The Marshall Legacy Privacy Policy

The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) is dedicated to upholding your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. Visitors to the MLI website are not required to provide MLI with any information or reveal who you are.  However, because our web site includes areas in which visitors can provide personally identifying information, we have developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you.  This Privacy Policy governs the URL and certain electronic communications sent out by the Marshall Legacy Institute.

This web site is owned and operated by the Marshall Legacy Institute for the benefit of its donors, supporters, and other visitors interested in promoting hope, growth, and stability in war-torn countries. Our office is located at 2425 Wilson Blvd., Suite 240, Arlington, VA 22201.  MLI reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this Privacy Policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

 If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:

We are more than happy to answer your questions or hear your concerns.

 Information You Voluntarily Provide

 The Marshall Legacy Institute collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail, complete any of our online forms, or mail us completed forms.  This includes when you request information from us, make a donation, attend one of our events, and/or subscribe to our electronic newsletter.  Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include a phone number, and any other information you voluntarily submit on the forms. You may be asked to provide credit card information if you would like to contribute to MLI or attend one of MLI’s fundraising events.  We do not give, sell, or rent this personal information to 3rd parties.

 The personal information we collect is only used by us to process a request that has been placed by the visitor.  We will strive to use the information you provide only in the way in which it was intended.

 What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better information and updates on our humanitarian programs around the world.  Specifically the information is used:

  • For MLI’s internal record keeping
  • If you have indicated that you would like to receive our e-newsletter or be added to our mailing list, we may send you the monthly e-newsletter, mail or email you invitations to upcoming events, and/or provide you with updates on our programs.

 We will never sell your information or provide it to 3rd parties without your permission.


The Marshall Legacy Institute uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to the MLI servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.  MLI is PCI compliant to ensure that all credit card transactions are safe and secure.  To read about PCI compliance, please click here.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use Google analytics to track cookies and identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data on our web page traffic and improve our website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Information Accuracy

We make every effort to ensure that the information presented is correct and accurate. If inaccuracies occur, we will make every effort to correct them in a timely manner. To report any web site inaccuracies or for questions about our Privacy Policy please email us at

Links to Third Party Sites

Our web sites contain some hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than the Marshall Legacy Institute.  These hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. We do not control such web sites and are not responsible for their contents or privacy policies. The inclusion of hyperlinks to other web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on these web sites or any association with their operators.  If any of the hyperlinks are inoperable, please contact MLI at

Contacting the Marshall Legacy Institute

If you would like to contact the Marshall Legacy Institute about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at or write to us at the Marshall Legacy Institute, 2425 Wilson Blvd., Suite 240, Arlington, VA 22201.


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