Privacy Statement

Wilhelm Scholê International is dedicated to honoring the privacy and wishes of our supporters at all times. Following are details about our online policies, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used and with whom the information is shared. This privacy statement does not disclose how Wilhelm Scholê International's product fulfillment vendors use data directed to them. The statement was last updated on April 30, 2012. Please visit this page from time to time and check for any updates.

Contact us
This website is owned by Wilhelm Scholê International. Please feel free to contact us in any of the following ways if you have questions or concerns. 

Postal mail:
 Wilhelm Scholê International
 3711 San Felipe, Suite LL1
 Houston, Texas 77027-4045

Collection of personal data
Wilhelm Scholê International only collects and maintains personal information that is sent to us directly from an individual or company. This information is obtained from the following places on our website:

  • Contributions and Donations

  • Sales of Publications and/or DVDs

  • Information obtained by joining the Global Golden Rule Movement

  • Teacher Development Form

  • Contact Us (whether through: More Information, Website Inquiries, Webmaster Inquiries, or any other inquiry

  • Email messages sent directly to our attention

You can visit without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. However, to access certain portions of the website, you may have to submit information such to provide personal information such as your name, address and email.

To complete online transactions, you will be asked for your address, email and credit card information. This required information is necessary for us to process transactions, protect you against credit card fraud and contact you should the need arise in administering your account. However, all online transactions are performed through a third party (PayPal -, and use of their services, their conditions, privacy, terms, and regulations are applicable for the sole purpose of completing a transaction on behalf of Wilhelm Scholê International.

Information security and quality
Wilhelm Scholê International intends to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures, including industry-standard encryption for transmission of credit card information, to help keep your information secure, accurate, current and complete.

Donations made on the website are secure to the fullest extent possible. We use strong 128-bit encryption through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL protects information as it is transferred through the Internet.

You can recognize secure web pages by checking for the secure URL in your browser address line at the top of your browser screen. At the beginning of all secured URL addresses, you will see https:// prior to any URL address. When you see the "s" leading the URL address, your transmission is secure. Wilhelm Scholê International may include additional securities without prior announcement.

Website traffic information
When you arrive at or leave the Wilhelm Scholê International website, we automatically receive the web address of the site that you came from or are going to. We also collect information on which pages you visit while you are on our site, the type of browser you use and the times you access our site. We use this information only to try to better understand visitor preferences. This information is for our internal use only and is not otherwise disclosed or sold.

We sometimes use "cookies" to collect anonymous information from visits to our sites to help us provide better service. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better service, but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous.

You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, however, some areas of our site may not function properly.

Disclosure to third parties
Wilhelm Scholê International does not rent, exchange or sell the email addresses or credit card information of our supporters.

Children's online privacy protection
Wilhelm Scholê International is especially concerned about ensuring the privacy of children online. We are therefore committed to comply with applicable laws and requirements, such as the U.S. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

Please note that we try to ensure that all our activities are coordinated by an adult and therefore make every effort to send information to adults only. If you are aware that a child has provided his or her name to us, please click here to email us and provide the child's name along with a supervising adult's contact information.

Links to other websites
The Wilhelm Scholê Intertional website contains links to other sites. Wilhelm Scholê International is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

"Donor Bill of Rights"
Wilhelm Scholê International believes in the rights of donors and subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights. This statement of rights was developed by the following organizations: the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and National Society of Fund Raising Executives. The full text of the Donor Bill of Rights follows.

"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 these rights:

I. To be informed of the organization's mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization's governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

III. To have access to the organization's most recent financial statements.

IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

V. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

VI. To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.

X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers."