Maintenance of the trust and confidence of donors and prospective donors is a paramount importance to Bartlesville Regional United Way (“UNITED WAY”). The purpose of this Donor Privacy Policy of UNITED WAY (Donor Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) is to provide transparency as to the UNITED WAY’s practices, policies, and procedures for the collection, use, and protection of information relating to donors and prospective donors.


This Donor Privacy Policy applies to collection, use and protection of information, including information collected on our website. By submitting your information to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the Policy and to our processing personal information for the purposes stated below.

How we use your information

United Way will not sell, trade, or share personal information about our financial donors with anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our financial donors on behalf of other organizations.

If you provide United Way with personal information when you visit our website, we may retain that personal information in our database so we can contact you to obtain your input, provide information about our programs and events, or solicit future contributions.

United Way tracks user traffic patterns but this tracking is not associated with individual users. United Way may also share macro-level tracking information with third parties for various reasons, such as to attract potential advertisers and/or grant-makers and to enhance the effectiveness of the Website through consultants. We will not share personally identifiable information that you provide to us or any other third parties.

Information Collection

We will not collect personal information from you when you visit our website unless you provide the information to us voluntarily and knowingly.

  • Making a financial contribution: When you make a financial contribution online, we collect your name, contact information, including email address and standard credit card data. This information allows us to process and fulfill your donation and notify you of your donation status. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us. However, we do not retain credit card information.
  • Signing up for email updates: When you sign up to receive e-mail updates, we ask for your name and email address.
  • Other tracked information: When you request information about running a campaign, enter a sweepstakes, complete a survey, vote in online polls or any other function that uses a submit/go feature, we may track personal information you provide in our secure database of community supporters.
  • Event participation: We may collect your name, email address and other contact information if you register for an event.

An IP address is a number assigned to your computer automatically when you use the internet. We use your IP address along with other users’ IP addresses to track usage patterns and improve our Website. At no time is your IP address linked with anything that personally identifies the owner of the IP address.

Security of Credit Card Information

We use a variety of safeguards to protect the security of your credit card transactions. We use technologies and processes such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, physical security and other measures.

Donor Recognition

Donor contributions may be publicized in donor recognition materials produced by your United Way, including print, spoken and/or web-based media. If you do not wish to have your name appear in these materials or be otherwise published, please Contact us at if you want to:

  • Be removed from our database
  • Correct or update your information

We care about doing it right

UNITED WAY is committed to accuracy and precision in processing your contribution information. Our systems are subject to independent external and internal audits to ensure the privacy, security and accurate processing of your information.
Changes to the Privacy Policy The UNITED WAY reserves the right to amend and modify this Donor Privacy Policy from time to time with or without notice to donors or prospective donors.