Educando strives to protect the privacy of the financial and personal information of its supporters at all times. We commit to taking every possible step to ensure that the information is safeguarded at every stage and is used only for the purposes designated by donors.
This website is owned by World Education and Development Fund dba (“doing business as”) Educando.
Please feel free to contact us in any of the following ways if you have questions or concerns.
Mail: Educando, 1440 G Street NW, Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 238-1341
Collection of personal data
In order to process credit card transactions online, it is necessary to collect some information. The name of the donor, the address of the donor, the type of credit card, the credit card number and expiration date, and the amount of the donation are required to process any transaction.
In addition, Educando collects a telephone number and email address from those individuals in case we must contact donors because of an inaccurate name, credit card number or expiration date. Failure to provide a telephone number or email address may result in a donation not being posted.
Educando also collects a mailing address from individuals willing to provide one. From time to time we mail information about the activities of our association to those who are interested in Educando’s programs. We may also solicit funds to support specific Educando programs in these mailings. We use mailing addresses to provide written acknowledgments of all contributions. The IRS will disallow any charitable contributions of $250 or more that is not substantiated by a “contemporaneous written acknowledgment.” In order to best serve our donors, Educando provides these acknowledgments.
If at any time a donor wishes to have his or her name and personal information deleted from our records or if a donor would like to make changes to their personal information, including his or her name, address, phone number, email address, credit card information, etc., we comply as quickly as possible. To remove your name and address from our records or to make changes to your account please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 738-1341.
Disclosure to third parties
Educando will not sell, rent or trade a donor’s information with any organization, nor will we send mailings on behalf of other organizations.
Information security and quality
Educando intends to protect the quality and integrity of our supporters’ personally identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures, such as using industry-accepted encryption for transmission of credit card information, to help keep your information secure, accurate, current and complete.
Donations made on the www.educando.org website are secure to the fullest extent possible. We use strong 128-bit encryption through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL protects information as it is transferred through the Internet.
You can recognize secure web pages by checking for the secure symbol at the bottom of your browser screen. For most browsers, this symbol is either a lock or a key. When the lock or key symbol appears the page is secure. When the lock or key is not evident, the page is insecure.
Links to other websites
The Educando website contains links to other sites. Educando is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Analytics, Advertising, and Cookies
Educando uses the Google Analytics website analytics tool on its website. This includes the use of Google Analytics Display Advertising features like remarketing and demographic and interest reporting. This tool allows Educando to collect data on website visitors, including IP address and browser type, for the purpose of analyzing aggregate website usage. Display Advertising features also place an additional cookie, or small text file, on your browser, containing an anonymous identifier. This allows Google to provide aggregate reports on the demographics and interests of website visitors, and customize advertising on the Internet based on your browsing activity.
Educando has additional third-party vendors like Facebook that customize advertising on the Internet for you and others based on your browsing activity on the website. These vendors also use cookie technology. No personally identifying information, such as email address or credit card number, is ever passed by the website to Google or these third-party vendors.
You may opt out of any of these services by clearing the cookies from your browser; disabling cookies entirely; opting out of Google interest-based ads; and/or clicking here for the opt-out page to opt out of targeted ads from participating advertising networks including Facebook.