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Privacy Policy

We Value Your Right to Privacy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to FriendsofWesFreed.com, and Friends of Wes Freed and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Friends of Wes Freed include FriendsofWesFreed.com and FWF. The FWF website is a website dedicated to memorializing Wes Freed (1964-2022), artist and muscian, while providing information about how to contribute to an endowed scholarship through third party VCUarts Foundation. site. By using the FWF website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

Collection of Your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

Sharing Personal Information With Third Parties

Sharing Information with Third Parties 

FWF does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

  

FWF may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. FWF may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FWF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

  

FWF may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FWF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FWF; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FWF, or the public. 

  

Opt-Out of Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties 

In connection with any personal information we may disclose to a third party for a business purpose, you have the right to know: 

•    The categories of personal information that we disclosed about you for a business purpose. 

  

You have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to opt-out of the disclosure of your personal information. If you exercise your right to opt-out of the disclosure of your personal information, we will refrain from disclosing your personal information, unless you subsequently provide express authorization for the disclosure of your personal information. To opt-out of the disclosure of your personal information, visit this Web page _________________. 

  

Automatically Collected Information 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by FWF. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FWF website. 

  

Links 

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

  

Right to Deletion 

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will: 

•    Delete your personal information from our records; and 

•    Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records. 

  

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to: 

•    Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us; 

•    Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity; 

•    Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; 

•    Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law; 

•    Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act; 

•    Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent; 

•    Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us; 

•    Comply with an existing legal obligation; or 

•    Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information. 

  

Children Under Thirteen 

FWF does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

  

Disconnecting your FWF Account from Third Party Websites 

You will be able to connect your FWF account to third-party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR FWF ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD-PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD-PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third-party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their "My Account" page. Users may also contact us via email. 

  

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications 

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of FWF by contacting us here: 

- Email: wesfreedmsf@gmail.com 

  

Changes to this Statement 

FWF reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

  

Contact Information 

FWF welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that FWF has not adhered to this Statement, please contact FWF at: 

  

Friends of Wes Freed

  

Email Address: 

WesFreedmsf@gmail.com 

  

  

Effective as of October 31, 2023 

FWF does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

  

FWF may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. FWF may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FWF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

  

FWF may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FWF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FWF; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FWF, or the public. 

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