Privacy Policy

Putting the Highest Value on the Stewardship of Your Gift

SECURITY

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is grateful for the generous donations that help us continue to assist our neighbors in need, and understands the importance of protecting your personal information.

Rest assured that giving a tax deductible donation to Catholic Charities is safe. Credit card information is protected by a reputable security company, and numbers are never stored.

On our donation pages, please make note of the domain name in your Web site address bar. The name there begins with “https,” which indicates that the page is encrypted. Encryption actually makes your online donation more secure than using a credit card in physical form at a store, restaurant, or any other place of business.

If you have any questions regarding the security of online donations, please contact us

DOMAIN NAME

Our web server automatically recognizes but does not collect or use your domain name (IP address).

We anonymously track your visit in order to compile statistical information about the use of our site. We do not collect individual information about you or your personal use of this site.

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens uses cookies, which are small amounts of data sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your hard drive, to see if you are a return user or to allow our online community to recognize you as an existing member. We do not use cookies to collect any personal information from your computer.

EMAIL ADDRESSES

If you would like to opt out of e-mail communications at any time, just click the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of every Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens email communication. You may also contact us at any time to be removed from our distribution list.

OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are not required to provide any personal information on our website unless you choose to do so.

However, in order to properly process charitable gifts, we do ask for personal information on our online donation pages. We use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes.

When you donate to Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, you are placed on mailing lists for mail and e-mail updates. If you do not wish to receive physical mail from Catholic Charities, please contact us.

If you are making a donation in honor or memory of someone, we will not use their personal information for any purpose other than to send an acknowledgment card.

We do not make e-mail addresses available to any third party for any reason.

Our website has links to others whose privacy policies may differ from ours.  Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites.

Our donors’ goodwill and generosity are very important to us – and so is your privacy. If you feel that your privacy has been violated, or that Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has misused your information in any way, please contact us.

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