Collection of Personal Information:
We may collect the following types of personal information from our donors:
- Contact Information: This includes your name, address, email address, and phone number.
- Donation Information: We may collect details about your donation history, including the amount donated and the date of donation.
- Communication Preferences: We may ask for your communication preferences, such as opting to receive updates, newsletters, or other informational materials.
Use of Personal Information:
The personal information collected from our donors is used for the following purposes:
- Processing Donations: We use your personal information to process and acknowledge your donations, issue receipts, and provide you with relevant tax documentation.
- Communication: We may use your contact information to send you updates about our programs, events, and other relevant information related to our mission. We may also contact you for fundraising purposes.
- Donor Recognition: With your consent, we may publicly recognize and acknowledge your support on our website, social media platforms, and other promotional materials. We will respect your preferences regarding anonymity and recognition.
- Internal Analysis and Reporting: We may use your donation history and other relevant information to analyze donor trends, measure the effectiveness of our fundraising efforts, and generate reports to improve our programs and services.
Protection of Personal Information:
We take the security of your personal information seriously and employ appropriate physical, technical, and administrative measures to safeguard it. Access to personal information is limited to authorized personnel who require it for legitimate purposes. We do not sell, trade, or share our donor lists with third parties, unless required by law.
Third-Party Service Providers:
In certain cases, we may engage third-party service providers to assist us in carrying out our fundraising activities or to facilitate online donations. These service providers have access to personal information solely for the purpose of performing their functions on our behalf, and they are contractually obligated to protect the confidentiality and security of that information.
Donors may choose to use credit cards for their donation. Our credit card processing software has a number of measures in place such as encryption, access controls, and network firewalls to ensure the protection of your data.
Updating Personal Information:
If you would like to update or correct your personal information, or if you wish to opt-out of future communications, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this policy.
Retention of Personal Information:
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
Address: 9575 Katy Freeway, Suite 428
Houston, Texas 77024
Effective Date: June 1, 2023