Privacy Statement

At Mercy-USA for Aid and Development, we ensure safety, security, and confidentiality

The following statement discloses Mercy-USA for Aid and Development’s privacy practices. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Mercy-USA by emailing info@mercyusa.org.

Personal Information

Mercy-USA does not sell, lend or share email addresses, postal addresses, telephone numbers or any other personal information obtained from our donors or the general public with other nonprofit organizations or commercial companies. Mercy-USA does not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

In order to process your donation via our “Donate Online” page we require limited personal information. We use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes. In addition, your contact information will be placed on our mailing list. If you do not wish to be included in our direct mail or email donor communications, please specify in the comment box of the donate page before you submit your donation. You may also opt out of our donor communications by sending an email to info@mercyusa.org.

Online Credit Card Security

Mercy-USA is grateful for the donations we receive that help us to continue our valuable work. It is important to us that the information you give to us when making an online donation remains secure. Your credit card information is secured by a reputable security company. The information is used only for that particular transaction and is not stored.

Domain name

Mercy-USA’s Web server automatically recognizes, but does not collect or use your domain name (IP address). Mercy-USA anonymously tracks your visit in order to compile statistical information about the use of our website. We do not collect individual information about you or your use of this site.

Cookie Use: A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Some web sites use cookies to collect detailed personal user information. Mercy-USA uses cookies only to check to see if you are a return visitor. We do not use cookies to surreptitiously collect any personal information from your computer.

Email addresses

Our website does not automatically recognize your email address. We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us by email, and we ask for your email address on our “Feedback” page and our “Donate Online” page.

If you communicate with us by email or give us your email address, we will send you periodic email updates. If you do not want to receive these email updates, email or write to us at the above addresses, or follow the instructions at the bottom of any email update you may receive.

We use email links to allow you to contact us directly with questions or comments. This information is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. We may also use your comments to improve our site and programs. We may file the emails you send to follow up with your comments.

Other Websites

This site has links to other websites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.

Your privacy is very important to us. If you feel that your privacy has been violated or that Mercy-USA has misused your information in any way, please contact us at info@mercyusa.org.