Walkin’ In My Shoes, Inc., (WIMS) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. WIMS is committed to keeping your personal information accurate, confidential, secure and private, both online and offline. 

We obtain information about you when you visit our website, for example, 
when you contact us about our programs, participate in one of our 
programs or attend an event, or to make a donation to support our 
activities, to volunteer with our organization and programs or if you 
register to receive one of our weekly newsletters. We are committed to 
protecting your privacy rights and personal information. 

We collect personal information when you voluntarily submit it to us. 
For example, donors may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information). If a donor, or a website visitor, contacts us by email they may provide us with their email address, and name. Providing data is required in these contexts in order for us to process your donations, 
requests, or respond to inquiries. 
In addition to the personal information that you submit to us, we may 
automatically collect information using the following technologies: 
Web Server Logs. Our web servers may collect certain information such as 
IP address, pages visited, time of visits, and referring website. 
If you make a donation online or purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialize in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below. 

We collect information primarily to accept donations, complete our charitable projects, and provide you with information concerning our programs, projects, and activities. We also use the information for analytical purposes, to improve our website, our donor base, our outreach, or to respond to requests for information. We may inform you of other purposes at the time that we collect some forms of information. 
For example, if you apply for a job we may collect information in order to process your job application. 
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us. 

We will not trade, share, sell or rent your information with other organizations or any third parties. 
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes
Third-Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass you 
information to our third-party service providers, agents subcontractors 
and other associated organizations for the purposes of completing tasks 
and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process 
donations and send you mailings). However, when we use the third party 
service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is 
necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that 
requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for 
their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will 
not release your information to third parties beyond the WIMS Network 
for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes unless you have 
requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, 
by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other 

Third-Party Product Providers, we work in association with: We work closely with various third-party product providers to bring you a range of quality and reliable services. These third-party product providers will share your information with us which we will use in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Paypal's policy is here:
When you are using our secure online donation pages, your donation is processed by a third-party payment processor, who specializes in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.
If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us

If you would like to access the data that we received from you or make corrections to it, you may contact us at the email or mailing addresses provided at the end of this policy. 
If you registered to receive communications from us and later change your mind, you may ask that your name and contact information be removed from our distribution list. You can send such a request to the email or mailing addresses at the end of this policy. 
Some web browsers and devices permit you to broadcast a preference that you are not “tracked” online. At this time we do not modify your experience based upon whether such a signal is broadcast. 

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information. 

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a 
method of distinguishing among donors and visitors to the website. We use cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the WIMS 
website or sites in the WIMS media network. Cookies also allow WIMS to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through sites in our media network as appropriate and are used on our ordering website to keep track of the items in your shopping cart. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalized service. 
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website. 

WIMS is responsible for the protection of your personal information collected through our office(s), program activities and website. 
Individuals will be asked to review and sign a consent form before any personal information is released to third parties for the purpose of providing enhanced services or otherwise. 
WIMS’s CEO is designated as the WIMS Privacy Officer and has overall 
responsibility for the protection of personal information and for the 
WIMS’s compliance with this Privacy Policy. 
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, 
electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. 

Walkin’ In My Shoes, business computers are protected by a "McAfee Total 
Protection" that protects against malware, virus, spyware, and a firewall block
All electronic online donations are protected by the companies who offer 
service to transmit payments for nonprofit organizations such as; 
Paypal, eBay Giving, Benevity, and zeffy.
Donors may opt-out of receiving future communications from WIMS at any time. You may make this arrangement at any time by contacting the WIMS 
at (262) 577-5218 or by making a request to 

We view your donation made to WIMS not as corporate income, but as your personal gift to help those in need. Should you have a concern about how your gift is used, or experience a rare problem in processing your donation, we will be happy to address your questions and take every reasonable measure to rectify any problem that may have occurred. Should 
you still wish to retract your gift, simply contact us at 
1-262-577-5218. In most cases, we can return your gift to you in full when requested within a reasonable amount of time from the gift date. 

Links. Our website may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site that is governed by that site’s privacy policy. 
We implement Google’s Invisible reCAPTCHA to protect our site from spam and abuse. Use of this service is subject to Google’s privacy policy and terms
Changes to this privacy statement. We may modify this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. If we make a material change to this policy and need to apply it to personal information that you provided to us before the change was made, we will attempt to contact you and obtain your consent to the change. 
Contact us at any time to: 
•    Request access to information that WIMS has about you 
•    Correct any information that WIMS has about you 
•    Delete information that WIMS has about you 
This notice is written in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 
and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. 
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of 
this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at: 
Walkin’ In My Shoes, 2211 50th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-3162 
Or please email: 

This Donor Privacy Policy was revisited: 01-1-2024