The Idaho Youth Ranch (IYR) respects the privacy of our donors, whether the donation is made online, by mail, in kind, or any other method, as well as website visitors, and we are committed to the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in organizational fundraising activities and communications with our constituents.
We will not share, loan, trade, rent or sell information about our donors or constituents to any non-affiliated outside organization, nor will we send mailings on behalf of other organizations.
What information does IYR collect?
We collect information from you when you make a donation, register for an event, subscribe to our newsletter, or fill out a form.
This information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, and mailing preferences. We also maintain a record of every donor’s giving history.
How does IYR use this information?
This information is kept on file for Idaho Youth Ranch internal use only, which may include any or all of the following purposes:
- To comply with IRS regulations.
- To thank donors in a timely and accurate manner.
- To process donation transactions and event registrations.
- To assist the organization in strategic planning, budget projections, and analysis.
- To compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can continually improve our website user experience.
- To communicate with you via email or postal mail (according to your preferences) about IYR news, updates, campaigns, giving opportunities, and invitations to events.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving IYR emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of every email.
How does IYR protect personal information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, who are required by law and contract to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Does IYR disclose any personal information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer products or services on our website through links to third party websites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
***This policy was last updated December 2017.***