Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Foodwise collects and how we use it.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to Foodwise’s email newsletter (e-letter) or make a donation to Foodwise. When subscribing or making a donation via our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, address, phone number, or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Foodwise contracts with the third-party service provider Network for Good for distribution of our email newsletter and donation processing. Network for Good respects and protects your privacy and will never sell, trade, or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies. View of Network for Good’s privacy policy here.

You can unsubscribe to Foodwise’s e-letter at any time by clicking the “opt out” link at the bottom of the e-letter or emailing us at .

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you).
  • To send periodic emails.
  • To process donation transactions. Your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

All personal and transaction information on our website is encrypted during transmission using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

During a transaction, your information is securely transmitted to our payment gateway provider and is not stored on our systems. You remaining information is securely stored in our systems, and is only physically accessible to those with special access rights.

To ensure your financial information remains secure, our hosting environment is PCI compliant.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser, if you allow, that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers (such as Google Analytics and AddThis) to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any personal information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer links to third parties on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

1 Ferry Building, Suite 50
San Francisco, CA 94111

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