We understand your concerns about safety and security and want to assure you that we make every effort to safeguard your privacy when you make donations through our giving system.
Ryther uses an industry-leading Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to keep your personal information as secure as possible and protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Ryther helps to protect your information by working with partners that provide a secure and safe environment for credit card donations. All information is stored in a secure database.
Ryther uses "session cookies" while a visitor is making a donation using a DonateNow button. "Cookies" are bits of information that are stored by your browser on your hard drive. We use "session cookies" so that we can properly verify a donor's identity as they move from one donation page to the next. We use "session cookies" and "persistent cookies" in addition to verifying personal information, so that we can provide secure access to donor information. These session cookies are not linked to personally identifiable information.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Ryther is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.
Ryther respects and protects your privacy and will never sell, trade or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. The information that you provide is used only to complete your donation. With your permission, your name and contact information will be maintained by Ryther.