United Way of Santa Cruz County (UWSCC) is committed to protecting your privacy. We want to make your experience with us — as a donor, visitor, or volunteer—satisfying and safe. We recognize that you may be concerned about the information you provide to us, and how we treat that information.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
Under no circumstances does UWSCC divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. UWSCC will not share or sell a donor’s or volunteer’s personal information with anyone else, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process, or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public. UWSCC will not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to information collection both online and offline.
INFORMATION WE TRACK AND USE
UWSCC only gathers personally identifiable information (PII) that is provided voluntarily and knowingly. We do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to visit the public portion of our website. Examples of PII we collect includes: addresses, zip codes, e-mail addresses, phone numbers (including mobile phone numbers) etc. when voluntarily submitted by a visitor.
Other information we may gather includes data on your use of our website pages or voluntary submissions, such as emails or participation in online message boards. This information allows us to better tailor our online content to our readers’ needs and interests.
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by UWSCC or other parties for the purpose of executing your requested transaction.
We may use your e-mail address only when we are confirming your donation or pledge, notifying you of United Way activities for which you have registered, or expressed an interest in and given permission to send more information. Your e-mail address will not be made available to other organizations.
The safety and security of your online donations is of the greatest importance. With this in mind, we use a high-grade encryption and the https security protocol, SSL, to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the information you send us.
CONTACTING US If you have any questions about this website’s privacy policies or practices or your interaction with this web site, please contact us by: