Privacy Draft - United Ways of California

I. General

United Ways of California respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website and adhere to state and federal privacy laws. This privacy policy outlines the information United Ways of California collects through our website and how we use that information. By using this site, you are indicating that you agree to this policy.

II. Use of Personal Information

Some sections of this website may ask you to voluntarily provide information about you, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address, etc. If you do provide us with personal information, we may retain and use that information for several purposes, including customizing your experience on the website or linking you with requested information. This also applies to any collection of your email address. You may always “opt-out” at any time if you do not wish to receive messages.

Like most website operators, United Ways of California collects non-personally-identifying information about how visitors use its website. From time to time, United Ways of California may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

United Ways of California also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blog posts. United Ways of California only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described below.

III. Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to United Ways of California’s websites choose to interact with United Ways of California in ways that require United Ways of California to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that United Ways of California gathers is contingent on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at to provide a username and email address.


United Ways of California strives to keep all personal information that it collects private. We will never ask you for passwords, Social Security numbers or other sensitive information.

In the unlikely event that there is a breach of privacy, we must notify you when we become aware of unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your personally identifiable information.


Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy applies to cookies set by the United Ways of California. Cookies set by any advertisers are covered by the advertisers’ terms of service and privacy policies.

Links to External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.


To enrich and perfect your online experience, United Ways of California uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. United Ways of California uses cookies to help United Ways of California identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. United Ways of California visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using United Ways of California’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of United Ways of California’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies. By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to United Ways of California’s use of cookies.

IV. Privacy Policy Changes

United Ways of California may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in United Ways of California’s sole discretion. United Ways of California encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

V. Comments and Questions

If you wish to add, correct or delete information you have provided to our organization, or if you have any comments, questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at:

United Ways of California
1107 Fair Oaks Ave. #12
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(877) 355-8922

VI. SMS Terms

211-211 is run by United Ways of California to alert California residents to programs and services that might be of interest. Messages will be sent intermittently and can include topics ranging from stress-busting to tax credits. Message and data rates apply. If you receive a message from 211-211 and wish to opt out from future messaging, please reply “STOP”. At any time you may opt back in by texting a keyword (like “taxes” or “stress”) to 211-211. Texting “HELP” to 211-211 will result in a list of current keywords and services that are in use by United Ways of California. Carriers (like AT&T or Verizon) are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

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