The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation respects the privacy of our donors and supporters. We are dedicated to handling and maintaining your information with care and confidentiality.
The Foundation collects the following personal information when a transaction is made: donor name, acknowledgement name, amount donated, address, telephone number, and email address. Donor information is used for the following internal purposes:
The Foundation does not sell or lease donor information however the Library Foundation may occasionally exchange email and/or mailing addresses with carefully selected non-profits. Donors have the option to select “Do not Exchange my personal information” when making a gift or at any time by contacting us. Donors are given the opportunity to unsubscribe from emails at the bottom of each message.
Your online donations are safe and secure. The Library Foundation uses industry-standard SSL encryption to protect the confidentiality of your personal information and the security of your transaction. All online transactions are confirmed by a follow-up email, and we mail written receipts to all donors. We will remove your name from our mailing list, email list or telephone solicitation list at any time, at your request.
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:
The text of this statement in its entirety was developed by the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and adopted in November 1993.