Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Swiftwater Search & Rescue is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure that donor information be treated securely and confidentially. At no time will your information be sold, traded or shared with any parties outside of our organization without express permission. This policy applies to the collection of information, including that which is collected on our website. By submitting your information to our organization or our staff you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to the processing of your provided information for the purposes stated below:

Personal Information

We collect and store information regarding each of our donors (including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses) for future charitable purposes only. This information may be logged when taking any of the following actions:

  • Requesting information via our website, by phone, by mail (whether postal or electronic format) or in person.
  • Registering for an event.
  • Making a donation or contribution (whether via website, phone or mail).

The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by Swiftwater Search & Rescue.  On occasion we may collect information in ways not expressly described above.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

  • We will not sell, trade, or share your information (collected on the website or through any other business activities) with anyone else without express permission.
  • We will only share your personal information if you give us specific permission to do so.
  • We will collect payment details, billing addresses, and other information necessary to process a donation or event registration.
  • We will use your information to comply with all applicable state and federal laws, in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to any legal process served upon us, to protect and defend our legal rights or to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of others.
  • We will protect your information against illegal fraud. We may verify with third parties the information collected in the course of processing a gift, event registration or other donation. If you use a credit or debit card, we will use card authorization to verify that your card information and address matches the information that you supplied to us and that the card being used has not been reported lost or stolen.
  • You have the right to review information that we have collected about you. To review that information please contact us in writing at

Except as described in the above referenced Privacy Policy or at the time we request the information, we will not disclose your personal information to any third parties.

Donation Terms

Due to the nature of our nonprofit, all donations are final and donations can not be returned.

Changes to the Donor Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Upon any changes being implemented we will note the date of change below:

Effective: November 1, 2017

Contact Information – If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy please contact: