Privacy Policy

With the increasing capability to collect information about all of us electronically, privacy has become an ever more serious issue.

If you visit our web site to read or download information, such as program descriptions or info about our services:

We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, or; the date and time you access our site; and  the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.

We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

If you identify yourself by sending an E-mail: 

We use personally-identifying information from visitors in various ways to further our programs and enhance our services, depending on whether you: request to be on our mailing list, make a donation, offer to volunteer, or simply comment on our website.

Depending on which of the above choices you make, we may put you on our mailing list, thank you for your contribution, send you a volunteer questionnaire, or simply send a response to your e-mail.

If you request to be on our mailing list, or if you make a contribution, we will send you periodic mailings about our programs and activities. If you request not to be on our mailing list, we will respect your request.


Goddard Riverside does not share, sell, rent or trade information received on- or off-line about its donors and other contacts. The personal information you provide is solely utilized to process and receipt your donation, to register your attendance at an event or meeting, or to respond to any of the information requests you may have. All personal information provided to us is stored in databases located on servers which are behind firewalls. Donations made through our Web site are encrypted using 128-bit SSL encryption. Upon request, we allow you full access to your information and we will maintain its accuracy according to your instructions.

Contact Us About Privacy

If you would like to review or correct the information that you provided to Goddard Riverside (or if you have comments or questions about our site), please contact us:

Email: Development Department
Phone: 212.873.6600, ext. 313

You may also write to: Goddard Riverside, Donor Privacy, 593 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024.