United Way of Florence County is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the United Way of Florence County Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the United Way of Florence County website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
United Way of Florence County collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. United Way of Florence County also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by United Way of Florence County. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by United Way of Florence County for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the United Way of Florence County Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through United Way of Florence County public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: United Way of Florence County does not read any of your private online communications.
United Way of Florence County encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from United Way of Florence County so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. United Way of Florence County is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the United Way of Florence County and United Way of Florence County family of Web sites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
United Way of Florence County collects and uses your personal information to operate the United Way of Florence County Web site and deliver the services you have requested. United Way of Florence County also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from United Way of Florence County and its affiliates. United Way of Florence County may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
United Way of Florence County does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. United Way of Florence County may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, United Way of Florence County may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to United Way of Florence County, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
United Way of Florence County does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
United Way of Florence County keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within United Way of Florence County, in order to determine what United Way of Florence County services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within United Way of Florence County to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
United Way of Florence County Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on United Way of Florence County or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of United Way of Florence County; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of United Way of Florence County, or the public.
The United Way of Florence County Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize United Way of Florence County pages, or register with United Way of Florence County site or services, a cookie helps United Way of Florence County to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same United Way of Florence County Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the United Way of Florence County features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the United Way of Florence County services or Web sites you visit.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
United Way of Florence County secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. United Way of Florence County secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
United Way of Florence County will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. United Way of Florence County encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how United Way of Florence County is protecting your information.
UNITED WAY OF FLORENCE DONATIONS AND VOLUNTARY GIVING POLICY
The most responsive contributors are those who have the opportunity to become informed and involved. We therefore promote voluntary giving in dealing with donors, employees, volunteers and vendors.
We will respect the rights of donors to:
• Be informed of UWFLO mission, how resources will be used and that donations are used effectively for their intended purposes.
• Be informed of the identity of those serving on the Board of Directors and expect that the Board will exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
• Have access to UWFLO’s most recent financial reports.
• Receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
• Be assured that information about their gifts is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
• Expect that all relationships with individuals representing UWFLO’s interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
• Have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from distribution lists.
• Feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt and truthful answers.
Donors with concerns should contact our Donor Helpline:
United Way of Florence County
1321 W. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501
Last revised 1/1/21