Privacy Policy

This is the website of Tempe Community Council.

Our postal address is:
34 East 7th Street, Building A • Tempe, AZ 85281
Contact Us or we can be reached via email at or by telephone at 480.858.2300

Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Tempe Community Council (herein referred to as “TCC”) will never sell, trade, share or rent your personal information to its merchant partners, partner agencies or any other third parties without your prior consent.

How secure is TCC’s website when I donate online or provide other personal information?
All personal information provided to TCC is transmitted using an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) secured form (most browsers indicate a secure form by a ‘closed lock’ icon at the bottom of the screen). If you are requested to provide personal information on an unsecured form, do not provide such information, but instead please contact the webmaster immediately so that the form can be corrected and made secure.

What kind of personal information does TCC gather or track on your site?
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, email format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. If you do not want your personal information collected, please do not submit it to us.  We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

We have no intention of collecting any personal information from individuals under 13 years of age.  Where appropriate, we will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on our site.  If a child has provided us with personal information, a parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the e-mail address or phone number listed above if they would like this information deleted from our records.  We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from our existing files.

Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website, and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our website will not function properly when you view them.

Supporter Database
TCC retains information provided by users in a secure database. This database of information may be used to verify donation transactions, thank supporters for their contributions, and keep supporters informed or to solicit future donations. You may be removed from our database at your request. All information is secure and credit card information is not held in this database. The information in this database is not shared, traded, sold or rented to any third parties, unless required by law.

Other Information Tracked
When you complete a survey, fill in an online form, request information or any other function that uses a submit/go button, TCC may track personal information that you provide in our secure database of supporters.

With whom does TCC share the information gathered?
Third-party financial institutions
TCC’s online credit card donation transactions are transmitted over secure sockets and are certified by PayPal. Your personal information is handled in accordance with laws enacted to protect consumers like you; however, we cannot guarantee protection of any data handled by a third party.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically
In some cases, TCC may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable.  Examples of this type of anonymous “traffic data” information include the IP address, domain server, type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the site from which you linked to our site.  TCC may share this information with third parties for various reasons, among them to attract potential advertisers and/or grant-makers and to enhance the effectiveness of its website. At no time will personally identifiable information that you provide be shared with any of these or any other third parties.

Tracking Information
TCC may share macro-level tracking information with third parties for various reasons, among them to attract potential advertisers and/or grant-makers and to enhance the effectiveness of its website. At no time will personally identifiable information that you provide be shared with any of these or any other third parties.

How do I sign up to receive TCC’s Newsletter?
To receive TCC’s eNewsletter, NETWORK News, or other information, email TCC at  Please provide your name and email address. You can optionally provide your mailing address, telephone number and company and select from areas of interest (events, annual report, etc).  TCC is committed to keeping communication frequency within reasonable limits.

What is TCC’s opt-out policy?
If at any time you would like to discontinue receiving emails from TCC or if you would like to have your name and associated information removed from our database, simply contact our office at the above address and ask to be removed from our database.

How do I have changes made to the personal information collected?
If at any time you believe the information collected by TCC is incorrect or inappropriate, simply contact our office at the above address to have your information changed or deleted.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy
By using this website (, you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with all or any part of our Privacy Policy, please contact our office at the above address to immediately to express your concern. We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time by posting revisions to it on this URL. Please return and check it regularly to be certain you are aware of the most current provisions.

If you have any questions concerning this policy, contact our office at the above address.

March 2010