Website & Donor Privacy Policy

This website is the property of Circle de Luz, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (“Circle de Luz”)

Please direct any comments or questions to our office at:

Circle de Luz

P.O. Box 2

Davidson, NC 28036

We can be reached by email at


At Circle de Luz we are keenly aware of the trust you place in us, and our responsibility to protect the privacy of the girls and families we serve, as well as our many volunteers, sponsors, and donors. As part of this responsibility, we let you know what information we collect on our website, how we collect it, and how we use this information to improve and sustain our program.

By accessing this website, you agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Accordingly, you should visit this page periodically to review our current privacy practices. By continuing to access or use the website after a modification, you agree to be bound by such modifications to this Privacy Policy.


For each visitor to our website, our web server does not recognize information regarding the email address — just location and web browser used.

We collect personal information of visitors who submit their information via our Become A Mija online form. We also collect your personal information when you generously choose to donate to Circle de Luz via our Donate page.


We use third-party service providers to perform certain services, including to collect donations you generously make to Circle de Luz. The third-party service providers may collect your bank or credit card information if you submit a payment, but that information is not passed on to Circle de Luz. The third parties conform to information security industry standards for online sales.

We also use a third-party service provider to collect information needed to conduct background checks on our volunteers (e.g., date of birth and social security number). This third-party service provider conforms to information security industry standards for safekeeping personal information.


Email: We maintain an internal email list of all persons who have requested information, enrolled in our programs, volunteered, or made an online payment or donation. We may use this list to send occasional updates and announcements about our program or emails of a marketing nature, such as annual giving campaigns. If you do not wish to receive email, you may opt out at any time. Email requests may be sent to Requests are processed within 10 business days. Please note that transactional emails may still be sent to you on an as-needed basis.

Postal Mail: Persons who submit their postal address with the goal of receiving further information, enrolling in our program, volunteering, or donating may periodically receive postal mail from us. If you do not wish to receive mail, please let us know by sending a request to Please include your exact name and address so we can be sure your name is removed from our postal mailing list.

Phone: Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers may receive telephone contact from us responding to a request for more information about our program, volunteering, or a transaction. We do not make unsolicited marketing calls.


With Other Companies and Organizations: The personally identifying information we maintain at Circle de Luz is for internal use only, and will not be sold, rented, or exchanged with any third party except when (1) you have consented to share the information; (2) we need to share information in order to provide a product or service requested by you; or (3) we need to share the information with others who work on our behalf to provide a requested product or service to you. These third parties do not have the right to use the personally identifying information that we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.

With Our Affiliates and Volunteers: Personally identifying information of enrolled participants is shared with our board of directors and class captains that include the participant’s name, emergency contact information, health history and other information directly related to participation in the program.

As Aggregate Data: We may aggregate data and share it with third parties, including sponsors, donors, and community representatives, after personally identifiable information has been removed.

As Required By Law: At times Circle de Luz may be required by law or litigation to disclose personally identifying information. If we are required to do so by law, or we believe, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation, we may disclose any information in our possession.


Circle de Luz takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We have physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place, as well as document retention policies that safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.


We may use “cookies” to monitor how people use our website. A cookie is not software and therefore cannot alter your computer or computer files or software in any way. It is simply a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive which records how you have used the Circle de Luz website. If you do not want us to use cookies in your browser, you can alter your browser settings to reject cookies, or to alert you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.


If you would like to know what personal information Circle de Luz has collected about you or your daughter, we will be happy to share this information with you. This includes communications from our staff (e.g., program-related emails, newsletters), and contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number). You may email with a request to review this information, have the information deleted, or request that there be no further collection or use of your information or your child’s information. Your request must contain your child’s name, your name, your relationship to the child, your signature, and the date of your request.


While certain Circle de Luz services advertised on this website may be designed for children, the website itself is not designed for or targeted to children under the age of 13, and Circle de Luz will never knowingly collect the information of a child under the age of 13 through the website unless such information is submitted by that child’s parent or guardian in connection with such Circle de Luz services.

Any information submitted to Circle de Luz about a child under the age of 13 by anyone other than that child’s parent or guardian will be deleted. Any information that Circle de Luz reasonably believes originated from a child under the age of 13 will be deleted.


If you feel that this site is not following its stated Website Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the above addresses, or state and local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state and local consumer protection office, or the Federal Trade Commission.

Updated: May 31, 2019