Privacy Policy

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread – PRIVACY POLICY
May 2022.   

The Johnson Foundation is committed to respecting the privacy of its online visitors.  This statement discloses this site's privacy practices.


As described below, The Johnson Foundation collects general information about the usage of this web site as well as any personal information that you provide. The personal information we collect depends on how you choose to make use of our web site and contact us, as detailed below. We will not distribute this information in a manner inconsistent with this policy unless compelled by law.

a. General Web Site Usage Information

To monitor site usage and improve the quality of our web site, we gather general information about the use of our site. We use web server logs and industry-standard web site statistics software to count the number of users who visit our web site and to count the number of views of particular pages, as well as to track other general statistics about our web site. The Johnson Foundation may share with third parties the aggregate, anonymous information about overall usage of our web site in order to provide general information about our Internet experience or to establish relationships with potential conference partners. We do not share any information about specific users.

b. Information Collected to Process Requests

When visitors to our web site wish to utilize our "Contact Us" page and to submit a conference proposal (RFP), we will collect any personal information necessary to process these requests. This may include your name, address, and telephone and fax numbers and email address. While security measures may be in place, please understand that no one can give an absolute assurance that information intended to be maintained as private, whether transmitted via the Internet or otherwise, cannot be accessed inappropriately or unlawfully by third parties. We have taken and will continue to take reasonable steps to ensure the secure and safe transmission of your personal information. The Johnson Foundation may use personally identifying information from you to respond to your inquiries or for other internal business purposes, but we do not sell or rent that information to third parties. 


The Johnson Foundation’s web site provides links to sites of other organizations associated with our work and conference partners. The links will take you to sites operated by other organizations and are not the property of The Johnson Foundation. We recommend you check the privacy policy of the site you are visiting prior to sharing any personal information, as we have no control over the information that you may choose to submit to these third parties. The Johnson Foundation does not necessarily endorse the practices, policies or other such information of any organization that it may refer to from time to time on its web site.


Internet communications pass through many different networks before they reach their destination, and The Johnson Foundation has no control over what happens to those communications while they are traveling through those networks. We strictly follow website security best practices, including the ongoing monitoring of and warranted updates to firewall protections.  Despite these efforts, our network and servers may not be perfect or impenetrable, and for this reason, we cannot guarantee to you the security, confidentiality or privacy of any communication, information or Content whatsoever.  ("Content" means all of the content featured or displayed on our web site, including without limitation text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound and illustrations.)


The Johnson Foundation may amend this Privacy Policy from time-to time, at its sole discretion and without providing notice. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used.


If you do not understand any of the foregoing Privacy Policy or if you have any questions or comments, we invite you to contact us.