Privacy Policy

This website is maintained and hosted by the Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc.

Everyone that contacts the Foundation is treated with the same level of respect and privacy as any legal client. Any information you provide is safe and protected thorough several levels of security. Information is not retained online and you can be certain that is is not shared with anyone outside of the Foundation.


The Collaborative Foundation is a non-profit, non-taxable charity organized under section 501c.3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Our legal name is the Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc. and we were established in Waukesha County in 2013. Our legal place of business is 1288 Summit Avenue, STE 107, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Our Mission is to provide legal services at no cost or low cost to Wisconsin families of limited financial resources. We provide those services and support the work of the Foundation through donations made by individuals and corporations supporting our efforts.

We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this web site. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.

1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
For example,in order to apply for services through the Foundation, you may need to provide the following information:
-Mailing address
-Email address
-Business and home phone number
-Detailed financial information

Email Information
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and web server log files to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our services and activities, providing the products and services you requested,to monitor the use of the service, and improve our content and service offerings, and customize our site’s content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs. Personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as may be required by law. We do not provide any identifiable information to any marketing programs, firms, or individuals. The Foundation does not sell any information we collect.

If you make donations to the Foundation or  register for any of our events, products, services or newsletters you will provide us information about yourself.

Credit Card Information:
If you choose to donate to the Foundation or avail of our services, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information:
-Mailing address
-Email address
-Credit card number
-Name on credit card
-Credit card billing address
-Business and home phone number

The Foundation uses the services of encrypted merchant account providers to process all transactions. We do not retain any information about your credit card.

If you are having problems with any transactions or require a refund for any reason please contact us at

As a 501c.3 charity we are a non-profit, not taxable volunteer organization. You may request a refund or cancellation of a donation for any reason