Privacy Policy

The Women’s Sports Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy as an online user of and complying fully with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. Our information collection practices are described below.

What Information Is Collected?

The Women’s Sports Foundation collects e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information for the purpose of registering participants and donors, conducting research, surveys and contests, and as a mechanism for developing subscriptions to our free monthly electronic newsletter, S.H.E. Matters.

As an opt-out site, provides an option when submitting personal information that gives users the choice of excluding their personal email address for enewsletter subscriptions. In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, users are also able to unsubscribe from our enewsletter at any time.

Cookies and User Tracking

Cookies are information files that your Web browser places on your computer when you visit a Web site. occasionally uses cookies to track user trends. The Women’s Sports Foundation collects information on user demographics, site traffic, page views and banner ad click throughs. This information is used to improve our Web site, and is for internal use only and not sold or made available to any other parties.


The Women’s Sports Foundation has taken steps to ensure that personally identifiable information collected in the future is secure, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers as well as electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. All online transactions are protected through Verisign.

Contact Preferences and Restrictions

We respect your privacy and recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you and/or share your Personal Information, including for fundraising purposes.

Restricting Our Communication With You. WSF offers the following options to restrict the ways in which we contact you:

  1. Do not contact me by postal mail.
  2. Do not contact me by telephone.
  3. Do not contact me by e-mail.

To inform us of any desired restrictions, please complete our Opt Out Form or  contact us at 646-813-7240.

You may also manage your preferences concerning marketing e-mails from WSF by clicking on the unsubscribe “Unsubscribe” or “Manage Your Preferences” link at the top or bottom of any of our email marketing communications .

Please note:  We will continue to send transaction-related emails regarding our relationship and the services you have requested. If you later reengage with WSF without indicating your intent to opt-out, we will re-subscribe your email in order to ensure that you do not miss out on WSF updates. We may also still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.

Restricting Our Sharing of Your Personal Information.  If you do not want us to share your personal information with other nonprofit organizations or other third parties organizations for marketing purposes, please click here.