Clery Center Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the information [Clery Center (“Clery Center,” we”, “our”, or “us”) collects when you use our website (the “Website”), how we use this information, with whom we share it, and the choices you have in connection with this.


Through your use of our Website, Clery Center may collect personal information, which is information that identifies you or relates to you as an identifiable individual. Clery Center will collect personal information from you directly and automatically as outlined below.

Information We Collect From You

As you use our Website, we collect personal information from you when you contact us, register for a program or event, download a resource, pay for a product or service, make a donation, or sign up for our newsletter. We use this personal information to provide services requested, respond to your questions or inquiries, communicate with you, and address any issues you may have.

Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Credit card or bank account information when you pay for products or services 
  • Usage Data

Members may opt-out of the Member Directory at any time by
completing this form.

When making a payment or a donation, We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors 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 payment information.

PayPal Privacy Policy: Privacy Policy:

Clery Center may also use your personal information collected for the above purposes to comply with the law and for other limited circumstances as described in HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION.

Information Collected Automatically

In addition to the personal information you provide, we also collect information automatically via cookies as you use our Website. We use strictly necessary, performance, analytics, and advertising cookies to collect information about your interaction with our Website, such as the pages you visit, the frequency of access, how much time you spend on each page, and what you click on. To conduct analytics, our Website utilizes Google Analytics. Google Analytics may set cookies on your browser, or read cookies that are already there. Google Analytics may also receive information about you from applications you have downloaded that partner with Google. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our Website is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.  To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can download the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

In general, to disable cookies and limit the collection and use of information through them, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. To opt-out of interest based advertising generally, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance.


Clery Center may need to share personal information identified in this Privacy Policy in the following instances:

  • Within Clery Center. Where necessary, we may share your personal information within Clery Center in order to efficiently carry out our charitable mission and programming and to the extent permitted by law.
  • With service providers. We may share your personal information with our service providers that assist us in providing the Website. These service providers include our payment provider, IT support, website host, and communications provider.
  • With sponsors. When participating in a sponsored event, we may share your contact information with sponsors. You will be notified of this when registering. Our sponsors will always provide you the opportunity to opt-out from communications with them at any time. Our sponsors will never share your information with a third party.
  • For legal purposes. We will share your personal information where we are legally required to do so, such as in response to court orders, law enforcement or legal process, including for national security purposes; to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights, as required to enforce our terms of use or other contracts; to defend against legal claims or demands; to detect, investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the rights, property, or personal safety of any person; or to comply with the requirements of any applicable law.

You may opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link provided with each email. Please note that we will continue to send you emails necessary to the Website, your donation, or any assistance you request.


We do not support Do Not Track (DNT). Do not track is a web browser setting that informs a website that you do not want to be tracked. 


We implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect the personal information we collect and maintain. However, no security measure or modality of data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the information we have collected from you.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post the changes to this page and will indicate the date the changes go into effect. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy to stay informed. If we make changes that materially affect your privacy rights we will notify you with a prominent post on our Website and obtain your consent, if required.

7.     CONTACT

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].


This Privacy Policy was last modified in October 2023