Privacy Policy and Terms of Use


(Page last updated March 08, 2006) is committed to protecting your privacy.  If you provide e-mail or other types of address or phone number information to our organization, we store that information in a database that we maintain for the use of our organization.  We use your address information to communicate with you directly through our newsletters and other written correspondence that we send out either by snail (regular) mail or by e-mail.  Occasionally we may send you fund-raising appeals either contained within our newsletters or in separate mailings dedicated to fund-raising. 

Any personal information we collect is we use as described in this privacy statement. Other Web sites linked to and from have their own privacy statements that that can be viewed by clicking on the pertinent links on those Web sites.



Use of Personal Information

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation.

We will not sell or lend your personal information stored on our organizationís database to any private businesses including our organization sponsors.  From time to time, however, we may give your e-mail address or regular mailing address to our partner or affiliate organizations as listed below:  

Cape Cod & Islands United Way

Volunteer Center of Cape Cod, a project of



Use of Cookies will not install a cookie in your computer.  Note, however, that the Points of Light organizationís software will install a cookie in your computer when you register as a volunteer or nonprofit organization member.  For more information, refer to their privacy policy on their Web site.



Internet Provider (IP) Addresses and Log File Data

We log Internet provider (IP) addresses, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the site. There is no personal identifiable information collected in our log files.



Changes to This Statement will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do so, we will add the word "updated" next to the privacy statement link on the front page of our Web site.  If there are material changes in the terms of use or privacy policy expressed in this statement, we will prominently post such changes prior to implementing them. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.




If you have any concerns about our privacy-protection policies and procedures, please contact us at