Data Privacy Statement

We value the trust you place in us when you make a donation. The protection of your privacy and security is important to us. Below is our security and privacy statement to tell you more about our information gathering and information sharing practices related to donations.


We are committed to ensure the security of your personal information. We are using the third party payment gateway; The Authorize.Net for the online donations using credit cards and electronic check payments. Authorize.Net is a solution of CyberSource Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa (NYSE: V). Since 1996, Authorize.Net has been a leading provider of payment gateway services, managing the submission of billions of transactions to the processing networks on behalf of merchant customers. Follow this link to see their privacy policy opens in a new window.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Once we receive your personal information, it is accessible only to a small number of Heffernan Insurance Brokers’s employees who have been specially trained in processing this information.


The contact information you enter will be used to:

  • Conduct your donation transaction
  • Send you an acknowledgment payment receipt for your donation.
  • Contact you if we have a question regarding your donation
  • Maintain confidential records of all contributions to Heffernan Foundation.

If You Do Not Want to Receive Future Fund-Raising Correspondence

Based on the information provided for a donation, we may occasionally add donor names to our mailing list to receive future fundraising projects for Heffernan Foundation, if at any time you would like to correct or remove your information or do not wish to receive future fundraising communications from us, please contact us

You may notify us by contacting Michelle Lonaker:

Phone: 925-295-2575
Fax: 925-934-8278

Privacy Statement

This  Privacy  Statement  explains  Heffernan Foundation’s  practices  regarding  non-public, personal information that is collected by us on this website.

Heffernan Foundation may obtain information concerning non-public, personal information, such as name, address, and email

We   maintain   administrative,   technical   and   physical   safeguards   to   protect   the   privacy   ofnon-public, personally  identifiable information (PII). We will never sell, rent or share your personal information.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information  generated  by  the  cookie  about  your  use  of  the  website  (including  your  IP  address)  will  be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your  use  of  the  website,  compiling  reports  on  website  activity  for  website  operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information  to  third  parties  where  required  to  do  so  by  law,  or  where  such  third  parties  process  the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Our website contains links to other sites, and other sites may link to the Heffernan Foundation site. Web sites linking to and from this site may have different privacy practices from the ones described here. The privacy policies of Heffernan Foundation apply only to our website. Please read the privacy statements of other web sites you visit for information regarding specific privacy practices.

We reserve the right to amend, modify or supplement this Privacy Statement at any time in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. If changes are made to the Privacy Statement we will provide copies of such changes as requested or required by applicable laws. For information about your individual right of access or this Statement, please send a written request to