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Donor Privacy Policy


Donor Privacy Policy

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:

About the Information We Collect

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.

From Casual Website Viewers and General Users

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.

From Our Members, Donors, and Other Customers

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.

Credit Card Account Information

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.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer when you log on to a website that allow us to identify you when you return to the site. We do not use cookies to track your usage or any other personal information about you.