The policies below are applicable to the Web Site and incorporated in and referenced by the Terms of Use. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy apply only to information gathered online at our Web Site. By visiting our Web Site, you hereby accept the practices described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Web Site and you must exit immediately.

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person or can be used with other sources to uniquely identify a single individual. Focusing Philanthropy collects Personal Information, voluntarily submitted by visitors to the Web Site. Focusing Philanthropy may use Personal Information (i) to effectuate the purposes for which you submit said Personal Information, including but not limited to making donations, (ii) to conduct internal audits and statistical record keeping, (iii) to send notices, announcements, newsletters, and other communications to you concerning Focusing Philanthropy, recipient organizations to whom you have donated, and other valuable information.

Focusing Philanthropy adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Web Site. Except as disclosed below, we don't share with anyone outside of Focusing Philanthropy to use your Personal Information.

We occasionally use third-party agents, affiliates and partners to perform functions such as analytics, providing service, etc., on our behalf. These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any Personal Information collected from the Web Site. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to Focusing Philanthropy.

We may also use or disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary: (i) to conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (ii) to protect and defend our rights or property, the Web Site or our users; (iii) to enforce the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy; and (iv) to act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents or the users of the Web Site or the public.

Focusing Philanthropy may share your Personal Information with a third party in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy of Focusing Philanthropy, or as otherwise expressly authorized by you.

This Web Site is intended for use by adults only. Focusing Philanthropy does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under age 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.  On-line visitors under 13 years of age should not submit Personal Information to us. If you are aware of a child that has submitted Personal Information to us, please contact us immediately. Please refer to the Contact Us page for current contact information:.

Non-Personal Information

Focusing Philanthropy may collect and use “Non-Personal Information,” which means any information that is not Personal Information, for any purpose.  For the avoidance of doubt, Non-Personal Information may include information derived from Personal Information that has been aggregated or otherwise manipulated so that individuals cannot be identified from such information.

We also collect anonymous information such as “cookies” to help us monitor traffic on the Web Site and tailor the Web Site to visitor interests and concerns (e.g., to help us understand which parts of our Web Site are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there, etc.). This Web Site may be functional without the retention of cookies. You may elect to block cookies from this site through your browser settings.

Third-Party Links

This Web Site may contain links to web sites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered through these other web sites.

Applicable Law

The Web Site is published in the United States and is subject to laws of the United States. If you are located in a country outside the United States and voluntarily submit Personal Information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States.

Remove Your Personal Information

If you no longer wish to receive email updates from the Focusing Philanthropy, please contact us via phone or email via our contact page. Please contact us if you wish Focusing Philanthropy to remove your Personal Information from our system. For current contact information, please visit the Contact Us page on our Web Site at: http://www.focusingphilanthropy.org/inquiry.asp

Date of Last Update: 12 March 2012