Donor Privacy Commitment

Sustainable Development Council (SDC) guiding principles with respect to Donor Privacy Commitment

Sustainable Development Council (SDC) Donor Privacy Commitment

1. Purpose and Introduction: The Sustainable Development Council (SDC) is dedicated to maintaining the trust and confidence of our donors. This Donor Privacy Commitment outlines our principles and practices regarding the collection, use, and protection of donor information. SDC is committed to upholding the highest standards of privacy and security, ensuring that donor information is treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality.

2. Information Collection and Use: SDC collects and uses donor information for the sole purpose of managing relationships, processing donations, and communicating about our activities. We may collect and maintain the following types of donor information:

  • Contact information (name, address, email, phone number)
  • Donation history and preferences
  • Communication preferences

3. Confidentiality and Security: SDC is committed to ensuring the confidentiality and security of donor information. Access to donor information is restricted to authorized personnel who require it for legitimate purposes related to donor engagement and organizational activities. We implement appropriate security measures to safeguard donor information from unauthorized access or disclosure.

4. Limited Sharing of Information: SDC does not sell, rent, or trade donor information with third parties. We may share donor information with trusted partners and service providers who assist us in conducting our operations, but such partners are bound by confidentiality agreements to protect the privacy of donor information.

5. Opt-Out and Communication Preferences: Donors have the right to opt-out of receiving communications from SDC at any time. We respect donor preferences regarding the frequency and type of communications they receive. To update communication preferences or opt-out, donors can contact our Donor Relations team at [insert contact details].

6. Accuracy of Information: SDC strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date donor information. Donors are encouraged to inform us of any changes to their contact information or communication preferences to ensure the accuracy of our records.

7. Donor Recognition: SDC may publicly recognize and express gratitude for the generosity of our donors. Donors who wish to remain anonymous or have specific preferences regarding recognition are invited to communicate their preferences to our Donor Relations team.

8. Compliance with Laws: SDC complies with all applicable data protection and privacy laws. In the event of changes to privacy regulations, SDC will adjust its practices accordingly and communicate such changes to donors.

9. Donor Inquiries and Requests: SDC is committed to addressing donor inquiries and requests regarding their information promptly. Donors may contact our Donor Relations team at [insert contact details] for assistance or information about their donor profile.

10. Donor Privacy Education: SDC is committed to ongoing education and training of staff regarding donor privacy principles and practices. This ensures that all personnel handling donor information are aware of and adhere to our commitment to donor privacy.

11. Review and Updates: This Donor Privacy Commitment is subject to periodic review to ensure its continued relevance and effectiveness. Updates to the commitment will be communicated to donors through our official channels.

By making a donation to SDC, donors acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this Donor Privacy Commitment. SDC appreciates the trust and support of our donors and remains steadfast in our commitment to safeguarding their privacy.