Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining public trust. We value our relationships with our donors, volunteers, beneficiaries and constituents and believe it is important to uphold certain standards around the information provided to us. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, share, and protect this information.

United Through Reading Privacy Notice Table Of Contents:

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our privacy of information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at points where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the United Through Reading website. On some pages, you can submit survey information, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages may include:

You also have the opportunity to make financial donations to United Through Reading via a link on our page to a third party’s site. That site will gather contact information as well as the financial information necessary to complete the donation.

The Way We Use/Share Information:

We use the information you provide about yourself to complete your request of us, or in the case of surveys from program participants, to add to our data about specific programs. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your request.

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via email or indicate they want to receive our communications.

You can register with our website to receive our newsletters, program reports, and information about special events. Registration information is not shared with outside parties. We also provide an opportunity to remove your name from the registration list with each message that we send.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website. For example, by using web site statistics we can determine which pages are most important to our visitors and then expand those pages or make them easier to find.

We will not sell or exchange your personal information including your name, mailing or e-mail addresses, phone numbers, or web addresses.

We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first asking your permission, and providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

To change your mail or email preferences or how your data may be shared with other non-profits, please email or call 858-481-READ(7323).

Financial Information

United Through Reading takes the protection of our donors’ financial information very seriously. All donations links on this site direct the user to a secure online payment system powered by either, Network for Good, or PayPal. All financial information that is given directly to United Through Reading via mail, email, fax or phone, containing banking or credit card information is maintained in compliance with applicable laws and industry standards.

Our Commitment To Data Security

United Through Reading uses appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All data collected at United Through Reading is encrypted at rest using industry standard 256-bit AES encryption, and in transit using (TLS)/SSL protocol to encrypt communication between the client and the server.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy:

The collection of children’s personal information, as allowed by law, is only to administer programs appropriately. Any subsequent use of the information shall be limited to and consistent with the fulfillment of those purposes; and/or to make disclosures as required or authorized by law.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by sending an email to us at We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that corrects the error. Again, send such information to us by email at To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections

How To Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, changes to our Privacy Policy, or privacy practices, please call us at (858) 481-7323 or send us an email at