Privacy Policy

The Zakat Foundation of America is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who utilize our site or services. Please read the following policy to understand how we safeguard the information you may provide to us via this site. This statement may be revised from time to time, so please revisit this page often to remain fully informed of our commitment.

The Zakat Foundation does not collect any information from you.
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously; no personally identifiable information is collected.

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R. §§ 312.1-312.12, our site does not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not collect information from children. By using our site, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.

Acceptance of These Terms
This General Privacy Statement is incorporated within and subject to the terms stated in’s “Terms of Service”. By using, you consent to the collection and use of your information as set forth in this General Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to the terms of this General Privacy Statement, please do not use this site.

This General Privacy Statement is effective as of March 15, 2010. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this statement, and any such modifications, alterations, or updates will be effective upon posting. In the event we modify this General Privacy Statement, your continued use of this site in light of changes to this General Privacy Statement will signify your acceptance of the modified General Privacy Statement.

Your information is safe with us.
Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) does not sell, share, or trade online or offline donor names nor contact information with any third-party advertisers/commercial interests, or send mailings on behalf of other organizations. We only share personal information once the donor has given us specific permission to do so.

All donations are treated as confidential except for Aqeeqah and Sadaqa Jariyah when requested to not be so by the donor.

ZF does not keep copies of information above what is required. Only a limited number of staff have access to any donor information and must be approved by the executive director.

Transactions are processed by secure credit card processors that are identified on site. The processor handles the approval of transactions with the credit card companies, while also protecting against fraud. For more information on the policies and protections offered by the processor, click the link that says “credit card processing” on any page on the site.