Privacy Statement

Your privacy is very important to us. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. The following information concerning the gathering and use of personal information through this site is being provided to enable you to make knowledgeable choices about whether to provide information to us and to give you the opportunity to limit the manner in which personal information about you is used. Please read this privacy statement carefully before using this site. Your use of this site indicates your consent to our processing, use, disclosure and transfer of your personal information as described in this privacy statement. We may revise this privacy statement from time to time. You are responsible for checking this statement when you visit our site to review the current privacy statement. If you do not agree with the privacy statement, you should cease using the site immediately.

What information does Victoria County United Way gather through the site?

You will need to provide certain information to obtain services or to complete transactions initiated by you through the site. If you choose not to provide information, we may not be able to provide those services or to complete those transactions. Please keep in mind that the more optional fields you enter enables Victoria County United Way to provide enhanced products and/or services to you. You also may be required to provide additional registration information to obtain special services or to complete transactions initiated by you (e.g., recording a stated desire to donate online through this site through a company-sponsored campaign).

Information gathered when making a donation or pledge

To make a donation through the site, you may need to provide certain other information relevant to how you choose to contribute in order to complete your pledge/gift transaction. (e.g. If you choose to give by credit card, you will be prompted to provide information such as your credit card number.)

Information gathered through traffic monitoring

Like many other websites, this site is equipped with a program that monitors traffic by automatically recording every visitor’s host and/or IP address. This program tracks the number of times the site is hit, how many visitors come to the site, and which parts of the site they frequent. Victoria County United Way does not disclose this information to anyone outside of the organization. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that actually browse the site.

Cookies

This website utilizes cookies to provide user-specific feedback in the News & Events pages.

How does Victoria County United Way use personal information?

Victoria County United Way uses personal identifiable information it gathers from you in connection with the provision of the services available to you through the site and in completing the transactions initiated by you. Listed below are some of the ways in which your information may be used:

  • to improve Victoria County United Way services;
  • to customize the content and/or layout of our site for each individual visitor;
  • to notify you about new opportunities or activities of Victoria County United Way or our agencies;
  • to ask for your participation in brief surveys;
  • to generate aggregate statistical studies;
  • to complete any transactions you may do at the site (which will include providing your information to the relevant agencies so that they can complete your transaction).

If you live or work outside the United States of America, from time to time, your personal information may be transferred to a country different from where you are located, and processed there in accordance with this privacy statement. You hereby consent to such transfers and processing as described in this privacy statement. With whom does Victoria County United Way share my personal information? Victoria County United Way will not sell, reveal or share with unaffiliated third parties any of your personally identifiable information except in the following limited circumstances:

  • we have your permission to share the information;
  • we are authorized to do so under this privacy statement; or
  • we are required by law to disclose your information or to protect against fraud or illegal activity.

Security

The safety and security of your transaction and information is important to us. We use encryption and the https security protocol, SSL, to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol.

Linked Sites

If you click on a hypertext link that takes you to another site outside of the Victoria County United Way website, we are not responsible for the information collection practices and use at that other site. In addition, when you initiate a transaction through such a link, the information you and we submit to such an entity to complete your transaction becomes subject to that entity’s privacy or information use policies. Victoria County United Way is not responsible for the privacy or information use policies of such entities.

Communications and Opt-Out Policy

You will always have the ability to opt not to receive email or other means of communication from Victoria County United Way. Victoria County United Way respects your privacy and realizes that not everyone likes to receive special announcements or information. You have the ability upon registering at the site to opt out from receiving email or other communications. Alternatively, after you register, if you would like to remove your name from the Victoria County United Way lists you can change your registration options by using the contact information below to request that Victoria County United Way remove you from its lists. Your opt-out will be effective unless or until you opt to receive email by updating your user profile. Again, please remember, once we have provided information to other organizations due to transactions initiated by you, we are not responsible for their use of the information, and you should consult their privacy and information use policies.

Who may I contact for more information?

If you would like to be deactivated from the Victoria County United Way mailing lists, or if you would like to update your personal information, you may notify us by email or postal mail. Victoria County United Way will use reasonable efforts to promptly resolve any issues. Here’s how to reach us: Email: cgrimes_unitedway@tisd.com