United Way will never sell, trade, share or rent your personal information to its merchant partners, partner agencies or any other third parties without your prior consent.
All information provided to United Way is transmitted using SSL
(Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that
lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you
send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a
secure portion of our website that is only accessible by certain
qualified employees of United Way. Unfortunately, however, no data
transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. While we strive to
protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, email format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our website, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. United Way will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the website. United Way stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
United Way retains information provided by users in a secure database. This database of information may be used to verify donation transactions, thank supporters for their contributions, keep supporters informed or to solicit future donations. United Way understands that most people do not want a lot of mail or e-mail, so we keep our communication frequency within reasonable limits. You may be removed from our database at your request. All information is secure and credit card information is not held in this database. The information in this database is not shared, traded, sold or rented to any third parties.
United Way collects an IP address from all visitors to our website. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
When you request speakers, use United Way message boards, register as
a campaigner, make a tribute donation, request information about
running a campaign, enter a sweepstakes, complete a survey, vote in
online polls or any other function that uses a submit/go button, United
Way may track personal information that you provide in our secure
database of community supporters.
United Way’s online credit card donation transactions are transmitted over secure sockets and are certified by VeriSign. Your personal information is protected and handled in accordance with laws enacted to protect consumers like you.
United Way may share macro-level tracking information with third
parties for various reasons, among them to attract potential advertisers
and/or grant-makers and to enhance the effectiveness of its website
through consultants. At no time will personally identifiable information
that you provide be shared with any of these or any other third
Third Party Service Providers or As Required By Law
United Way may make your information available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors or agents. United Way may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website, or our users; and (d) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Website or the public.
Use of Information
United Way uses the information we collect from you and about you to help us personalize and continually improve your experience with the Website. United Way may use the information we collect from and about you in the following ways:
To receive United Way’s eNewsletter, UnitedWay@Work, or other information, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your name and email address. You can optionally provide your mailing address, telephone number and company. You can also sign up for the eNewsletter using the button at the top of this page.
If at any time you would like to discontinue receiving emails from United Way, simply contact email@example.com to be removed from our database.
If at any time you believe the information collected by United Way is incorrect or inappropriate, simply contact firstname.lastname@example.org to have your information changed.
If at any time you would like to have your name removed from United Way’s database, simply contact email@example.com to be removed from our database.
If you have any questions concerning this policy, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.