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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)
- Mailing/Billing Address
- Credit Card (Account #, Type, Expiration, CVC)
- Home or Daytime Phone Number
- Home Community
- Interests & Concerns
- Agency Name to which a pledge is directed
- Contribution Amount
- 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 New York City. 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.
Whenever you visit our website, our 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.
Our website may use web beacons. Web beacons are small transparent graphic images often used in tandem with cookies to track your use of the website and enhance your individual online website experience by collecting a limited set of information about website visitors. Web beacons may also be used in e-mail communications in order to understand user behavior, such as whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
When you send an e-mail to our webmaster or a message through the United Way of New York City'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 New York City. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party websites. These linked websites are for your convenience only. You access them at your own risk. We recommend that you review the privacy policies posted on such third party websites prior to using them.
Ways Information About You is Used
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.
Security Procedures To Protect Your Information
Disclosure of Your Personal Information to Third Parties
Where applicable, United Way of New York City will share your name and personal information (e.g., mailing address and pledge amount) with other United Ways and/or, where applicable, 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. While we do not disclose your personal information to other third parties except in the manner provided in this Policy, we reserve the right to disclose the information of BoardServeNYC applicants in a summary or aggregated (and anonymous) form to NYC Service, an office within the Office of the Mayor of New York City and a funding partner in the implementation of BoardServeNYC, or another New York City agency designated by NYC Service, upon request. 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 New York City 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
United Way of New York City
205 East 42nd Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017