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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Christopher Columbus Scholarship Fund, Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted. all references to Christopher Columbus Scholarship Fund. Inc. include and CCSF. The CCSF website is a nonprofit site. By using the CCSF website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, CCSF may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name

  • Mailing Address

  • E-mail Address

  • Phone Number

  • Employer

  • Job Title


If you purchase CCSF’s products and services, we may collect billing and/or credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

CCSF may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:

  • Age

  • Gender

  • Household Income


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 available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (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 on our Site. 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.

Use of your Personal Information

CCSF collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

CCSF may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CCSF and its affiliates.


Sharing Information with Third Parties

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

CCSF 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 CCSF, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

CCSF 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 CCSF or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CCSF ; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CCSF, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by CCSF. 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 CCSF website.

Use of Cookies

Our website does use Cookies and other web tracking tools. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. We use cookies to improve your site experience, to assess content usage distinguishing you from other users of our website and to support the marketing of our services. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at [Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.] 

[We want to be transparent about our use of cookies to make their control as easy as possible for you. When you first enter our website, you will be asked to accept or reject the cookies. If after your initial visit to the website you wish to change your cookies selection, you can do so by contacting]


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.


Security of your Personal Information

CCSF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. CCSF uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol


When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information. you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

CCSF 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.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, CCSF may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

Changes to this Statement

CCSF 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 site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site 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

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

Christopher Columbus Scholarship Fund, Inc.

PO Box 21492

York, Pennsylvania 17402

Email Address:

Telephone number: 717-840-9813

Effective as of January 20, 2020

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