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Els for Autism – Donor Privacy and Gift Acceptance Policies

Donor Privacy Policy (Revised January 1, 2017)

The Els for Autism Foundation is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure that donor information be treated with security and confidentiality. This privacy policy applies to the collection of information, including information collected on our website. By submitting your information to us or 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

We collect and store the personally identifiable information about our donors, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Here are some examples of ways in which we may collect such information-

  • When you request information via our website or otherwise contact us in person, by phone, or by mail, whether postal or an electronic format, we may collect such information as you provide.
  • We may collect your contact information if you register for an event.
  • We may collect your contact and payment information when you purchase a ticket or make a contribution, whether on our website, over the phone, or by mail.

The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by the Els for Autism Foundation.  From time to time, we may collect personal information about you in ways not described above.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

  • We will not sell, trade, or share your giving history or information, collected on the website or through any other business activities, with anyone else.
  • 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 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 your 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, we will use card authorization 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.
  • You have the right to review information that we have collected about you. To review that information please contact us in writing at Els for Autism Foundation 18270 Limestone Creek Road Jupiter, FL 33453, Attention: Accounting Department.

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, the Els for Autism Foundation will not sell or trade your personally identifiable information to any third parties.

Changes to the Donor Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Donor Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will note the last update at the bottom of this Donor Privacy Policy.

Gift Acceptance Policy (Revised April 12, 2018)

  1. Els for Autism Foundation solicits and accepts gifts that are consistent with its mission.
  2. Donations will generally be accepted from individuals, partnerships, corporations, foundations, government agencies, or other entities, without limitations.
  3. In the course of its regular fundraising activities, the Els for Autism Foundation will accept donations of money, real property, personal property, stock, and in-kind services.
  4. Certain types of gifts must be reviewed prior to acceptance due to the special liabilities they may pose for the Els for Autism Foundation. Examples of gifts which will be subject to review include gifts of real property, gifts of personal property, and gifts of securities.

Contact Information If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact: E-mail: info@elforautism.org