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Donor Privacy Policy

We at Catholic Charities Atlanta believe in setting stringent privacy standards for online charitable giving. We are very concerned about preserving your privacy so that you feel comfortable and secure in using our Web-based tools to enhance your support of the mission of Catholic Charities Atlanta. Catholic Charities Atlanta is committed to preserving the privacy of donors who use our site and our services. This privacy policy explains how Catholic Charities Atlanta collects and uses the personal information that you entrust to us through your donations to our organization.

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for  If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first send an email to

What Information Do We Collect?

Personally Identifiable Information

When you donate to Catholic Charities Atlanta using our website, we collect specific personal information that is used to process your transaction. This may include your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and credit card number and expiration date. This information will enable Catholic Charities Atlanta to acknowledge your donation directly and to send you follow-up information about our programs. Catholic Charities Atlanta will not release personally identifying information to any third party without your permission unless it is for the express purpose of processing your donation.

Your personal information is kept private and secure by Catholic Charities Atlanta and is not sold, rented, or traded to third parties. Your personal information is used only to perform the services or to enact the transactions that you authorize through the site. Catholic Charities Atlanta does not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Cookies and Server Logs: A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored in the hard drive of your computer. Cookies allow our server to remember who you are as you move about our site so that we can personalize each page for you. For example, by using cookies, each page on our site may greet you by name and remember your preferences.

We generate standard Web server logs that include information on what pages on the Catholic Charities Atlanta site users visit, what time they access these pages, what browser they are using, and users’ Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We use these server logs to better understand how people use our Website, services, and products so that we can provide the best possible online experience for you.

How Do We Protect Your Information and Keep It Secure?

Catholic Charities Atlanta has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. We use a secure server and transmit information using the secure socket layer (SSL) encryption protocol. All systems are protected by a firewall and secure, restricted access for your protection.

How Can You Control the Use and Collection of Information?

Catholic Charities Atlanta provides you with the following choices regarding the use and collection of your information:

  1. You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. However, if you choose to reject or erase cookies, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.
  2. You may choose not to provide Catholic Charities Atlanta with any contact information. However, if you do so, we will be unable to respond to your inquiries for information or help. Additionally, your ability to navigate our site may be limited.
  3. If you would like to opt-out of receiving further information from Catholic Charities Atlanta, either (1) send an email to If you choose to email us, please include your name and email address in the body of the email and reference “Remove” on the subject line of the email. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of our website, please contact

We use personal information solely for purposes of customer service or hiring.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

To protect our donors when making online donations, we use Blackbaud, Inc. to process our credit card transactions. Blackbaud processes your online donation payments by using encryption and security protocols to ensure secure transactions. Please see Blackbaud’s Privacy Policy at for more information regarding its security and privacy practices. After completing a donation online, your credit card information is not stored on our servers.

We utilize a third-party application called ApplicantPro to securely process our online employment applications. Please see the ApplicantPro Privacy Policy at for more information regarding its security and privacy practices.

We also protect your sensitive information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, human resources or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.


Catholic Charities Atlanta does not sell or otherwise disclose user information outside the organization.


This web site contains links to other public and private sites which you may find helpful. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those links. When leaving our site, we encourage our users to read the privacy policy of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.


Email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For this reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information to us through an unsecured e-mail.

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.


We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so; that is, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.


We reserve the right to update this policy. Reasons to do so include, but are not limited to, changes in best practices or site changes in the future which enable users to provide personal information on line.


If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:

2401 Lake Park Dr.
Smyrna, GA 30080


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