Privacy Policy

The N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks shares your concerns about your personal information and privacy on the Internet. In order to better protect your privacy, The N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks has provided this notice explaining its online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on the Site.

Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Personal Information: In the course of using the Site, the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. We use this information: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks’ donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information and materials regarding the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks’ services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks believes may be of interest to you; (e) to protect the security or integrity of the Site. If you do not wish to receive any such information or materials described, please see the “Opt Out” section below.

The N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks does not and will not sell, lease or rent your personal information to third parties.

Internet Protocol Addresses: We collect an IP address from visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Cookies: Our Site uses cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Security

The N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks has implemented multiple security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks’ control.

SSL: All donation information provided to N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks is transmitted through third party services using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. The VeriSign Secured Seal is featured on our donation pages verifying security status.

Internal Security Policies: Account information is placed a secure portions of our Site that are only accessible by   certain qualified employees of N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks

Other Websites: Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Opt Out

You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks to use your information in the manner described above. Simply check the “Opt Out” box provided on the contribution forms or by contacting us directly at info@ncfoodbanks.org