When you donate something at our site, as part of the donation process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.  The garden of giving takes your privacy seriously.  We will not sell, exchange or share your personal data with third parties in ways other than described in this Privacy statement.

When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

With your permission, we may send you emails about The Garden Of Giving projects, events, and other updates.




How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, or make a donation, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.


How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by emailing us at, or by mailing us at: 2556 RISING HILL DRIVE, SAYLORSBURG, PA 18353 United States.





We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.





Our store is hosted on Squarespace. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to receive donations from you.  You may want to read their Privacy Policy here.



Squarespace uses Stripe as their third party payment processor, to assist it in processing your personally identifiable payment information securely.  Checkout and payment pages are served over SSL, encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Stripe’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement here.




Comments and User Content Posted to the Website

If you post any comments or user content on the website, you should be aware that any personal information you choose to provide there may be read, collected, or used by other users of the website, as well as other third parties.  We cannot guarantee that other users have not made copies of and/or will not use such information outside of the website.  We are not responsible for information you chose to post in this forum.


Social Media

The website provides users the opportunity to interact and post content through various social media sites.  Your interactions with such tools, and any information you provide in connection with these interactions, are publicly viewable outside of  Each social media site has its own privacy policies that we encourage you to read.  If you do not wish for this information to be disclosed, then you should not use these tools.  We are not responsible for information you choose to post with such tools.

Our site also includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook button, and Widgets, such as the Share This button.  These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly.  Social Media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site.  Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


Notice for Visitors to the Website Outside of the United States

You should be aware that the United States and other countries do not necessarily employ the same privacy regulations.  Business Name is located on servers in the United States, and this privacy policy is written in response to United States regulations.  By entering, you agree to the level of privacy protection set out in our privacy policy.


Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Business Name.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites, and encourage you to read the individual privacy policies that they provide.

This privacy policy applies only to information collected by



We and our third party vendors use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts for authentication, tracking user sessions, preferences, and movements around the website, anonymous and aggregated marketing analytics, performance analytics, retargeting, and tracking aggregate trends.  We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an aggregated basis.  Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.  If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but your ability to use some features or areas of the site may be limited.


Server Logs

When accessing web pages on the website, Squarespace may log your IP address, access URL, time of access, geographic location, browser type, and referral URL in order to provide us with internal information regarding site traffic statistics.  This information may also be used to identify users who are using the service for spam or other activity that is deemed in conflict with their Terms of Service.  Otherwise, this information is used in the aggregate, and is never linked back to any personal information.




By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.




We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.




If you would like more information you can reach us at, or by mail at 2556 Rising Hill Drive, Saylorsburg, PA 18353 UNITED sTATES.