Privacy Policy

Heal the Bay respects your right to privacy

This document describes our privacy policy for transactions conducted in person, via email, postal mail and through our website. Any changes to this policy will be posted at this location. We encourage you to read the entire policy.

Personal Information

We will not sell your name, address or phone number. We will never send mailings on behalf of other organizations to our donors, and we will never share a donor’s personal information without their specific permission. For exceptional stewardship of your gifts, we adhere to a Donor Bill of Rights. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

Financial Information

All submitted financial information is used only to complete the specified transactions. All paper documents containing personal financial information are regularly shredded. All electronically transmitted financial transactions are done via secure encrypted transmission. We will not sell, rent or trade your financial information.


We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time. We will use your e-mail address solely to communicate Heal the Bay information. Heal the Bay will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law. Please contact us at any time if you wish your e-mail address to be excluded from any future email mailings.

Web Site

Most of our web site is accessible without entering any personal information. However, some activities, such as all financial transactions for our Store, Membership and online Donations, require the submission of personal and/or financial information. Other activities may require the collection of your e-mail address. Personal information, financial information and e-mail addresses collected via our web site are governed by the relevant parts of this privacy policy. By visiting our web site (, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.