Central State University Foundation (“We”), the operator of (the “Site”), takes your privacy seriously.  Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

Information Collected. We collect personal information when you make a donation on the Site or apply online for an endowed scholarship. Personal information is any information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address or phone number, and any other information that is not otherwise publicly available.  If you make a donation, we will need your billing name and address, as well as your credit card number, security code and expiration date.

Cookies. Like many websites, we use cookies to collect anonymous visitor information. They make it possible for us to store the contents of your online scholarship application until you are ready to submit, recognize your browser when you visit and provide you with information that interests you.  We may also use our own cookies to deliver enhanced online display advertising tailored to your interests.  It is possible to prevent cookies from being used in your browser by turning the feature off.

Authorized Third Parties. We use a third-party service provider to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site.  They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our website and your interaction with us.  They may also use information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for donation campaigns.  This anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major websites.  No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process.  They do not know the name, phone number, address, email address or any personally identifying information about the user.

All credit card transactions for purchases made on our Site are handled by our third party payment processor.  We will also share your email address to our third-party email marketing service provider solely for the purpose of distributing periodic newsletters or other information about upcoming campaigns and news.  In addition, we work with a third party to monitor certain pages of our website for the purpose of reporting website traffic and other advertising statistics.  Where authorized by us, this third party may use cookies and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics about our website visitors.  No personally identifiable information is transferred to this third party.

Use of Information. We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to fulfill your requests for a donation or scholarship application, administrative;
  • to improve our services and your overall experience on our Site;
  • to customize the advertising and content you see on our Site;
  • to contact you regarding a donation you placed with us; or
  • to email you periodically with newsletters and information about promotions

In addition, we may use aggregated data regarding your use of the Site that does not identify you personally for various business purposes, such as research or improving our Site.  We use the third-party personal information you provide to us solely to provide services you specifically request.

Every now and then, we will invite customers to take part in surveys, promotions, contests and sweepstakes.  The information we collect from these surveys, promotions, contests and sweepstakes may be matched with individual customer accounts and used by Central State University Foundation to improve your overall customer experience.

Child Privacy. We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children under the age of 18.  If you are under the age of 18, you should not provide any of your personal information on our Site.

Third Party Sites. This website may contain links to other websites. Our Privacy Policy only applies to this Site, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites which are linked to our Site.  You should check the privacy policies of those sites before providing your personal information to them.

Questions. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at