Our Privacy Policy

This is the official website of the Center for Women & Enterprise, “CWE.”  Our postal address is 24 School Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA   02108.  We can be reached via email: info@cweonline.org or you can reach us by phone at (617) 536-0700.

CWE has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. The following statement explains our information-gathering and dissemination practices for this website.  This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. Throughout this Privacy Policy, "we," "us," and "our" will mean CWE. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of persons or entities that CWE does not control manage or employ.

When you visit our website, our server does not automatically capture your domain name or e-mail address.  However, we may collect the e-mail addresses of those who donate or communicate with us via e-mail or store information on which pages of this site visitor’s access.  You can browse our website without telling us who you are or giving us any personally identifiable information about yourself.  When you interact with us through your computer, our website does record certain non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our website. Additionally, our website employs "cookies," which are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. We employ "cookies" to perform several functions: to let us know how long you are logged on to our website and to provide us with statistics regarding what pages of our website you visited, and how long you spent there.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website.  Information generated through our website is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

If you elect to donate to CWE through our website, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information that may include among other things your name, address, gender, e-mail address, phone-number, credit card type, number and security code (collectively referred to as "Profile Information"). Once you provide us with this information, you are no longer anonymous to us.

When you donate to CWE through our website, we will use that information to send you email updates.  If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from the CWE email list, you may do so by contacting us at info@cweonline.org with the subject heading "unsubscribe."

If you choose to donate to CWE, we will use your credit card information only for this transaction through a secure online payment system operated by an independent third party. CWE does not retain credit card information.

If you have provided your telephone number to us through our website then you may be contacted by one of our volunteers or staff members about campaigns and/or events (such volunteers and staff members are bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy and will not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose).

We will only disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation, or other government authority or to prevent harm to yourself, CWE or others. In addition, we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which CWE participates.

CWE and/or its subcontractors institute various electronic and administrative safeguards that are reasonably designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, including firewall technologies to help protect your data from hackers and other unwanted visitors.  In the event that we collect your credit card information, we will additionally utilize secure and reliable transaction tools to encrypt your credit card information you input.  Despite use of these safeguards, there are inherent risks in transmission of electronic information. We cannot guarantee and do not represent that your personally identifiable information will always be secure from unauthorized access.

We also may use a managed hosting provider and/or other subcontractors to assist us with the provision and maintenance of the website. If we do, we will impose on such provider confidentiality obligations for the treatment of information.

We provide links on our website to other websites. In addition, some users access our website via another site or a link on another site. We have no control over the websites that link to our website or to which our website links. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any site other than our website. The existence of a link between our website and other third party sites does not imply an endorsement of these other sites. We are not responsible for the content of such other websites, nor for the treatment of personally identifiable information might you provide while visiting such other websites.

By using the website, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. CWE may modify this Privacy Policy at any time and will post a change notice with the new Privacy Policy on this Site. Your continued use of the website after the posting of the change notice to the Privacy Policy will be deemed your agreement to the changed terms.

If you supply us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information about our programs, upcoming events, and/or opportunities to support our efforts.