Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, Inc. respects the privacy of visitors to its website. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, the organization has implemented the following policy.
About the Information We Collect - Most of the data and information we collect through our website is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.
From Casual Web Site Visitors and General Users. We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our Web site. When you use the public areas of our website you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don't collect any personally identifying information.
From Our Clients, Donors and Other Customers. If while visiting our Web site you may register for an event, apply to volunteer, enroll as a client, make a donation, or request other information, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask visitors to provide their name, address, telephone, and e-mail. If you're making a donation or paying for services, you may be asked for credit card information in order to complete your donation or payment. Similar information may be submitted to us on a registration form for events.
Customer Lists - Our client and donor lists are not for sale. When you visit our Web site, become a client or a donor, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.
Credit Card Account Information - We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, Inc. does not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.