Privacy Policy


The Greater Give, Inc. respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site. The Greater Give believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, The Greater Give has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does The Greater Give Collect?

The data collected by The Greater Give are used only to help us better serve our constituents. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site.

From General Users. The Greater Give does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From The Greater Give Supporters, Advocates, and Mailing List Members.  To gain notice of additional resources and advocacy features, visitors are asked to provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. The Greater Give asks users to provide their name, e-mail, organization, and the type of Everyday Philanthropist they represent. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by The Greater Give to its subscribers through electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, The Greater Give may monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. The Greater Give only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its constituents. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.

How Does The Greater Give Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). The Greater Give uses cookies only to review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?

This Web site contains links to other web sites. The Greater Give has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?

If any User suspects The Greater Give has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us via email at (jennifer.zisser@thegreatergive.org).