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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Gettysburg Foundation’s website is intended to supply our viewer with information about the Gettysburg Foundation’s mission and campaign. In the course of providing these online services, information may be exchanged between the Gettysburg Foundation’s servers, online users and their browsers. This privacy policy states the Gettysburg Foundation’s policy with regard to the personal information you provide.

Personal Information Collected

In general, when you visit our website and access information, you remain anonymous. We do not require you to register or provide personal information to us to view our site. There are occasions when we will ask for additional information. We do this to better understand and respond to your needs, and provide you with services that may be valuable to you. For example, personally identifiable information will be collected in order for you to donate to the Gettysburg Foundation online. The Gettysburg Foundation collects personal information from the following online items:

  • Donating online
  • Signing up for e-mail updates/newsletters
  • Purchasing tickets for Gettysburg National Military Park venues


Use of Information

You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in e-mail with a comment or question. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. We will not share your information with any other organization.

Donating Online

The Gettysburg Foundation provides the opportunity for you to make a donation online. Your credit card information is collected through a secure server provided by This information is encrypted and e-mailed to the Gettysburg Foundation. We take this information and then process it online with M&T Bank. Because of these processing procedures, there may be a delay between when you make the donation online and when the charge is posted to your credit card. Your credit card information is used for this transaction only. We don’t keep credit card numbers on file.

If you prefer not to use our online option, you may send a check or your credit card information to: The Gettysburg Foundation P.O. Box 4629 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325

Server Log Data

Our system gathers server log data which may include an IP address, the type of browser and operating system used, the time of day visited, the pages viewed, and search requests. We collect this data and use it for statistical purposes, helping us to ascertain, for example, the amount of interest in portions of our Web site, and how to improve the navigation and content of our website.

Links to Third Party Sites

While the Gettysburg Foundation is highly selective about which sites we provide links to, we do not control their websites. When you link to another website, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party sites.

Information Warranty Disclaimer

All materials and related graphics provided by this website and any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this website are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The Gettysburg Foundation hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to any materials provided by this Web site or any other materials which are reference by or linked to this Web site, including but not limited to all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Gettysburg Foundation does not warrant the accuracy, quality, content, or legality of any materials provided by this web site or any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this website and assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the materials provided by this website or any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this website. In no event shall the Gettysburg Foundation be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, or for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information contained in any materials provided by this website or in any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this website under any theory of liability.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Any mention of product, service, company or sole proprietor on this website shall not be construed as or constitute endorsement of such product, service, company or sole proprietor.

Website Updates

Due to the rapidly evolving technologies on the Internet, we may update this policy. All revisions will be posted to this site. A revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use will apply only to data collected subsequent to its effective date.

For more information, contact us at: 

The Gettysburg Foundation 
P.O. Box 4629
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 1-866-889-1243