Privacy Policy

Below is the our Privacy Policy. For Terms of Use, click here.

Support Young Scholars (“SYS”) respects the privacy of our constituents. In order to better protect your  privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you  can make about the way your information is collected when you visit our website (the “Website”). This  Privacy Policy works in conjunction with the Terms of Use.


Personal information: in the course of using the Website, we may collect your name, email addresses, address, payment  information for funding and donations, and certain personal information when you sign up to be a user and/or volunteer.

IP addresses: SYS uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our servers, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies: our website uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of our website, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject, delete, or cancel or cancel cookies by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send updates to you; and to answer your requests. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

SYS does not sell names, email,  or any other personal information about our Website users to mass marketers or any other entity, nor do we engage in exchanges of such  information. We do not share donor information with other organizations. Online credit card are processed through a third party service provider and we do not  retain, store, sell or share any of your credit card, payment-related, or other personal information.  

We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Website;  to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal  liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required  by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance  with law.


The Website may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy or  security practices of other websites (including security, collection of personal information, or use  of cookies) or practices of other organizations and individuals. 


We are committed to permission-based communication and preventing the spread of spam or  other forms of unsolicited emails. If you have received an email in error, you may remove your  information from our database by requesting to unsubscribe. 


SYS takes precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from  unauthorized use. We undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.  


By submitting personal information through this Website, you give your consent to our collection,  use, and disclosure of such information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or requests about the status and correctness of data you have  provided to SYS, please contact us on “Contact Us” page].  


We review our privacy practices from time to time, and these practices are subject to change. Any  change will be effective immediately upon posting on our Website and by changing the effective  date below. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current  version of this Privacy Policy.

Effective Date: Dec 2nd, 2019