We respect and protect the privacy of our donors and adhere to the following guidelines:
Donor Bill of Rights
- Information about donations is handled with respect and confidentiality.
- We do not exchange, lend, rent or sell our donor lists to third party organizations.
- The personal information you provide when making an online donation or registering for an event will not be disclosed to any unauthorized third parties.
When you make a donation online, a secure connection is established and your information is encrypted to prevent interception during the transaction. The secure connection is maintained until the transaction is completed or terminated.
- Employees of UAMS and the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. who have access to your personally identifiable information in connection with processing donations are required to sign a confidentiality agreement. They are not permitted to use this information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for the benefit of UAMS or the University of Arkansas Foundation.
- If you provide us with your postal address or e-mail address, you may receive periodic mailings about UAMS, its colleges, institutes, centers and programs, or about upcoming events. If you prefer not to receive these mailings, please let us know by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 501-686-8200.
- If you have supplied your telephone number online, you may receive telephone contact from us regarding your donation or responding to any requests you may have made.
PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
Donor Bill of Rights*
I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
III. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
V. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.
VI. To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers or employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful, and forthright answers.
* “A Donor Bill of Rights,” CASE, 1994
DEVELOPED BY :
American Association of Fund Raising Counsel (AAFRC)
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC)
National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG)
Council for Resource Development (CRD)
United Way of America
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