (small files stored on your computer’s web browser) to enhance user experience. Cookies are used for functions such as saving passwords and personal interests, delivering content specific to these interests, and tracking website activity. Cookies cannot be used to access data from your hard drive, email address, or steal sensitive information. You may set your browser to notify you of cookies and delete them.

Links to Other Sites: AEF is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any other websites it provides links to.

Changes to Privacy Policy: AEF reserves the right to modify its policy as needed at any time. Such revision may be in response to changes in law, policy, or other factors. AEF encourages you to periodically review this page to see its most current policy.