Donor Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, the New York City Police Foundation provides this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.


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Our commitment to security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. If you make a donation, we will request personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, address, phone number, email address and debit/credit card information. All information provided to the New York City Police Foundation is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server (website) and a client (browser). We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by qualified employees of the New York City Police Foundation. Credit card information is collected via Stripe ( Stripe’s terms of use are available at and its privacy policy is available at

Do we use cookies?

We make use of “Cookies”; small text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, however please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

Use of Links

Throughout our web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. Third party links have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these links.

Reading or Downloading

We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Email Lists

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won’t share your name or email address with any outside parties. If you wish to opt-out of receiving information and be removed from our mailing list, please Contact Us.

Children and Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we know are under 13. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When children send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Do we disclose information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties the personally identifiable information of our site’s visitors or our donors, whether the information is collected online or offline. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. This policy was last modified Aug. 2020.