UCP of Central California Donor Privacy Policy


UCP of Central California is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared with any third party. UCP of Central California provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.


SoapBox Engage is a professional payment processing service that specializes in the needs of nonprofit organizations. SoapBox Engage serves payment pages on our site that are hosted on their PCI-compliant server. They maintain Extended Validation SSL encryption – the most advanced SSL available.


Credit Cards. All credit card payments are processed securely through Braintree, a validated Level 1 PCI DSS Qualified Service Provider. You can verify Braintree’s PCI Level 1 DSS compliance by reviewing Visa and MasterCard’s list of PCI Compliant Service Providers. Go to Visa’s site at visa.com/splisting/searchGrsp.do and search for Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC. Braintree is on MasterCard’s Compliant Service Providers’ list as Braintree Payment Solutions. You can view that list here.


No card information is stored in any system other than the PCI validated gateway, and full card information is not available to users. The web system is hosted on secure computers located in a locked data center. We also require that any personally identifiable consumer information sent to the system be encrypted using SSL encryption.


Once an individual donates through our SoapBox Exchange hosted donation page, UCP of Central California stores the individual’s name and address in a secure donor management database. We collect and maintain the following types of donor information: contact information: name, organization, complete address, phone number, email address. Donors have the right at any time to modify their information or remove themselves from UCP of Central California’s mailing list or e-mail communications.


UCP of Central California uses your information to complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on organization happenings. UCP of Central California will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of UCP of Central California.


Accessing and Amending Your Personal Information

If after providing this information to us, you decide at some point that you no longer wish to be contacted regarding the benefits and services we provide, you can simply contact us by e-mail or via US Mail and stop the use of your personal information in this manner.

You may contact us at info@ucpcc.org or at

UCP of Central California

4224 N Cedar Ave

Fresno, CA 93726


California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:

  • Users can visit our site anonymously
  • Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
  • Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:
  • On our Privacy Policy Page Users are able to change their personal information by logging in to their account
  • How does our site handle do not track signals?
  • We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13.


The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
  • NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
  • Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at info@ucpcc.org.

Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.


Donor Bill of Rights

UCP subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights, created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.

The Donor Bill of Rights
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 ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these 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 acknowledgement and recognition.

VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect VII. 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, 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.

Contacting Us


If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

UCP of Central California

4224 N Cedar Ave

Fresno, CA 93726


Last Edited on 12-29-2015