Helios Education Foundation Privacy Policy

Helios Education Foundation is committed to respecting the privacy of its online visitors. This statement discloses this site’s privacy practices involving the information we collect and how we use it.

Information Gathering and Use

Helios Education Foundation welcomes the public to visit its Web site, which visitors can browse without submitting any personal information online. However, visitors may choose to sign up to receive electronic news from the Foundation. Following registration on the site, Helios will provide electronic newsletters that it publishes from time to time. The information entered on our site is provided on a confidential basis to one or more third-party service providers that we engage to maintain contact databases and/or send messages on our behalf. Information that is provided by the user will not be forwarded, traded or sold to outside organizations.

Each electronic newsletter message that is sent provides the option to unsubscribe if the recipient desires. Additionally, users may enter their e-mail address on the Helios Education Foundation Website Home page to update information or unsubscribe.

Technology and Tracking

Helios Education Foundation uses Web software to track the number of visitors to the www.helios.org pages that are most often visited and the domains from which people visit the site. The data is then analyzed internally for trends, which help provide more useful information to visitors. It is used to help determine how to provide more useful information to visitors. No personal information is collected during the tracking process.

Grant Summary Form

Information provided in the Impact Response Form goes directly to the Foundation Grants Administrator via e-mail. Information provided in the Impact Response Form is confidential and will not be shared with any parties outside the Foundation.

Links to Other Sites

The Web site provides links to grantee Web sites and resources that may be useful to visitors. These links connect to sites operated by third parties with different privacy practices. By providing a link, Helios Education Foundation is not endorsing the content of the linked site or the entity that maintains it. When leaving www.helios.org, it is recommended that visitors check the privacy policy of the new site before is submitted to these third parties.


Copyright of the text materials contained in the Web site is owned by the Foundation. Materials on the site may be used, downloaded, reproduced, publicly displayed or reprinted for personal or non-commercial purposes provided the following attribution appears in all copies: “Reproduced with permission of Helios Education Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona.” Permission to reproduce materials for commercial use (e.g., book publishing) must be obtained in writing. Text materials included in this site may not be modified in any way. The site may also offer software, graphic images, data and other non-text-based materials. All rights to these materials are reserved to Helios Education Foundation and/or the copyright owners who license such materials to us. 

Photographer/Artist Credits

Credit lines for various images used on this Web site, if applicable, are specified here. If no specific credit line is noted for an image, however, it is to be considered covered by site-wide copyright of Helios Education Foundation. As with all other content, images from this Web site may not be reproduced in any form without express written consent of the Foundation.

Additional Information/Questions

If you have questions about our privacy policy, information you have submitted or the use of information collected, please contact our Communications team at communications@helios.org.