STARRY provides this Online Privacy Statement to make you aware of our privacy policy and security practices and to inform you about the way your information is collected and used. We are committed to respecting your online privacy and security.

What we collect
On STARRY pages you can make donations and request materials. The information that we collect includes name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number and e-mail address. In the case of online giving, you may be asked for a credit card number and expiration date. However, credit card information is not retained by STARRY.

How we use it
STARRY uses your information to provide you with better service, to help you complete a transaction and communicate back to you. From time to time, we may also use information you provide to contact you with information we think would be of particular interest to you. You have the ability to decline to receive this information at any time and to prevent similar communications in the future. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and is not retained for any other purposes.

Who has access to this information
STARRY will not sell, rent, lease or otherwise share your personally identifiable information with others. Unless we have your permission or are required by law, we will only share the personal data you provide online (excluding credit card data) with the staff of STARRY. Employees of STARRY are governed by internal privacy policies with respect to the use of this information.

Accuracy and Access
STARRY wants to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. At any time, you may correct contact information by logging into our website and changing your personal information. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections.

We have been caring for children and families for more than 30 years and are continually working to ensure every dollar is used to its fullest for this purpose. Anything less would violate stewardship principles and the trust we keep with you, with the children, families, and communities we serve. We are committed to the highest standard of stewardship excellence. We will make very effort to honor any designation preference you have stated.

Related Links Privacy
This site may contain links to other sites not under our control. STARRY is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We do not endorse or in any way approve or validate information on sites that we provide links to, or sites linked to us.

Opt Out
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request contact information. 

Modifying Your Information
In addition to steps found in the registration pages, the following options are available for removing information from our database or for changing or modifying information previously provided.

  • You may send e-mail to
  • You may call the following telephone number for assistance: (512) 388-8290

STARRY is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use Internet encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, when collecting sensitive data such as credit card information.

Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy without advance notice.