ORBIS is committed to ensuring that the personal information provided by all of our donors, including personal information attained through our website, is treated with respect, kept confidential, and used solely for the purpose for which it was supplied. Outlined below is our policy regarding the protection of donor and visitor information.
Security of personal information
ORBIS endeavors to ensure the security of personal information and to protect against any loss or misuse of any such information while in our care. All information provided when making an online donation is stored in a secure environment. We request personal information for the purposes of writing to you following your gift and should any problems arise in respect of processing or acknowledging your gift. If contract service providers are used to complete the donation process, they are bound by our security policy and may not divulge your information to any other party.
Sharing of information: An exception
ORBIS annually exchanges names and addresses of donors with similar nonprofit organizations. All donors, including donors via the website, are asked each year if they wish to opt out of this program. If you would like to request that ORBIS exclude you permanently from the program and never share your name and address with other organizations, please e-mail the address below.
Like most websites, ORBIS may place a “cookie” on the visitor’s computer. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better service. We do not exchange cookies with other organizations.
You can set your browser to inform you when a cookie is being placed - this way, you have the opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. If you are just browsing our site you do not have to accept a cookie and you can still continue browsing the site.
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