Privacy Statement

Bridges from School to Work has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all visitors of our Website, and that includes respect for your concerns about privacy. We understand that you may have questions about how our Website collects and uses the information that you provide to us. We have prepared this privacy statement (“Statement”) to inform you of the privacy principles that govern this Website.

Please read this policy carefully.  By continuing to interact with our Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms described in this Statement.

If after reviewing this Statement, you have any questions or privacy concerns please send an email to Bridges_general@marriott.com or send a letter to:

Bridges from School to Work
Attn: Linda Bender
10400 Fernwood Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
United States of America

This Statement was last updated on February 24, 2020. In the future, we may need to make additional changes. If we change what information we collect or how we use the information we collect, we will provide you notice of that fact by describing the changes on this webpage.  Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Statement.

Information We Collect and Use Information

Automatic Data Collection

When you request a page from our Website, our servers log the information provided in the HTTP request header including the IP number, the time of the request, the URL of your request and other information that is provided in the HTTP header. We collect the HTTP request header information in order to make our Websites function correctly and provide you the functionality that you see on this Website. We also use this information to personalize content presented to you, better understand how visitors use our Website and how we can improve it, its contents, and functionality to meet your needs. We may also use this information for one of the purposes set forth in the “Sharing of Information with Third Parties” Section below.

Information You Provide

If you contact us through any of the means on the “Contact” tab of this Website, we may collect from you, including your name, email address, phone number, and any other personally identifiable information that you provide. This information will be used for the purpose of facilitating our reply to your inquiry or contact via email or phone and to potentially provide services to you. We may also use this information for one of the purposes set forth in the “Sharing of Information with Third Parties” Section below.

If you provide personally identifiable information about others to us (for example, the name, address and/or contact details of another individual), we rely on you to obtain that other persons’ consent for disclosing their information to us and inform that other person about us, how we will use the information, and our contact details for any queries.

Sharing of Information with Third Parties

We do not sell your information to any third parties. We may share the information you provide or that we collect about you under certain circumstances:

With Your Permission. If you give us your permission, we may share your information with third parties.

Service Providers. We may share, even without permission, information with our service providers when necessary for the operations of Bridges from School to Work or in order to respond to a request that you have made to us or accomplish a task required to facilitate that response.

Legal. The law may require us to use, disclose, or share your information with third parties in response to legal proceedings, in response to a request from a competent law enforcement agency, to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or the public, to enforce the terms of any agreement, or for any other purpose that is required or permitted by law.

Mergers and Acquisitions. In the event that Bridges from School to Work or its assets are acquired by, or merged with, another organization or company including through bankruptcy, we may use, disclose, or share your information with any of our legal successors.

Fraud Detection. We may use, disclose, or share your information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of this policy, or as otherwise required by law.

Personal Data of Minors

This Website is not intended for use by minors under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from minors under the age of 13. We request that minors under the age of 13 not provide personal data through our Website. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected information from someone under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information.

Website Analytics

We collect demographics and interest reporting data through Google Analytics, which may use cookies and other technologies to collect and analyze data about use of the Website. This service also collects data regarding the use of other websites, apps, and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/‌partners/ and opt out by downloading the Google Analytics opt out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You may set your browser to block Cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so will adversely affect your ability to access certain internet content.

Careers at Bridges from School to Work

Opportunities to work with the Bridges from School to Work team are posted on the Marriott Career Opportunities Website. The Marriot Career Opportunities Website is governed by the Marriot Group Global Privacy Statement, available at https://www.marriott.com/about/privacy.mi.

Other Websites

Bridges from School to Work is only responsible for this Statement and content of this Website. We are not responsible for the data collection and use practices and privacy policy or the use of cookies on Websites that you have accessed this Website from and to the non-Marriott Websites that you may access from this Website.

European Union (“EU”) Residents

Bridges from School to Work is a not-for-profit organization, and does not currently have any programs or operations in the EU. Should we obtain actual knowledge that any information we collect has been provided by a resident of EU, we will promptly delete that information.

Nevada Residents

Bridges from School to Work is a not-for-profit organization, and does not currently have any programs or operations in Nevada. Should we obtain actual knowledge that any information we collect has been provided by a resident of Nevada, we will promptly delete that information.