The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (“FAST”) is committed to safeguarding your privacy and personal data. FAST will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. FAST will only share personal information once the donor has given specific permission to do so.
The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
FAST collects several types of information about you, depending on the action you take. This data includes the following:
FAST may use your personal, platform or transactional data to:
FAST may share personally identifiable information; however, we will first secure your explicit permission. As stated above, FAST does not sell or rent your information to others; however, your information may be disclosed to comply with a court order, law or legal process.
We respect your privacy and take the utmost care to ensure the security of your transactions and the data you share on our website. FAST applies industry-standard practices and technologies to safeguard your personal and credit card information. We use high-grade encryption and the secure https protocol to communicate with your browser, which guards against interception of the credit card information you give us. We also employ several different security techniques to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the organization.
Consistent with United States regulations, FAST takes technical precautions to keep your data and privacy secure against security breaches. However, there is no guarantee that your information is completely safe from breach of our computer systems and servers. In the event of a breach, FAST will comply with its regulatory obligations.
None of the content and information on FAST’s website is targeted toward children under 13 years of age. We make every effort possible to ensure that we do not collect or maintain information on our website from those we know to be younger than 16 unless parental consent has been obtained in writing.
FAST aims to provide information regarding Angelman syndrome. It is not intended nor should it be construed as providing professional medical, financial or legal advice. The Site and the information contained on the Site is not a replacement for obtaining professional medical care or professional legal and financial advice. You should consult a trained medical professional for consultation, diagnosis and treatment of Angelman syndrome and any topic covered on the Sites. You should consult a trained legal or financial professional for any document covering these topics.
FAST provides an online form to join our communications list. If you have “opted-in” to receive communications, we may send you regular communications, either via e-mail or regular mail. Email subscribers may unsubscribe from all email communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of FAST emails.
FAST’s site may sometimes include links, some temporary and some permanent, to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other website or the nature of the content contained therein.