Privacy Policy

How we handle your information
The Fund for Global Human Rights is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The following statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

This site contains links to other sites. The Fund for Global Human Rights is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

General Information Collection and Use
The Fund for Global Human Rights collects information from our users at several different points on our website. The Fund is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell or rent your personally-identifiable information to anyone. 

Learn more about how we store and maintain the information we collect by visiting our Records Retention page.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to help analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Various Registrations
In order to receive certain updates or use certain features of this website, a user may have to complete a registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site in which they have expressed interest. If asked for, it is optional for a user to provide demographic information (such as nationality and gender).

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name, address and email address. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the Correction/Updating Personal Information section below.

Donor Information
The Fund for Global Human Rights respects the privacy of its donors and is committed to protecting personal and otherwise sensitive information. We will not sell, share, or trade donor names or personal information with any organizations or third parties unless required by law. The Fund has offices in the United States and United Kingdom. All data received from UK-based donors is housed in the United States, but adequate safeguards are in place in accordance with UK data protection laws. This policy applies to all information received by The Fund, be it through online or offline communication.

For any donations processed online through our third-party payment processor (Paypal), donor information will only be used for processing donations. PayPal does not sell, trade or share personal or credit card information with any other third party.

The Fund sends regular updates and solicitations to supporters via email or mailing addresses provided by a donor. Supporters may change their communication preferences or unsubscribe at any time, or by emailing If you need additional assistance, you can also submit your request in writing or via phone to:

The Fund for Global Human Rights
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

We use an outside credit card processing company to process donations to the Fund for Global Human Rights. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. We may partner with another party to provide specific services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. This includes a firewall and 24-hour monitoring of site activities by our hosting service provider as well as 128-bit SSL encryption (where allowable by law) on all transaction oriented operations between you and the Fund for Global Human Rights via our transaction service provider.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires communications from us, users can correct, update or request removal of their personal information by using the online profile form, emailing or sending a letter by post to the address below:

Fund for Global Human Rights
Attn: Web Communications
The Fund for Global Human Rights
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes here so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.