Privacy Policy

Buddhist Tzu Chi Education Foundation (“Tzu Chi”) is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our users that user information will NOT be shared with any third party.



Tzu Chi provides this Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information may be used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.



Here are the types of user information that we may collect and maintain:

  • Contact information: name, complete address, phone number, and email address.
  • Payment information: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information.
  • Information you wish to share: questions, comments, and suggestions.
  • Your request to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fund-raising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.


Tzu Chi uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on Tzu Chi happenings. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.



Tzu Chi will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our users will be kept confidential. Use of user information will be limited to the internal purposes of Tzu Chi and only to further Tzu Chi’s activities and purposes of Tzu Chi’s missions.



It is our desire to not send unwanted mail to our users. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.



Tzu Chi reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of the Privacy Policy, at any time. It is the users’ responsibility to check the Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that the user accept and agree to the changes.



If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send us an email at  or call (t) 909.895.2125.