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PRIVACY POLICY

Collection of Information
In the course of using the Web site ("Site") owned and operated by the Food Bank For New York City (the "Food Bank"), the Food Bank may ask you for certain information, including, but not limited to, your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number and fax number. The Food Bank may also collect other non-personally identifiable information when you visit our Site, including such information 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, Microsoft Explorer), aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site, and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

Intended Use of Information
The Food Bank uses the non-personally identifiable information ("General Information") to improve the design and content of the Site, to analyze Site usage, and to create services and/or products to fit consumers' needs. The Food Bank shares this General Information with the Food Bank's network of agencies, advertisers, charitable partners and/or other third party vendors. The Food Bank shall own such General Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. Except as otherwise indicated, the Food Bank also uses the personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that is provided by you: (i) to respond to inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes; (c) to offer to other charitable organizations that may be interested in providing you with information; (d) to provide inquires with additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding the Food Bank's services; (e) to offer additional materials and/or information that the Food Bank believes may be of interest to consumers; (f) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (g) to protect the security or integrity of the Site; (i) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (j) to protect against legal liability. In all cases, however, the Food Bank 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. The Food Bank will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your express authorized permission; provided, however, the Food Bank shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to grant the Food Bank the right to use your Personal Information as described herein, please notify the Food Bank in the manner identified in the "Opt-Out" section below. The General Information and Personal Information may be transferred, distributed, or sold as part of the Food Bank or its assets.

Opt-Out of the Release of General & Personal Information
In the event you do not wish to receive any of the information, or allow the Food Bank to use the General or Personal Information as set forth in the "Collection of Information" and "Intended Use of Information" sections above, you can notify the Food Bank directly at www.foodbanknyc.org or at 212.566.7855. If you are making an electronic donation and wish to opt-out of such release, simply click on the "Opt-Out" box contained on the donation form. Upon receipt of your request to opt-out, the Food Bank will remove your information from any future marketing communications and all other uses set forth in the "Collection of Information" and "Intended Use of Information" sections above.

Cookies
A "Cookie" is a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a Web Page server that enables a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. The Food Bank may use Cookies in order to identify you when you revisit our Site so that the Food Bank can provide more customized information to you. [In addition, our Site may contain advertisements that may contain Cookies, or contain links to other Web sites that contain Cookies.] You can disable the use of Cookies at any time by reviewing your browser's preferences and options and changing the settings as needed.

Security Disclaimer
The Food Bank has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any General Information or Personal Information under the Food Bank's control. The Food Bank protects your online donation information by using Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") technology, which works by encrypting the information provided by consumers making a donation to prevent the decoding of such information by anyone other than the Food Bank. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and the Food Bank is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. By using this Site, consumers understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet.

Modification of Privacy Policy
The Food Bank may change this Privacy Policy at any time 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 indicate your assent to any such changes or amendments.

How to Contact the Food Bank
You may contact the Food Bank with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any Personal Information, opting out of the release of General or Personal Information, or anything else related to the Food Bank and/or this Site at www.foodbanknyc.org or at 212.566.7855.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE
BY ACCESSING, BROWSING AND/OR USING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE"), INCLUDING THE PRIVACY POLICY (collectively, the "TERMS"), AND TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE UNITED STATES LAWS AND REGULATIONS. You agree that the Terms, combined with your act of using the Site, have the same legal force and effect as a written contract with your written signature and satisfy any laws that require a writing or signature, including any applicable statute of frauds. You further agree that you shall not challenge the validity, enforceability or admissibility of the Terms on the grounds that it was electronically transmitted or authorized. In addition, you acknowledge that you have had the opportunity to print the Terms.

Permissions & Copyrights
The text and images on the Food Bank Site are for the personal, not-for-profit use of the public. Any use of such information must name "The Food Bank For New York City" as the original source for the material. All content, data, logos and trademarks (collectively, the "Intellectual Property"), are subject to the copyright and trademark laws of the United States and, except where noted otherwise, are the property of the Food Bank. Commercial use, electronic re-publication, or print publication of text or images is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the Food Bank. To receive written permission to reprint or reproduce any content from this site, please contact www.foodbanknyc.org, or call 718.991.4300.

Warranty & Disclaimer
THE CONTENT, SERVICES, INFORMATION AND ACCESS TO THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FOOD BANK DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE IN TERMS OF ITS QUALITY, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE FOOD BANK DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY PART OF THE SITE WILL OPERATE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE AND ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, CONTINUOUS OR ERROR-FREE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FOOD BANK, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR RELATED ENTITIES, OR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THESE PAGES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, [OR ANY LINKED SITE].

Indemnification
You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Food Bank and its sponsors, business affiliates, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents, from and against any and all damages, claims and actions brought by you or any third party resulting from your use of the Site in violation of these Terms or the infringement by you of any Intellectual Property rights of any person or entity.

Governing Law
Any cause of action related to this Site or the information contained herein, shall be brought in the State of New York and governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York. By viewing this Site, you hereby consent to such jurisdiction and waive any jurisdictional or venue defenses otherwise available.

Modifications to Terms
The Food Bank, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to update, revise, supplement and to otherwise modify these Terms, and to impose new or additional terms and conditions on your use of the Site from time to time. Such updates, revisions, supplements, modifications and additional rules, polices, terms and conditions (collectively referred to in these Terms as "Additional Terms") will be effective immediately and incorporated into these Terms upon notice thereof, which may be given by any reasonable means, including by posting to the Site. Your continued viewing or use of the Site following such notice will be deemed to conclusively indicate your acceptance of any and all such Additional Terms.

Donation Disclosure
Your gift to the Food Bank is greatly appreciated. The Food Bank is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that meets the Better Business Bureau's charity standards. A copy of our most recent annual report may be obtained from the Food Bank or from the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

Image Usage
Photographs are meant to represent people at risk of hunger in New York City, and do not represent specific individuals.

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