Maverick Capital Foundation Privacy Statement

Maverick Capital Foundation (hereinafter “MCF”, “we,” or “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Statement explains how we collect, use, retain and disclose your personal information, and the choices that are available to you when using our website,, and any mobile versions (“Website”) owned and operated by MCF. This Privacy Statement is incorporated into our Terms of Use, which also applies when you use the Website.

Your use of the Website is subject to this Privacy Statement. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. By using the Website, you understand that we will handle your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement, please do not use our Website or otherwise provide us with any personal information.

1. Updates to the Privacy Statement

MCF may amend or update this Privacy Statement, or any portion thereof, in our sole discretion, at any time and without prior notice to you. You can determine when the Privacy Statement was last amended or updated by referring to the “Last Updated” notation above. For this reason, we encourage you to take a look at our Privacy Statement from time to time. Your continued use of the Website following these amendments confirms your acceptance of the Privacy Statement, as amended.

2. The Scope of this Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement only applies to personal information (as defined below) we collect from you, or information you provide to us when using the Website. It does not apply to any other information provided by you to, or collected by, any third party, including through any application or contact that may link or be accessible from the Website. Unless otherwise noted, this Privacy Statement also does not apply to any other websites that link to another privacy statement or policy.

3. What Information We Collect

Personal Information. We collect and store personal information that you provide voluntarily when using our Website. Personal Information is information that specifically identifies you or, when combined with other information we have, can be used to identify you. Such Personal Information may include your full name, email address, name of employer or organization and any comments, suggestions, feedback, ideas, materials comments, communications, information, or other content you supply on or through the Website (“User Submissions”). Personal Information does not include anonymized, aggregate or statistical information from which such identification cannot be reconstituted.

Information Automatically Collected. We may automatically collect certain information about you and store it in our log files when you use and interact with our Website, such as data collected from Cookies (defined below) and other automated technology. This information may include, but is not limited to, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamps, sites visited before and after interacting with our Website, page views, page navigation, links that are clicked, and certain device data (such as operating system type, device type or model, location, browser type and version, user language, and other system settings).

Cookies. We also may automatically collect information about your use of the Website through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies in order to improve your experience, understand how our Website are used and customize our Website. Please see Section 7 for more information on Cookies.

4.How We Use Information We Collect

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including to (a) improve the Website; (b) notify you about information about MCF; (c) respond to your questions, comments, feedback or inquiries; (c) compile aggregated or anonymized user information for various research and analytical purposes; (d) track the number of visitors to the Website; and (e) manage our everyday business needs, such as administration of the Website, fraud prevention, and enforcement of our Terms of Use, or to comply with applicable laws. 

We also may use information collected as described in this Privacy Statement with your consent or as otherwise required or permitted by law.

5. How Your Information is Shared

We may disclose your information as follows: (a) to send you additional information about the MCF and services that we offer; (b) to entities with whom we partner and/or who provide services to us, including companies that provide application analytics, data processing and IT services such as application development, maintenance and other services; (c) to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against claims; (d) to combat fraud or criminal activity, and to protect our rights or those of our affiliates, users, and business partners, or as part of legal proceedings affecting MCF; (e) in response to a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process, including to law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate; and (f) with your consent.

We do not sell, rent or trade your Personal Information to third parties.

6. Other Third-Party Websites 

The Website may contain links to, or have features that are hosted by, other third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us (“Third Party Content”). For example, we give you the opportunity to connect or link to websites of certain not-for-profit organizations solely for your convenience and information.

We have no control over or responsibility for the privacy practices and content of any Third Party Content. If you provide any information to third parties (e.g., social media services, payment processor providers), different rules regarding the collection and use of your Personal Information by such third parties may apply. As such, we strongly recommend that you review our any other third-party’s privacy policies before providing information to them. You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their privacy practices.

7. Cookies and Other Tracking Information

What is a “cookie”? Cookies are small bits of data that web servers store on your hard drive. These technologies help track and understand how individuals use and interact with our Website and otherwise manage the Website. You can change how cookies are delivered and used on your computer, stop accepting cookies, or prompt you before accepting a cookie. Your access to our Website should not be affected if you do not accept Cookies served by third parties.

Do Not Track. Currently, our systems do not recognize “Do Not Track” requests.

Third Party Analytics. We also use automated devices and applications to evaluate usage of the Website. For example, we use Google Analytics to collect non-personal information regarding your use of the Website. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit the Website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they visit prior to or after coming to this Website. The data collected through these tools is not tied to any personally identifiable information about you. 

8. Our Practices with Respect to Children's Information

The Website is not intended for users under the age of 13 (“minors”) and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors. If we become aware that a minor is sharing or providing information on our Website, we will delete their information from our records. 

9. What Measures We Take to Safeguard Your Information

The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. We maintain commercially reasonable security safeguards that are designed to protect the Personal Information we collect against unauthorized use, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Notwithstanding the steps we have taken to protect your information, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, MCF cannot guarantee or warrant that your Personal Information is under absolute security with the existing security technology.


If you have any questions about the security of our Website or have a security concern, you can contact us at 

10. Where Your Information Is Stored

The Website is intended for users in the United States. Your information will be stored and processed in the United States and Canada. If you use our Website outside of the United States, please be aware that the United States may have different laws, regulations and standards regarding data privacy from those in your own country. 

11. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Privacy Statement or MCF’s privacy practices, please contact us at