Our Commitment to Privacy:  It is our policy to respect the privacy of all visitors. The personal information you provide through our website is used for the purpose of maintaining contact with you. Friends for Life does not sell, trade, or otherwise share your information except where legally required to do so. If at any time you wish your information to be removed from our email distribution lists or similar, simply contact us at (254) 772-7600 or email: [email protected].

Data Collection:  Through our website, we often communicate with you about important opportunities and events. We will not collect personal information from you when you visit our website unless you provide the information to us voluntarily and knowingly.

  • Applying to work at Friends for Life as a volunteer or employee: When you complete an online volunteer application or an employment application, we will ask you for your name, contact information, and date of birth. We may ask for other data as well, depending on the nature of the application.
  • Making a financial contribution: When you make a financial contribution online, we collect your name, contact information, and standard credit card data.
  • Registering for a special event: When you register online for a special event, we may ask for your name and contact information. Depending upon the activity, we may also collect payment information (such as standard credit card data) and date of birth.

How We Use Cookies:  We use “cookies” and other technologies to enhance your online experience. A “cookie” can be either permanent (i.e., it remains on your computer until you delete it) or temporary (i.e., it lasts only until you close your browser). A “cookie” is a small text file that helps us recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, and track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that can lead to website improvements. Cookies may also help us customize certain content on the website. Cookies and other similar technologies collect non-personal information about the user of a particular Internet Protocol (IP) address. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can deny or accept the cookie feature using a simple procedure available in most browsers. If you block cookies, however, you may lose some website functionality.

Is My Credit Card Information Secure? – Credit card information is required to ensure your credit card is securely and properly processed. This information is solely used for the processing of the credit card and is not stored on our system. We use a variety of safeguards to protect the security of your credit card transactions.  You can make financial contributions:

Online: www.friendsforlife.org/donate/make-a-donation/

Mail: 5000 Lakewood Drive, Waco TX 76710

Call: (254) 772-7600

Is My Personal Information Secure?  We use the same security measures and industry-standard security protocols for online volunteer and employment applications as we do for credit card transactions.

How We Use Your Information:  Friends for Life will not sell, trade, or share personal information about our financial donors with anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our financial donors on behalf of other organizations, unless a donor has given us specific permission to do so. If you provide Friends for Life with personal information when you visit our website, we may enter your name into one of our databases so we can contact you to obtain your input, provide information about our programs and events, or request contributions.

We Care About Doing It Right:  Friends for Life is committed to accuracy and precision in processing your contribution information. We employ a variety of error-checking procedures, and our systems are subject to independent external and internal audits to ensure the privacy, security, and accurate processing of your information. If you need to contact us to review your information or make corrections, please call us at (254) 772-7600 or email [email protected].

Contact Us About Privacy:  If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or to let us know your preferences about how we contact you, or to “opt-out” of receiving phone calls, e-mails or letters from Friends for Life, send an email to [email protected] or call (254) 772-7600 or write to:

Friends for Life

Attn: Inez Russell / Privacy Officer

5000 Lakewood Drive Waco, TX 767100