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Privacy Policy

Dorothy Day House, A NonProfit Public Benefit Association, places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created to demonstrate Dorothy Day House's firm commitment to our donors' and website users' privacy. This policy explains what types of information are collected by the Dorothy Day House website,, and how this information is used.

Dorothy Day House follows a strict no-sharing policy – meaning that we will not share, sell, or exchange a donor's information for third-party fundraising or marketing purposes.

Dorothy Day House will not share, sell, or exchange a donor's information for third-party fundraising or marketing purposes unless the donor explicitly grants permission for us to do so.

Dorothy Day House will not share, sell, or exchange a donor's information for third-party fundraising or marketing purposes if a donor opts-out of allowing the organization to do so.

Dorothy Day House is committed to ethical fundraising and follows the standards set forth in the Donor Bill of Rights, created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. 

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected?

Dorothy Day House donors that donate to our organization through Network For Good and individuals that sign up to receive Dorothy Day House e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and email address). Donors who supply Dorothy Day House with their postal addresses or email addresses may be contacted periodically for solicitation purposes and/or with information regarding upcoming events. Donors that are not interested in being contacted periodically can request this at the time of the donation. Donors can also unsubscribe using an option in each of our emails.

Network for Good

Our donation forms are hosted on Network for Good servers and governed by their privacy policies. Their privacy policy is listed here:

IP addresses

When you visit our website, our servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. It may include your device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, other details about your visit, and technical details that occur in conjunction with any errors you may encounter.

Please be aware that while this information may not be personally identifying by itself, it may be possible to combine it with other data to personally identify individual persons.


Dorothy Day House uses "cookies" to collect information about you and your activity across our site. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site. This information helps us provide you content based on the preferences you have specified.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send email alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your donation tax acknowledgments, etc. You may choose to opt-out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.

Communications Information Privacy

Dorothy Day House does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses, personal addresses, or phone numbers to anyone outside the organization.

External Links

Dorothy Day House’s website,, links to external partner websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and Dorothy Day House is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. After the date that such notices are posted, your continued use of our website will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

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