Collection and Use of Information

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation collects voluntary information from site users.  Personal information submitted to this site is voluntary and at the user’s discretion. The Nellie Mae Education Foundation reserves the right to share this information with other similar organizations.  Contact information will be used to deliver requested information, provide information updates or notify users of any changes in Foundation policy.

Statistical information such as site traffic and usage patterns are collected and used for system administration, site maintenance and site improvements.  This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We do use cookies on this site.  We may use both session ID cookies and/or persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time.


Links to Other Sites  

This site provides links to other websites that we hope you’ll find useful. When leaving, we recommend that you check the privacy policy of the site you are visiting before sharing personal information. We have no control over or responsibility for information submitted to third parties or the content of the third parties site.


Use of Grantee Information

The information on organizations funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (grantees) included on this website was provided solely for use by the Foundation. Use of grantee information on this site – such as in a publication, website or any other medium – by other parties is prohibited without the permission of the organization(s) to which the information refers.


Use of Photographs

Most of the photographs on this site have been provided by organizations that have received funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. These organizations have given the Foundation permission to use these photographs in its electronic and other publication formats. These photographs cannot be reproduced or used in any format without the permission of the organization to which they belong.


How Can I Remove My Name From Your Electronic Mailing List?

If you want your name removed from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation electronic mailing list, please send an e-mail to stating this.


Personal Information Security

Please be assured that the Nellie Mae Education Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. Any personal information submitted by users is stored in a secure area.  If you have further questions about our privacy policy, please e-mail us at; or fax to 781-348-4299, Attention: Privacy Policy; or call the Foundation at 781-348-4200.