Zcash Privacy Policy

This policy describes how Zcash Foundation collects, uses, and shares personal information. You can jump to particular topics by going to the headings below:

Types Of Information We Collect

The following provides examples of the type of information that we collect from you.

Context Types of Data
Account Registration We collect your name and contact information when you create an account in order to provide account related functionalities.,We also collect information relating to the actions that you perform while logged into your account.
Cookies and first party tracking We use cookies and clear GIFs to make our website operate efficiently.,“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to a device’s hard drive while a website is viewed.
Donor Information We may collect the name and contact information of our donors.
Email Interconnectivity If you receive email from us, we use certain tools to capture data related to when you open our message, click on any links or banners it contains.
Employment Information If you apply for employment with us, we collect information from your application. If you are hired, we may collect additional information needed for employment, such as Social Security Number.
Event Registration We collect your personal information to register you to attend events.
Mailing Lists When you subscribe to an email newsletter or other mailing lists, we collect your email address so we can share announcements and updates with you.
Payment Information Most payments to us are in Zcash. However, in limited scenarios we may collect payment information from you, such as to pay registration fees for an event.

In addition to the information that we collect from you directly, we may also receive information about you from other sources, including publicly available sources.

Use and Processing Of Information

In addition to the purposes and uses described elsewhere in this policy, we use information in the following ways:

  • To create and administer your account, and to contact you.

  • To provide you with and improve our services, such as grant collection.

  • To conduct analytics to improve the functionality of our platforms. This information is never shared with third parties.

  • To respond to inquiries related to support or other requests.

  • To send promotional materials, including announcements and donation solicitations.

  • For internal administrative purposes, as well as to manage our relationships.

Sharing Of Information.

In addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this policy, we disclose information in the following situations:

  1. Affiliates and Acquisitions. If another non-profit entity plans to merge with us, or if another entity acquires our assets, we will also share information with that entity, including at the negotiation stage.

  2. Other Disclosures with Your Consent. We may ask if you would like us to share your information with other unaffiliated third parties who are not described elsewhere in this policy.

  3. Other Disclosures without Your Consent. We may disclose information in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any legal process, or to comply with relevant laws. We may also share your information in order to establish or exercise our rights, to defend against a legal claim, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, or a violation of our policies, or to comply with your request for the shipment of products to or the provision of services by a third party intermediary.

  4. Public. Our website may provide the opportunity to post comments or discussion, in a public forum. If you decide to submit information on these pages, that information will be publically available.

  5. Service Providers. We may share your information with service providers. Among other things service providers may help us to administer our website, conduct surveys, provide technical support, process payments, and assist in the fulfillment of orders. Service providers may only use the information as we direct.

Your Choices.

You can make the following choices regarding your personal information:

  1. Changes To Your Personal Information. We rely on you to update and correct your personal information. Note that we may keep historical information in our backup files as permitted by law. If our website does not permit you to update or correct certain information, contact us at the address described below.

  2. Online Tracking. Like most websites, we do not currently recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include "Do Not Track" instructions. We do try to minimize tracking.

  3. Emails. You may choose to provide us with your email address for the purpose of allowing us to send newsletters, surveys, and other promotional materials to you. You can stop receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in e-mails that you receive. If you decide not to receive promotional emails, we may still send you service related communications.

How We Protect Personal Information

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is fully secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. In the event that we are required by law to inform you of a breach to your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law.

Our website allows you to create an account. When you do you will be prompted to create a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of your account by someone else that has obtained your password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by you. You should notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account.


The following additional information relates to our privacy practices:

  • Third Party Applications/Websites. We have no control over the privacy practices of websites or applications that we do not own.

  • Changes To This Privacy Policy. We may change our privacy policy and practices over time. To the extent that our policy changes in a material way, the policy that was in place at the time that you submitted personal information to us will generally govern that information unless we receive your consent to the new privacy policy.

Contact Information.

If you have any questions concerning our privacy practices, please contact us at the appropriate address below. We will attempt to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy-related information.

Zcash Foundation

Email: contact@zfnd.org