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Privacy Policy

The Owen Sarwatka Foundation, Inc. respects and protects the privacy of our doner's and those who use our website. The following Privacy Statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. This privacy statement applies to the Owen Sarwatka Foundation website and the Facebook blog, which is produced by the Owen Sarwatka Foundation.

Information Collection and Use

Owen Sarwatka Foundation is the sole owner of information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Owen Sarwatka Foundation collects information from our users only with respect to newsletter subscriptions or in Email requests for more information from the company.

We collect the domain name of visitors to our website, aggregate information on what web pages and web links are accessed and viewed, Email addresses of those who communicate with us via Email, and the user name, company name, and Email address of those visitors who elect to subscribe to our blog. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time (see the choice/opt-out section below).

Sharing and Usage

We will never share, sell, or rent your personal information with third parties for their promotional use. Occasionally, we enter into contracts with third parties so that they can assist us in servicing you (for example, providing customer service). The contracts prohibit them from using any of your personal information for their own purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them. We may disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required under the law. For example, we may be required to disclose personal information to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authorities, to comply with a legal process such as court order, subpoena, search warrant, or law enforcement request.

Use of Web Technologies

We use a variety of technologies on the Owen Sarwatka Foundation website. Among these are cookies which is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Cookies allow us to determine how users access the website using a tracking ID unique to each user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by the Owen Sarwatka Foundation to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimize load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by the Owen Sarwatka Foundation to store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information to enhance your visit to our website.

Cookies allow us to verify the login status of customers using products or services linked directly with our website, track point of entry to point of registration for those users participating in our affiliate signup programs, and to track and measure the success of a particular marketing campaign. Cookies also allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer, enabling us to make your visit to our websites easier by recognizing you when you return and helping to provide you with a customized experience. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If you choose to disable cookies, you may still use our site; however, you may have limited access to some areas within our websites. Cookies used on the Owen Sarwatka Foundation website do not contain personally identifiable information.

We may access and set cookies using web beacons, also known as single-pixel GIFs which are invisible graphical images. These web beacons provide us useful information regarding our site such as which pages users access. When we send you emails, we may include a single-pixel GIF to allow us to determine the number of people who open our emails. When you click on a link in an email, we record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you.

Log Files

Like most standard websites, we use log files to keep track of activity on the Owen Sarwatka Foundation website. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in our log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information. Once you leave our site, we do not track your movements on the internet. We use your website activity to assist us in offering you a personalized Web experience, assist you with technical support, diagnose problems with our server, administer our websites and to tailor our product and service offerings to you.


Some of our web pages provide links to reputable third-party websites, such as those of our business partners and online resources. While on these sites the third-party company may collect information about you through the use of cookies or other tracking devices. Because the Owen Sarwatka Foundation does not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their individual privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information.


We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information by using industry-recognized security safeguards such as firewalls, coupled with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration.

The Owen Sarwatka Foundation takes care to reinforce the importance of our website visitors' security and privacy among our employees. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those employees and agents for business purposes only. Additionally, we use internal and external resources to review the adequacy of our security procedures.


Owen Sarwatka Foundation provides users the opportunity to opt-in, opt-out or change user preferences and contact information via a link in the footer of all email newsletters. These options are also made available when you sign-up for our email newsletter. Alternatively, you may Contact us here.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on the Owen Sarwatka Foundation website. So our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

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