Privacy Policy


Salute to Education, Inc., the participating Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers and Ford Motor Company respect the privacy of every individual who visits our websites. The Privacy Policy outlines the information Salute to Education, Inc. may collect and how we may use that information.

Personal Data

Salute to Education, Inc., the participating Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers and Ford Motor Company will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or email address ("personal data")) through our websites unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us. Completion and submission of a scholarship application to Salute to Education, Inc. ratifies agreement with the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy.

When you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services; we (or a fulfillment house or other third party on our behalf in connection with a promotion) may use that information to contact you; and/or we may provide other third parties with aggregate - but not individual - information about visitors to or users of our sites. We do not now and do not intend to sell, rent or mark et personal data about you to third parties.

Salute to Education, Inc. treats your personal information as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. This website has information security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We restrict access to our data center and server rooms to authorized personnel and limit access to personal information to those employees that have a legitimate business need to access such information. Despite these security measures, we do not represent or warrant that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration by third parties

Parents should be aware that our Privacy Policy will govern our use of personal data which is voluntarily given by scholarship applicants. We encourage all parents to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their personal data while using the Internet.

Additional Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information when you connect to our site that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.

Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer - Cookies

When you view our websites, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Once again, thank you for your interest in the Salute to Education scholarship program and good luck.

Scholarship distribution is conducted at the sole discretion of Salute to Education, Inc., which retains the right to make program rule changes at any time. All judging decisions are final.