Privacy Policy


The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties values your support and is committed to protecting your privacy.

We maintain a strict customer information privacy policy. We do not sell, exchange or rent your personal information to any organization or individual. We will not divulge personal information to any other organization or individual other than that necessary to fulfill transactions or account for donations or purchases.

The FoodBank does not share your information with telemarketing centers, nor do we use telemarketing ourselves to solicit funds. The FoodBank will only use your phone number if we need to verify information or occasionally to thank you for your contribution, ask for your opinion or invite you to a special event.

What information do we collect and how is it used?

When you make a donation or volunteer, the FoodBank may ask you for your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information such as hours available to volunteer or tasks you may be interested in performing.

When you visit our website, the Foodbank also collects some non-identifying basic information from server logs, including total number of visitors and pages viewed. We use this information to analyze site usage and to improve the content and design of the site.

The FoodBank may disclose aggregate statistics about donations, volunteers or orders to third parties, which do not include any personally identifying information. Examples of this include total number of donors, total amount of donations for specific periods, average gift size, total number of volunteers or volunteer hours etc.

The FoodBank uses personally identifiable information which you have provided about yourself to:

  • Respond to your questions or comments about our services
  • Fulfill requests to volunteer, conduct an event or a food drive
  • Process your donation, verify your credit card, and send you a tax – deductible receipt
  • To thank you
  • To send you additional information about our programs, services and needs that we believe will interest you.

Unless you ask that your gift remain anonymous, we list:

  • Individual donors who contribute more than $1,000 annually on our donor wall
  • Corporate donors who contribute more than $2,500 on our donor wall, in our newsletter, in our Annual Report or on our website, depending on level of giving

Contact us with questions or requests

If you prefer to remain anonymous, or not to receive any mail or e-mail correspondence from us, please call mail us your request with your full name, address, phone number and e-mail address. Mail your request to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, 3300 Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753, or call 732-918-2600.

You may contact the FoodBank with questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or to update any personally identifiable information at the same address and telephone number.

Liability

The security measures we take may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on this website. The FoodBank is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures.

The FoodBank operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewalls and password protection systems. Only authorized individuals have access to this information. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as customerÕs credit card number collected for a financial transaction is also encrypted prior to transmission. Although the FoodBank operates secure data networks, no Internet transmission can be guaranteed 100% secure. However minimal the risk, use this site and its services at your own risk.

Unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including e-mail when communicated via the Internet. Our website includes links to other web sites. We cannot ensure the privacy practices of other such sites.

The FoodBank reserves the right to change this policy at any time, and will post any such changes at this website.