Privacy Policy

We value the trust that you, our donors, place in us, and we want to protect your privacy. Our data and donor privacy policy is as follows:

Information we gather:

  • When you donate online by credit card, you must submit your name, your credit card number and billing information for credit card verification purposes. This information allows us to process and fulfill your donation, to notify you of your donation status, or to associate your donation with a particular fundraising campaign. The payment information you provide on our website when making a donation is transmitted and stored securely by Stripe, our payment processor. We use Stripe for payment, analytics, and other business services. Stripe collects transaction and personally identifying information, which it analyzes and uses to operate and improve the services it provides to us, including for fraud detection. You can learn more about Stripe and read its privacy policy here.
  • When you visit our website, your IP address and browser information are collected and stored. At no time is your IP address linked with anything that personally identifies the owner of the IP address.
  • United Way of Lee County collects personally identifiable data through our websites and online platforms, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when submitted by a visitor or provided by a visitor’s employer for the purposes of running an online campaign. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected through our website in order to respond to a stated desire to volunteer time to us or to make a donation online. This information is used solely for the furthering of United Way of Lee County’s mission.
  • We may use cookies and similar technologies like tracking pixels to access or store information about traffic patterns and user behavior on the site.
  • The United Way of Lee County website may contain links to other Internet websites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. If you access a third-party website from a link on the United Way of Lee County website, any information you disclose on that website is not subject to this Privacy Policy. It is possible that these links may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you. United Way of Lee County is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites, and it is your sole obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites and third parties. United Way of Lee County does not control these third parties’ use of cookies, collection of information, or management of such information.

What we do with your information:

  • United Way of Lee County will never sell your information. United Way of Lee County will not share, rent, loan, or give your information to third parties unless they are carrying out business activities and functions on our behalf, such as data processing, payment processing, online giving, or other business-support functions.  In these cases, the third parties are using the data for the sole business-support function for which it was shared.
  • United Way of Lee County is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third parties. Any information you give over the web is given at your own risk.

United Way of Lee County’s opt-out policy:

  • If at any time you would like to discontinue your relationship or part of your relationship with United Way of Lee County, contact us directly at contact (at)

Correcting your personal information:

  • If at any time you believe the information collected by United Way is incorrect or inappropriate, simply email us at contact (at)

Acceptance of privacy policy:

  • By using this web site ( or any other portal, online giving, volunteering, or engagement tool, whether online or offline, operated or managed by United Way of Lee County, you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. We will post any changes to the Privacy Policy to this page, along with the date it was last updated.
  • If you have questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at contact (at) or by mail at:

United Way of Lee County
507 N. Steele St.
Sanford, NC 27330

This policy was adopted by the Board of Directors on February 10, 2020 and amended on September 20, 2022.

We use Stripe for credit-card processing. Please click here to review Stripe's privacy policy.