Privacy Policy

The Silver Century Foundation (the “Foundation”) is committed to protecting your privacy and wants to make sure that you understand how your information is used.  We DO NOT SHARE personal information with third parties, except as needed to fulfill requested services using intermediaries or agents, without users’ express consent. We do not sell or rent any of your personal information to telemarketers, mailing list brokers, or any other companies.

This privacy policy describes the types of information we currently collect, and the ways we use and protect that information. If you are uncomfortable with our policies and practices, please do not provide any personal information to us through (the “Site”).


What Information We Collect

We collect information from you when you register on our site to participate in public areas of our site, respond to a survey, fill out a form or participate in discussion groups. When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, or mailing address. Identifying information will not be made public.

Information you submit in public areas of the Site, such as adding comments to conversation topics, is publicly displayed. Only your username will be visible.

You do not need to give us any information about yourself in order to access most of the Site. You can visit our pages and read articles and other content on a completely anonymous basis.

We also collect other types of information that do not allow us to identify your name, e-mail address, or other personal characteristics. This "non-personal information" includes the number assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet ("IP address"), and the type of browser you use. None of this non-personal information allows us to identify or contact you. We use this information to help us evaluate how the Site is being used. By gathering this information, we can learn, among other things, how many people visit our Site, which website pages are the most and least popular, and which other websites are the most frequent referral sources for

The Silver Century Foundation is the sole owner of the information collected on our website, Users may edit their personal information at any time by using the “Edit Profile” link at the bottom of any page at the Site. (“Edit Profile” is only visible if you are logged in.)


Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow this). Cookies enable sites or service providers to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Usage of a cookie is not linked to personally identifiable information while on our site.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Unless you have already provided us with personal information on the Site or an affiliated site, cookies do not allow us to link to personally identifiable information.

Use of Information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to user requests and support needs)
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site features
  • To send periodic emails

The email address you provide will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to the Silver Century Foundation.

Outside Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

We may disclose personal information when required to do so by law or when such action is necessary or appropriate to comply with legal process served on the Foundation, to protect and defend the rights or property of the Foundation, or to protect the personal safety of visitors to the Site.  We reserve the right to contact the appropriate authorities at our discretion when visitors' activities appear to be illegal or inconsistent with our policies.

Finally, we may sometimes share aggregate statistics and nonpersonal information with the media, government agencies, advertisers, and other third parties. For example, we may publish statistics on the number and location of visitors to our website. These aggregate statistics are not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Third-Party Websites

The Site may include links to other websites that are not operated by the Foundation (“Third-Party Websites”). These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The SCF privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Third-party websites may also collect cookies, or allow third-party advertisers on their sites to collect cookies. You can often find information regarding a site and its privacy policy on the site's home page. If you cannot find or do not like a site's privacy policy, you may prefer not to do business with, or offer information to, that site.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Security and Confidentiality

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Only our authorized employees or agents carrying out permitted business functions are allowed to access personal information.  The servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment.

Terms of Use

Please also read our Terms of Use document establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We will also update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 5/6/2012

Questions about Privacy Policy

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Postal Address:
Silver Century Foundation
301 N. Harrison Street, Suite 112
Princeton, New Jersey 08540


Phone: (609) 430-4790

Fax: (609) 683-0493



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Our Mission

The Silver Century Foundation promotes a positive view of aging. The Foundation challenges entrenched and harmful stereotypes, encourages dialogue between generations, advocates planning for the second half of life, and raises awareness to educate and inspire everyone to live long, healthy, empowered lives.

Notable Quote

"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old age is usually not poorer, but is even richer."

Cicero (106-43 BC)