Donor Privacy Policy

Our Commitment

The information below explains our policy regarding your donor privacy and all of Calcutta Mercy communications, including, but not limited to, the website. By interacting with our various modes of communications, including visiting, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice. Our website is maintained by Calcutta Mercy, P.O. Box S, Griffin, GA 30224. Telephone 888.MERCY.US.


The Information We Collect

When you visit our website or complete any type of Calcutta Mercy form or donation card (printed, hardcopy, or virtual), you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter online or offline. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and provide an appropriate answer. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. Calcutta Mercy does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your order.


Use of Your Information

When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our new projects and services or on our merchandise. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Calcutta Mercy does not sell, rent, give-away or share any donor personal information, collected online or offline, including e-mail addresses, contact details, credit card details, etc., with outside sources.

Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personally identifiable information, Calcutta Mercy will take commercially reasonable measures to obtain e-mail consent from you.


Data Security

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by Calcutta Mercy personnel on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.


Opting Out

If you have registered to receive e-mail communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. You have the following options to do this:

Email us:

Call us: 888.MERCY.US

Send mail to the following address:

Calcutta Mercy

P.O. Box S

Griffin, GA 30224


Updating Information

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the e-mail and mail addresses provided above.


Anonymous Information Collected

Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor's identity.


Automatic Information

When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.


Use of Cookies

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the website. Calcutta Mercy uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the Calcutta Mercy website or sites in the Calcutta Mercy media network. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Cookies allow Calcutta Mercy to gather anonymous information. Cookies also allow Calcutta Mercy to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through sites in the Calcutta Mercy media network as appropriate and are used on our ordering website to keep track of the items in your shopping cart.


Online Registration Information

You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising, donations, or to buy products. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties.



This website may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.


Email Links

We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.



We publish an e-newsletter that is sent periodically to persons on our mailing lists. The e-newsletter is distributed by email, although back issues may also be viewed on our website. You may subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email listserv at any time. Occasionally we may send announcements about Calcutta Mercy events or merchandise.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. Calcutta Mercy reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the Calcutta Mercy website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.


Legal Disclaimer

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Calcutta Mercy.


For More Information

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our Calcutta Mercy website, please send us a description of your concern via e-mail to or call the main telephone number at 888.MERCY.US.