Updated February 19, 2020
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end. In general, you can visit the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana website without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.
Our web server automatically recognizes each visitor’s domain name, but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. There are times, however, such as when you make a donation or register for our mailing list, that we will collect specific information. We may use such voluntarily provided information to improve our understanding of your interests or to improve our services. If you choose to provide personally identifiable data, you may receive future information from us, by mail or electronically – advising you of upcoming Food Bank of Northwest Indiana events, services or volunteer opportunities.
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana does not share, sell, or rent any personal information collected through our website.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. However, outside of the Google Analytics platform, Food Bank of Northwest Indiana may use unique IDs to link Personal Information to Google Analytics data. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
All content and materials on the Site including, without limitation, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software included in the Site and any services offered on the Site, are the property of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, its sponsors or business affiliates, and/or their respective licensors, and are subject to US and international Intellectual Property Rights laws. Except to the minimum extent otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying or exploitation of material from the Site is permitted except expressly in accordance with these Terms or with the express written permission of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and any other applicable copyright owner. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by virtue of downloading copyrighted material from the Site. All rights not expressly granted hereunder are reserved to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana welcomes your comments and participation on its site. However, you acknowledge that if you send us creative suggestions, stories, photos, videos, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information, the information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. By submission of any information to us, you assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation.
As a user of this site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. Therefore, do not impersonate another person and do not transmit material to us that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; do not send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you won them or have the permission of the owner; do not send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; do not send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; and do not send sexually explicit images, advertising or solicitations of business, or chain letters.
You represent and warrant that any information and/or material you post or provide to Food Bank of Northwest Indiana through any medium is truthful, accurate, not misleading, not confidential property of others, and not in violation of any other third party’s rights. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all submissions will become the property of Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and that Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has the right to publish or republish the submission for any type of use including for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation to you of any kind. Should your submission include third party materials, you grant, represent and warrant that you, as well as the owner of such content, have expressly granted Food Bank of Northwest Indiana a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide exclusive license to use the submission in any manner, media or form now known or hereafter developed. Food Bank of Northwest Indiana shall have the right to sublicense its rights.
This Website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. The security measures used on this site include, but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data. While we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Note to Parents
We appreciate when young people visit our website to learn more about our organization and food insecurity across our region. Food Bank of Northwest Indiana does not knowingly gather data from children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly market to children under the age of 13.
Credit Card Information
The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has contracted the services of a banking partner to process credit card donations submitted online. Our banking partner’s secured server encrypts your credit card information so that it may be safely transmitted over the web. Your credit card information will not be released to any other party by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
Opt-Out/Contact Food Bank of Northwest Indiana
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to use your information in the manner described above. If you wish to opt-out of receiving future communication or review personal information and request corrections, please contact the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana directly by email (email@example.com) or phone (219.980.1777). Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, the Food Bank will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana
6490 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410
phone | 219.980.1777
fax | 219.525.4043
email | firstname.lastname@example.org