Information we collect about you
If you make an online donation or other online payment, we may collect the following information from you, including, but not limited to:
Email Address (personal and/or work)
Credit Card (Account #, Type, Expiration, CVC)
Home or Daytime Phone Number
Interests & Concerns
Opt-in to United Way affinity groups, leadership giving levels and communications
We also collect information on the dates and times you visit our site using standard tracking software. The foregoing information is collected and maintained by United Way of Snohomish County. We reserve the right to collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. However, we do not store credit card information after we transmit it securely and encrypted to a third party processor.
When you visit our website, the servers automatically collect and store information from your browser. This information may include your IP address, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), website request, log-in or access dates and times, the referring website address or page, the content of any undeleted cookies your browser previously accepted from our website, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, platform type and number of mouse clicks. Log files are not shared externally.
When you send an e-mail to our webmaster or a message through the United Way of Snohomish County’s website, we store those communications in order to respond to your inquiries and enhance user service.
Links to internal webpages
Links on our website may be formatted in a manner that enables us to track who is clicking the links by IP address, as well as when and how often the links are clicked in order to improve our content and service.
Links to other sites
Our website may contain links to third party websites operated by individuals or organizations unrelated to United Way of Snohomish County. These linked websites are for your convenience only. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any third party websites.
Security measures and ways information about you is used
You may provide on the United Way of Snohomish County website personal information, or in the case of online payments, payment card information. The payment card information is transferred with secure encryption to a third party processor, and that information is not stored by United Way of Snohomish County. The information we collect may be used for pledge processing and follow-up communications with you, including acknowledgment letters, newsletters and periodic updates. We may acknowledge you by name for your donation. We may also use your information to help respond to your inquiries. You may request removal from our database. We do not share, trade, sell or rent customer information to any outside company or organization.
Disclosure of your personal information to third parties
Where applicable (and with your permission), United Way of Snohomish County will share your name and personal information (e.g., mailing address and pledge amount) with other United Ways and/or, with charities to which you designate your gift, for purposes of fulfilling your giving intentions and enabling such organizations to acknowledge your gift and otherwise communicate with you. We may also disclose your personal information if we are compelled to do so to comply with valid legal processes such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order, or a valid administrative request from a law enforcement agency, or in the unlikely situation where we, in good faith, believe such information is necessary to protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of United Way of Snohomish County or the public. We also reserve the right to share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information.
Your choices about your information
To make a request to opt-out of receiving certain United Way of Snohomish County communications, you may send us an email and ask to be removed from our list.
Interim President & Chief Executive Officer
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