Privacy Policy

Riis Settlement builds and strengthens underserved communities in Western Queens and acts as a catalyst for change.

Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website! We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your data when you interact with our site, including joining our mailing list or making donations to Riis Settlement.

Anonymous Data Collection: When you visit our site, we may collect anonymous data such as aggregate statistics on visits and page views. This data helps us improve the design and content of our website. We may share this anonymous data with third parties solely to enhance our services.

Personally Identifying Information (PII) Collection: If you choose to join our mailing list or make donations, we may collect personally identifying information, such as your name, email address, postal address, and phone number. We use this information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information about our programs and services.
  • To securely process payments through our trusted partner, Network for Good (NFG).
  • To respond to your inquiries and comments.
  • To enhance our marketing and operational efforts.
  • To recognize donor generosity: Please note that donor names may be published in our annual report as a gesture of appreciation and recognition for your generous support. If you prefer to remain anonymous, please let us know at the contact below.

                                                                                                                                                                        Third-Party Sharing: We do not disclose your personally identifying information to third parties except for those involved in maintaining our website and facilitating financial transactions. When you click the “Donate Now” link on our website, you will be redirected to NFG’s secure payment portal, where you can safely complete your transaction. Please review NFG’s privacy policy for further details on how they handle your personal information during the donation process.

Data Storage: All donor information is securely stored in our database, DonorPerfect, which employs advanced encryption and follows stringent safety protocols.

Opt-Out and Contact Information:
We value your privacy. If you have any questions or concerns or wish to opt out of our communications or restrict the information we collect, please contact us via email at or by phone at 718-784-7447 ext.116. We are committed to responding to your inquiries and processing your requests promptly. Additionally, you can opt out of receiving e-newsletters sent through Constant Contact by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.

Thank you for entrusting us with your personal information. Your privacy is important to us, and we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of data protection.

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