We Protect Your Privacy

Causeway is committed to protecting your personal privacy.  This privacy policy outlines the type of information that is collected by Causeway, and how we use and protect it.  This policy also explains the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by us.  

Your Consent to This Privacy Policy

By using our website, you signify that you agree with the terms of our current privacy policy as posted on our site.  If you have any questions or comments concerning your privacy, please feel free to contact us at info@causeway.org.  We read every email that we receive and will reply as soon as we can. If you at any time disagree with our privacy policy, you should cease using our services and website until you have become comfortable with our current privacy policy.

The Information We Collect

We receive and store information you provide on our website.  you may provide us with information through our web forms, newsletter sign ups, profiles and as otherwise provided on our website.  Your phone number, email address and physical address will never be public on causeway.org. We will not rent or sell any such information to any third party.  There are specific instances when we may give your information (name, email address and/or address) to the owner of a cause you have supported on our site. For example, if you contribute to a cause by pledging your volunteer time, materials, expertise or facilities, the owner of the cause will need your contact information to touch base with you about volunteering, or donating your materials or facilities. We will keep your monetary donation information confidential, such as your name and contact information, unless you give us permission to share that information with the cause owner of a cause you are financially supporting. Many owners of causes have requested this information so they can write thank you notes or thank you emails to donors. You can set your sharing preferences by editing your Causeway profile at any time.

All online monetary donations are processed through PayPal, so we do not have access to your credit card or bank account information when you make a donation. We cannot access this information or provide it to anyone else.  Please refer to PayPal’s policy guide for more information.

Use of Information

We will use the personal information you provide to us to:

  1. identify you when you sign-in to your account;
  2. enable us to provide access to our website and services;
  3. send you information we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us;
  4. present causes to you which we believe will be of interest based on your geographic location and previous use of our website and services;
  5. administer your account with us;
  6. enable us to contact you regarding any question you make through our website;
  7. analyze the use of our website and services and the people visiting to improve our content and services; and
  8. use for other purposes that we may disclose to you when we request your information.

Email Frequency

We try to keep emails to a minimum. We will send you emails relating to your personal transactions. You will also receive certain email notifications, for which you may opt-out. We may send you service-related announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so.

Collection and Use of Other Information; Use of Cookies

“Cookies” are small files or pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website.  

Anonymous information about your computer, such as your IP address (a number assigned to your computer whenever you surf the internet), the type of internet browser you are using, and the type of computer operating system you are using may also be collected by using cookies. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when they are being sent. This may limit the use of some functions on causeway.org.

Updates to our privacy policy

If we update this privacy policy, we will post any changes to this policy so that you will always be aware of what information we collect, use and disclose. We encourage you to visit this area from time to time to stay informed.