Privacy Statement

Western Union Foundation
Privacy Statement


Why? This Privacy Statement describes how we collect, use and disclose your non-public personal information ("Information").
What? The Western Union Foundation ("We" or "Us"), and third party independent service providers on our behalf, collect Information about you from a variety of sources.

The types of Information we collect, use and share can include, without limitation:
  • name, address, email address, mobile and home telephone number
  • account balances and transaction history
  • credit card and payment information
  • computer and mobile device information such as the domain and host you use to access the Internet; your computer’s IP address; mobile device geolocation, number and other information from and about your device (such as device properties, settings, applications, stored information and usage) and carrier; the browser and operating system software you use; social profile and network information; the date and time you access our website and the Internet address used to link to our website when you visit us
You consent to the collection, transfer and storage of Information by the Western Union Foundation via computers or other transfer or storage devices in the United States and elsewhere when you supply Information. 
When? This Privacy Statement was last modified on 4/15/2015.
How? The Western Union Foundation may need to share Information to process and complete your donation transactions. The section below provides the reasons that we share Information and whether you can limit this sharing.


Reasons we can share your Information Does The Western Union
Foundation Share?
Can you limit
this sharing?
For contact purposes
To contact you regarding your donation, the impact of our work, beneficiary activities or future events (e.g., an independent third party service provider to send out information on behalf of the Western Union Foundation)
Yes No
For our everyday business purposes -
To process your donations (e.g. to an independent third party service provider who processes your donation on our behalf); to enable charitable matches to eligible organizations; to gather information about website access, usage and performance; to enhance your online experience; to respond to court orders and legal investigations; or as otherwise permitted or required by law
Yes No


To limit communications from the Western Union Foundation or for questions Please contact us at

The Western Union Foundation
12500 E Belford Avenue
Englewood, CO 80112

BY TELEPHONE: 1-720-332-6606


Who we are
Who is providing this notice? The Western Union Foundation


What we do
How does The Western Union Foundation protect your Information? To help protect your Information from unauthorized access and use, we endeavor to use reasonable security measures. These measures can include physical, technical and procedural safeguards and secured files and buildings. We also endeavor to limit Information access to only employees, service providers and representatives that need to know. Despite our efforts, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access your transmissions to us or may wrongly instruct you to disclose information to them by posing as the Western Union Foundation or by misinforming you about our activities. Always use caution and good judgment when using Internet and mobile technologies.
How does The Western Union Foundation collect your Information?

We collect your Information, for example, when you:

  • make donations to or through us
  • submit information to us on grants, gifts or donation applications, or other forms and by other means
  • use or visit our online site (for example, to make a donation)
  • participate in a survey
We may use Internet technologies like cookies and web beacons to collect Information for other purposes, including, but not limited to, those identified below:
  • to assist us in providing services to you
  • to allow you to change web pages during your visit without having to re-enter your password
  • to store your preferences and other information and to track activity on our website
  • to better understand the effectiveness of our activities
  • to determine whether you came to our site from a banner ad or a third party website
  • to deliver information specific to your interests on additional web sites
  • to determine whether you’ve acted on our promotional messages



Other important information

We do not honor any Web browser "do not track" signals or other mechanisms that provide you the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of Information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. In addition, other parties may collect Information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use our website or any of our services.

Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13. The Western Union Foundation does not knowingly collect or maintain information at our website from persons under the age of 13.

Our website may be linked to or from third party websites. The Western Union Foundation is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of websites that are linked to or from our website.

The Western Union Foundation reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement. You can get updated Privacy Statements by calling us at 720-332-6606 or by visiting our website at



Western Union Public
Version: 05-0027-02

The Western Union Foundation, a separate §501(c)(3) recognized United States charity supported by The Western Union Company, its employees, Agents, and business partners, works to support education and disaster relief efforts as pathways toward a better future.

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