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Privacy Policy


This notice explains what information we collect from you when you visit our website and the way we use this information.

Please also read our Terms of Use. By using the Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation web site you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.


Information we collect and how we use it

We collect information such as your name, address, e-mail address, user name, phone number and credit card details that you provide both online and offline.        

We collect this information online, for example, when you:

  • Make a donation online

  • Register for a fundraising event

  • Participate in our social networking community

  • Subscribe to our email list

  • Ask a question

We also obtain this information offline, through registration forms and appeals when you:

  • Volunteer

  • Donate

  • Take part in any of our events

    We may obtain additional information and also update information we may have concerning you, as a result of your subsequent involvement with Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation as a donor, volunteer, participant in our events or other engagement in our mission.       

    We use this information to register you to participate in our events, online communities, to respond to specific questions you may have, to deliver materials, to process payments and donations made online and also to contact you about activities, events and opportunities to volunteer and contribute to local programs and research initiatives.  



Fundraising Community

When you create an account at or sign up to fundraise and share your story we save this information, together with information about your relationship with the Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation in the past – such as a donation you may have given -- and any involvement you may have with us in the future, in order to provide information that is most relevant to you.   

Sharing your personal information

Personal information we collect is maintained in our database and Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation does not share your personal information or e-mail address with third parties outside the organization without your consent, except as described in this privacy policy below.


Legal and Business Disclosures

Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation, when required, may disclose personal information in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, to law enforcement agencies for the purpose of investigating any activities that we believe, in good faith, to be unlawful, to service providers who work on our behalf and adhere to our privacy policies, and to any successor in interest as a result of a merger or re-organization or by operation of law.


Online Fundraising Sites – Golden Isles Alzheimer’s Walk

If you join a team at one of our fundraising websites, your name and the total amount you have raised will be visible. If you make a donation to a team, your name and e-mail address will be available to the team captain.



Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation will store the password you create for the purpose of responding to you should you forget your password. Only those employees with the responsibility of responding to your request will have access to your password.



Information from cookies

Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation uses cookies — small text files that a website can place in a visitor’s browser cache — and similar technology (such as Java Script and Web beacons or transparent gifs) to collect data that include your Internet protocol (IP) address, the type of browser and operating system you use, the date and time of your visit, the state in which you are located, and the amount of any donation you make. We also collect your sign-up information, including the user name that you create when you register for events. We do not save passwords in the cookies.

We use cookies to allow you to stay logged on to our websites, to permit us to recognize repeat visitors, to facilitate your use of the site and to track access to and use of our sites. If you set your browser to reject all cookies, you may not be able to use all the functionality at our websites.

By using cookies, we are able to deliver content that is more relevant to you in light of your interests and location and obtain information that helps us improve the design and functionality of our websites.

Third party data collection and advertising

We use third parties to provide us data about the use of certain of our websites and mobile applications, including Google Analytics and to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. These third parties may collect information about your visits to certain of our website pages and applications and may use technology such as cookies and Web beacons. The data collected is reported back to us, and we may link this information to personal information we have concerning you.

This information allows us to track which other websites have linked visitors to our site, and what pages of our site are used by and are of interest to those visitors so that we may better advertise our mission, programs and events.


Credit card transactions

Payment information, such as credit card number and expiration date, is submitted to us online when you make a donation.

Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation uses as third-party intermediaries to process your online donations and payments. Your credit card information is transmitted over a secure connection between your computer and our server using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption and is encrypted when submitted to the credit card processor.

This credit card information is never shared with third parties other than the processor, a consultant employed by the Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation to help identify illegal credit card activity on our website. Your credit card information may be stored for verification purposes, for processing recurring donations that you have authorized and for processing refunds.

Children’s privacy

We may collect personal information such as your child’s name in order to register him or her for the Golden Isles Alzheimer’s Walk. Your child’s personal information is subject to all of the terms of this Privacy Policy.


Contact us

If you have any questions concerning our Privacy Policy you may contact us at:

Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation

P.O. Box 20226

Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Changes to our privacy policy

The Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation reserves the right to change its privacy policies at any time. To better serve you and your concerns about your privacy, we will notify you of any changes to our main privacy policy or to any of the privacy policies associated with any of our other websites by posting a notice prominently on the home page of the respective websites indicating that there has been a change or update to the Privacy Policy.

Effective Date: This privacy policy is effective: June 18, 2020

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