Privacy Policy

We do not allow any third parties to have access to your personal information, except as required or permitted by applicable laws or in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

We do not share email addresses or information about visitors to our Site with third parties. It is possible that personal information regarding grantees may be shared with our partners and other third parties in the course of the Foundation’s charitable activities.

There may be also instances when we disclose your personal information to other parties, including but not limited to, the following:

  • To comply with the law or respond to compulsory legal process (such as a search warrant or court order) or request for information from a regulator or otherwise for legal purposes;
  • To verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the services; or
  • To protect the rights, property or safety of the Foundation, or any of our respective affiliates, or otherwise in the legitimate business interests of the Foundation and/or our affiliates and in accordance with Data Privacy Laws.

In any instance where we need to share your personal information with third parties, we will restrict the nature and categories of personal information to that which is required to comply with our contractual obligations to you or our legal and/or regulatory requirements. We may de-identify your personal information to protect your privacy.


Communications from the Foundation

We would like to use your name and email address to inform you of our news, updates and details of our activities. As discussed above, we will offer you the ability to unsubscribe in each electronic communication and will not share your information with third parties, except as expressly described elsewhere in this Privacy Notice. 

 What are Your Rights?

You have the right to ensure your personal information is accurate. To make changes to your contact and other account information, or to opt out of receiving marketing communications, please contact us. You have the right to request that we delete your personal information. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information and/or to access your personal information. Your rights are subject to the applicable Data Privacy Laws.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us by email, phone or post and we will investigate the matter and respond to you promptly. If you are not satisfied with our response, you can complain to any applicable data privacy authority in your country of residence.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or about the Foundation’s handling of your information, please contact us


Certain Non-identifying information  (“Data”) that is collected about you when you visit the Site is used to enhance your user experience.

The Foundation and vendors acting on its behalf may use the Data in combination with various Internet technologies to help manage Site operations, track user traffic, and gather broad demographic information.

We may use IP addresses to diagnose possible technical problems, administer our Site, and aggregate data on use. Log files, which identify every request made to our server, may be used to determine statistically which areas of the Site our visitors prefer and to prepare future content based on the interests of our visitors.

We may also use “cookies” to better serve our visitors. A “cookie” is a small data file that certain websites write to your computer’s hard drive when you access the site. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user ID, that a website uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only personal information a cookie contains is information you supply. Cookies may also allow our Site to recognize and load your pages on repeat visits to the Site. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing the Site or via HTML-formatted e-mails, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through the Site, although access to and use of the Site might be limited at times. You can find more information at All About Cookies and Your Online Choices (EU).

 Consent to Transfer

This Site is operated in the United States. If you are located outside the U.S., please be aware that any Data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States, which may provide a lower level of protections as those in your own country. By using the Site, you consent to this transfer, retention, and processing of your information in the United States.


The Foundation is the sole owner of the Data collected on the Site. The Foundation will not sell, rent, share, exchange, or otherwise disclose the Data to others outside of the Foundation, except as described in this Statement. The Foundation will attempt to collect and store the Data in a manner to protect its confidentiality, recognizing that no transmission of data is entirely secure.

We may disclose or provide Data pursuant to subpoenas, warrants, or other judicial or government orders, in the event an individual’s safety or security is at risk, or as otherwise required by law.


External Links

This Site contains links to other sites. The Foundation provides such links to help visitors explore the wide range of information available on topics of interest. The Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of websites to which it links. By providing a link, the Foundation is not endorsing the content of the linked site or the entity that maintains it. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Foundation’s Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.

 Governing Law /Jurisdiction

The laws of the United States, and in particular, the State of New York shall govern with respect to all issues arising out of this Privacy Notice and this Site. By using this Site, you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of State and Federal courts in New York, in all matters arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy and the use of this Site. If accessing this Site from another jurisdiction other than the U.S., you agree to comply with all U.S. laws.

 Copyright and Creative Commons License

Copyright in the text materials contained in this Site is owned by the Ukrainian World Congress Foundation USA. 

Our policy is to broadly share and build upon the work we support to advance collective knowledge while respecting the intellectual property of others. Therefore, except as otherwise noted, a Creative Commons license applies to all content on the Site that the Foundation has created, owns or has a contractual right to share. As set forth more fully in the linked site below, this license permits you to copy, distribute, and display such content as long as you mention and link back to the Foundation and do not change the content or use it commercially.

View the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

With respect to material, reports or other work posted on the Site that are not owned by the Foundation, we include proper attribution, indicating the owner of the copyright and, where appropriate, that it is reproduced with the permission of the copyright owner. If you would like to use work that is not owned by the Foundation, please contact the copyright owner for permission.

By downloading or reproducing any information from this Site, you accept and agree to the conditions described in this Statement in their entirety without modification unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Foundation and you.

 Images and Video

A Media Organization (as defined below) may use the photographs and videos on this website pertaining to the work of Ukrainian World Congress Foundation USA,  provided that each such use is credited as follows: @Ukrainian World Congress Foundation USA- used with permission.

When used herein, Media Organization means a legal entity, for profit or not for profit, engaged in disseminating information to the general public through a newspaper, magazine, other publication, radio, television, the internet, cable television, or other medium of mass communication including by digital means.

 Foundation Marks and Logo

The name and mark “Ukrainian World Congress Foundation USA” and all variations thereof and any other names and marks comprising the name or mark “Ukrainian World Congress USA Foundation UWA (the “UWCF-USA”), are the sole and exclusive property of the Foundation. Visitors shall not acquire any right, title or interest in any UWCF-USA Name. Except as otherwise permitted herein, all uses of any UWCF-USA Name in any manner shall be subject to inspection by and approval of the Foundation. Approval may be granted or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of the Foundation. Any use of the UWCF-USA Name or the text or graphic materials contained in this Site in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation or association of the user with or by the Ukrainian World Congress USA Foundation, is strictly prohibited. Except as otherwise permitted herein or by separate agreement, the Foundation’s logo cannot be used without prior authorization from the Foundation.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

The materials on the Site are provided “as is” to visitors. We are not responsible for third-party websites even if they are accessed through this Site.

Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, or “Trojan Horses” or other destructive materials to our Site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our Site, or materials that may be downloaded from our Site, are free from such destructive features. Any materials obtained from this Site or downloaded from the Site are obtained or downloaded at your own risk. The Foundation assumes no liability or responsibility for any damages arising from a visitor’s use of, or inability to use, this Site. The Foundation shall not be liable for any damages or harm to computer systems, loss of data resulting from the download of any materials, and we disclaim warranties for any information received through any links provided by the Site.

The Foundation is not liable for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in the Site, nor for any claim, loss or injury that results from your use of the Site.


We may update this Statement from time to time and encourage you to check back periodically and review the Foundation’s most updated Statement.