GenSpace Privacy Policy

Effective Date: February 16, 2021; Last Updated: February 16, 2021.

Thank you for visiting this website located at (the “Site”). We respect your privacy and provide this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explaining our online information practices. BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THIS SITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND ALL OF THE DATA COLLECTION, USE AND SHARING PRACTICES DESCRIBED BELOW. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you may not access or otherwise use this Site. We also encourage you to review our Terms of Use located at so you fully understand the rules for using this Site.

This Policy describes how we use information we collect on our websites and applications on which it appears. It does not describe or apply to any of our websites where it does not appear. It does not apply to information we collect offline or from our employees.

Information we collect

When you use this Site, we may collect personal information that you provide to our Site, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and zip code, as well as other demographic or personal information (collectively, “Personal Information”), but only if you choose to furnish such Personal Information. For example, in order to access certain functions, information or areas on our Site, you may be asked to submit certain Personal Information to become a registered user. We may also collect your Personal Information if you sign up for our newsletter, sign up for an activity, program or event, or to work, volunteer, or submit a request for information. We may combine your Personal Information with other information you provide to us, such as whether you are interested in our activities, programs and events, leadership or volunteering, your image and personal story, or your preferences in choosing the right program, event or activity that fits your lifestyle. This information is used to help us deliver the services or information you have requested. If you apply for a job, we collect information about your education and employment history, and your Social Security Number. Other companies may also forward to us additional Personal Information. For example, we may receive information that you submit to jobs listing sites in connection with a job application with us. We will only use such information with respect to employment opportunities with us. We may also collect additional demographic information anonymously from you through its surveys, including race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability status, immigration status, veteran status, education history and/or employment history.

Usage information: We collect information about your browser and IP address. We also collect internet connection and operating system information. We collect information about the site you visit when you leave us or what site you came from.

Location information: The GenSpace website and app collect location information. This may include precise location. We may collect this using different types of technologies, including IP-based location, GPS and beacons or any technology designed in the future for such purposes.

How we use information

We use information as follows:

To communicate to you about our services: We use contact and demographic information to communicate our initiatives, activities, events and services. We use aggregates anonymized demographic information to create reports on diversity, inclusion and equity.

To answer your questions and respond to your requests: We use contact information to provide our services. We also use your information to respond to questions or to troubleshoot issues you may have with our site. We use your contact information to enroll you in activities and events.

To improve our websites and apps: We use usage information to improve our website and app and make our services better.

For employment purposes: We use job applicant information to review employment applications and for hiring decisions.

For marketing purposes: We use contact information to send you our newsletter or other information about our services which we think you will find interesting. We use demographic and location information to provide relevant information about our services to you.

For security purposes: We use your contact, demographic, and usage information to protect our organization, our website and our website users.

To communicate with you for transactional purposes: We use your contact information to contact you regarding this policy or our terms. We may also use push notifications on our mobile apps.

We may use information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.

How we collect information

We collect information in the following ways:

Directly from you: We collect contact, demographic, job or volunteer application information directly from you. This includes if you sign up for one of our newsletters, respond to one of our surveys, apply for a grant or submit an application for employment or volunteer opportunity.

Passively: We collect usage and location information passively. We use tracking tools, including cookies and web beacons, to collect usage information. We may use these tools on our website, apps and in our emails.

From Third Parties: We may collect contact, demographic or usage information from third parties. This might include our partners and social media websites.

When we combine information

Combining Information: We combine information we obtain from different sources. We might combine information you submit on our website with information we gather passively.

When we share information with third parties​

Your Personal Information will not be shared with unaffiliated third parties, other than our service providers and professional advisors who are bound by privacy obligations, or used for any purpose other than as stated in this paragraph. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you submit to us for posting to the public. Please be careful about what you submit for such purpose and do not submit any personal information for such purpose that you expect to keep private.

We share information with third parties in the following circumstances:

With related entities: We share contact information with other Annenberg entities and those under common control with Annenberg Foundation.

With service providers who work on our behalf: We share contact information with trusted vendors. This includes sharing contact information with our email vendor or a service provider who maintains our website.

To comply with the law or to protect ourselves: We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud. We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of Annenberg Foundation is sold or transferred, we may share information.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

You have certain choices

You have choices about how we use your information:

Newsletter Emails: You can opt-out of newsletter emails by following the instructions in the email we send.

Cookies and Tracking Tools: Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies.

Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. We do not currently respond to those signals. Certain features on our site may not work if you block cookies. If you block or reject cookies, not all of our tracking will stop. Options you select are browser and device specific.

You can control tools on your mobile devices. For example, you can turn off Bluetooth, location services or push notifications on your phone. To modify push notifications you get from our app, you can alter your preferences in your profile.

We use standard security measures

We use reasonable security measures to protect your information. Any third party we share your information with must also use reasonable security measures. No website is completely secure. We encourage you to use websites and share information with caution.

We store information inside of the United States

Information we collect is stored in the United States. Our websites and apps are intended for people within the United States. If you live outside the United States and choose to use our sites or apps you understand that it is at your own risk. You also understand that your information will be sent to the United States. The United States may not afford the same level of protection as laws in your own country.

Our website may have third party links

We may link to third party content. We do not control that content or the third party’s privacy practices. We encourage you to read their privacy policies to understand how they use your information. We are not responsible for the practices of these third-party sites or apps.

Information collection from children

Our website is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children. You can contact us at [email protected] if you believe we have collected information from your child.

Compliance with laws and enforcement

In order to cooperate with government and law-enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law, we may disclose Personal Information and any other information about you to government or law-enforcement officials or private parties if, in our discretion, we believe it is necessary or appropriate in order to respond to legal requests (including court orders and subpoenas); to protect the safety, property or rights of the Organization or of any third party; to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity; or to comply with the law.

Applicable law

The laws of the State of California govern the interpretation of this Privacy Policy and apply to any claims for breach of this Privacy Policy regardless of conflict of laws principles.

You can contact us

By postal mail:

Wallis Annenberg Legacy Foundation
C/O GenSpace
12005 Bluff Creek Dr
Playa vista, CA 90094

By email:

[email protected]

We may update this policy

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you at your email address we have on file of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates. Your continued use of this Site shall constitute your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.