The California Endowment Web Site Privacy Policy

Welcome to The California Endowment Web site (the "Site"), owned and operated by The California Endowment ("we," "us," or "our"). The Site is designed to serve as an information resource for parties interested in The California Endowment. The following terms of use ("Terms") govern your use of the Site. By using or visiting the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms. We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Please check this page of the Site periodically for such changes. Your continued use of the Site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes. You agree that the information that we gather now will be subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use.

PRIVACY

Personally Identifiable Information. Unless you contact us to ask questions or request information, we do not collect information from you that identifies you as a particular individual ("personally identifiable information"). Personally identifiable information consists of information such as your name, mailing address, phone number, or e-mail address. We use your personally identifiable information to answer your questions or provide you with the information you requested. We may also use your demographic information to tailor the Site to you and for internal purposes We do not share your personally identifiable information with any third parties, unless (1) we determine that an applicable law, regulation or legal process requires it, (2) in response to a request from law enforcement personnel; or (3) if we determine that we need to share such this information with others to protect or enforce our rights under these Terms.

Occasionally we share your contact information (i.e. name, job title, mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address) with other grantee, funding and other organizations whose activities are, in our judgment, compatible with the goals and purposes of The California Endowment. If you do not wish to have your information shared in this way, please e-mail us anytime at questions@calendow.org. Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately and will only be effective prospectively.

Aggregated Information. When you visit the Site, we also use cookies and log your IP address. A cookie is a message that is sent to your computer from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. Most Web sites use cookies and log your IP address. We do not link our cookies or your IP address to any of your personally identifiable information. We aggregate this information with that of other users and analyze it to improve the Site. We may share aggregated information with potential partners, advertisers, investors, content providers and customers, in connection with the promotion of our services. However, this aggregated information does not include any of your personally identifiable information.

No Absolute Safeguards. Although we will use reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of your information, transmissions on the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. Accordingly, we assume no responsibility or liability for disclosure of your information (personally identifiable or otherwise) due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other causes beyond our reasonable control.

Children. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under age 13. Third Parties. We do not control the privacy policies of third parties that have Web sites linked to the Site. If you click on a link, the privacy policies of the Web site that you link to will govern the use of your information by that Web site's operator. We assume no responsibility or liability for the actions of third parties with respect to their use of your information. Accordingly, make sure you are aware of, and comfortable with, the privacy policies of any third-party Web sites you link to.

Correct/Update Personal Information.
If you would like to review, update, change or delete information that we have collected from you, please send an e-mail to questions@calendow.org or write to:

The California Endowment
ATTN: Communications Department
1000 North Alameda StreetLos Angeles, CA 90012

Please note that changes may not be effective immediately.

Contact Us
Please contact us with any questions or comments regarding our privacy policy:

The California Endowment
ATTN: Communications Department
1000 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel: (800) 449-4149
Fax (213) 928-8801
E-mail: questions@calendow.org

Effective Date
This privacy policy is effective as of January 1, 2005.

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Terms of Use

Welcome to The California Endowment Web site (the "Site"), owned and operated by The California Endowment ("we," "us," or "our"). The Site is designed to serve as an information resource for parties interested in The California Endowment. The following terms of use ("Terms") govern your use of the Site. By using or visiting the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms. We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Please check this page of the Site periodically for such changes.

USE AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You may use the Site only for personal, non-commercial purposes. All content and materials available on the Site are protected by rights of publicity, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and/or other proprietary rights and laws. Unless expressly authorized by us, you may not sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from content or materials available on the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may use the content and materials on the Site in the course of your normal, personal, non-commercial use of the Site. If you wish to use any content or materials on the Site other than permitted by these Terms, you must first obtain our written permission by contacting our Communications Department at (800) 449-4149. You may not use or link to our content or materials to misrepresent or imply that you or any other person or entity, or any product or service offered by you or any other person or entity, is endorsed, sponsored or approved by, or is otherwise affiliated, associated or connected with, The California Endowment.

TRADEMARKS
THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT® is our federally registered trademark. You may make reference to our name and trademark for purposes of identifying our organization, but only if your reference is truthful and not misleading. Unless expressly authorized by us, you may not incorporate our name, trademark or logo into your or anyone else’s name, mark, logo, domain name, link or designation.

All other trademarks and service marks appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES OWNED AND OPERATED BY US
The Site may contain links to other Web sites that are owned and operated by us including, but not limited to, The California Endowment’s Interactive Web Pages (“TCE’s Interactive Web Pages”). Such Web sites, including TCE’s Interactive Web Pages, may have their own terms of use. As the terms of use of other Web sites owned and operated by us may be different from these Terms, please make sure you are aware of, and agree to comply with, the terms of use of those Web sites before proceeding to use them.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES
The Site may contain links to certain third-party Web sites. These links are provided for your convenience only. We do not own or control any such linked third-party Web sites. Accordingly, we make no warranties regarding such linked Web sites, including without limitation, warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability or non-infringement, or warranties that such linked Web sites will be accessible, secure and error-free, and will not be liable for your use of, or reliance on, any such third-party Web sites. By merely linking to a third-party Web site, The California Endowment by no means sponsors, endorses, approves, sanctions or recommends such linked Web site, or any information, material, views, opinions, products or services posted, offered or advertised on such linked Web site. You acknowledge that you access and use any linked third-party Web sites solely at your own risk. Unless stated otherwise on the Site, we have no affiliation with any linked third-party Web sites.

DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITS ON LIABILITY
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE TIMELY, ACCURATE, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR COMPLETE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES RELATING TO THE SITE OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY MATTER ARISING FROM, RELATING TO OR CONNECTED WITH THE SITE OR THESE TERMS EXCEED THE SUM OF TWENTY-FIVE ($25) DOLLARS.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

PRIVACY POLICY
Our Web Site Privacy Policy constitutes part of the Terms and is incorporated herein by this reference. To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.

CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact The California Endowment Communications Department, 1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, or call (800) 449-4149.

MISCELLANEOUS
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any dispute arising between you and The California Endowment concerning the Site or these Terms shall be decided exclusively by state and federal courts located in the Los Angeles County, State of California. These Terms constitutes the entire agreement between you and The California Endowment concerning your use of the Site. If any portion of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such portion shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of these Terms, all of which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any portion of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such portion or a waiver of any other portion, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

POLITICAL ACTIVITY
Federal tax law prohibits The California Endowment, a private foundation, from conducting or supporting, with limited exceptions, any lobbying activity (supporting or opposing specific legislation, including proposed or pending legislation or ballot measures) or electioneering (supporting or opposing any candidate for public office). These restrictions apply to events sponsored by The California Endowment at our Center for Healthy Communities as well as the content found within The California Endowment Web site; including discussions, blogs, comments and any other fields or pages. Therefore, The California Endowment prohibits participants from lobbying in favor of or against specific legislation or expressing support for or opposition against any candidate for elected office at such events and on our Web properties.

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