This Privacy Policy descrives how the SHANK2 Foundation website ( collects, uses, and protects personal information of visitors. By contacting us or visiting our website you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.


Technical information we may collect about you

When you access any website (including certain information on your visit is collected such as:

  • IP address
  • Operating system, web browser
  • Type of device used
  • Date and time
  • Pages visited
  • The website that connected you

The information is used only to help make our site more useful to visitors or is used in aggregate statistics and is not used for identification purposes. Log files detailing user activity are deleted at the end of every month and only collective statistics without specific user information are kept.


Personal information we may collect about you

Personal information is only collected through forms you fill out on our website or emails you send to us. This information may include:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • The content of any email you send
  • Other information specified on the form


How we use your personal information?

You data may be used in the following ways.

  • To provide you with the services and information requested through the forms
  • To contact you in response to direct communication
  • To send you email regarding the SHANK2 Foundation

You may unsubscribe from future communication at any time by contacting us at


How we protect your personal information

Your personal information is contained on secured networks or secure data storage and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights and are required to keep the information confidential.


Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. We use cookies only for the display of website content as part of the WordPress implementation.


Third Party Disclosures

Do we disclose the information we collect to third parties?

We may use third parties to provide us with services, such as technical support. While performing these services, these third parties may have access to your personal information. They are required not to copy, transfer, or retain any personal information while performing services on our behalf. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer any personal information to third parties.


External links

Websites linked to by us have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these sites.


Children’s Online Privacy

Our website is not intended for children nor do we knowingly collect information from children. If you believe we have unintentionally collected information on your child, please contact us at


How our site handles do not track signals

A Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism does not affect the behavior of our website. We do not track our users beyond what is necessary to display the website nor use their information for advertisements. Note that we allow third party behavioral tracking.


California Online Privacy Protection Act

We are in compliance with CalOPPA. To exercise these data rights or to withdraw consent as a California resident you should submit a written request to Withdrawing consent will not affect the legality of activities that were carried out prior to the withdrawal.


European Privacy Rights

We are in compliance with European data protection law and are considered the data controller. To exercise these rights or to withdraw consent as a European resident, you should submit a written request to Withdrawing consent will not affect the legality of activities that were carried out prior to the withdrawal.


Changes to this Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to revision and any substantive changes will be communicated via notice on the website. Any changes to the Privacy Policy are effective immediately.


Last updated: June 18, 2021.