Knox Area Rescue Ministries Donor Privacy Policy

Knox Area Rescue Ministries is committed to respecting the privacy rights of all visitors to our web site, all donors who mail financial donations, all donors of material donations and all who mail us inquiries of any kind. The following outlines our privacy policy and details the measures we take to safeguard and protect your privacy. Information you provide to us is understood to be in agreement with the policies detailed below.

What information does Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) collect?
KARM collects and stores your personal information collected when you make an online donation, sign up for a recurring credit card or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) gift, inquire about volunteer opportunities, sign up to receive our newsletters and other mailings, or register for an event. When creating a record for you, we ask you for your first and last name, your mailing address, and email address. If you are making a contribution or registering for an event, we will also ask you for payment information. All information within your profile is secure and accessible only by you or limited personnel.

What does KARM do with your personal information?
Your information is used to process orders and accept gifts. It is also used to print receipts we send to you after you have made a donation.

Does KARM share any personal information it collects with outside parties?
KARM does not sell or share any personal information. We also do not send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Does KARM safeguard my personal information?
KARM has implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind a secure network and is only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights. All sensitive/credit information supplied by you when making donations via our website is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and securely stored. Our service provider maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information, including the prompt disposal of all unnecessary customer information.

Does KARM provide a way to update or remove my personal information?
To update your information or to remove yourself from our mailing list, you can contact us by using the following contact information.

Letter: KARM
P.O. Box 3310
Knoxville, TN 37927
ATTN: Development

How does KARM use my email address?

Your email address is used by KARM to correspond with you regarding any inquiries you have initiated. We may also use your email address in our fundraising efforts, to let you know about upcoming events and to notify you about matters of possible interest to you that are happening at KARM. If you would rather not receive this information or would like to opt out of receiving emails from us, please just notify us.

Your Consent
You agree that using this site signifies your assent to Knox Area Rescue Ministries privacy policy. KARM reserves the right to change this policy at any time. If we do change it, we will post the changes on this page so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Tell us what you think
If you have comments or questions about this privacy statement, email us at To reach us by postal mail, use the below contact information:

P.O. Box 3310
Knoxville, TN 37927
ATTN: Development