Donor Privacy Policy

The Berkeley Public Library Foundation (BPLF) is committed to long-term relationships with our donors, and as such we handle all donor information with care and confidentiality. We are dedicated to respecting the privacy rights of our donors and library supporters.

Personal Information

BPLF collects donor name and address information in connection with their contributions. We do not rent or sell donor information to third parties.

BPLF collects email addresses when visitors subscribe to the Library Foundation’s e-newsletter. The foundation does not sell or rent this information to third parties. Subscribers are given the opportunity to remove their names from our email list at the bottom of each e-newsletter.

Online Donations

Your online donations are safe and secure. BPLF uses industry-standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to protect the confidentiality of your personal information and the security of your transaction. BPLF sends a written receipt to online donors. All online transactions are confirmed by a follow-up email. BPLF will remove your name from our mailing list, email list or telephone solicitation list at any time, at your request. If you have any questions or would like more information about your options, please feel free to call us at (510) 981-6115 or send us an email.