Privacy Policy


We value your participation and support and are committed to protecting your privacy. 

We ensure Sunshine Division’s website is a safe environment for all who visit, donate, and/or volunteer and have created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy both online and offline. 

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy. Sunshine Division reserves the right to revise and update its policy at any time. Any changes to the current policy will be posted HERE (there are no changes at this time). 

Please email us with any questions regarding this Privacy Policy by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.


Sunshine Division does not sell, exchange, or rent names or other personal information about our donors, volunteers, and/or website users. If you make a donation through the website, you will be added to our organizational database and will receive mailings and emails, unless you request to opt-out of or be removed from our mailing list(s). 

Sunshine Division may use your personally identifiable information to a) respond to your questions or comments about Sunshine Division; b) fulfill requests to volunteer, host a food drive, etc.; c) process your donation and send you a receipt; d) mail and/or email information about Sunshine Division’s programs, services, and needs that we believe will interest you; e) protect the security or integrity of the site; f) protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and g) protect against legal liability. Sunshine Division may offer public recognition of donors; any donor may request public anonymity when making a donation by emailing our Interim Director of Development, Catherine Crooker.

Our online and offline donation, contact, event, or volunteer forms may require users and donors to give us contact information. This information may include name, e-mail address, phone number(s), and postal address. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. 

When you visit Sunshine Division’s website, we collect some non-identifying basic information from server logs. This includes the total number of visitors, pages viewed, type of browser you are using, type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, IP address and frequently used search words. We use this non-identifying basic information (aggregate data) internally to analyze site usage and to improve the content and design of the site. 

Sunshine Division requires employees and contractors who have access to personal information to protect information consistent with this Privacy Policy. Financial transactions processed on the internet or over the phone with Sunshine Division are secured in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), including credit card processing and token exchange.


If you prefer not to receive mail or e-mail from us, please send a request by either phone or email with your full name, address, phone number, and e-mail address to:  

Bekah Buchterkirchen
Marketing & Communications Manager
Sunshine Division
Phone: 503.449.3693

The security measures we take may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site. Sunshine Division is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures. It is understood that unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including e-mail, when communicated via the internet. Although Sunshine Division’s website includes links to other websites, we cannot ensure the privacy practices of those sites. 

*More specific information regarding our Privacy Policy may be found by clicking on the titles below. Dropdown text will appear for you to read further* 

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems related to our server, to administer our site, to analyze trends, to track users’ interests on our site, to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for us to improve the site and to deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. 

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of our website. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. 

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them.


The website contains links to other websites. The linked sites are neither owned by nor under the control of Sunshine Division. Sunshine Division is not responsible for the contents of any linked site including, without limitation, any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. Sunshine Division is providing these links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Sunshine Division of the site or any association with its operators. 

Disclaimer: The views and statements expressed in any linked third-party site from this website do not necessarily reflect the views of Sunshine Division. Sunshine Division does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, currency, or completeness of those views or statements and does not accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from any reliance on the views, statements, and subject matter of this website or any third-party site to which it links. 

This website is owned by Sunshine Division. 


You may use, copy, and distribute the information found on the website for personal, noncommercial, and/or educational purposes only. All copies of the information that you make must bear any copyright in the form: © 2020 Copyright Sunshine Division, and trademark or other proprietary notices located on the site which pertain to the information being copied. Except as expressly authorized in this paragraph, you are not granted any right or license under any copyright, trademark, service mark, patent, or other intellectual property right in the information, services, or processes of Sunshine Division. All such rights are retained by Sunshine Division.  

Sunshine Division names and logos, and all related product and service names, design marks, and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Sunshine Division. You are not authorized to use any Sunshine Division name or mark in any advertising, publicity, or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of Sunshine Division. 

To submit a formal request to use any information or branding (names, photos, logos, videos, copy, etc.) found on the website, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page. 


While Sunshine Division uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on its website, Sunshine Division makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information. Sunshine Division assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the website. Changes may be periodically made to the information at any time, without notice. 


The user of this system assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this server and the internet generally. Sunshine Division disclaims all warranties, representations or endorsements, express or implied, with regard to the information accessed from, or via, this server or the internet. In no event shall Sunshine Division be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, revenue or profits, whether resulting from an action of contract, intellectual property infringement, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use or reliance upon the information on this server, website, or the internet generally. 

By using this site, you agree that you have read, understand, and will abide by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use Sunshine Division’s website. These terms shall be governed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to the conflict or choice of law rules thereof. Courts sitting in the State of Oregon, federal and state, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising hereunder. Sunshine Division reserves the right to change its website Privacy Policy and Terms of Use at any time, without notice. 


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our practices on this site, or our offline practices and/or other related matters, please use the form below to contact us. 

Privacy Policy Contact Form


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