Policy


Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Food Bank for Monterey County that all services are made available without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition (cancer related and genetic characteristics), marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age (over 18), veteran status, gender, or pregnancy status.

The Food Bank for Monterey County shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition (cancer related and genetic characteristics), marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age (over 18), veteran status, gender, pregnancy, or any other non-merit factor unrelated to job duties. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment; advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training (including apprenticeship); and employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer.

Donor Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Food Bank for Monterey County’s Web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes apply only to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this website only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information

The Food Bank for Monterey County collects personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by visitors to its website. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. We then place your request and your information on an onsite database, unless you direct us to do otherwise. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site.

Distribution of Information

The Food Bank for Monterey County may share information with governmental agencies or other companies to assist with fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. Please contact us to opt out of further mailings. Contact information is below.

Your Consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by the Food Bank for Monterey County. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Questions and Feedback

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

The Food Bank for Monterey County reserves the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this website.

The Food Bank for Monterey County never sells or trades any donor information to businesses or other nonprofit organizations.

Please write to us at our address if you wish to have your name removed from the list to receive fundraising requests supporting the Food Bank for Monterey County in the future. In the event that you contact us with this request, all reasonable efforts will be taken to ensure that your will not receive any fundraising communications from us in the future.