Effective May 25, 2018:
Donor Privacy & Adherence to Donor Bill of Rights Policy
beLydia respects your privacy and your choice not to have your personal information shared with other people and is concerned about the protection of the privacy of its website visitors and donors.
This policy lays out the policy related to both groups.
Information we collect
We collect and use certain personal information from donors which include: name, amount donated or granted, address, telephone number, sponsor/donor comments and e-mail address. Tax laws in the
United States and the State of Texas require beLydia to keep contact information and contribution level of donors on file. In addition, beLydia keeps a record of each donor's giving
How we use that information
We do not publish, sell, trade, rent or share names, e-mail or mail addresses, or telephone numbers of our donors, except as provided below. We will use contact information (e.g. e-mail, telephone number
and address) of donors for these purposes only:
- Distribute acknowledgments, receipts, and statements for donations
- Thank donors for their donation
- Inform donors about upcoming events and fundraising activities of beLydia
- Internal analysis and record-keeping
- Reporting to relevant U.S. and State agencies (these reports are not for public inspection)
Contact donors about changes to this policy
beLydia will never share the names and addresses of its donors with other groups which may have information of interest for the recipients unless the donor has given explicit consent. Personal account financial information is never disclosed for any purpose.
beLydia assumes all donations are not to be publicly announced unless the donor explicitly indicates
Properly anonymous and aggregated donor information may be used for promotional and fundraising activities. Comments given on donor forms may be published in public lists and may be used in promotional materials.
beLydia and its donation processing service do not store, nor do they have access to, your credit card information, bank account numbers, or other account data once your donation is processed
accurately. All access to donor financial information is strictly limited to professional staff that need to process that data. No such data is given to any person, organization or group who does not need to
access the data.
beLydia only collects personal contact information (such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers) when users submit it voluntarily. To make our website more useful to you, our server
Please assume that any links leading you to products or services are affiliate links that we may receive compensation from. However, there are millions of products and services on the web, and we only promote those products or services that we ourselves would use personally.
The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely our own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files includes: your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site, the time you visited our site, and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website.
Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and a username will be stored on the server.
How the Information is used
The information is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website to display personalized content and possibly advertising.
E-mail addresses will never be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties.
E-mail may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or our affiliates.
If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive.
You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings but this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.
Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also, they may be used to track your return visits to the website.
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