Privacy Policy

Safe Passage/Camino Seguro Privacy Policy

Safe Passage/Camino Seguro Privacy Policy

Safe Passage, a Maine nonprofit corporation (“Safe Passage” or “we”), is committed to protecting the privacy of people in our community, our donors, and our website visitors. This policy explains what types of information are collected by Safe Passage’s website (the “Website”) and explains how that information is used.

No data transmission over the internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

What information do we collect?

Information you provide

When you make an online donation via the Website, sign up to receive Safe Passage emails or electronic newsletters, or register for events, you voluntarily provide us with personal information (such as name and email address

Automatically collected information

When you visit the Website, your browser may automatically send an Internet Protocol (IP) address and other user information, such as the browser you use. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes that are outlined below. 

Safe Passage uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Websites, tailor the Website to your location, and for metrics used to track website visitor traffic.


The website uses cookies to automatically help provide better services. They remind us of who you are and your preferences for our Website based on website actions and transactions. The cookie is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our Website. They also let us track your usage of our sites, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.

How do we use this information?

Email communications

In addition to other uses identified in this policy, we publish marketing emails to share announcements with our community about Safe Passage events, programs, services, and more.  Any data we gather about your email communications behavior (such as opens and clicks) is used only to help us send you the most relevant communications. 

Safe Passage does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses or other communications data to anyone outside the organization for any price at any time, although we may occasionally send an announcement, or event that we think may be of interest on behalf of a partner. 

For marketing emails, you may unsubscribe at any time using the link included at the bottom of every email, by emailing us at, or contacting us at +1 207-846-1188.


Safe Passage respects children’s privacy and will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13.  By using the Website you have represented and warranted that you are at least 18 years of age or using the Website with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, do not, under any circumstance, submit any personal information to us and always rely on a parent or guardian to assist you. If Safe Passage learns that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the contact information set forth below. 

If you are located in the EU or UK, this section applies to you.

For the purposes of this section “process your information” means collect, store, use, and/or share your information. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK GDPR require us to explain the valid legal bases we rely on in order to process your personal information. As such, we may rely on the following legal bases to process your personal information:

  1. Consent. We may process your information if you have given us permission (i.e., consent) to use your personal information for a specific purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time. 
  2. Legitimate Interests. We may process your information when we believe it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests and those interests do not outweigh your interests and fundamental rights and freedoms. For example, we may process your personal information for some of the purposes described in order to:
  1. Send users information about our programs and opportunities to donate
  2. Develop and display personalized and relevant content for our users
  3. Analyze how our Website and marketing materials are used so we can improve them to engage and retain doners
  4. Support our marketing activities
  5. Diagnose problems and/or prevent fraudulent activities
  1. Legal Obligations. We may process your information where we believe it is necessary for compliance with our legal obligations, such as to cooperate with a law enforcement body or regulatory agency, exercise or defend our legal rights, or disclose your information as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
  1. Vital Interests. We may process your information where we believe it is necessary to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of a third party, such as situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person.

If you are located in Canada, this section applies to you.

We may process your information if you have given us specific permission (i.e., express consent) to use your personal information for a specific purpose, or in situations where your permission can be inferred (i.e., implied consent). You can withdraw your consent at any time. 

In some exceptional cases, we may be legally permitted under applicable law to process your information without your consent, including, for example:

  1. If collection is clearly in the interests of an individual and consent cannot be obtained in a timely way
  2. For investigations and fraud detection and prevention
  3. For business transactions provided certain conditions are met
  4. If it is contained in a witness statement and the collection is necessary to assess, process, or settle an insurance claim
  5. For identifying injured, ill, or deceased persons and communicating with next of kin
  6. If we have reasonable grounds to believe an individual has been, is, or may be victim of financial abuse
  7. If it is reasonable to expect collection and use with consent would compromise the availability or the accuracy of the information and the collection is reasonable for purposes related to investigating a breach of an agreement or a contravention of the laws of Canada or a province
  8. If disclosure is required to comply with a subpoena, warrant, court order, or rules of the court relating to the production of records
  9. If it was produced by an individual in the course of their employment, business, or profession and the collection is consistent with the purposes for which the information was produced
  10. If the collection is solely for journalistic, artistic, or literary purposes
  11. If the information is publicly available and is specified by the regulations


Information flowing between our Website and its users is secured by Transport Layer Security (TLS), an encryption protocol that protects internet communications and is the successor protocol to Secure Socket Layer (SSL). All traffic to our sites is encrypted, including anything you submit through our donation pages.

Your Privacy Rights

Opt Out and Corrections

Upon your request, Safe Passage will (a) correct or update your personal information; (b) stop sending emails to your email address; and/or (c) disable your account to prevent any future donation through that account.  These requests should be directed to us using the contact information below.

EU, UK, Canada

In some regions, such as the European Economic Area (EEA), United Kingdom (UK), and Canada, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your personal information. You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

In some regions (like the EEA, UK, and Canada), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. You can make such a request by contacting us by using the contact details provided below.

We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If you are located in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:

If you are located in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here:

Withdrawing your consent: If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, which may be express and/or implied consent depending on the applicable law, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us by using the contact details provided below.

However, please note that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal nor, when applicable law allows, will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

Opting out of marketing and promotional communications: You can unsubscribe from our marketing and promotional communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send, or by contacting us using the details provided in the section below. You will then be removed from the marketing lists. However, we may still communicate with you, for example, to send you service-related messages that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes.

External links

Our Website may include links to external websites. These links do not fall under any of our domains, and therefore Safe Passage is not responsible for the privacy practices of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this page, so please review it periodically. Your continued use of our websites will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Contact us

If you have any concerns about privacy at, or to request that your data be removed, please contact us: SAFE PASSAGE
+207-846-1188 Re: Privacy policy
49 Farm View Dr Ste 302
New Gloucester ME 04260

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