Privacy Statement

Fund for Teachers cares about your privacy and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose data. This Privacy Statement covers the collection, use and disclosure on this Site where the statement is linked.

Fund for Teachers is a registered 501c3

Data you give us.  We collect data you provide us in a variety of ways, such as when you submit questions, request information, or give us feedback, we may ask you for personal information (i.e., information that alone or in combination with other information identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email address, phone number, and other data that can be reasonably linked to you as an individual). We may also ask you to provide other data relevant to your question, request, or feedback, such as your geographical location, professional and demographic information, industry, and preferred contact method.

Data from Use of the Site.  We automatically receive certain data when you visit this Site, including your internet protocol (IP) address; browser data; data about your device; data collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other similar technologies; the date and time of your visit; operating system and version; web browser type and version; page(s) visited on the Site; data about videos or other content viewed on the Site (e.g., type and name of content and time viewed); and the web page you visited immediately prior to visiting this Site.

We use data about you for the purpose(s) for which it was collected or provided to us (as stated at the point of collection) or as otherwise obvious from the context of collection. We may also use data to:

  • administer and manage this Site, communicate with you about this Site, process your request for information or otherwise to complete a transaction you request or authorize;
  • customize or personalize your user experience and the content we deliver to you, including to provide you with content that is more relevant to you;
  • contact you for the purposes of fundraising, marketing or other communications for Fund for Teachers business.  We may provide these communications via email, postal mail, online, social media platforms, text messages, and other means. In connection with marketing on social media platforms, pseudonymous information (cryptographic hash of information about you) is provided to social media platforms to enable a match to your social media account and allows us to advertise to you on the social media platform;

You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by contacting us at or through the unsubscribe link in any of our communications to you. After you unsubscribe, we will not send you further pro communications, but we may continue to contact you to the extent necessary for the purposes of any services you have requested.

In connection with one or more of the purposes outlined above, we may disclose your information to:

  • Other entities within Fund for Teachers partnerships;
  • Complete a transaction you request or authorize;
  • third parties that provide services to us, such as system hosting, management, and support; data analysis; data backup; and security and storage services;
  • As otherwise outlined in this Statement.  For example, to advertise to you on social media platforms pseudonymous data is provided to the social media platform;
  • Competent governmental and public authorities, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests; and
  • Please note that any information you post or disclose on message boards, chat, profile pages, and blogs and other services (including social media services) to which you are able to post information and materials are publicly available and will be seen by other visitors to this Site.  You should consider this when deciding to disclose any personal information or any other data.

In addition, the Site contains content and plugins from social media sites like Facebook ("Like" button), Twitter ("Share to Twitter"), Linkedin, and others. These plugins allow you to share information from the Site to your timeline or account.  When you connect to these services, the third parties may store and/or access data (including through the use of cookies and other similar technology) over which we do not have control.  If you are logged into a social media website while visiting the Site, the social media plugins may allow the social media website to receive information that you visited the Site and link it to your social media account.  We do not control these sites, and information collected is governed by the privacy statement of the third party company.  For more information, please refer to their privacy statements.

All of these disclosures may result in the transfer of data to countries or regions with data protection laws that differ from those in your country of residence. By providing us with data and using this Site, you are acknowledging that data may be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence.

Fund for Teachers understands the importance of protecting the privacy of minors, especially in the online environment. This Site is not designed for or intentionally targeted at minors under the age of 18. It is our policy to never knowingly collect or maintain personal information about anyone under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected personal information relating to a minor, we will take reasonable steps to delete it.

We have in place reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures that are designed to protect data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, destruction, and other forms of unlawful processing while it is under our control. However, please be aware that the storage and transfer of data cannot always be one-hundred percent secure.

We will retain data about you as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, unless applicable law or professional obligations requires a longer retention period.

If you are a resident of the state of California, you are entitled to request information regarding the disclosure of personal information about you to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Please note that we do not share personal information about you with non-affiliated third parties for such purposes.

If you no longer want to receive electronic newsletters you signed up to receive, you can click on the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each such statement. If you would like to review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your contact data that you previously provided to us, you may contact us at

Please note that if you contact us as described above, we may not be able to remove personal information from other parts of our organization (for instance, an internal email to a program officer) with which we have already shared it, but we will make an effort to do so.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or Fund for Teachers data handling practices, please email us at or write us at:

Fund for Teachers
55 Waugh Dr., Ste 603
Houston, TX 77007