Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When visitors complete a contact form on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We will store the information you provide us with to respond to your query. We will erase the data we collected on this basis when it is no longer required.

Grant application form

If you apply for a grant through our website, we collect the data we need for the application process. This data corresponds to the entry fields on the application form. Additionally, we also collect your IP address and browser agent string to help with spam detection. We will store the information provided during and after the grant review process until it is no longer required.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics is a web analytics service that gathers, collects, and analyzes anonymized data about the behavior of visitors to this website. This service collects data on which website a site visitor has come to this website from (a referrer), which pages of the website were accessed or how often and for how long a page was viewed. This data is mainly used to optimize the website.

Google Analytics is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google might transfer the personal information collected via this procedure to third parties.

On behalf of the Lions Vision Resource Network, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of this website, compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. The IP address transferred through your browser to Google will not be combined with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your
use of the website, including your IP address, by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about website visits may be transmitted to Google Analytics.

In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted any time via your internet browser.

For further information and Google’s applicable privacy regulations can be found at and

Who we share your data with

With the exception of Google Analytics outlined above, we do not share your data with any third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you complete a contact form or a grant application form, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and respond to queries and consider grant applications during the review and approval process.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information


P: (510) 450-1580