Donor Privacy Policy

Taylor University maintains the highest level of respect for the privacy of its donors. The following privacy policy describes Taylor University's practices for the collection, use and protection of information pertaining to its donors.

How Donor Information is Used

Donor information is used to complete a transaction, generate gift receipts and communicate with the donor as to Taylor updates and events. Donor records are also used for internal analysis, record keeping and reporting to relevant U.S. and State agencies. Credit card number are used for donation or payment processing and are not retained for any reason.

No Sharing of Personal Information

Taylor University does not rent, market or otherwise disclose donor information to any outside party or vendor for non-University purposes, unless required under law. Within the University, access to donor information is limited to areas of University Advancement staff members with a need to know, and, as appropriate, with those in academic units and programs who support development and alumni/parent relations activities.

Taylor University will share contact information with third-party vendors for the explicit and limited purpose of facilitating the University's mission through development and engagement programs. When such contact information is shared with the third-party vendor, the vendor will first be required to sign a written agreement pledging that the information will be used only for its intended purpose; will be stored securely; and will not be resold or provided to any other individual, entity or organization.

Persons with responsibility for records containing personal information will exercise due care to ensure accuracy and completeness. Strict physical, electronic and procedural safeguards will be utilized to protect personal information against accidental or intentional misuse or improper disclosure within or without Taylor University.

Donor Recognition

Donor contributions may be publicized in donor recognition vehicles produced by the University, including print, spoken and/or web-based media. If donors do not wish their names to appear in these venues, they may notify the Development Office.

Removing Names from Taylor's Mailing List

Taylor University does not want to send unwanted mail to its donors. Donors may contact the Development Office to be removed from the mailing list.

Contacting Taylor University

If individuals have comments or questions regarding Taylor University's Donor Privacy Policy, they may call the Development Office at 800.822.3456 or email