Privacy Policy

New River Abortion Access Fund is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of our donors, subscribers, supporters, and website visitors. Our privacy policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our services.

By accessing our site or using our services, you accept our privacy policy, and you consent to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this policy.

Our Commitment to Donor Privacy

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by New River Abortion Access Fund, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Information We Collect

Personal information is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable person. Non-personal information cannot be used to identify you. In general, non-personal information is used to help operate and improve the quality and design of a site, track trends, and to create new features, functionality, and services. Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. We collect personal information voluntarily through the website and other channels.

Information You Provide

You may voluntarily provide personal information to New River Abortion Access Fund through our site and services:

Call the helpline, receive financial or practical support, participate in a raffle or survey, apply to volunteer, submit questions or comments on the site, make an online donation, mailed donation or pledge cards, checks, wire transfers, email subscriptions, third-party sites (including external fundraising, social media sites, recruiting site, or donation matching software), marketing, or direct communication with staff and volunteers.

The personal information you provide may include your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Other examples of personal information may include demographic information such as race, class, gender, income level, age, social media accounts, personal experience with abortion, and other personal information included in a volunteer application.

This site uses MailChimp to collect newsletter subscribers. To become a subscriber to the service you will need to create a subscriber profile by entering your first name, last name, email address, city, and mobile phone number. By subscribing, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address in accordance with this privacy policy. You can update your contact information on your subscriber profile by requesting the “update profile form”.


Certain parts of our site use cookies, which are small files stored on your computer when you visit our site. We use cookies to help us improve the experience on for visitors. Generally, cookies allow our server to remember visitors and to accurately measure web traffic. We will never use cookies to collect your personal information without consent.

Other Types of Information

In some circumstances, we may obtain personal information about individuals from public records and from third parties. This information may include updated mailing addresses or charitable causes you have supported. This information helps us use our resources responsibly and helps us provide the best experience for our supporters. We only receive publicly available information.

How We Use and Share Information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent.

We work with third parties who provide services such as website hosting, order processing and fulfillment, credit card processing and clearance, data analysis, emailing and other, often administrative services. We may provide such third parties with visitors’ personal information. We limit such service providers to using personal information, including financial information, that is shared with them solely for the purpose of providing such services and in full confidentiality.

Protecting the privacy of the people seeking funding for abortion is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the site from persons who are seeking information about abortion services.

New River Abortion Access Fund collects personal information to communicate about our programs and fundraising; to communicate with you about your submission of a volunteer application or donation; to send you email newsletters you requested; to analyze and compile internal reports; to improve your website experience, conduct business operations, and comply with legal obligations.

In general, the personal information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you and to provide you with information and updates on our mission, if you have given your consent to do so; to operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of the site; or to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. Please note that we do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send messages without your consent, or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out, such as sending you invitations to volunteer, attend events, or submit donations.

Processing Payments

New River Abortion Access Fund uses the personal information you provide when you agree to donate in order to process payments and complete your donation. We require contact information to verify payments and to contact you about your donation, including to issue a donation receipt.

Communicating With Supporters

New River Abortion Access Fund uses personal information you have provided to communicate with you via mail, email, and phone about our programs, fundraising campaigns, and other news related to the organization. If you decide you no longer want to receive any communications from us, or if you want to limit the kinds of communications sent to you, you can indicate your preferences by selecting the “unsubscribe” option in our emails or by contacting us via email at

Other Third Parties and Links to Other Websites

As part of the service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by us through the site and the service. Therefore, this privacy policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our site or via our service. To the extent that you access or use the service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them. We will never sell your personal information to any third party. We do not share personal information with any third party for commercial purposes, except where listed in this policy.

Legal Purposes

New River Abortion Access Fund may use your personal information to meet legal requirements or obligations. We may disclose your personal information where it is necessary, including to enforce our legal rights, in connection with a sale or transfer of some or all of our assets in our site, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law or a regulatory authority requires us to do so.

Securing Your Personal Information

We have implemented measures designed to secure all electronic or computer files containing non-public personal information and secure and protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Our hosting service maintains its systems in accordance with reasonable industry standards to secure your information. Any personal information will be encrypted using SSL technologies. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. By using our services, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Your Rights Regarding the Use of Your Personal Information

You may ask if we store your personal information and why. You can also request a copy of the personal information that we have collected, and you have the right to receive your personal information in a commonly used, readable format.

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information or service from us. You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send such communication to a user, the user can opt out of further communications by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails. You can also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us by filling out the unsubscribe form. All users can see, update, correct, edit, or delete their personal information at any time.

If you have a concern about our privacy practices, including how we handle your personal information, please contact us.

Donating to New River Abortion Access Fund

New River Abortion Access Fund a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. We will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. All information concerning donors or prospective donors is kept strictly confidential and its staff unless permission is obtained from the donor to release such information, or unless disclosure is required by due legal process.

For online donations, New River Abortion Access Fund uses Donorbox and Paypal to provide a secure online connection to allow you to transmit credit card information for your online donation. Donorbox will be responsible for the security of the financial information (such as credit card information) that you provide. Please review their privacy policy for additional information concerning the privacy of your information and the security measures they employ.

After you make your online donation, Donorbox then provides information about you and your donation to us. The only information we receive is your name, address, telephone number, email address, the amount of your donation, and any additional message you submitted along with the donation. We use this information to acknowledge your gift, and to keep records regarding our donors for administrative and tax purposes.

New River Abortion Access Fund recognizes that the operation of the organization requires the maintenance and management of extensive donor and prospect records. Donor records often contain sensitive information that has been shared with or developed by staff on a confidential basis. “Records” means all files, including electronic data, containing information on donors or prospective donors. The use of donor information is limited to internal purposes, by authorized individuals, to better service existing donors, potential donors or partner relationships. We make every effort to ensure the security of this information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

We may publish lists of donors in various publications, but only with prior consent. We may include the names of donors unless you indicate that you prefer to remain anonymous.

If you indicate that your company has a matching gift program and provide the required form, we will use that information to process the matching gift from your company, to update our donor list, to acknowledge the company, and to include the company’s name on published lists of donors (unless we are notified that the company would prefer to remain anonymous). We will not initiate any further contact with the company unless you or the company requests that we do so.

New River Abortion Access Fund is a 501(c)3, headquartered in Virginia, and is registered for charitable solicitations in those states in which contributions are solicited from the general public and which require such registration.

Financial and other information can be obtained directly from New River Abortion Access Fund.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

New River Abortion Access Fund reserves the right to change this policy at any time. By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at

New River Abortion Access Fund
P.O. Box 10701
Blacksburg, VA 24062