Privacy Policy

Information collection

Immigration Equality greatly values the privacy of those who visit our website. As a legal and advocacy group, we understand the importance of confidentiality. We use our best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of our online visitors and donors. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your expressed permission. This includes your name, address, financial information, email address, and personal information about your immigration status or legal matter.

Please note that we do not collect information from you that could identify you as an individual unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. Information pertaining to general website traffic, site usage, and length of stay is collected. This type of information is used to help Immigration Equality improve the functionality of our website and such information is not linked to individual visitors.

If you provide personal information, we may enter that information into our constituent database and contact you in order to, for example:

  • Supply you with information, including updates about immigration law and policy
  • Invite you to Immigration Equality events
  • Explain to you services offered by our organization
  • Request monetary contributions or
  • Call for volunteer assistance


Immigration Equality uses high-grade encryption and security protocols (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) when processing financial transactions. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it very difficult for anyone to intercept the information you send us. In addition, data is stored on password-protected servers. Nevertheless, such precautions do not absolutely guarantee that our website is impenetrable to all security breaks. Immigration Equality makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of our web site is protected from all viruses, security threats, or other similar vulnerabilities. To be clear however, we are absolutely committed to protecting your privacy to the best of our substantial ability.

Scope of Policy

Immigration Equality’s privacy policy applies only to your use of our organization’s website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of links we may suggest to outside websites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.

Immigration Equality’s privacy policy applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization. By accessing or using the web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of our privacy policy as posted at the time of your access or use of our website. If you have any questions about our policies or compliance, you may send an email to or call us at (212) 714-2904.