Privacy Policy for The Optimists

At The Optimists, we place a high priority on the privacy of our website visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect and how we use it.

If you have any questions or require additional information about our Privacy Policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy exclusively applies to our online activities and pertains to the information shared and/or collected on The Optimists’ website. It does not extend to information collected offline or through other channels.


By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information We Collect

We are committed to transparency in data collection. When we request personal information, we will clearly explain why it is needed.

If you contact us directly, we may collect additional information, including your name, email address, phone number, the content of your message, attachments you send us, and any other information you choose to provide.

When you make donations or support our cause, we may ask for your contact information, including your name, address, email address, and phone number.

How We Use Your Information

We utilize the information we collect primarily for the following purposes:

  • Managing and maintaining our website.
  • Facilitating donations and financial support for children.
  • Communicating with you about our mission, updates, and other relevant information.
  • Sending Emails
  • Detecting and preventing fraud.

Log Files

The Optimists follows standard procedures for using log files, which include recording visitor activities on our website. Log files may contain IP addresses, browser types, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), date and time stamps, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks. This data is used for website analysis, administration, user tracking, and demographic information collection. It is not personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like many other websites, The Optimists uses cookies to enhance the user experience. These cookies store information such as visitor preferences and the pages accessed. This information helps us optimize our website content based on visitor preferences and browser types.

Third-Party Advertising

The Optimists does not engage in third-party advertising on our website.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. We recommend reviewing the Privacy Policies of these third-party entities for specific information and opt-out instructions. You can disable cookies through your browser settings; consult your browser’s website for detailed instructions.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) provides California consumers with the following rights:

  • Request disclosure of categories and specific pieces of personal data collected.
  • Request deletion of personal data collected.
  • Opt-out of the sale of personal data.
  • For CCPA requests, please contact us. We will respond within one month.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), every user is entitled to certain data protection rights:

  • Right to access: Request copies of your personal data.
  • Right to rectification: Request corrections of inaccurate information or completion of incomplete data.
  • Right to erasure: Request the deletion of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Right to restrict processing: Request restrictions on the processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Right to object to processing: Object to our processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Right to data portability: Request the transfer of your data to another organization or directly to you under certain conditions.
  • To exercise any of these rights, please contact us. We will respond within one month.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. We recommend reviewing this page for any changes. Changes are effective immediately upon posting on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email:


Last updated: 10-06-2023