Website Privacy Policy

The Global Emergency Response Coalition is a fiscal sponsor partner of Global Impact, a Virginia-based 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. All gifts made to The Coalition via Global Impact are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law.

Global Impact respects the privacy of its online visitors and donors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view public areas of our site. Global Impact only gathers personally identifiable data that is voluntarily submitted by the visitor, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes and e-mail addresses.

Tax Deductible Donations

Global Impact is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation. We recommend donors outside the US consult their own tax adviser regarding the applicability of any state, local and foreign tax laws. Global Impact makes no claims or assertions to the tax implications of this contribution outside of the United States.

Information Collection

Global Impact is the sole owner of the information collected on our website. We collect information from our visitors at several different points, and we do not sell or trade it.


We request information from the visitor on our donation form.

A visitor must provide contact information (such as name, e-mail and mailing address) and payment information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and for sending a receipt of the donation. If we have trouble processing a donation, we use the information to contact the visitor. Unless the visitor has contacted us at to change his or her privacy preferences , we may share a visitor’s name and contact information to  receive future [email and/or written] communications and campaign information from the eight participating charities. Where requested by the visitor, we will provide information on larger donations to appropriate charities and donors for tax purposes. Financial and credit card information is NEVER released.

Card Transaction Security

All communications initiated by embedded donation forms are transmitted via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). The SSL protocol is the industry standard method for creating an encrypted and secure connection between your web browser and a web server. Global Impact has partnered with Acceptiva to assist in the processing of transactions.

CONTACTING THE COALITION ABOUT PRIVACY PREFERENCES: If you wish to change your privacy preferences, opt-out of any communications,  or have any questions please contact us.

Please email

Or mail us at:

Global Impact
c/o Global Emergency Response Coalition
1199 North Fairfax Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314