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Membership & Donor Privacy Policy

By donating to the Xerces Society, you are accepting the policies described in this Privacy Policy. The Xerces Society may revise this policy from time to time. We will post any changes to this page.


Information We Collect

We will collect your name, address, phone and email if given, and your payment/donation history. We take precautions to keep this information secured both in paper form and electronically.


How We Use Your Information

We use this information to acknowledge your payments/donations, contact you with questions, send you Xerces news and updates, send you donation requests, and for internal reporting.


Name and Address Sharing

We do occasionally trade donor mailing addresses for one-time use with other carefully chosen conservation organizations. This is one important way that we gain new donors and introduce our donors to other like-minded organizations. We will never sell your contact information, nor do we ever share telephone numbers or email addresses. You can opt-out of sharing at any time by filling out our online opt-out form. You may also call or mail us a note explaining your desire to opt-out. Please include your full name and mailing address in any correspondence.


Email Addresses

We ask for your email address in case we have a question about your donation, contact information, or a particular merchandise order. We may also send you Xerces e-newsletters to alert you of any Xerces news and updates. We will never trade or sell your email address. We partner with ConstantContact to send group emails and if you do not want receive our e-newsletters, you can easily unsubscribe directly from the email. Or feel free to call, write, or email us a note explaining your desire to opt-out and we will remove your email from the e-newsletter list.