Montana Food Bank Network
respects the privacy of our site visitors
Updated December 2022
We handle any information you provide us with care. Your name is safe with us. Please be assured that in 30 years of service, Montana Food Bank Network has never rented, sold or loaned our donor list and we never will. We value both your support and your privacy. It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability or national origin.
Montana Food Bank Network will only request specific information from you in order to complete a transaction (donation, newsletter request, etc.). We do not require site visitors to provide personal information in order to contact us. If you do choose to provide us personal information voluntarily through any form that is available on this site, we do not distribute this information to any third party. Your information will be added to our donor database, but this information will not be sold or traded to other companies or organizations. We may use your personal information to contact you in the future.
All credit card information is taken in a secure environment, then all data is encrypted and passed to our processors.
Montana Food Bank Network’s Collection and Use of Your Information
In the course of using the website, Montana Food Bank Network may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. Montana Food Bank Network may also 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 website and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.
How Montana Food Bank Network Uses the Information
Montana Food Bank Network uses the non-personally identifiable information to improve the design and content of the site and to enable Montana Food Bank Network to personalize your Internet experience. Montana Food Bank Network may use the aggregate data to analyze site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs.
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow Montana Food Bank Network to use your information in the manner described above by contacting us directly at [email protected]. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, Montana Food Bank Network will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.
Security; No Liability
Montana Food Bank Network has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under Montana Food Bank Network’s control. Montana Food Bank Network 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 Montana Food Bank Network. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site, and Montana Food Bank Network 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 websites. Montana Food Bank Network is not responsible for nor can Montana Food Bank Network ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.
IP Addresses and Cookies
Like other websites, Montana Food Bank Network uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer the site and for security purposes.
A Special Note about Children
Montana Food Bank Network 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. Montana Food Bank Network has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13.
We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all personal information received by the Montana Food Bank Network, both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.
How to Contact Montana Food Bank Network for Any Reason
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C., 20250-9410 or call (866) 632.9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877.8339; or (800) 845.6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.