Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

Policies

Thanks for accessing the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s policies page.

Transparency is important to us. The following policies are included below:

  • Donor Policy
  • Whistleblower Policy
  • Records Management and Retention Policy
  • Privacy Policy

Questions about these policies should be directed to our admin team.

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Donor Policy

Responsibility to Donors
The Alliance is committed to a relationship with its donors based on the highest ethical standard. This involves treating all transactions with donors in strict confidence. The Alliance has adopted the Donor Bill of Rights of the Association of Fundraising Professionals as official policy.

Privacy Commitment to Donors

The Alliance 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 the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, both online and offline, on any web-based platform as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

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


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Whistleblower Policy

NLA encourages its employees to report improper activities in the workplace and will protect employees from retaliation for making any such report in good faith.

Employee Rights
Employees have the right to report, without suffering retaliation, any activity by Nonprofit Leadership Alliance or any of its employees that the employee reasonably believes: 1) violates any state or federal law; 2) violates or amounts to noncompliance with a state or federal rule or regulation, or 3) violates fiduciary responsibilities by a nonprofit corporation. In addition, employees can refuse to participate in an activity that would result in a violation of state or federal statutes, or a violation or noncompliance with a state or federal rule or regulation. Employees are also protected from retaliation for having exercised any of these rights in any former employment.

The whistleblower protection laws do not entitle employees to violate a confidential privilege of Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (such as the attorney-client privilege) or improperly disclose trade-secret information.

Where to Report
Employees have the duty to comply with all applicable laws and to assist Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to ensure legal compliance. An employee who suspects a problem with legal compliance is required to report the situation(s) to the President/CEO or Chair of the Board of Directors if the complaint involves the President.

Employees may also report information regarding possible unlawful activity to an appropriate government or law enforcement agency.


Records Management and Retention Policy

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance retains documents in accordance to appropriate industry standards to ensure that records and documents are adequately protected and maintained. Documents that are no longer needed or of value are discarded at the end of the retention period. All documents that include sensitive or protected information are stored in appropriately secure environments and destroyed in a secure manner.

View the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Records and Retention Policy Here.

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Privacy Policy (Last Updated 8/16/2021)

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance considers stewardship of our supporters and their privacy a top priority. This Privacy Policy was created to give you confidence regarding our responsible stewardship of your information. In addition to this Privacy Policy, we are ensuring all data that is submitted on our website is secure and adheres to PCCI compliance standards.

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance values the privacy of our members, customers, and visitors. We collect information only to help us better serve our members and the nonprofit sector. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that is knowingly provided to us. We do not share personal information. Nonprofit Leadership Alliance also collects organizational information for research and member services.

This Privacy Policy explains our practices regarding the collection of information from this website that can personally identify you and/or your organization, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

General Statement

Each time you use the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website, the current version of the Privacy Policy applies.  By visiting nla1.org you acknowledge that you have read and understood the processes and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy and consent to our data collection and usage practices.  In addition, each time you donate or send information to us via means other than the website, this Privacy Policy will generally apply to our collection and use of such information.

This Privacy Policy applies to the collection, uses, and disclosure of Personal Information BY the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in connection with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website nla1.org and, as noted, collection, uses, and disclosure of Personal Information received through all other mediums. This policy also applies when you use social media that overlaps the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s own social media or where your use of social media overlaps this Site.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance respects the privacy of visitors to the website.  Any and all personal information collected at this site is kept strictly confidential.  We collect and utilize your non-personal data to provide you with a better experience through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website and internet promotions and utilize your personal data, provided you give consent, to mail, call, email or provide direct communications through other means (the “Purposes”) and as required or permitted by applicable law.

Personal Information will not be sold, rented, or loaned, other than to third-party service providers engaged to help us carry out the Purposes which are bound by agreement to protect your personal information; as required or permitted by law; to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual sale, merger, amalgamation, or any other type of transfer affecting the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in order for you to continue to receive the same products and services from the third party; or to such other parties to which you may consent from time to time.

If you do submit information to us, we will use that information for the purposes for which it was submitted and by providing it, you are consenting to such use.  You may withdraw consent with how we collect and/or use your personal information, subject to reasonable notice. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, please contact info@nla1.org (see “How to Contact Us” below). We will inform you of the implications of withdrawing consent.

This policy will be updated periodically, so please be sure to reread it from time to time.  By submitting your personal information to us, you are agreeing that the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance may use the information in accordance with this Policy.  If you provided personal information under an older version of this Policy, please be advised that this Policy applies to you and supersedes any previous Policy.

Protecting your Privacy

The Privacy Policy is current as of the “last updated” date which appears on this page. Examples of the Purposes for which we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information via the website are set out below. We recommend you review this Privacy Policy periodically. From time to time, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy with or without notice to you. We will treat Personal Information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.  If you wish the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to delete your name from lists of email or postal addresses we may share with other organizations please notify us and we will be sure your name is removed from any such lists.

What is Personal Information?

Personal Information is any information that is identifiable with you. This information may include but is not limited to your name, personal mailing address, personal phone numbers, and personal email address. Personal Information, however, does not include your business name, business title, business address, and business telephone number in your capacity as an employee of an organization.

How the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance uses your information

  • To process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to process donations, register or renew you as a member, purchase merchandise, or receive information about a project.
  • To personalize the content and improve the navigability of the website.
  • To alert you to new projects, site features, special events, and services.
  • To conduct surveys to measure your satisfaction with our service.
  • To personalize the content you see on both our website and other Fellowship promotions.
  • To provide you with personalized mail, calls, emails, or other direct communications, provided you give your consent.
  • To enforce our Terms of Use.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance complies with those provisions of the CAN-SPAM Act applicable to nonprofit organizations.

All email messages sent to those who have not provided us with their email as a point of contact can unsubscribe here. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to info@nla1.org at any time by using this link or contacting a member of our team directly at info@nla1.org.

Organizational Information Collected
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance makes organizational contact information available through our online Member Directory. We also occasionally make mailing lists of nonprofit organizations available to third parties. These lists are limited to organization names and postal addresses.

Any organization may request their information be omitted from lists provided to third parties by contacting us and expressing its preference not to have its information shared.

Browser Information Collected on the Site and Advertising

The website collects statistical information through a log file. This generates a monthly report that indicates which pages were visited and how frequently, referring pages, and IP addresses. Individual identities cannot be determined from these reports. The developers of this site use and disclose this information, including your IP address, to help us develop further content and features for the site. We use third parties to serve ads on our behalf across the internet. These parties may collect information about your visits to certain web pages on our site and may use technology such as cookies and Web beacons. The data collected is reported back to us, and we may link this information to personal information we have concerning you. This information allows us to track which other websites have linked visitors to our site, and what pages of our site are used by and are of interest to those visitors so that we may better advertise our mission, program and events.

Privacy Policies of Other Sites

Our website provides links to many other sites. Some of these sites may use cookies to collect personal information or commercial data. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites to which it links, and advises you to review the privacy policies of those sites when visiting such sites.

Use of Cookies

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. 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.

Cookies and Web Beacons

In order to help enhance the performance and functionality of the Site, we utilize session, persistent and third-party “cookies” that store a small piece of data on a users’ computers and collect certain information about the users’ visit to our Site. We also use cookies to understand users’ browsing and buying activities so that we can measure the success of online advertising campaigns we run on the Site. Our Site also uses web beacons (either directly or from our partners), along with cookies, to determine if a user has visited a particular website. These beacons aid in providing more relevant advertising to the user, as well measuring the success of an advertising campaign, but provide no personally identifiable information.

Cookies are small text files that web servers typically send to users’ computer when they visit a website. Cookies are stored as text files on users’ hard drive, and can be accessed by web servers when the user visits a website or views an advertisement. A session cookie is a cookie that stores information as a user is using the Site but is deleted once the browser session is finished. A persistent cookie is a cookie that stores information as a user utilizes the Site and stores and uses that information in connection with future visits of the user to the Site. Third-party cookies and/or web beacons are cookies or web beacons provided by our technology and/or advertising partners. Any third-party cookie or web beacon that we authorize for use on the Site only collects that information described below for the same stated purposes as if we were directly collecting the information. For a third-party cookie or web beacon, the third-party will have access to the collected information in order to provide us with information or services to enhance the performance and functionality of the Site.

The cookies and web beacons we use collect non-personally identifiable information about users of the Site, including: browser used to access the site, date and time, the URL of the page being loaded, users who have visited a particular website(s), any previously assigned cookie identification (a unique identifier assigned to a user to identify repeat visitors), browser window size, the geographic location of the user, device and operating system used to access the Site. The information we collect from these cookies and web beacons is used to determine information about a user’s visit to our Site, including the number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed, navigation history through the website, and other statistics. This information is used to enhance the users experience while visiting our Site and to improve the performance of our Site by, among other things, allowing us to monitor Site performance, making the Site easier to use, measuring the effectiveness of promotional placements, and tailoring the Site (including the ads and offers a user receives) to better match a user’s interests and preferences.

Users who prefer not to accept cookies can set their Internet browser to notify them when they receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being placed on their hard drive.If you consent to our collection of cookies and you subsequently wish to withdraw your consent, you will need to manage the settings on your web browser to delete all cookies and disallow further acceptance of cookies. Please note that disabling cookies on your browser will prevent us from tracking your activities in relation to our Site, however, it may also disable some of the functions and features of the Site and the Site may not work properly.

If you would like to determine your consent status, please contact us at: info@nla1.org.

By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies and/or web beacons on your computer in order to analyze the way you use our Site. Please read this cookie policy carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use the Site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies or web beacons in connection with your use of this Site, please discontinue use of the Site.

Referrals

If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask for the friend’s name and email address. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance does not capture the information of the friends you refer to our site unless and until they provide their consent to our collection of their personal information.

Security

All information provided to the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser encrypt data that is submitted via the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s website. While no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure we take every precaution and strive for the highest standard of security to protect your information.

Financial Data Security
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay by credit card, we submit this information directly to a secure credit card processor.

Third-Party Uses
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance makes available only organizational information that is already publicly available or knowingly provided to us, including organizational mailing address and website. This information is provided with Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Member Login or CNP Central.

Mailing lists of organizations are also made available to third parties upon request to Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. That information includes only already publicly available mailing address.

We do not make email addresses available to third parties. Members have the option to list representative emails on their public Member Profile in the Member Directory, and this can be managed by logging into the Member Login or CNP Central.

A Special Note About Children

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.  You must be 13 years of age or older to access the Site.

Analytics
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance collects data through Google Analytics to track the location and number of visitors to our website. Learn about how Google uses this information.

Photographs & Videos
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance takes photographs and video during public events, solicits photographs and video from our members of their work, and occasionally selects quality photos or videos for distribution via this website, social media, or other means. Photos and videos are taken in public settings during public events. If you are included in a photograph or video and would prefer that it not be distributed, please contact us and let us know what photo or video and where you saw it. We will do our best to remove it from circulation.

Embedded Content
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Your California Privacy Rights
Residents of California with whom the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance has an established relationship, are entitled to certain information with respect to the types of personal information we share with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. Please review this privacy policy closely for information on how we share such information.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information. See below for instructions on how to request removal of your data from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s database.

Choice to Opt-Out
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance provides all individuals and customers the opportunity to opt-out of having your personal information used for certain purposes. If you are a member of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, have registered for an event, no longer wish to receive promotional communications, or would like the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to erase any personal data we hold about you, you may opt-out of receiving communications by logging into the Member Login or CNP Central and selecting delete account, or by contacting us directly. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Disclaimer
Throughout this website, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance links to third-party websites. In the event you choose to access such links, please note that they are not covered by this Privacy Policy. When you follow a link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website.

Your Legal Rights – 

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. You have the right to:

Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.

Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.

Limit processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.

Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.

Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.

How to Contact Us

All comments, questions, concerns, or requests, including access requests, regarding your Personal Information or our Privacy Policy and practices, should be forwarded to as follows:

In writing:

1801 Main street, Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64108

Or send an e-mail to: info@nla1.org