"Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children" 
                                                                                            ~ Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Sioux Chief

Privacy Policy

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First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) respects the privacy of its donors and visitors to our website. Our Privacy Policy was adopted to ensure that we honor your wishes.

General Collection, Use and Protection of Personal Information:

First Nations collects and uses personal information such as: name, address, phone number, and email address when it is voluntarily provided to us. This information may be provided when making a donation, requesting information or registering to download or order materials. The information you transmit to us on this site is encrypted. The companies we work with to process your online donations and product purchases also use encryption and security protocols. The information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by designated employees trained in the proper handling of customer information, and is used only for the stated purpose for which the information was collected. In addition, First Nations keeps a record of each donor's giving history. This information is kept on file for IRS purposes and is also used by the organization to analyze overall giving patterns in an effort to make accurate budget projections. First Nations does not share the names and addresses it collects with other groups that may have information of interest for the recipients unless permission has explicitly been given (Opt-In). Personal account number information is never disclosed for any purpose. If you do wish to have your information provided to other organizations, please note this request in writing when sending your contribution. When using our secure online forms to make a contribution with your credit or debit card, or making First Nations a part of your estate planning, please select the option that reads, "You are authorized to share my information with other organizations."

You may also send a request to:

First Nations Development Institute
2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
Fax your request to 303-774-7841
Email your request to: info@firstnations.org

How do we provide a secure environment for on-line transactions?

First Nations Development Institute’s on-line processing system allows you to make secure donations and purchases. We use the latest encryption technology to ensure that no unauthorized persons and/or systems can read your information as it is transmitted. Our on-line credit card verification system is handled by a third party, which collects your name, address, phone number, credit card number and expiration date in order to process your transaction. Their encryption technology offers a secure environment to ensure the confidentiality of your transactions. If you would like further information, please contact us at (303) 774-7836 from 8 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Mountain Time.

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