The Girl Scouts of Greater New York understands and values our supporters’ privacy. We do not sell, share or otherwise disclose personal information regarding our donors to other organizations. This policy includes all donors—including those who give online or offline.
In addition to this, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York respects the privacy of visitors to our website. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online policy, the organization has implemented the following policy:
Most of the data and information we collect through our website is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.
We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our website. When you use the public areas of our website, you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don’t collect any personally identifying information.
If while visiting our website, you request information, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask donors and members to provide their name, title, organization name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
We utilize secure transaction methods when collection credit card information over the internet. The Girl Scout Council of Greater New York does not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.