Privacy Policy

The Lodestar Foundation (“Lodestar”) is committed to respecting the privacy of its online visitors. This statement discloses privacy practices related to potential collection and use of website information.

Information Gathering and Use

Lodestar welcomes the public to visit our website, which visitors can browse without submitting any personal information online. If and when Lodestar provides the opportunity, visitors may choose to sign up to receive electronic news from Lodestar. Such information entered on our site may be provided on a confidential basis to one or more third-party service providers that we engage to maintain contact databases and/or send messages on our behalf. Information that is provided by the user will not be forwarded, traded or sold to outside organizations and each such message that is sent will provide the option to unsubscribe if the recipient desires.

Technology and Tracking

Lodestar may use web software to track the number of visitors to the pages on our website that are most often visited, and the domains from which people visit the site. The data may be then analyzed internally for trends, which help provide more useful information to visitors. No personal information is collected during the tracking process.

Links to Other Sites

The website provides links to grantee websites and resources that may be useful to visitors. These links connect to sites operated by third parties with different privacy practices. By providing a link, Lodestar is not endorsing the content of the linked site or the entity that maintains it. When leaving our website, it is recommended that visitors check the privacy policy of the new site before sharing information, as we have no control over information that is submitted to these third parties.


Copyright of the text materials contained in the website is owned by Lodestar. Materials on the site may be used, downloaded, reproduced, publicly displayed or reprinted for personal or non-commercial purposes provided the following attribution appears in all copies: “Reproduced with permission of The Lodestar Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona.”  Permission to reproduce materials for commercial use (e.g., book publishing), must be obtained in writing. Text materials included in this site may not be modified in any way. The site may also offer software, graphic images, data and other non-text-based materials. All rights to these materials are reserved to Lodestar and/or the copyright owners who license such materials to us. 

Additional Information/Questions

If you have questions about our privacy policy, information you have submitted, or the use of information collected, please contact us.