AuSM Financials and Privacy Policies
AuSM Annual Report
Click here to read the 2016 AuSM Annual Report.
AuSM is dedicated to transparency, accountability, and financial health. 100% of donations to AuSM support our local autism community. AuSM expenses breakdown: 89% programs and services; 6% management and general; and 5% fundraising.
Click here to read the 2015 AuSM Annual Report.
AuSM 990 Form
AuSM's 990 Form 2016
The IRS Form 990 is the reporting form that many federally tax-exempt organizations must file with the IRS each year. This form allows the IRS and the general public to evaluate a nonprofit's operations; it includes information on the nonprofit's mission, programs, and finances.
What Personally Identifiable Information Is Collected
AuSM members and community members who sign up to receive AuSM e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.
AuSM uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.ausm.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; to send direct mail to you, etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease communication from AuSM.
We also may use your information to track website visitors. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example).
AuSM will not sell, trade, or share your personal information collected on the website nor through any other business activities with anyone else. We will only share your personal information if you give us specific permission to do so. We will collect payment information, billing address, and other information necessary to process a donation, event, class, or camp registration. We will use personal information to protect against potential fraud. You have the right to review information that we have collected about you.
AuSM does not provide, sell, or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside the organization.
AuSM’s website, www.ausm.org, includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.ausm.org domain, and AuSM is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
Donation and Registration Software Vendor Privacy Policies
Neither donations nor registrations are processed through the AuSM website, www.ausm.org. Neither AuSM nor any of it's registration processors store credit card information. AuSM requires a password for annual state autism conference participants to access conference handouts posted on AuSM's website. AuSM does not collect personal information or data through AuSM's website for those users who access the conference handouts.
Donations to AuSM and some registrations for classes and events are processed through Wufoo's encrypted pages. Click here to review the Wufoo Privacy Statement.
AuSM uses Constant Contact to manage e-newsletter and e-mail lists for those wanting additional information from AuSM. Some registrations for events are processed through Constant Contact's encrypted pages. Click here to review Constant Contact's Privacy Policies.
Donor Bill of Rights
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have rights. Click here to read the Donor Bill of Rights.