Solar Cookers International does not sell, rent, or trade donor information. 

Our Privacy Policy

Solar Cookers International (SCI) is committed to maintaining the privacy of those who visit our Web site (site), as well as those who contribute funds or order products.  SCI does not collect or store social security numbers, credit card numbers, or other highly sensitive information.  SCI honors donor wishes in regards to anonymity. Simply email donor.relations(at) to indicate your preferences.

SCI protects your information:

SCI uses PCI encryption standards to protect your information. While we use a two third parties for processing donations, no credit card numbers are stored or kept by SCI once charged. SCI’s databases are password protected and access is limited to only certain individuals in the organization. 

We have a formal process for approving and testing all network connections and changes to the firewall and router configurations. A current network diagram documents all connections between the cardholder data and environment and other networks, including any wireless networks, and we have a process to keep the diagram current. A firewall is implemented at each Internet connection and the internal network zone.  The current network diagram is consistent with the firewall configuration standards.

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices SCI uses on its site SCI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization assisting people as they harness the sun to benefit people and environments.

Finding more individuals to join in supporting our services is also critical to the long-term success of our organization. Balancing the needs and desires of our contributors with meeting the need for efficient and effective fundraising practices are the principles that underpin our list management policy. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that we conduct our fundraising in compliance with nationally established guidelines while ensuring that our members’ trust and faith in us is well-place and deserved.

Information collection and use

SCI is the sole owner of the information collected from this site. SCI does not send “cookies” to monitor or record site activity. SCI may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate reporting. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Personal information is only collected as necessary for financial transactions, or as volunteered by visitors to our site. This information may include, but is not limited to, email addresses and survey responses.

SCI does not sell, rent or trade donor information.

Protecting your data

SCI is committed to the security of your personal information and will provide updates whenever we detect potential threats. Please look to the homepage at for updates on potential risks, or contact the office if you have any concerns or wish to have more information.

Financial transactions

To process a charitable contribution or product order, it is necessary for SCI to gather the visitor’s name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and credit card information. This information is used to verify identity and execute the financial transaction. Additionally, telephone numbers and email addresses may be used to contact visitors if there is a problem with the transaction.

SCI may use service providers (such as payment gateways and merchant banks) for the purpose of conducting financial transactions. Personal information is kept private and secure and is not sold, rented, or traded to third parties. Financial transactions are encrypted through a secure server. SCI is Payment Card Industry (PCI) complaint.


This site may contain links to other sites. SCI is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our site users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information.

Changes to this policy

SCI reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to modify or correct any error or omissions in any portion of this site, including this privacy policy.

Contact us

For questions regarding this privacy statement, or the practices of this site, email info(at) or write us at the address on our Contact Page.