Food Tank’s Privacy Policy

Food Tank’s privacy policy applies only to information collected through foodtank.com and other Food Tank websites. By using a Food Tank website, you consent to our online privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on June 1, 2015.

Can I use this website anonymously?

Yes. Food Tank will collect no personally identifiable information from you unless you choose to provide that information to us by filling out an online form.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you purchase a membership, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, publish content, our fill out any other form on our website. When purchasing a membership or filling out another form on our website, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.

In addition, we aggregate information about normal website usage that is not personally identifiable, so that we can improve our user experience.

What do we use your information for?

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

  1. To improve our website
  2. To serve Food Tank members, and other website users
  3. To process transactions
  4. To administer an online survey or other site feature
  5. To send periodic emails (if you have chosen to sign-up for our email newsletter, or purchased a membership)
  6. To contact you by phone or mail about your Food Tank membership, or special Food Tank events

The email address you provide when purchasing a membership will be used to send you a receipt for your purchase, in addition to periodic membership updates.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow them) that enable 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 user experiences and website tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers 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 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 our 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 third party products or services 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 products or services.

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.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using our website contact form or the address below.

Website Contact Form

Food Tank: The Food Think Tank
317 Royal St #4
New Orleans, LA 70130 USA