Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Inc.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Collection and Use of Your Information
In the course of using the Site, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows 2000 or Mac OS), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink), aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.
How the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Uses the Information
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank uses the non-personally identifiable information (“Aggregate Data”) to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to personalize your Internet experience. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs. Also, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank shares this Aggregate Data with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s related entities, advertisers, partners and/or other third party vendors. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.
Except as otherwise indicated, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the Site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability.
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to use your information in the manner described above by simply checking the box provided on the contribution form itself, or by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.
Security; No Liability
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s control. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank protects your online order information by using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) technology. SSL encrypts your order information to avoid the decoding of that information by anyone other than the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the Site contains links to other web sites. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is not responsible for nor can the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.
IP Addresses and Cookies
Like other web sites, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s servers, to administer the Site and for security purposes.
A Special Note about Children
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. You must be 13 years of age or older to access the Site. The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13.
How to Contact The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank for Any Reason