Privacy Policy

Donor Privacy Information

Council for Children’s Rights maintains the highest level of respect for the privacy of its donors. We do not sell, rent, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor do we send mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will only share personally identifiable information with a third party if (1) we are required to by law (2) it is necessary for completing a donor authorized procedure, such as processing a credit card transaction, or (3) if the person submitting the information asks that it be shared.

Our web server automatically recognizes each visitor’s domain name, but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. There are times that we will ask you for specific information to facilitate our ability to register you for an event or respond to your inquiries. If you choose to provide us with such information, you may receive future information from us – by mail, phone, or electronically – alerting you to upcoming Council for Children’s Rights’ events, programs, or volunteer or philanthropic opportunities. If you do not wish to be contacted by one or more of these means, please let us know.

Please be aware that there are links to other websites throughout our site for the purpose of providing you with resources and more information about children’s issues. We do not take responsibility for the content or privacy practices of any web site other than our own.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect the information we collect online. We have taken all standard best practice precautions to protect you from loss, misuse or modification of information you provide to us. We are committed to ensuring that all donation transactions to Council for Children’s Rights are safe and secure to the fullest extent possible.

The Council for Children’s Rights collects and maintains only personal information that is intentionally provided to us by individuals or their companies. We use donor contact information for the following purposes:

  • To thank donors for their contributions
  • To inform donors of Council for Children’s Rights news, fundraising activities, and/or events
  • Internal record keeping
  • To contact donors about changes to this policy

Donor Bill Of Rights

The Council for Children’s Rights subscribes to THE DONOR BILL OF RIGHTS developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), and the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE)

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

  1. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  3. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  4. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  5. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  6. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  7. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  8. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  9. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  10. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

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