What information do we collect?
We collect your contact information when you subscribe to our newsletter, register an account, or make a donation. When donating or registering on our website, you need to provide your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, and/or credit card information. You can also visit our website anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
To process donor transactions, only for the express purpose of sending information regarding your donation(s) (i.e. receipt(s), letter(s) of appreciation, etc). Your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other parties without your consent.
Note: If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving SAMS’ future emails, unsubscribe instructions are provided in each email that is sent.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain your privacy when you enter, submit, or access your personal information through our website.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and encrypted into our payment gateway providers database, which is only accessible by those who are authorized with special access rights to such systems and who are are required to keep the information confidential. After each donation transaction, your private information (credit card numbers, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personal identity information to outside parties. This does not include: trusted third parties that assist in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. These parties have agreed to keep this information confidential. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information can be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Also, we have the right to release your information when it is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy and protection, we comply to the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Therefore, we will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We comply to the regulations of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), and we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website and donation services are directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.