The FAU Foundation (FAUF) values the privacy of the information shared with us. Your trust is important to us and we feel transparency is an important component in retaining your trust. The following information details FAUF‚Äôs policies governing our websites and fundraising practices. Please know FAUF reserves the right to amend this policy without notice.
The FAUF has various websites to raise funds to support Florida Atlantic University‚Äôs (FAU‚Äôs) main initiatives and goals. The major websites include:
- FAUF website (https://fauf.fau.edu)
- FAU Alumni website (https://faualumni.org)
- FAU SpringBoard (https://springboard.fau.edu)
Information we collect
When you access our official website, you can share information by interacting with our various forms. Examples of data we collect via the websites can include:
- Giving information
- Biographical information
- Event registration information
- Membership information
FAUF also collects other information to fulfill its purpose. This information includes:
- Wealth information (only public records)
- FAU graduate and/or other education information
Ways to you can share information
There are a number of way a person can share information with us. These include:
- Online via our various websites
- Contact FAUF directly
How we use this information
The information we collect allow us to inform graduates, donors, and friends of FAU on the happenings and needs of FAU. Furthermore, we collect philanthropic gifts in support of FAU‚Äôs missions and engage alumni and friends in university activities which promote the purposes and benefits of higher education.
Who we share the information with
Personal information such as name, address, email, and phone number can be shared with our vendors for the purposes of communicating university, alumni and Foundation news, direct marketing for alumni services to graduates, and solicitation of gifts in support of FAU‚Äôs purposes and missions. No information such as race, gender, ethnic origin will ever be shared. All of our EU residents will have the Data Subject Rights as afforded by the GDPR and the FAUF will honor all rights to be informed of personal data processing for any purposes other than official FAU Foundation and FAU Alumni Association business.
We are committed to keeping the data we collect private and secure. We follow strict security standards to prevent data breaches by utilizing appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial safeguards.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We strive to provide transparency in our fundraising practices in accordance with the GDPR for residents of the European Union (EU). We collect no additional information on any graduate residing in the EU other than basic graduate education, event participation, and philanthropic/gift information described above.
For more information, please view our GDPR Policy or contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) listed below.
FAU Foundation, Inc.
777 Glades Road, AD 295, Boca Raton, FL 33431