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Privacy Policy

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation respects the privacy concerns of the users of its Internet sites ("sites"), and has created the below Privacy Policy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information. 

As a general policy, no personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address, is automatically collected from your visit to Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation sites. However, certain non-personal information is recorded by the standard operation of Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's Internet servers. Information such as the type of browser being used, its operating system, and your IP address is gathered in order to enhance your online experience. 



Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. 

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet provider whenever you are surfing the Web. When you requests pages from Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Sites, our servers log your IP address. Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to audit the use of our Site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that your session will be logged, but you are anonymous to us. We may use your IP addresses in cooperation with your Internet provider to identify you if we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use or to protect our service, Sites, customers, or others. 



Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation is not responsible for the content or practices of third party websites that may be linked to our Sites. Our Sites may also be linked to websites operated by other companies. Visitors to these websites should refer to each website's respective privacy policies and practices. 


If you complete the newsletter signup, donation, event sponsorship, or ticket forms and share your personally identifying information, the information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.

To accept contributions via credit card, Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation uses accredited online payment processing services with world-class security and data privacy policies. Unless requested by the donor for the purpose of processing recurring donations, Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation does not store, nor does it have access to, your credit card information, bank account numbers, or other account data sent to those processing services.

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation is committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third party individuals, government agencies, or companies at any time unless compelled to do so by law. If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. 

You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.




All of the managed electronic communications sent to you will offer the ability to unsubscribe from future electronic communications. You may also contact us at to update your contact preferences and/or request to be removed from future electronic communication.

If you have any questions about the privacy policy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at or at our physical address: 

7887 San Felipe Street, Suite, 250, Houston, Texas 

Information provided by you via e-mail inquiries to Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation such as your e-mail address is used only to respond to your inquiries in the ordinary course of business. 


By using Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's Sites, you signify your acceptance of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the policy, please do not use our Sites. Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation reserves the right to modify, alter, or otherwise update the policy at any time, so visitors are encouraged to review the policy from time to time. Your continued use of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. 

Last updated: August 2018