This website is owned and operated by the Heron Creek Community Foundation. The Heron Creek Community Foundation is committed to honoring the privacy of all those we work with, including visitors to our website.


Your right to privacy is very important to us. When you visit the Heron Creek Community Foundation online, you remain anonymous, as we do not require registration to view the public areas of our website or access information.
Your personal information will not be sold, rented, traded, or otherwise shared with third parties.
The Heron Creek Community Foundation will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Heron Creek Community Foundation, or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Heron Creek Community Foundation; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Heron Creek Community Foundation, or the public.

We may occasionally ask for your feedback via surveys or other communications to better understand your interests and needs. The foundation does not share or make public any personal information gathered through our website.

We use donor’s e-mail addresses only for communicating with the donor.  Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
We will only publicize information about our donors with the permission of the donor.  Except in those instances, we do not share information on donors or potential donors with anyone outside our organization.  We never sell information to third parties.

The Heron Creek Community Foundation may keep track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Community Foundation website, in order to determine what Community Foundation services are the most popular.

Like many Web sites, the Heron Creek Community Foundation reserves the right to use "cookie" technology. The cookies we use do not reveal any personal information about you. Cookies help us understand which parts of our Web sites are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how long they spend there. We use cookies to study traffic patterns on our site so we can make the site even better.


The Heron Creek Community Foundation is committed to preserving the privacy of all applicants and protecting sensitive information. Information collected is held in strict confidence and is only used by the Heron Creek Community Foundation appointed staff and committee members necessary to facilitate the grant award process.


Lists of our donors are not available to the public. We do not reveal the name of anonymous donors to the recipient of a grant.


This website contains links to other websites. Heron Creek Community Foundation does not endorse, approve, certify or control external websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing or information located on such sites.


The Community Foundation permits links from its website to other websites that promote its grantees and others who are active partners in its efforts. The Community Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine which links will be on its website. Links to the Community Foundation's website are by permission only. The Community Foundation will take any and all necessary actions to have unauthorized links removed.


If at any time you wish to stop receiving Heron Creek Community Foundation’s electronic e-mails or other communications, or to be removed from our email list, you may submit such request to the address shown below. The Heron Creek Community Foundation will not give your email addresses to other organizations; however, we may occasionally send you mailings regarding events, products or services by reputable third parties if we think they may be of interest to you. In such circumstances, we do not provide the organization with your information, but send the mailing ourselves.


The Heron Creek Community Foundation reserves the right to amend this privacy policy. By using the Heron Creek Community Foundation website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


We welcome comments and questions on this policy. To share feedback or to request information from the foundation, please send an email to or write to:
Heron Creek Community Foundation
ATTN: Privacy Policy
3401 Sumter Blvd.
North Port, FL 34287
Last Revised: January 2, 2012