Privacy Policy


The Day of Prayer and Action for Children Secretariat (“DOPAA”) is funded by Arigatou International and guided by the Global Planning Committee. This notice describes DOPPA’s privacy policy as it pertains to the web pages located at (the “Website”). We may from time-to-time revise this privacy policy, and the date of last revision will be available at the top of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically. By using the Website, you are acknowledging and accepting this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after changes have been posted to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

What information we collect

DOPPA may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain points throughout the Website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information.

In addition to the information you knowingly provide, DOPPA collects the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history. This data is used to more efficiently operate DOPPA’s business, promote our products and services and administer the Website. DOPPA may combine this information with the personally identifiable and other information it collects.

How DOPPA uses your information

DOPPA may use your information:

  • To provide you with personalized content.
  • To process and respond to inquiries.
  • For the purposes for which you provided the information.
  • To improve the content and navigability of the Website.
  • To alert you about new features, special events and important announcements, and to solicit donations.
  • To enforce the Terms of Use

Information Sharing with Third Parties

DOPPA may disclose your personally identifiable and other information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; and/or (iii) to inform you of important information.  DOPPA may disclose your information to members of the Global Planning Committee and affiliated non-profit organizations with similar or corresponding missions.  We may also share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, when we believe you have acted in violation of the Terms of Use, or when we believe that doing so may protect your safety or the safety of others.  Photos, videos, stories, statements, prayers or other content you provide to us may be posted on the Website.

Sharing and use of de-identified information

Information that is de-identified (stripped of any information that could be used to identify you) may be used by DOPPA for any reason and shared freely with third parties.

How we collect information

In addition to the methods described above, we may also collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies. These methods permit us to collect various types of information, including which pages you visit, which of our email messages you read, and other information.

How we protect information

DOPPA attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.

How you can view or update your personal or financial information

To ensure that you have as much control over your personally identifiable and other information as possible, you may update your information by contacting us using the information in the “Contacts” section below. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to DOPPA’s internal reporting and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.


The Website may contain links to third-party websites. DOPPA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us via the email form here, writing to us at Arigatou International, 845 Third Avenue 6th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or calling us at 646-435-4871.

(Last updated on September 27, 2010)

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