Privacy Policy


Welcome to the High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP®) website (the “Site”). The Site is operated by the National Endowment for Financial Education®, a Colorado nonprofit corporation (“NEFE”, “We” or “us”). Please carefully read this Website Privacy Policy.
By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that you have read this Website Privacy Policy (the “Policy”). This policy sets forth how we handle information we learn about you from your visit to the Site. Please be assured that we are committed to fair information practices and the protection of privacy.


1.a  Traffic Data Collected.  We may automatically track and collect information when you visit the Site, including your: (a) IP address; (b) domain server; (c) type of computer; (d) date and time; and (e) type of Web browser and operating system used (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for analysis purposes or for improving your experience on the Site. We may use "cookies" or other similar software or code on this Site. 

1.b  Personal Information Collected.  In order for you to access and use certain areas of the Site and to order materials or information that we may offer through the Site, we may require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include data such as your name, mailing address, email address, organization, username, access password, birth date, and other contact information. We may collect and retain any Personal Information that you provide to us. If you send us any email or other communication, we may retain those communications in order to respond to you, to evaluate or improve the services, or for other purposes. It is your responsibility to update or correct your Personal Information whenever necessary. To update, correct, or request removal of your personal information, contact us at the address below.

1.c  Not for Children. The areas of the Site that require Personal Information are not intended for use by children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to access or use areas of the site that require the disclosure of Personal Information. If we discover or are advised that a person who has disclosed Personal Information through the Site is under the age of 13, we will delete all Personal Information provided by that person. 


We may use Personal Information:

(a)  to send you information or materials about our organization or to contact you when necessary;

(b)  to send you or provide you access to information and materials offered through the Site or requested by you;

(c)  to send you emails, publications and newsletters relating to NEFE, the High School program, and other materials offered by NEFE or its partners;

(d)  to authorize and monitor the access to and use of the Site;

(e)  for research, development and analysis in connection with the maintenance, protection and improvement of our services, materials and information; and

(f)  for purposes of maintaining and improving the Site, the function of the Site and access to the Site.

We may use Traffic Data and aggregated non-personal information and share such data and information with third parties.


You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the public Site; however, you may not be able to access and use portions of the Site that require your Personal Information. 


Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will use reasonable efforts to keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with third parties, unless we have your consent or we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure is necessary to: (1) comply with a court order or satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process , or enforceable government request; (b) protect our rights or property; (c) enforce our Terms of use, including investigations into possible violations thereof; (d) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, legal, or technical issues; or (e) protect against harm or injury to us, our property, users or the public as required or permitted by law.

We may provide Personal Information to affiliated organizations or third parties if necessary to provide you with information, materials, or services you have requested, provided that such organizations, person, or entities agree to keep such information private in accordance with this policy.


This Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. We may also make forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please understand that any information disclosed in these areas may become public information. We have no control over its use, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. 


We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such addition, change, update, or modification on this Site. Any such addition, change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or our treatment of Personal Information, please feel free to contact NEFE by email at or by mail to: National Endowment for Financial Education, Attn: Privacy Policy Matters, 1331 - 17 Street, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80202-1586.

Updated: August 2013