Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation respects your privacy, and we want you to understand the ways in which we do and don’t use the information that you transmit when you visit our Website. This statement discloses the privacy practices for the Website. Our Website is primarily intended for users in the state of Colorado, but in addition, may have users throughout the United States.


Kids:The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation encourages you to get permission from your parents before sending any personal information about yourself (such as your name or your e-mail address) over the Internet, to us or to anyone else.

Parents: This section of the privacy policy explains our information collection and use practices on line for children under the age of 13, including what we do with information that we collect and with whom we share that information. We ask that you take the time to review our policies so that you can know exactly how we collect and use information from kids, and so that you will know how you can review or request that we delete your child’s information.

Contact Information for Operators of Website

The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation operates this Website and collects or maintains any personal information in connection with this Website with the assistance of AlphaPlex, Inc. If you have questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy or the use of children’s information, please contact:

The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation

Attn: Mark Holzemer

1878 S. Wadsworth

Lakewood, CO 80232

(303) 988-7426

Email Mark

What Information We Collect From Children Under 13

As set forth on our home page, The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation’s main goal is to award four $2,000.00 college scholarships to high school seniors. The scholarships are based on academic performance, community service, and participation in either varsity baseball or golf. We are able to award these scholarships through private donations as well as holding a yearly golf tournament.Visitors accessing our Website, which can include children under the age of 13, can access all features of the site. Registration forms are included on the Website in order to sign up for the available scholarships, make donations and sign-up for tournaments.

The types of personal information we may collect at this Website from children under age 13 include: first and last name; home address; e-mail address; phone number; fax number; age/birth date; emergency contact and emergency phone number; and shirt sizes.

We do not condition (and are prohibited by law from conditioning) a child’s participation on the child’s disclosing more personal information than what is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity held by the Michael S. Jacobs Foundation. Required personal information is clearly marked as such (often with an asterisk).

How We Collect Information

We typically collect personal information at this Website by asking for the information directly from our visitors in connection with the scholarship program and the golf tournament.We do not share this information collected from children under the age of 13 with any third parties except those parties that help us administer our Website and/or may participate or partner with us in organizing and/or administering a league, tournament or camp.

Like many Websites, we also use “cookies” which are small text files that are stored on the Website visitor’s computer and gather and keep track of information related to the Website visitor. This technology can store the visitor’s preferences and other information that can help us personalize information provided to the particular visitor. Cookies also help us review Website traffic patterns and improve our Website. Cookies technology is indirect or passive (meaning that you may not always realize that information is being collected). Although many Website browsers are set to accept cookies, you can set your Website browsers to reject cookies, but this may prevent you from using some of the convenience features of this Website.

Finally, The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation keeps records of certain non-personally identifiable information such as the number of hits a web page receives, IP address, and other aggregate data. We do not link this aggregate data with any personal information. Third parties that help us administer our Website may have access to this non-personally identifiable, aggregate data, as may our third party ad servers. However, these third parties are bound to keep this information confidential.

How Information Collected on Our Site is Used and Shared

We use personal information collected through in a number of ways that are specified at the time that the information is requested. These ways include: responding to an e-mail question, fulfilling a request activity, providing visitors who request the information news  and periodic updates for activities provided by The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation. We may sometimes analyze data that we collect in the aggregate to share with business associates, advisors or third parties regarding their Website visitors, which information can be important for a number of purposes, including research, marketing, advertising, developing Website content for our visitors and so on.

The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation does not rent or sell the personal information of children under age 13 as collected via . In order to provide a product or service requested by a Website visitor, we do share personally identifiable information with delivery services such as UPS or the U.S. postal service, and any third party business partners we have in connection with any scholarship program or tournament which The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation participates in. However, any such affiliates have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information provided to them and to comply with this Children’s Privacy Policy. Our young visitors (or their parents) can choose to not receive future mailings from The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation by selecting the appropriate box on the registration form or by later submitting a “do not mail” request.

Parents Rights

In most circumstances, we do not collect personal information directly from children under age 13. Instead, we will request that our Website visitors under age 13 ask their parent to send the personal information being requested in connection with the particular activity. In such instances, we will typically ask that the child request the parent to send us an e-mail containing the requested information for the particular activity.

Before this Website collects personal information from a child under age 13, we will:

  1. Provide the child’s parent with notice regarding what personal information will be collected, used, or disclosed and what the parent’s options are; and
  2. Obtain parental consent, except in the following circumstances:
    • To respond to the child’s one time request (e.g., sending us a question via e-mail). In such instances, we will collect the child’s e-mail address and then delete such contact information from our records after responding.
    • To protect the security or integrity of the Website, take precautions against liability, or otherwise respond to judicial process or law enforcement inquiries (so long as the personal information is reasonably needed to do so).
    • To help us provide notice to the parent or obtain parental consent in the first place. We will delete the name and online contact information of the parent and/or child from our records if parental consent is not obtained within a reasonable time following collection of the information.

A parent may review his or her child’s personal information and have it deleted or changed by contacting

A parent is always free, whether initially or later on, to grant consent to the collection and use of his or her child’s personal information while at the same time prohibiting disclosure of such information (whether sharing, selling, renting or otherwise providing to third parties, or making publicly available in identifiable form by any means). A parent should contact

To access the parent consent form, please contact The consent will allow The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation to collect personally identifiable information from your child, or the child for whom you are legally responsible. By giving your consent, your child will be eligible to receive e-mail newsletters and periodic updates from The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation about new  promotions, tournaments, and other activities and to register for an activity or activities at The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation.

Your consent form will be held in our company records to indicate that valid consent was given and will not be used in any other manner. Please complete the consent form and fax a completed form to The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation at (303) 989-7468. Thank you for your attention and concern for your child’s online safety.

Encryption and Security

All information gathered on this Website is encrypted or protected for storage within a controlled database.  The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation seeks to safeguard the information you provide. As effective as encryption technology is, however, no security system is completely impenetrable, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.