Privacy Policy

Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) requires that your personal information be held in the strictest confidence as we place a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate WGLI’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by WGLI,, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
WGLI members that register at and individuals that sign up to receive WGLI communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and email address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses
WGLI uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Fundraising Policy
Funds shall be solicited in a respectful manner and without pressure. Donor-designated restrictions on contributions shall be honored. WGLI is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and contributions made to the organization are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. At the beginning of each calendar year, WGLI shall provide its donors with written documentation of all tax deductible gifts received during the prior calendar year.

Fundraising Procedures
Upon receipt, all monetary donations shall be forwarded to the accounting department for coding and recording purposes. After funds have been accounted for by the appropriate accounting staff, a written transmittal, check copies, cash receipts, and any other correspondence accompanying the gift shall be circulated through the development department. Donations are acknowledged by the development department. All monetary donations are recorded and deposited according to accounting procedures. All donor-designated restrictions shall be communicated to the accounting department so that they may be recorded and governed appropriately. All requests for donors to remain anonymous shall be honored by flagging the gift in the donor database as appropriate. All in-kind gifts that are accepted by WGLI shall be recorded and acknowledged according to development and accounting procedures.

Donor Privacy Policy
Any information supplied to WGLI by donors will be used solely to fulfill their donation and shall not be shared for any reason unless permission is granted by the donor to share such information. All requests to remain anonymous shall be honored. WGLI does not sell or share donor lists. Donors who supply WGLI with their postal address or email address may be contacted periodically for solicitation purposes and/or with information regarding upcoming events. All donors have the option of being placed on a “once-a-year” mailing list which grants WGLI permission to contact them only once per year. Donors may request to be permanently removed from WGLI’s mailing list by contacting us via email, phone or postal mail. All requests to be removed from WGLI’s mailing list shall be honored. Donors who supply WGLI with their telephone number shall only be contacted by telephone regarding donations they have made. WGLI does not participate in telephone fundraising activities.

WGLI uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties

Email Privacy
WGLI does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links
WGLI includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and WGLI is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.