America's Second Harvest. Harvest Center

Privacy Policy

America's Second Harvest shares your concerns about privacy on the Internet. In order to better protect your privacy, America's Second Harvest 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. Furthermore, this Privacy Policy, being part of the Terms, works in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of Use, but does not modify or supercede it.

America's Second Harvest's Collection and Use of Your Information
In the course of using the Site, America's Second Harvest may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information. America's Second Harvest 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 '98 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 America's Second Harvest Uses the Information
America's Second Harvest uses the non-personally identifiable information ("Aggregate Data") to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable America's Second Harvest to personalize your Internet experience. America's Second Harvest may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs. Also, America's Second Harvest shares this Aggregate Data with America's Second Harvest's related entities, advertisers, partners and/or other third party vendors. America's Second Harvest shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.

Except as otherwise indicated, America's Second Harvest 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 America's Second Harvest's donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding the America's Second Harvest services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that America's Second Harvest 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. In all cases, however, America's Second Harvest agents, employees and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, America's Second Harvest encourages all its business Partners to adopt and adhere to standards of protection consistent with this Privacy Policy. America's Second Harvest will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, America's Second Harvest shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive any such information or to allow America's Second Harvest the right to use your personally identifiable information as described, please contact America's Second Harvest in the manner identified in the "Opt-Out" section below. The Aggregate Data and Personal Information may be transferred, distributed or sold as part of America's Second Harvest or its assets.

Opt Out
You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow America's Second Harvest to use your information in the manner described above by simply notifying America's Second Harvest directly at www.secondharvest.org or at 312-263-2303. Upon receipt and processing of an "opt out" request, America's Second Harvest will, within its commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications.

Security; No Liability
America's Second Harvest has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under America's Second Harvest's control. America's Second Harvest 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 America's Second Harvest. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and America's Second Harvest 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. America's Second Harvest is not responsible for nor can America's Second Harvest ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.

IP Addresses and Cookies
Like other web sites, America's Second Harvest uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with America's Second Harvest's servers, to administer the Site and for security purposes.

"Cookies" are pieces of data sent from a Web server to a Web browser that enable a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. America's Second Harvest may use Cookies in order to identify you to our site so that America's Second Harvest can provide more customized information and services to you. In addition, our site may contain advertisements that may contain Cookies. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of Cookies by reviewing your browser's preferences and options.

Modification of Privacy Policy
America's Second Harvest may change this Privacy Policy at any time, consistent with the terms set forth in the Terms and Conditions of Use, by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy on the Site. Your continued viewing of or use of this Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to any such changes or amendments.

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How to Contact America's Second Harvest for Any Reason
You may contact America's Second Harvest with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any personally identifiable information or anything else related to America's Second Harvest and/or this Site at www.secondharvest.org (this link will open a new window) or at 312-263-2303.

Harvest Center™ is a strategic initiative of America's Second Harvest and its network of food banks and food rescue organizations to partner with leading information technology companies. The purpose of Harvest Center™ is to dramatically improve our ability to acquire, manage and distribute food to hungry Americans.