The Minneapolis Foundation values your support and the trust you place
may have about the way we use the personal information we collect
through this web site.
The Minneapolis Foundation
800 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Attn. Privacy Officer
web site, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of
not consent to our use of your personal information as described in
yourself when you visit this web site.
policies and practices with regard to the personal information we
collect from visitors to this web site. As our web site grows or laws
any time, without prior notice, by posting the revised version of this
modifications will apply only to the personal information we collect
alert you by posting a notice on our home page at
www.minneapolisfoundation.org for 60 days. If more than 60 days goes by
between your visits to this web site, be sure you review this Privacy
Policy to see if it has been revised since your last visit.
on September 16, 2004.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
"Personal information" is information about an identified or
identifiable individual. Your personal information may include your
name, your address, and your e-mail address.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES THE MINNEAPOLIS FOUNDATION COLLECT THROUGH THIS WEB SITE?
The Minneapolis Foundation collects the personal information you
knowingly and voluntarily provide to us when you use this web site, for
example, the personal information you provide when you make subscribe to
a newsletter, add your name to our mailing list, complete a survey,
complete an application to volunteer, or register for an event.
HOW DOES THE MINNEAPOLIS FOUNDATION USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The Minneapolis Foundation uses your personal information for the
purposes for which it was provided. For example, if you subscribe to a
newsletter, we use your contact information to mail or email the
newsletter to you. If you apply to volunteer, we use information about
your background, interests and skills to help you find the right
volunteer opportunity. If you register for an event, we use the
information you provide to process your registration. If you complete a
poll or survey or send us comments or other information, we use that
information to improve our programs, services and communications. We
also your personal information to respond to your questions and comments
and thank you for your donations.
The Minneapolis Foundation uses personal information to compile
statistics about visitors to our web site, our donors, volunteers, and
other supporters. These statistics do not identify you personally.
If you provide us with your name and address, you may receive periodic
mailings from us with news and information about The Minneapolis
Foundation and its programs and events or containing requests for your
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS
The Minneapolis Foundation uses carefully selected service providers to
process credit card transactions on our behalf. When you provide credit
card information through this site, your information goes directly from
your computer to a server operated by our service provider. Our service
provider uses your credit card information only to process your
transaction and is bound by contract to treat all of your personal
information as confidential. Although our service providers send us the
information you provide when you complete a transaction (so that we
know, for example, who has registered for an event and how to contact
them), for your security, our service providers do not share your credit
card information with us.
DOES THE MINNEAPOLIS FOUNDATION SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OTHERS?
The Minneapolis Foundation shares the personal information it collects
with third party vendors who act for or on behalf of The Minneapolis
Foundation. For example, when you register for an event, a third party
processes your registration on our behalf. These third party vendors may
need information about you in order to perform their functions. These
companies are not authorized to use your personal information for any
other purpose and are bound by contract to treat all of your personal
information as confidential.
There may be some other, limited circumstances in which we may share or
transfer information in our databases to an unrelated third party, for
example, to comply with a legal requirement or court order; in the event
of a tax audit or other investigation; to investigate a possible crime,
such as credit card fraud; to protect the security of our web site and
the integrity of our databases; if we reorganize or merge with another
organization, or in some similar event. Whenever we share personal
information with third parties, we take appropriate steps, by contract
or otherwise, to limit the use and prevent the unauthorized disclosure
of that personal information.
The Minneapolis Foundation does not, at this time, share its mailing
lists with other organizations (except as described in the preceding two
TECHNICAL INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE
When you access this web site, we use standard web server technology to
collect technical information, such as the name of your Internet service
provider, its IP address, the name of your operating system (such as
Windows® or Macintosh®), your browser type (such as Netscape®or Internet
Explorer®), the length of time you spend on our site during a visit,
the pages you visit, and so on. This information does not identify you
personally, and we do not attempt to tie this technical information to
any of the personal information you provide. We use this information to
improve our web site and make it more compatible with the technology
used by our visitors.
When you provide information through this web site, the transmission is
protected by secure socket layer (SSL) encryption. You must understand,
however, that the Internet is inherently insecure and no web site
operator can guarantee that a web site is completely secure. The
Minneapolis Foundation does not warrant that this web site is secure or
"hackerproof"; you use this web site solely at your own risk.
This web site may contain links to other web sites owned and operated by
The Minneapolis Foundation, including MinnesotaMeeting.org. It also may
contain links to web sites that are not operated by The Minneapolis
at minneapolisfoundation.com, minneapolisfoundation.org,
mplsfoundation.com or mplsfoundation.org. It does not apply to personal
information collected through other web sites owned and operated by The
Minneapolis Foundation, nor does it apply to third-party web sites.
Links to third-party web sites are provided as a service and do not
imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party web sites
nor any association with their operators. The Minneapolis Foundation
does not control these third-party web sites and is not responsible for
each web site you visit before using the web site or providing any
personal information about yourself.
INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN
The Minneapolis Foundation does not knowingly collect personal
information from children under the age of 13 through this web site. If
you believe that a child has provided information to us through this web
site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing us
at The Minneapolis Foundation, 800 IDS Center, 80 South Eighth Street,
Minneapolis, MN 55402, Attn. Privacy Officer. Please give us enough
information so that we can correctly identify the information provided
by the child. We will use our best efforts to remove all of the
information provided by the child from our system.
QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS
the way The Minneapolis Foundation processes your personal information,
please contact us by email at email@example.com or by writing us at The Minneapolis Foundation, 800 IDS Center, 80
South Eighth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Attn. Privacy Officer.