Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties (UWOW). While this page addresses online information, our donor privacy document can be found here. Donor Privacy Policy

UWOW is sincerely committed to your privacy. This statement explains what personally identifiable information we collect, how it’s used and shared, what choices you have in disclosing your information, security, and how you can correct inaccuracies.

Information Collection and Use

UWOW is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. UWOW collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Center Profiles & Resource Submission

In using this website, a user may input information to join our email mailing list hosted through Constant Contact.  During these processes a user may be asked to provide personal information; personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable us to contact you, such as your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with such information. This information is used to contact users to share information regarding UWOW.  The user always has the opportunity to opt-out or change preferences in our non-transactional email messages by following a link in the footer of all non-transactional email messages sent by us or by emailing us at


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies to store your login information on your computer. You can access much of our site without cookies, but there are some areas such as profile submission or project information that require cookies. However, we do not use cookies to track your browsing history or match it with your identity for any purpose such as market research or advertising.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


We may share aggregated demographic information with funders and other organizations. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. This web site does not collect sensitive information such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. We utilize the service and security of PayPal to collect sensitive data for all donation transactions for our Donate Online option.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our organizational administrators and webmasters) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to


We work with MobileCause’s secure site to collect credit card payments for online donations or special event transactions. MobileCause will not sell, share, or rent information they collect on our behalf in ways different than what is disclosed in this statement. See for their complete privacy policy.

It is also important to note, confidentiality clauses are included in all agreements with other entities and independent consultants who provide services to us or make products and services available to you. Under such an agreement, these service providers may receive information about you, but they may only use it for the limited purpose of advancing the mission of The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties and they are restricted from using this information for any other purpose.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that UWOW is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it.