Donor Privacy Policy

Maintenance of the trust and confidence of donors and prospective donors is of paramount importance to the United Way of Eddy County (“UWEC”). The purpose of this Donor Privacy Policy is to provide transparency as to the UWEC’s practices, policies, and procedures for the collection, use, and protection of information relating to donors and prospective donors.

This Donor Privacy Policy applies to collection, use and protection of information, including information collected on our website. By submitting your information to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the Policy and to our processing personal information for the purposes stated below.

Personal Information
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us. Here are some examples of ways in which we may collect your information:

  • When you request information via one of the email addresses identified on our website or otherwise contact us in person, by phone or email, with a question, we may then collect your name, address and email in order to respond to that inquiry.
  • We may collect your name, email address and other contact information if you register for an event.
  • We may collect your name, email address, telephone number and payment information when you make a contribution, either on our website, over the phone or by mailing in a check.

The above list provides a sample of Personal Information that may be collected by UWCSEC. From time to time, we may collect Personal Information from you in ways not described above.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

  • We will not sell, trade, or share your personal information, collected on the website or through any other business activities with anyone else.
  • We will not send you mailings on behalf of other organizations.
  • We will only share your personal information if you give us specific permission to do so.
  • We will collect payment information, billing address and other information necessary to process a donation or event registration.
  • We will use your personal information to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on us, protect and defend our rights or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of others.
  • We will use the personal information to protect against potential fraud. We may verify with third parties the information collected in the course of processing a gift, event registration or other donation. If you use a credit or debit card on the website, we may use card authorization and fraud screening services to verify that your card information and address matches the information that you supplied to us and that the card being used has not been reported lost or stolen. Except as described in this Donor Privacy Policy or at the time we request the information, we do not otherwise disclose your Personal Information to any third parties. Further, UWEC will not sell or trade your personally identifiable information to any third parties.

Donor Recognition
Donor contributions may be publicized in donor recognition materials produced by the UWEC, including print, spoken and/or web-based media. If you do not wish to your name appear in these materials or be otherwise published, please contact us in writing at PO Drawer EE Carlsbad, NM 88221

Changes to the Privacy Policy
The UWEC reserves the right to amend and modify this Donor Privacy Policy from time to time with or without notice to donors or prospective donors. Updated policy can be located on our website.

Policy Compliance
The Secretary of the Board of Directors of the UWEC, or person(s) directed by the Board Chair, shall ensure appropriate compliance with this Policy by all administrative
staff, consultants and volunteers.

Adopted this 15th day of February 2018 pursuant to a vote of the Board of Directors of United Way of Eddy County.