Privacy, Content and Copyright Policies

Ipas has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to protecting personal information we receive from you when you visit our Web site. Please be aware that this statement applies only to information we collect online from visitors to our Web site. This policy does not apply to information we collect from sources other than the website. If you have questions about Ipas or this privacy statement, contact us.

Photo Disclaimer

The photographs used herein are for illustrative purposes only; they do not imply any particular attitudes, behaviors, or actions on the part of any person who appears in the photographs.

Privacy Policy

The information we receive and collect differs depending upon what you do when you visit our website. 

If you indicate that you would like to be contacted, we will use the information provided to contact you as requested.

Please be aware that Ipas will disclose information, including personally identifying information, in the event it is required to do so by law. 

If you visit our Web site and simply browse, without sending an email, signing up for a newsletter or submitting an online donation:

Our web host collects and stores general information such as the name and domain of the host from which you access the internet (e.g. aol.com); the date and time you access our site; and the portions of our site you visited. The information collected by our web host, which does not include any information from which Ipas could identify an individual or the individual’s computer, is available to Ipas through a Web site that only Ipas can access. Ipas uses this information to measure the number of visitors to our site and to help us make the site more useful. The web host for Ipas does not make this information available to anyone but Ipas. Other than persons who provide web hosting or design services to us, we do not share this information with or sell this information to any third party.

If you visit our Web site and choose to send us an email (other than through the secure online donation process discussed below):

We will attempt to use the information you send us, including whatever personal information about you is included in your message, for the purpose of making an appropriate response to your e-mail. If you request particular publications, we will use the information as necessary to comply with your request. If you indicate that you would like to be contacted, we will use the information supplied to contact you.

If you request to receive periodic information from Ipas concerning programs and activities, or contact Ipas to request support through the mail or online, we will place your name and postal and/or email address onto the list we maintain of persons who request to receive such information. Ipas adheres to a strict opt-in policy regarding user information. We only place your information on a list if you request, and we will immediately take your information off of any list if you request.

If you choose to signup for Ipas Newsletters or indicate that you would like more information about our programs: 

If you indicate that you would like to receive updates about our programs, we will place your name and postal and/or email address onto the list we maintain of persons who are to receive such information. Ipas adheres to a strict opt-in policy regarding user information. We only place this information on a list if you request, and we will immediately take your name and other information off of any list if you request.

With the exception of web hosts or designers, we do not share information about visitors to our Web site with any third party. We do not partner or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

If you choose to make an online donation to Ipas through the Web site:

We have entered into a contract with Authorize.net to provide a secure online connection to allow you to transmit credit card information for your online donation. Authorize.net will be responsible for the security of the financial information, such as credit card information, you provide. Please review Authorize.net's privacy policy for additional information concerning the privacy of your information and the security measures Authorize.net employs.

After you make your online donation, Authorize.net then provides information about you and your donation to us. However, Authorize.net does not give us any information about your credit card. Rather, the only information we receive is your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and the amount of your donation. We use this information to send you an acknowledgement of your gift, and to keep records regarding our donors for administrative and tax purposes. We also publish in various print publications, but not online, lists of Ipas’s donors. We will include the names of online donors on this list unless you indicate that you prefer to remain anonymous.

If you indicate that your company has a matching gift program and provide the required form, we will use that information to process the matching gift from your company, to update our donor list, to send an acknowledgement to the company, and to include the company’s name on published lists of Ipas’s donors (unless we are notified that the company would prefer to remain anonymous). We will not initiate any further contact with the company unless you or the company requests that we do so.

Financial and other information about Ipas’s purpose, programs and activities can be obtained by contacting Ipas at P.O. Box 9990, Chapel Hill, NC 27515, phone number (800) 334-8446.  Ipas is a 501 c (3), headquartered in North Carolina. Ipas is registered or exempt, or has submitted registrations, for charitable solicitations in those states in which Ipas solicits contributions from the general public and which require such registration. Financial information may be obtained directly from Ipas upon request. Florida: SC No.CH12851 A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA. Maryland: For the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401. Michigan: MICS No.25199. Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of Ipas may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm.  New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 807-2214 (outside of North Carolina). Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Ipas may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218. Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483. West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF IPAS BY THE STATE.

 


 

We reserve the right to make changes to our privacy policy. We will publish the revised policy on our Web site before implementing any changes. In the event of any change to our privacy policy, we will use information already collected in accordance with the privacy policy in force at the time the information was provided or collected.