United Way

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to your privacy

Heart of Maine United Way (HoMEUW) is dedicated to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the confidentiality of your information. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect the information provided by our donors and volunteers.

Information We Collect

Information You Provide: When you make a donation or volunteer, we collect personal information such as your name, address, email, telephone number, pledge amount, and payment details.

Usage Information: We gather data on how you interact with our website, including IP address, device information, and pages accessed. Cookies may be used for a better user experience.

Employer Campaigns: For employer-sponsored campaigns, we may share pledge information with your employer for payroll deduction.

How we Use your Information

Billing and Donation Processing: Your information is used for billing purposes, completing donations, and facilitating future communications.

Communication: With your consent, we may share your information with designated agencies to acknowledge your contribution and communicate directly with you. Your email may be used for updates related to your donations or volunteer activities.


We employ security measures, including firewalls, encryption, and password protection, to safeguard your information both online and offline.

Access to personal information is restricted to authorized HoMEUW personnel, volunteers, contractors, and agencies with confidentiality obligations.

Data Sharing

Except with your explicit consent, we do not share your personal information with other United Ways or non-profit agencies, unless necessary for processing donations or required by law.

We may disclose personal information for legal reasons, responding to judicial processes, or complying with state and federal laws.

Your Rights

Donors can opt out of future communications or third-party disclosures after donation processing. Contact us at info@homeunitedway.org to exercise this right.

You can modify, correct, or update your personal records by contacting us via postal mail or email.

Links to External Sites

Our website may contain links to external websites. We do not monitor the privacy practices of these sites and assume no responsibility for their data collection policies.

Updates to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy.