Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE: This Privacy Policy shall be effective as of May 1, 2023.

Welcome to, owned and operated by VisionServe Alliance, Inc. (“VisionServe Alliance”, “VSA” or “our” or “we” or “us”). At VisionServe Alliance, your privacy is important to use. This Privacy Policy explains the use of, and any of its sub-domains and other web sites operated by VisionServe Alliance (collectively, the “Site”) and VisionServe Alliance’s online information-gathering practices. The Privacy Policy describes how the Site collects, uses, and shares Personally Identifiable Information and other non-Personally Identifiable Information obtained from and about individuals who visit the Site. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our online information-gathering and dissemination practices and does not apply to any of our practices conducted offline. VisionServe Alliance offers information and activities including, but not limited to, offers, newsletters, and other promotions. We give visitors to the opportunity to submit testimonials and to participate in other current and anticipated activities (including but not limited to donating through the Site).

Agreement to This Privacy Policy and Privacy Policy Modifications: By using the Site, you are agreeing to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, or any of its terms, please do not access or use the Site, or provide your Personally Identifiable Information, for example, your name, address, email address or other information, through the Site. This Privacy Policy may be revised or changed and when such changes occur, we will post updates on this page to keep our visitors informed of any material changes and their respective effective date(s). Visitors to our Site should review this Privacy Policy periodically to be up to date on the Site’s most current privacy policies and practices.


The notifications provided by this Privacy Policy include:

  • what Personally Identifying Information we collect from you through our Site
  • how the information is used
  • with whom the information may be shared
  • what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
  • the kind of procedures we employ to hinder the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of information you provide to us.
  • information related to third-party websites and advertisements.
  • how you can learn about changes to our privacy policies, practices, and procedures 

Collection of Your Personal Identifiable Information and Other Non-Personally Identifiable Information: The Site is intended to provide a unique experience for users without requiring them to submit any more Personally Identifiable Information than is necessary to participate in the activities that may be offered, or to use the Site effectively. We currently do not require users to register or submit Personally Identifiable Information to visit the Site. Some activities on the Site may be performed without providing Personally Identifiable Information. When we ask for Personally Identifiable Information to participate in an activity, we will not require anyone to disclose more Personally Identifiable Information than we believe is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.


Personal Information You Provide: The Site allows you to submit your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and other personal information of your choice (“Personally Identifying Information”) to VisionServe Alliance on a voluntary basis, as more particularly described below. Please do not send sensitive or confidential information to us directly through the Site. Registration and/or input of Personally Identifiable Information may be required to participate in activities such as, but not limited to, offers, newsletters, downloading reports, accessing a member portal, and other offers and promotions, and to participate in fundraising activities. If Personally Identifiable Information is requested for participation in an activity, you cannot participate without disclosing the requested Personally Identifiable Information, but you may always elect not to participate in any activity offered on our Site.

Program Applications and Account Registration: We use the services of Stripe to accept donations. Information provided to Stripe is subject to that platforms’ own privacy policies that can be found at

Newsletter Lists: If you sign up to join our enews lists, we will ask you to provide your email address, and other optional information. You may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by using the link in any email you receive from us.

Non-Personal Information We Collect by Automated Means: Additionally, we automatically log certain non-personally identifying information through third-party providers such as Google Analytics, which we use to help analyze how visitors use the Site. These third-party providers may employ cookies, web beacons, or other online tools to collect aggregate and anonymized standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. The information logged may include the IP address of your computer, your browser type and operating system, type of mobile device used to access the website (if applicable), entry and exit points for our website (referring URLS or domains), your location by country, site traffic statistics, and page views. This aggregate information generally will not be associated with any Personally Identifying Information that you provide, or be used to personally identify you, or correlated to you individually for external purposes. This information may be used to evaluate visitors’ use of the Site, to compile aggregate statistical reports on activity on the Site for VisionServe Alliance, and to provide other services relating to activity on the Site and internet usage, which we may use to improve our Site. Our third-party providers may retain aggregate, anonymized data gathered from the Site.


We may use Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us to facilitate your participation in various offers and promotions, including promotional activity undertaken by VisionServe Alliance to register you for those activities, to verify that you comply with the published Rules or Terms and Conditions, and to provide you with information regarding a promotion and/or other activity. We may also use the Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us to (i) notify you of important changes to Site functions, (ii) to respond to queries and requests for information submitted through the Site, including requests to subscribe to our enews lists, (iii) to validate testimonials submitted, (iv) allow access to the member portal, and more. We may also use your Personally Identifiable Information to help personalize and enhance our Site and your Site experience, to send you personalized information about our Site via email, and to contact you for feedback regarding the Site.

We may maintain records of Personally Identifying Information you provide to us, and we may use your information to contact you, if necessary. If you provide us with your email address, or subscribe to our mailing list, we may periodically send you emails or other communications that we believe may be of interest to you. If you opt-in for our enewsletter, you may at any time “opt-out” from receiving future communications by using the “unsubscribe” link provided in every email communication, or by sending an email to Please also note that even if you opt out of receiving promotional emails from us or third parties, we may still use your Personally Identifiable Information to communicate with you for other purposes, such as, but not limited to, notifying you if you are participating in other activities when we believe communication is necessary.

Disclosure of Personally Identifying Information: The Personally Identifying Information we collect from you may be disclosed to and retained by third-party service providers who provide tools and services that enable us to process information received, to send newsletters and information about VisionServe Alliance’s activities and campaigns which we believe will be of interest to you, and to provide other services which may improve our Site or enhance the user experience. Additionally, your Personally Identifying Information may be shared with third parties who administer the activity conducted through the Site. We will inform you at the time we are collecting the Personally Identifiable Information that such information collection is a requirement for participation (again you can choose not to participate in any activity at any time).

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your Personally Identifying Information to third parties. However, we reserve the right to disclose Personally Identifying Information that you provide to us – and any non-personal information that is automatically collected by automated means when you use the Site – to our employees, contractors, agents, designees or others in order to enable them to respond to your queries, to process online donations and purchases on our behalf, to process online program applications and enrollments, or to provide services related to your use of the Site, such as Site or server maintenance.

Additionally, we reserve the right to disclose your Personally Identifying Information where we believe we are required to do so for any of the following reasons: (i) to comply with a subpoena, legal process, or government request; (ii) to comply with a legal obligation; (iii) to prevent, investigate, or prosecute any attack on the Site or on the VisionServe Alliance network; and/or to protect the rights or property of VisionServe Alliance, visitors to the Site, or the public. If VisionServe Alliance merges with another nonprofit or transfers its assets to another nonprofit during a dissolution or asset sale, we reserve the right to disclose any information to the successor nonprofit.

Opting Out-Continued Personally Identifiable Information Use: If you opt out of the use of your Personally Identifiable Information, we may still use your Personally Identifiable Information for internal purposes, or as may be necessary to administer the Site; for example, sharing that data with those persons or entities that administer the Site. Additionally, we reserve the right to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the section entitled “Disclosure of Personally Identifying Information” above. If you wish to amend your decisions to “opt-out” or to “opt-in” as applicable, you can contact us at

Safety and Security: We take reasonable steps to help ensure that the information provided by you, whether Personally Identifiable Information or non-Personally Identifiable Information, is treated securely. We have implemented technical, administrative, and other security measures to protect visitor information from unauthorized access and improper use. From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. If you share your computer or use a computer that is accessed by the public, remember to sign off and close your browser window when you have finished your session. This will help to ensure that others cannot access your Personally Identifiable Information.

No data transmission over the Internet, however, can be guaranteed to be totally secure. While we try to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. You use the Site, and provide us with Personally Identifiable Information, at your own risk. To the extent reasonably necessary to protect a user’s safety, we may collect his or her name, address, and/or email address. To protect our security, to protect us against liability, or as required by law, we may collect a user’s name and email address. Personally Identifiable Information collected pursuant to this provision will not be used for any unauthorized purpose.

COPPA & Children’s Privacy: Our website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13, and we will not knowingly accept, collect, or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about individuals under the age of 13. Should we find that we have unknowingly accepted/collected such information we will use reasonable efforts to remove the information from our files. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 13 years of age and believe that they have disclosed Personally Identifying Information to us, please contact us at so that we may delete your child’s information.

Partner links: Partner web pages and/or links may be included within our Site and some of these links will take you off our Site. We do not maintain those additional sites, and we are not responsible for the content, practices, or information practices (including but not limited to privacy or information practices relative to the gathering and use of Personally Identifiable Information) of the websites operated by these third parties, and we do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the content, policies, practices, or products of these other sites. When you leave our Site, please check the relevant site’s privacy policy and terms of use to understand their policies and practices regarding the collection and use of Personally Identifiable Information.

International User Notice: The Site is intended for use by residents of the United States and our computer systems are based in the United States. Personally Identifiable Information may be treated differently than in other parts of the world.

Review, Change and Deletion of Personal Information: All users may review their Personally Identifiable Information at any time. If you would like to review, modify, or delete this information, please email us at If you wish to communicate with us about our Privacy Policy, please contact us by mail at: VisionServe Alliance, 8760 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63144.