Maintaining confidentiality of Personal Information, we’ve collected:
Below are several ways of how Shining Lotus uses Personal Information that you’ve provided to us:
To send a donor acknowledgment letter, as required by the operating procedures for a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
To adhere to the compliance requirements of operating a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization under the guidelines of the Internal Revenue Service
To send updates and newsletters about our program, events and solicit donation requests
To maintain the Shining Lotus database, as required by recommended compliance procedures, for record keeping pertaining to operating a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
Use of Email communication:
Shining Lotus may use the email you provided to us as a way to send thank you letters, acknowledge donations made, provide information about upcoming events. We do not share your email, nor do we make your email address available to other entities. Emails sent via our website will provide an unsubscribe link. If you make online donations or sign up for events via our website secure links, you may receive emails from our processing partner. Please refer to their privacy policies for additional details.
Providing your Personal Information is completely voluntary. You may still view the website of Shining Lotus, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets. A donor wishing to make a gift to Shining Lotus may elect to submit a check and a donation acknowledgment letter will be mailed in return. Shining Lotus does NOT require you to create a log in to view our website.
Age Restrictions to view the Shining Lotus website, make an online donation or purchase event tickets:
Shining Lotus does not allow children under the age of 13 to purchase event tickets, make donations, or provide Personal Information. If a child submits Personal Information, please contact us immediately so we can remove them from our database.
Processing online donations, recurring donations and event tickets:
To the extent donations are processed or event tickets are purchased through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation. Online donations and ticket purchases must be made via a credit card by the authorized card user.