Privacy Policy

Official Privacy Policy

Valley of the Sun United Way (herein referred to as "United Way") has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at the URL

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Website Usage Policy. United Way reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

United Way will never sell, trade, share or rent your personal information to its merchant partners, partner agencies or any other third parties without your prior consent.

  • How secure is United Way’s website when I provide personal information?
  • What kind of personal information does United Way gather?
  • With whom does United Way share information gathered on our site?
  • How do I have changes made to the personal information collected?

How secure is United Way’s website when I provide personal information?

All information provided to United Way is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our website that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of United Way. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

What kind of personal information does United Way gather?

Usage Tracking

Our forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, address, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.


Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website, and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our website will not function properly when you view them.

With whom does United Way share information gathered on our site?

Valley of the Sun United Way supplied First Things First as requested with data regarding the Quality First Child Care Scholarship Program. United Way does not disseminate any personal information about the parents, families or children on the program to First Things First or any other organization without the written consent of the parents and families.

How do I have changes made to the personal information collected?

If at any time you believe the information collected by United Way is incorrect or inappropriate, simply contact our VSUW at to have your information changed.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using this website (, you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with all or any part of our Privacy Policy, please contact our webmaster at immediately to express your concern. We will post any changes to the Privacy Policy to this URL. Please return and check it regularly to be certain you are aware at all times.

If you have any questions concerning this policy, contact our webmaster at

June 2011


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

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