Donor Privacy Policy

Safe Haven Family Shelter Donor Privacy Policy

Approved by Board of Directors: 9/18/14

Safe Haven Family Shelter collects and maintains the following types of donor information when it is voluntarily provided to us:

- Contact information such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
- Giving information
- Information on events attended, publications received and special requests for program information
- Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

This information is treated as confidential. It is kept on file for IRS purposes and it is used to analyze overall giving patterns in order to make more accurate budget projections, as well as to understand donors’ interests in our mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities.  This information is shared with staff, board members, volunteers and consultants only on a need-to-know basis.

List sharing

Safe Haven Family Shelter does not sell, rent, trade or share its donor list with any other organization.  Safe Haven Family Shelter does not send out mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Discontinuing contact upon request

Safe Haven Family Shelter strives to communicate with donors according to their expressed preferences whenever possible.  Safe Haven Family Shelter will discontinue or change the method used to contact any person upon that person’s oral or written request directed to the organization, its professional fundraiser, or other agent.  Despite these efforts, Safe Haven Family Shelter cannot always prevent contact by individuals or groups voluntarily soliciting on behalf of Safe Haven Family Shelter.

For questions regarding this policy please contact info@safehaven.org.