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

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