Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting (the “Site”). The Harold Grinspoon Foundation (sometimes referred to as “we” or “us”) takes your privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy lets you know what information is collected, and how it is used, when you visit the Site.

Personally-Identifiable Information

The only personally-identifiable information we collect is what you give us. When you: (1) communicate with us by email or the “Contacts” section of the Site, (2) submit application/registration information for our conferences, webinars or programs (collectively, “Programs”), and/or (3) utilize the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Online Grant System (including creating an account for such system), you may elect to give us personally-identifiable information such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, geographic location, password, or other information which could be used to locate or contact you. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy or do not want us to obtain any personally-identifiable information, please do not provide it to us.

Non-Personally-Identifiable Information

We may collect certain non-personally-identifiable information such as your IP address, the type of browser you are using, the referring website, the operating system you are using, your internet service provider, the search terms you use on our Site, the specific web pages you visit, and the duration of your visits. We collect this information so that we can analyze trends, administer and improve the Site, track users’ movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may also use aggregated anonymous information to provide information about our Site to potential business partners and other unaffiliated entities for marketing, advertising and/or other uses. Again, this information is not personally identifiable. 

How We Use Your Personally-Identifiable Information

Any of the personally-identifiable information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
  • Applications, Registrations and Online Grant System - We may use your information to register you for the Program(s) in which you have elected to participate, to process your application to participate in certain Program(s), to track your participation in our Program(s), and to contact you in connection with such Program(s). In addition, we may use your information to facilitate and service your use of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Online Grant System.
  • Responses to Your Requests and Queries - Your information may be used to help us to more effectively respond to your requests and queries, especially relating to the Site, our Programs and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Online Grant System.


Our servers, or the servers of companies that are used to operate the Site, may place a “cookie” on your computer in order to allow you to use the Site and to personalize your experience. A cookie can be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow us to recognize your computer while you are on the Site and help customize your online experience and make it more convenient for you. The information collected from cookies may also be used to improve the functionality of the Site and to measure traffic patterns and understand user needs and trends.

Other content providers that may appear on the Site may also use cookies that are not sent by us. We are not responsible for any such cookies, and the other content providers’ use of cookies is governed by their own privacy policies. Please note that most web browser applications have features that can notify you when you receive a cookie or prevent cookies from being sent. If you disable cookies, however, the functionality of the Site might decrease or otherwise be affected.


Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We do not sell your personally identifiable information to outside parties. However, we may use unaffiliated third parties to help us operate and maintain our Site, conduct our business/Programs and/or otherwise service you (including your use of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Online Grant System), and we may share your personally-identifiable information with those third parties for those purposes. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.


Third Party Links

Occasionally, we may include links to third party websites on our Site. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies, and you should review such privacy policies carefully. Please note that we are not responsible or liable for the content or activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback about these websites.


Children’s Privacy

Our Site is directed to, and intended for, professionals and individuals who are at least 18 years of age or older. Further, we do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 13 years of age who you believe has provided personally-identifiable information to us, you may contact us at

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our Site and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our Site, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Please review the Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Site after any change in this Privacy Policy will mean you accept such change.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on July 12, 2017.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below:

Harold Grinspoon Foundation
Attn: Privacy Agent
67 Hunt Street, Suite 100
Agawam, MA 01001