The HEARTS Project Donor Privacy
The HEARTS Project values and respects its donors’ right to privacy. It affirms that its fund-raising practices protect against unauthorized use of its contributor lists, and permits no general telephone solicitation of the public.
The HEARTS Project utilizes donors’ personal information such as names, mailing addresses and email addresses only for purposes of donor acknowledgement and/or when an individual voluntarily provides this information and opts to join our mailing list. The HEARTS Project does not share donors’ personal or contact information with any third party organizations for purposes of solicitation.
Visitors to the The HEARTS Project website remain anonymous. The HEARTS Project does not require visitors to register or provide personal information to view the site. There are instances when site visitors are asked for additional information in order to provide requested services. For example, information will be requested when making an online donation to The HEARTS Project so that the gift may be properly processed and receipted. The HEARTS Project’s online donors choose the personal information that The HEARTS Project receives and can opt to remain anonymous. All credit card transactions are conducted over a secure server.
We use a number of web analytics products to optimize our website, including Google Analytics and Google Website Optimizer. These tools do not require our site visitors to identify themselves, and they do not provide us any personally identifiable information about our visitors that is not supplied voluntarily. Our goal in using analytics is to understand what parts of our website you like and which parts need work. We encourage you to accept cookies when surfing our website so we can do our job of providing you useful information as effectively as possible.
The HEARTS Project welcomes comments and questions about this policy. We are committed to protecting your personal information, and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure.