Privacy Policy & Cookie Notice

Privacy Policy

The Hampton Roads Community Foundation is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to it by current donors, potential donors, professional advisors and scholarship applicants and recipients as well as the governing board members, officers, staff and representatives of nonprofit agencies who approach the Foundation for funding and the people that they serve.

Like all organizations with an online presence, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation receives standard tracking data: information from your browser, including your IP address and the page you visited. This general information is recorded in website server logs. While data may be analyzed internally to determine how to best provide information to visitors to the Foundation website no personal information is collected during the tracking process.

Any personal or professional information collected online, in person, through transactions or by any other method remains confidential. This includes names, physical addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. This information will not be traded or shared with or sold to any individual or organization unless the donor or person involved gives us permission to do so. We also never send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

In accordance with federal law and the guidelines established by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation will not knowingly collect any personal information from youth under the age of 13.

As a community service, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation provides links to the websites for various nonprofits and nonprofit resources. Unless we expressly state otherwise, the Foundation makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. A link to a website from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers. When leaving, we recommend you check the privacy policy of the site you are visiting before providing personal information.

The Hampton Roads Community Foundation may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Such changes will be publicly posted in this area of this website.

Questions or Suggestions: If you have any questions or suggestions, please send an e-mail

Cookie Notice

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that gets stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies tell a website whether you have visited it before and can be used to remember your preferences and identify how you use a website.

What types of cookies do we use and how do we use them?

We use basic 3rd party performance cookies such as Google Analytics to analyze the performance of our site. Google Analytics stores information such as: the unique User ID set by Google Analytics, the date and time, the title of the page being viewed, the URL of the page being viewed, the URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page, the screen resolution, the time in local timezone, the files that were clicked on and downloaded, the links clicked on to an outside domain, the type of device, and the country, region, and city. Other basic performance cookies may be used to provide us with information about how visitors move around (or where they click) on the website.

All 3rd party performance cookie information is aggregated and anonymous.

You may opt out of this tracking at any time by activating the “Do Not Track” setting in your browser.

Other 1st party cookies may be used for technical reasons related to the website’s functionality and CMS (Content Management System). These cookies are considered necessary for the website to operate (eg, a session cookie ID) and are usually set in response to an action(s) made by you.

You may block these cookies in your browser as well. This, however, may impact your experience.

Our website also may include embedded content (e.g. videos, charts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor had visited the other website for which we have no control. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

While we do not own or control these websites either, you can opt-out of targeted advertising third-party sites may be using via these programs:

• Network Advertising Initiative (NAI):

• Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA):

• European Interactive Digital Adverting Alliance (EDAA): and

Your rights pertaining to your data

Your data is only used for the purposes of providing services to you. Your data is not used for any other purposes and will not be shared or sold to third parties.

If you have provided any data on our website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we rectify or erase any personal data we hold about you. There are three ways to request this:

  • Email your request to
  • Mail your request to Hampton Roads Community Foundation, 101 W. Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23518.
  • Call and state your request at (757) 622-7951.

Your rights under applicable law may also include:

  • The right to withdraw consent
  • The right of access
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • The right to notification of data breaches
  • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority