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KUNM Privacy Policy

You can be sure that we take every precaution to keep your personal information as safe as possible. KUNM has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site kunm.org.


In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy.  KUNM reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.  Please read the following carefully. If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email at membership@kunm.org.  Please reference the KUNM Privacy Policy in the Subject line.


Online Contributions:

The KUNM.org website is hosted by National Public Radio's Digital Services.   This includes the secure online donation page which you reach from KUNM.org.  When you click on the homepage button “Support this Station” you go to our online donation page at NPR Digital Services.  The URL for the page will look like this,


KUNM's Online Donation Page


To see more information on the security of your online transaction with KUNM, please click on the VeriSign logo in the top right corner of our pledge page data entry form.  Transactions at this page are handled by PayPal, so we never actually see or store your credit card information.   We do receive your name, address, phone numbers and related donation information.


In Section II.10 of the Master Agreement between KUNM and NPR spells out NPR’s privacy policy.  “NPR shall maintain a privacy policy for its Digital Platforms that is complete, accurate, up to date, and fulfills any applicable legal and regulatory requirements.  NPR shall use any personally identifiable information collected from a Member (i.e. KUNM) Digital Platform that is provided to NPR through Member’s use of the Digital Services only as necessary to perform NPR’s obligations under this Agreement with respect to the Digital Services.”


Here is the link to NPR’s Privacy Policy  NPR's Privacy Policy


Storage of Personally Identifiable Information


Your information is stored by KUNM inBlackbaud Hosting Applications highly-secured data center which has fully validated compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA DSS).   The data center is SAS 70 Type II Certified, and is seeking SSAE 16 certification in 2012.


Information you provide in donations made by mail or phone calls to KUNM are also stored in Blackbaud’s offsite data center.  The same goes for information you provide in donations to the KUNM Auction and Car Donation programs.  This information is only accessible to a small number of qualified KUNM staff members.  We do not see or store data in any other portion of our website, unless you are disclosing it in our public comments sections or in your e-mail correspondence to NPR and KUNM.


Never Share:

KUNM has not and will not share your email address, mailing address, phone numbers, or any other personally identifiable information with anyone, subject to applicable law.


Contacting You:

Of course, we hope it's okay if we contact you occasionally. How else can we invite you to great events? If you don't receive our monthly e-newsletter, do sign up.  This is the best way to learn about the many opportunities you have to gather with the KUNM Community and get the inside scoop on KUNM news and music. It also makes it a lot easier for us to remind you how much your support is needed to do all this good stuff.


Opt Out:

If you don't want us to contact you (as sad as that would make us) - done. Just drop us a quick email here. If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy, please feel free to send an email to the KUNM Membership Department.



KUNM does track general information about people visiting our site and other pages with trusted third party tracking service by reading browser settings. This does not include any personal information. It just helps us figure out how many folks are enjoying what we do online and how to improve our service to you.



The use of website measurement software assists NPR Digital Services and KUNM in analyzing the user experience on our website and improving the structure and ease of use of our site. It is used to collect such information as the number of unique visitors, how long visitors spend on our websites, and common entry and exit points into and from the websites. You cannot be identified personally from this information and no personal information is stored about you. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at membership@kunm.org.


Use of "Cookies”:

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.


Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them.


Other Web Sites:

KUNM’s site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which KUNM has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.


Acceptance of these KUNM Website Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions:

By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this KUNM’s website Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the site. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the KUNM Website following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.


Contacting KUNM:

If you have questions regarding this Privacy statement, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact KUNM Membership.  Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.


revised June 19, 2012