Donor Privacy Policy

Sherwood Forest is committed to respecting the privacy of donors. This Donor Privacy Policy is to inform donors of the types of information we collect, and how information is used.

Below are the types of donor information we collect and maintain:
–Contact Information, including: name, affiliation, complete address, phone numbers, email address, etc.
–Giving information and donor history, including: gift dates, amounts, type of gift, and method of gift, etc.
–Information on events attended, communications received and special requests for program or giving information, etc.
–Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

Sherwood Forest uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. All information is stored in a secure database and is only accessible by authorized staff. Payment information is stored and transmitted using software that meets Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards for information security. Information is only shared with authorized staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a need-to-know basis at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Donors names and contact information will not be shared by Sherwood Forest with any third party unless permission has been granted or required by law. Donors may at any time review any of their stored information by making a request in writing to the Executive Director. Donors may at any time request that Sherwood Forest limit or cease communications with them.

Approved by the Sherwood Forest Board of Directors January 23, 2016