Upstate Venture Connect
Donor Privacy Policy

Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this Donor Privacy Policy to ensure our donors that your information will not be shared with any third party.

Awareness
Upstate Venture Connect provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information Collected
Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:

– Contact information: name, complete address, phone number, email address;
– Payment information: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information;
– Shipping information: name, organization, complete address;
– Information concerning how you heard about Upstate Venture Connect;
– Information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions; and
– Your request to receive periodic updates; e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings such as newsletters, invitations to events in your area, and fundraising appeals.

How Information is Used
Upstate Venture Connect uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on UVC happenings. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.

No Sharing of Personal Information
Upstate Venture Connect will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Upstate Venture Connect and only to further the ministry activities and purposes of Upstate Venture Connect.

Removing Your Name From Our Mailing List
It is our desire to not send unwanted mail to our donors. Please connect with us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Contacting Us
If you have comments or questions about our donor privacy policy, please send us an email at info@uvc.org or call us at (315) 7235-1283.