Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc. (GOAL) recognizes the importance of data security and privacy and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We assure you that any identifying information we ask you to provide on this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Collection of Information

Through our website, we offer convenient online access to our services and communicate with you about important information. We will not collect personal information from you when you visit our website unless you provide the information to us voluntarily and knowingly. When you make a website inquiry, we ask for your name and contact information. When you make a tax credit application online, we collect your name, contact, and identifying information. When you make a financial contribution online, we collect standard credit card data.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private or sensitive information to us by email. The information you enter on our website is transmitted securely via SSL 128-bit encryption services. Pages utilizing this technology have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to administer the program or provide a service. This Privacy Policy applies to data collected on our website only. Our website may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by GOAL. Be aware when you leave our website and read the privacy statements pertaining to other sites you may link to.

Credit Card Protection

We use a variety of safeguards to protect the security of your credit card information. In cases where donations are processed through a third-party service provider, donor information will only be used as necessary to process the donation. All processing of payments and related information, including by third party service providers, is protected by industry standard safeguards.

Contributor Agreement

By making a contribution to GOAL, you are agreeing that if your Georgia Department of Revenue approval is obtained, your contribution will be linked to your tax credit application paperwork and will be considered as paid in full for the intended contribution amount. Your payment will not be processed until we have received your DOR approval.

Accuracy

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc. is committed to accurately processing your tax credit application and payment information. We employ a variety of error checking procedures, and our systems are subject to independent external and internal audits to ensure the privacy and security of your information.

Data Removal Policy

GOAL will discontinue contacting any individual upon that individual’s written request. Data will only be stored as long as needed to fulfill legitimate business purposes or for a period of time specifically required or allowed by applicable regulations or laws.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By email: goal@goalscholarship.org
By phone: 770-828-4625

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted here.