Legal Notices

Use of this website indicates your acknowledgement of receipt of the following statements and your acceptance of all of the following policies, terms, limitations, etc.

The DRN Foundation is not subject to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
However, your educational privacy and confidentiality are very important to us.  Accordingly, we voluntarily pledge to take every reasonable effort to hold your personal information and records in the strictest of confidence, as provided and allowed under the law.

The DRN Foundation references several trade names and service marks of others in the course of providing programing and information.  Fair use is claimed.  The DRN Foundation is not affiliated with and is not endorsed by these organizations.

  • • The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a joint program of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).  Both are registered trademarks of the same.
  • • The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is a program of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and both are registered trademarks of the same.
  • • The MATCH is a registered trademark of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
  • • NCLEX is a service mark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  • • NBDE is a service mark of the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations.
  • • PANCE is a service mark of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

The DRN Foundation is committed to encouraging and sustaining a world that is free from discrimination and harassment.
The DRN Foundation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, genetic information, or age.
The DRN Foundation does not tolerate harassment of any kind.

General Information
The DRN Foundation collects information from visitors to its websites.  This statement provides information about what type of information we collect and what we do with it.  Your use of this Website signifies your understanding and acceptance of this Online Privacy Policy.  You must not use this Website if you have any objection to any of this Policy.

Server Log Data
Our web server collects log data that may include an IP address, your company name and/or internet provider, the type of browser and operating system used, the time of day visited, the pages viewed, and search requests.  We aggregate this data and use it for statistical and analytical purposes such as determining the number of visitors to specific parts of our websites or identifying ways we might improve the navigation and content of our websites.

Personally Identifiable Information
We will not collect personally identifiable information from you other than what you supply to us on a voluntary basis.

The DRN Foundation does not use cookies to collect or store personal user information.
Please note that some online transactions and third-party services may require the use of cookies, but the DRN Foundation website will attempt to remove any such cookies that it creates after the transaction is complete.

Web Forms and Email
The DRN Foundation will use information submitted via web forms and email to address questions about our programs and to follow-up on questions.  The DRN Foundation may also use your contact information for other marketing purposes (specific to the DRN Group and its affiliates and partners) and/or to extend invitations.
The DRN Foundation complies with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM) and with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.
Should you no longer wish to receive subscribed email communications, please follow the "unsubscribe" instructions that are included at the bottom of all email newsletters sent from the DRN Foundation.

Online Payment Transactions
Online payment transactions are processed on secure servers via PayPal, a leading provider of secure, online payment processing services, by the DRN Foundation.  Other transactions are processed via Square, a leading provider of secure point-of-sale and remote payment processing services, by DRN Educational Services – as a service to the DRN Foundation.  Donations made via social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, GoFundMe, etc) are processed by those platforms.  These transactions use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit technology to protect your personal and sensitive information.  This security protocol encrypts information so that it cannot be easily copied.  A secure environment is indicated by your browser.

Data Retention
The DRN Foundation reserves the right to retain all such data indefinitely.

Children and Privacy
The DRN Foundation is concerned about protecting children's privacy.  All DRN Foundation online materials are in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Links To Other Websites
Our websites have links to other websites.  When you go to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of that site.  The DRN Foundation cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided there.

The DRN Foundation is not licensed to practice law.  Any statements made about immigration benefits herein and/or by DRN Foundation representatives or staff are not legal advice or guarantees.  You should speak with a qualified immigration attorney for legal advice and counsel related to immigration matters.

The DRN Foundation is not licensed to practice accounting or financial plannning or advising.  Any statements made about tax benefits and/or implications associated with making donations to the DRN Foundation herein and/or by DRN Foundation representatives or staff are not legal advice or guarantees.  You should speak with a qualified CPA, tax preparer, tax attorney, estate attorney, and/or certified financial planner for legal and/or tax advice and counsel related to making donations to the DRN Foundation and/or other nonprofit organizations.

By submitting an application for a grant/scholarship to the DRN Foundation, the applicant agrees to release the DRN Foundation, its directors, officers, advisors, staff, and other agents from all liability associated with their actions or inactions and decisions related to said application.

This statement is provided for your information only and does not constitute a contract or other legally binding agreement.
The DRN Foundation reserves the right to change any of these policies at its sole discretion.


Policy Questions, Comments, and Complaints

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