Privacy Policy

The Massachusetts Medical Society Charitable and Educational Fund ("C & E Fund") knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. Please take a moment to review our privacy policy, which explains how we collect, use, and safeguard information you enter using our Student Loan Application Portal. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by the C & E Fund and our digital applications. This privacy policy does not govern personal information furnished to the C & E Fund through any other means.

What personal information does the C & E Fund gather?

Does the C & E Fund share the information it receives?

Information about our applicants and borrowers is an important part of our operations; it informs every decision we make. We are not in the business of selling it to others. We share your information only as described below:

  1. We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf (e.g. loan payment processing). In performing those functions, they may have access to your information to do the work for which we engage them.

  2. We do not share your email address with anyone without your prior permission.

  3. We may disclose personally identifying information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or the unauthorized use of our Web site; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public.

How secure is your information?

When you submit personal information via the Student Loan Application Portal, your information is protected both online and offline with what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. For information submitted via the Student Loan Application Portal, we use the latest Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt your information.

You are responsible for protecting against unauthorized access to your computer, your password, and your account.

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