Privacy Policy

Concern Worldwide US values our donors and their extraordinary efforts to help those in need around the world. Therefore, protecting your privacy is of paramount importance to Concern Worldwide US. Please find details below on the ways in which we ensure that your privacy and confidentiality are always protected. By visiting www.concernusa.org, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Email addresses

We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you online unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a registration form, signing up for our mailing list, or making a donation. We do not share email addresses. We do not retain the email address of anyone to whom you send an eCard or a Tell-a-Friend link. We do not store your credit card information after processing a donation.

If you are an email subscriber, you may update your information online at any time to personalize your online communication preferences including opting out of all online communications.

If you have other preferences or have questions about our communications practices, please email us at [email protected] or call 212.557.8000 and ask for the Donor Care team.

Other Personal Information

You are not required to submit any personal information when you visit our website unless you choose to do so. When you make a donation to Concern Worldwide US online, we do ask for your personal information in order to verify and secure the financial transaction, and to allow us to acknowledge your generosity and send you a receipt for tax purposes.

When you donate to Concern Worldwide US, we will send you mailings approximately each quarter. You have the right to request that your name be excluded from our mailing list if you choose. To request that you are excluded from mailings, please email us at [email protected] or call 1-212-557-8000.

Personal information collected by Concern Worldwide US is used solely for the following purposes:

  • verifying and securing donations; and
  • updating donors and supporters on our work, upcoming events, or appeals.

We do not sell or rent our mailing list to other organizations that solicit donations or sell any products. However, in order to enhance our solicitation strategies and reduce our fundraising costs, Concern Worldwide U.S. does exchange portions of our mailing list with select non-profit organizations working on similar issues. If you prefer not to have your personal information disclosed in this manner, please contact our Donor Care team at [email protected] or call us at 212.557.8000 or write to us by postal mail: Concern Worldwide U.S. 355 Lexington Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017. Attn: Donor Care.

Credit Card Information

Concern Worldwide US is extremely grateful for the donations that enable us to continue our vital work with the poorest people in the developing world. We consider the security and confidentiality of your personal information a matter of the highest importance, and we protect that information with the highest level of security. For online donations, your credit card transactions are secured by VERISIGN. Concern Worldwide US does not store or have access to credit card details submitted to our website at any time.

Links

This website may contain links to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

How our site uses cookies

When you register on our website, we might store some information on your computer in the form of a cookie or similar file in order to deliver content to you that is specific to your interests, to process a donation, or to prevent you from being required to reenter all your registration data at each connection. You can set up your internet browser to reject cookies from our website, and all others if you choose.

Google Analytics

We use Google services, such as Google Analytics, that place first-party and/or third-party cookies on a browser across our websites. We use Google Analytics Demographics data to learn more about our users. To opt out of Google tracking, please visit their opt-out page.

This policy is subject to change and any such changes will be posted on this page without prior notification. If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.