PRIVACY POLICY

Our Commitment to Our Donors:
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 information received by NFEM, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the NFEM Foundation website and mobile applications), 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.

The following statement details NFEM’s privacy policy. If you have any questions, please contact us.


What personal information is collected and how is it used?

No personally identifiable data is collected from individuals through this website, unless this information is given by you with regard to online donations.

  • Online donations are secure.
  • When you make a donation we will collect the following information in order to process the order: Name, address, phone number, email address and credit card information. If you are making a donation on behalf of someone else, we will collect their name, address, and email address if provided.
  • We use your information to process your donation and to verify credit card data. Your phone number is used only to contact you,if we need to verify information and thank you for your contribution. We do not share your phone number with telemarketing centers. Your email address may be used to contact you regarding your donation or to let you know about our projects.

NFEM respects your privacy and will discontinue contacting you at your request, either written or oral.

We do not share your personal information with any other organization, except for a third-party financial institution to process credit cards. The information sent to them is only to verify credit card numbers and process the order in a secure environment. We do not rent or share our mailing list. If you give a donation via one of our partner institutions, then your personal information is shared with the sponsoring partner and the third-party financial institution to process the credit card.

Is this information secure? Yes. When persons visit our site, data collected by our computers will not be publicly displayed. It is used for our internal data collection purposes only, and is held by our server in a secure location. Our donation and shopping area uses secure web pages when your credit card information is collected. Our online credit card processing system is handled by a third party. Information is relayed to them through secure channels using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

What other types of information are collected, and how are they used?

Cookies: NFEM uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and how you like to use our website, based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your and others’ usage, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or very easily cancel them later. If you would like your browser to reject cookies, you can instruct your browser to do so although some features might become unavailable.

Aggregate information: When guests enter our site, our server picks up information used to help us provide our users with better services and for internal record keeping. This information is picked up automatically from your Internet Service Provider and web browser, and includes your type of computer operating system and the browser that you are using, IP addresses, and demographic data. Also collected is the number of people viewing our website. This information is collected in non-identifiable form.

What if a person has questions about the privacy of this site?  It is our hope that you enjoy and feel comfortable exploring our website. If you feel that we are not abiding by our posted privacy policy in any respect, please immediately contact us via mail at 100 Light Street, 11th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 or click here to contact us.

What happens when our privacy policy is updated? We may update our website or make changes in our procedure, which may require an update to our privacy policy. This change would appear in our posted policy and your continued usage of our site would indicate agreement and compliance with this new policy.

International transfers – This website is published in the United States and is subject to laws of the United States. If you are located in a country outside the United States and submit Personal Information to us, you consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and storage of that information in, the United States.

Third party sites – If you click on a hyperlink that you find on the Site, you may leave the Site or send information to a different website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to your interactions with other websites even if you find a link to them on the Site. We maintain official social media accounts on third-party websites. Your activity on those third-party sites is governed by the security and privacy policies of the third-party sites. Please read the privacy policy of the third-party website provider to see how your Personal Information will be treated on its website.

Children – This suite is a general audience website, and we do not knowingly collect information about children under age 13 years old through the Site. Visitors who are 13 or under should not submit any Personal Information. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13 other than in a manner authorized by law, we will delete that information from our database.

Changes in this Privacy Policy – Although no changes in this policy are currently contemplated, the policy may change in the future. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes to this Privacy Policy is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so check this portion of the Site for any modifications.

Contact us – If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

This policy was last updated on May 1, 2017.

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