About Your Privacy

United Way of Lake County values your privacy. We realize that visitors to our website may have concerns about privacy and security, therefore we are providing the following information explaining our online information practices. We may revise this policy from time to time. By visiting our site, you agree to the practices detailed in this Privacy Policy.

What information does United Way of Lake County gather through the site?

When you visit our site, we collect some non-identifying basic information. This includes total number of visitors, pages viewed, and other non-identifying information. We use this aggregate information to improve our site and to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that browse the site.

Information gathered when making a donation or pledge

To make a donation through the site, you may need to provide certain other information relevant to how you choose to contribute in order to complete your pledge/gift transaction (e.g. If you choose to give by credit card, you will be prompted to provide information such as your credit card number).

With whom does United Way of Lake County share my personal information?

United Way of Lake County will not sell, trade, reveal or share with unaffiliated third parties any of your personally identifiable information except in the following limited circumstances:
we have your permission to share the information;
we are authorized to do so under this privacy statement; or
we are required by law to disclose your information or to protect against fraud or illegal activity.

We will also never send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by United Way of Lake County, both online and offline, including on the United Way of Lake County website and any donation platforms, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.


The safety and security of your transaction and information is important to us. We use industry standard security protocol.

Linked Sites

If you click on a hypertext link that takes you to another site outside of United Way of Lake County, we are not responsible for the information collection practices and use at that other site. In addition, when you initiate a transaction through such a link, the information you and we submit to such an entity to complete your transaction becomes subject to that entity's privacy or information use policies. United Way of Lake County is not responsible for the privacy or information use policies of such entities.

Who can I contact for more information?

Notify us by email, phone, or postal mail if you would like to be removed from United Way of Lake County’s mailing lists, or if you would like to update your personal information. United Way of Lake County will use reasonable efforts to promptly resolve any issues.

Email Address: uwlc@uwlakeco.org
Phone: 847-775-1000
Attn: Marketing
United Way of Lake County
330 South Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL 60031

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