Privacy Policy

As a nonprofit organization, Corporation of Guardianship (CoG) places a high priority on protecting your privacy.  This privacy policy was created to demonstrate CoG’s commitment to the privacy of our clients and website visitors. This policy explains the types of information that CoG’s website,, may collect and how this information is used.  Please take a few minutes to read this policy carefully.

CoG is a private, nonprofit organization providing fiduciary services and care management to vulnerable persons based on person-centered principles. CoG’s primary focus is to provide its nonprofit services to clients in North Carolina and does not market to businesses or individuals outside of North Carolina.

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, unless CoG previously agrees in writing, all information provided to CoG, including information exchanged through electronic communication, is neither privileged nor confidential.

Your Information that CoG May Collect Online
You can affirmatively submit to CoG certain user information pertaining to your interaction with CoG. User information may include a search query or other information as described more fully below. You can also provide information when you request information through our website, or if you provide donation information. We also may infer your geographic location based on your IP address or other information.

When you submit information on the CoG website, you also submit that information to CoG.

Some applications on CoG’s website to which you may submit comments or request information may be administered by third parties. These applications collect, use and share information under third party privacy policies.

CoG’s website is not designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 18. CoG does not knowingly collect or maintain any personal information from children under the age of 18 through its website.

Cookies and Other Persistent Identifiers
CoG or third parties we contract with may use persistent identifiers such as cookies, embedded scripts, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, or similar technologies to collect certain information about visitors to our site.

For example, we may automatically collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, device type, geographical location, operating system, unique device identifier of any of your computer(s) or device(s) that are used to access the site, software version, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, phone model, phone operating system, and the domain name from which you accessed the site. We also may collect information about your use of the site, including the date and time you visit the site, the areas or pages of the site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the site, the number of times you return to the site, other click-stream or site usage data, emails that you open, forward or click-through to our site, and other sites that you may visit.

You can still use CoG’s website if you have set your browser to reject cookies or tracking identifiers, but it may prevent you from viewing or accessing some of the features of our site.

CoG or third parties may use identifiers to generate certain kinds of site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used to understand how visitors use our site and provide better services to you.

We may use this information for a number of purposes, such as to provide easier site navigation, access to forms, or to track analytics and certain statistical information that enables us to improve our site.

How CoG Uses Your Information
We will use information you affirmatively submit to CoG for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as to reply to your request for information, respond to your inquiry, process donation transactions, respond to requests related to program participation, and communicate with you when necessary.

CoG relies on information collected from our users to develop new services and conduct analysis to enhance current content and services. Information collected from you may be used to review usage and operations of our site and address any resulting issues with our site.

Other Purposes
CoG may also share your information under the following circumstances:

  • We may share information in response to requests from governmental agencies or where required by law (such as by subpoena, investigative demand, court order or regulation).
  • We may share information where our records indicate a company may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other unfair or deceptive practices that we believe should be referred to a governmental agency or a private organization whose work is consistent with the CoG mission.
  • We may share information with appropriate persons or governmental authorities, where your communication suggests possible harm to others.

International Transfers
If you are visiting our site from outside the United States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located within the United States. The collection, use, retention and any other processing of your information will be governed by United States law and further by the specific jurisdictions within the United States where that information is stored, unless otherwise specified.

CoG may amend this privacy policy from time to time.  Please review it periodically.  We maintain the option to modify this policy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website.

Questions or Comments about CoG Privacy Policy
If you have questions or comments about CoG or this privacy policy, you may contact us by requesting information on our website at  or by calling 336-273-5389.

Adopted by the Board of Directors on August 03, 2022.