Website Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for reviewing our privacy policy.

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Philanthropy Northwest, we don’t share your personal information with anyone except to provide our services, comply with the law or protect our rights.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates this principle. Using our website means you agree to this policy. If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data, please contact us.


Useful Definitions

Philanthropy Northwest - Philanthropy Northwest and any subsidiaries, including any contractors working on behalf of Philanthropy Northwest.

Website - and all of its subsites including

Personally Identifying Information - Any data that can be used to identify a person like a name or an email. Or any data that can potentially be used to identify a person when paired with additional context and data like address or title.

Non-Personally Identifying - Data that, even with paired with context and additional data, cannot be used to identify a person. This can browser type, language preference, referring Website, among others.


Information for Website Visitors

Philanthropy Northwest respects your personal privacy and is committed to protecting it. It is not necessary to reveal your identity or any personal information to visit the Website.

Like most website operators, Philanthropy Northwest collects Non-Personally Identifying information. Philanthropy Northwest’s purpose in collecting Non-Personally Identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the Website. From time to time, Philanthropy Northwest may release Non-Personally Identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.


Gathering of Personally Identifying Information

We collect your Personally Identifying Information only when you provide it to us voluntarily through various activities on our Website, or when you login to our Website with your username and password. Personally Identifying Information includes, but is not limited to, first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, and email address. For example, we collect Personally Identifying Information when you register for an event, purchase a product, or participate in other, similar, activities on our Website. If you do not want us to collect any Personal Information from you, can chose to not provide it, with the caveat that it may prevent you from engaging in certain website-related activities, including purchasing products. Once you have provided Personally Identifying Information, we will use that to inform our strategy and may use this information to send you promotional emails. You can, at any time, unsubscribe from all emails if you do not want to receive our emails. Philanthropy Northwest does not disclose Personally Identifying Information other than as described below.

Once you have provided personal information, we do keep your Personally Identifying Information and use that to continue to track your future visits to our website, even if you did not provide Personally Identifying Information on each specific session.


Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

Philanthropy Northwest discloses personally identifying information to (i) its employees (ii) contractors and affiliated organizations that need to know that information to process it on Philanthropy Northwest’s behalf or to provide services available on the Website. Philanthropy Northwest will not rent or sell Personally identifying Information to anyone. Philanthropy Northwest discloses personally identifying information only in accordance with the law, such as, but not limited to, a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests. Philanthropy Northwest may also disclose personally identifying information when it believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Philanthropy Northwest, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of the Website and have supplied your email address, Philanthropy Northwest may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new opportunities, solicit your feedback, or just keep you updated with our services and programs. You can unsubscribe from any or all of these communications here. Philanthropy Northwest takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of your information. However, we cannot be held responsible if someone is able to access our secure database and access any of your user information.



A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Philanthropy Northwest uses cookies to help Philanthropy Northwest identify and track visitors, their usage of Philanthropy Northwest’s Website, and their website access preferences. Philanthropy Northwest visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Philanthropy Northwest’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Philanthropy Northwest’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Business Transfers

If Philanthropy Northwest, or substantially all its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Philanthropy Northwest goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information could be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Philanthropy Northwest may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Philanthropy Northwest may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Philanthropy Northwest’s sole discretion. Philanthropy Northwest encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Website after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.