Last modified: April 2021
Capitol Commission, Inc., and its related prayer tool Pray1Tim2 (pray1tim2.org), (together referred to as “Capitol Commission“) is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors and the personal information you may share with Capitol Commission or that Capitol Commission holds. Capitol Commission values our donors’ trust and recognizes that maintaining this trust requires us to be transparent and accountable to our supporters and the public at all times.
This Policy does not apply to information collected by any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from our websites. We do not control these third parties’ collection or tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about information collected by any third-party, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
I. Information Collected and Maintained. Capitol Commission collects and maintains personal information that you provide to us when you:
(a) Contact us by phone, mail, or email, in person, or via our websites.
(b) Register for an event.
(c) Make a contribution, either on our websites, at a special event, over the phone, or by mailing in a check.
(d) Order or register on our websites (including capitalcom.org and pray1tim2.org).
(e) Navigate through our websites (including capitalcom.org and pray1tim2.org).
With your express approval, from time to time, we may collect personal information from you in ways not described above.
II. Types of Information. Capitol Commission collects and maintains the following types of information about our donors:
Personal information, including:
- Contact information, such as name, address, email, and telephone number.
- Giving information, including types and amounts of donations and credit card information. We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the internet. Capitol Commission does not disclose credit card account information provided by our donors, except for the proper processing of donations.
- Information on events attended and publications received.
- Any other information provided by the donor to Capitol Commission, such as public comments or posts on Capitol Commission’s website.
Non-personal information that does not personally identify you, including information that is anonymized, aggregated, or publicly available when not combined with non-publicly available information about you.
Information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including information automatically collected through technical methods such as:
- Cookies (or browser cookies).
- Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Capitol Commission, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
Confidentiality. All information about any financial and non-financial transactions between you and Capitol Commission is considered highly confidential and we employ appropriate security measures designed to protect it. While the information is kept confidential, it is shared with Capitol Commission’s board members, staff, volunteers, and professionals on a need-to-know basis and in compliance with all laws, regulations, court orders, or other governmental requests.
Use of Personal Information. Capitol Commission collects and maintains personal information to:
- Establish a relationship and communicate with you about Capitol Commission, including our programs, special events, and funding needs.
- Learn about our donors and what matters to you.
- Process donations and event registrations and issue tax receipts.
- Comply with all laws and regulations, including reporting requirements.
- Plan future fundraising activities and events.
- Analyze giving patterns.
- Solicit feedback from you by conducting surveys.
- Capitol Commission uses industry standard safeguards to protect your personal information against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of your personal information. Capitol Commission will not share, sell, or exchange your personal information with any other entity for third-party fundraising or marketing purposes. To the extent that a third-party service provider is used to process any donations, the provider is bound by strict confidentiality rules, and your information will only be used to the extent necessary to process the donation.
Communications. Capitol Commission will from time to time communicate with you, including by telephone, text, email, and mail, concerning Capitol Commission’s activities, events, and requests for future support. Capitol Commission will not call or email you or send mailings to you on behalf of other organizations without your express consent. To opt out of receiving these communications, you may contact Capitol Commission as described in the “Contact Us” section below.
Records Retention and Destruction. Capitol Commission complies with all internal policies governing the retention, management, and destruction of donor information collected and maintained by Capitol Commission.
Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information. You can review and request changes to the personal information that Capitol Commission has collected about you by contacting Capitol Commission as described in the “Contact Us” section below. However, please be aware that Capitol Commission may not accommodate a change request that would impact record retention or other operational requirements, violate any law or legal requirement, or cause the information to be incorrect. Deleting your personal information may also require deleting your user account (if any).
Children Under the Age of 13. Capitol Commission’s website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the website. Capitol Commission does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website or through any of its features, register on the website, use any of the interactive features of this website, or provide any information about yourself to Capitol Commission, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If Capitol Commission learns it has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, Capitol Commission will delete that information. If you believe Capitol Commission might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact Capitol Commission as described in the “Contact Us” section below.
Donor Bill of Rights. Capitol Commission subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights as created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Associations for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the Giving Institute. A copy of the Donor Bill of Rights may be viewed below at the end of this Policy.
Contact Us. To opt out of receiving communications from Capitol Commission, to review the personal information that Capitol Commission has collected about you, or to ask any other questions regarding this Policy, please contact Capitol Commission at the below address or email.
2600 Fairview Rd. Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27608
Giving Institute’s 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 assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
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.
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.
To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.
The Giving Institute
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC)
National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG)
National Council for Resource Development (NCRD)
United Way of America