The Cedars Union Privacy Policy


At The Cedars Union, safeguarding your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy delineates the approach we take in handling the personal information collected through our website, our partner websites, and during general interactions with The Cedars Union. It outlines the types of information we collect, our practices for using, sharing, and protecting this information, and the rights you possess concerning your personal data. 

Information We Collect

Personal Information

You may provide us with personal information in various ways, such as by making donations, signing up for newsletters, registering for events, or requesting information. This information may include: 

  • Your name 
  • Contact details (email address, phone number, and mailing address) 
  • Payment details for donations (note: credit card numbers are not stored by us) 
  • Preferences and interests related to our programs 
  • Any additional information you choose to provide 

Non-Personal Information

Our systems automatically gather certain non-personal information about your visit, including but not limited to: 

  • Browser details 
  • Operating system type 
  • Visited pages 
  • Search terms used 
  • IP address 

This information is utilized internally for site analytics and improvement and is not linked to your personal identity. 

Photos and Media

During events or activities organized by The Cedars Union, photographs and videos may be taken for use in our marketing and communication materials. By participating in our events, you consent to the use of these images by The Cedars Union for promotional purposes across various media, including websites, newsletters, and social media platforms, unless you explicitly opt out. 

Use of Your Information

We use the information collected to: 

  • Process donations and memberships 
  • Send acknowledgments and updates 
  • Inform about upcoming events and news 
  • Enhance our website and service offerings 
  • Promote our events and activities through marketing materials, including photos and videos.

Donation Processing and Autopayment

By submitting your payment, you authorize us to charge the account given for the amount specified. Account information for Monthly or Annually Recurring Pledges is encrypted and stored securely via Little Green Light™ for automatic processing of your future payments. Notify Development AT if you wish to discontinue your recurring pledge. 

By selecting the monthly or annual recurring giving option and completing the payment form, you have consented to the following policy: 

  • I understand and agree to continuing regular payments and renewals for the selected giving amount through the credit card entered.  
  • I understand that these payments will continue until I cancel them. Should I wish to cancel auto payment, I can submit a request prior to the renewal date by emailing Development AT CedarsUnion.Org. 
  • I understand that signing up for monthly giving for any Friends level requires a minimum 12-month commitment.  

All gifts are non-refundable. 

Sharing Your Information

Your personal information is not sold, rented, or leased to third parties. It may be shared with trusted service providers who assist us in our operations, such as payment processing and communication efforts. These providers are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using it for unrelated purposes. 

It may be shared with trusted, like-minded organizations for use in sharing content related to partnership efforts, jointly hosted events, or other efforts that align closely with the mission of The Cedars Union. These organizations are prohibited from retaining your information or using it for unrelated purposes.


We are committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. We have implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. However, no internet transmission is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security of information transmitted to or from our site. 

Your Rights

You retain the right to: 

  • Review and obtain a copy of your personal information 
  • Request corrections or updates to your data 
  • Opt-out of certain uses of your information, including photo usage 
  • Request the deletion of your data, subject to legal and operational considerations 

Please contact us directly to exercise these rights. 

Changes to This Policy

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy. Any modifications will be posted on our website, and, where applicable, we will provide more direct notice of significant changes. 

Contact Information

For questions, concerns, or to exercise your rights under this policy, please reach out to us at Info AT 

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 4/2/2024.