You have arrived at www.4-h.org and/or are otherwise interacting with the Web site (“Site”) owned and operated by the National 4‑H Council (“4‑H,”, or “we,” “our,” or “us”). This Donor Privacy Policy governs our collection of donor information both online and offline.

We are very sensitive to the privacy concerns of our donors. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected. However, certain non-personal information is recorded by the standard operation of our internet servers. For a detailed explanation of our policies and procedures with respect to privacy, please refer to our Privacy Policy, which governs your use of the Site. In addition, please refer to our Terms & Conditions, which also governs your use of the Site, and includes, among other things, grants of rights from you, limits on our liability and your remedies, mandatory arbitration, and waiver of jury trial and class actions.

Information Collection

On the Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain categories of information such as: (1) personally identifiable information, which is information that identifies you personally, such as your first and last name, e-mail address, and home address (“Personal Information”); and (2) demographic information, such as information about your gender, age, education level, occupation, zip code, etc. (“Demographic Information”). We may collect this information from various forms and in various places on the Site, including at account registration. In addition to any Personal Information or other information you chose to submit to us via the Site, we and our third party service providers may use a variety of technologies that automatically (or passively) store and collect certain information whenever you visit or interact with the Site (“Usage Information”). This Usage Information may include: your internet protocol (“IP”) address and aggregate information on what pages are accessed or visited.

Our Commitment to Donor Privacy

We are particularly cognizant of the need for extra vigilance with respect to the privacy of our donors. We will not share, sell, or exchange a donor’s Personal Information for third party fundraising or marketing purposes, and we will not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We may use third-party vendors and partners to perform certain services on behalf of us or the Site, such as processing your donations. We may provide these third parties with access to your Personal, Demographic and Usage information for the sole purpose of carrying out the services they are performing for you or for us.

Changes To This Donor Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Donor Privacy Policy, we will post those changes. If at any point we decide to use Personal Information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify donors by way of an email. Donors will have a choice as to whether or not we use their Personal Information in this different manner. We will use Personal Information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the Personal Information was collected.

Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the revised Donor Privacy Policy and your use of the Site thereafter indicates your consent to the Donor Privacy Policy posted at the time of use. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.