Privacy policy

Privacy policy

This notice explains how the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation ("foundation") collects, uses and stores your information, and your associated privacy rights. The policy is published on our website to facilitate access and update. Please direct concerns or questions regarding this policy to us by using the contact form on this website or sending email to

Information We Collect and Use

We collect personal information you provide through forms on this website, on partner websites, and, and on "Personal information" is any information related to an identifiable person. We also collect personal information over the phone, from your email to us, and from your postal mail to us. We use personal information to contact you, to manage any resources or services you request, and to request permission to add you to our list for ongoing communications.
If you make a donation, sign up for communications or an event, you are granting us implied consent to add you to our list for ongoing communications.

Our website is integrated with the following platforms which have access to your data:

  • GoogleAnalytics to assess and improve website functionality
  • NeonCRM to collect and store your data, requests, and transactions, and to communicate with you via email.
  • NeonPay to process secure online payments. If you elect to make recurring automated payments, your payment information is securely stored by NeonPay. The foundation never has any access to your payment information under any circumstances.

Information Sharing

We do not sell your data. No exceptions. We do not share your information unless you have expressly granted us permission to do so for a specific purpose or we are compelled by law to do so.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Personal data and donation history is stored in NeonCRM and QuickbooksOnline, secure cloud-based systems accessible only to staff via secure login. Staff may add select names, phone numbers and email addresses to device contact lists to facilitate individual phone, text and email communication with donors and volunteers. The foundation strives to review all data and eliminate unnecessary records on an annual basis.

Your Rights

You can opt out of our communications or request the erasure of all personal data at any time by contacting us on this website, emailing, or using the unsubscribe link on email communications. If you request data erasure, we will comply to the extent we are able to remain in compliance with U.S. Internal Revenue Service requirements for records retention.


Changes made to the policy will be summarized here with the date of change.

Published July 1, 2020.
Revised July 15, clarifying use of device contact lists.