Information Collection and Use:
Second Harvest of the Big Bend cares deeply about safe- guarding the manner in which we
gather your Personal Information in order to treat it with the highest level of respect possible.
When you visit Second Harvest of the Big Bend website, we may request information from you
at various points of our website. These may include your name, address, email address,
telephone number, and/or other information. You are under no obligation to enter any
information on our website. However, in order to participate in some of the services offered by
the Second Harvest of the Big Bend, such information collection may be necessary. Below are
some of the services offered by Second Harvest of the Big Bend for which information is
collected. Please check back with us, as we promise to update this list as we add new services.
Donations: When you make a financial donation to Second Harvest of the Big Bend,
we ask that you provide us with your name, telephone number, postal address, email
address, and credit card information. Your Personal Information, such as credit card
number, is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer
(SSL) protocol. We use a secure third party to process your donation. This company
does not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information except for the
purpose of providing us with these services. Once your donation is processed, credit
card information is removed from our systems.
Volunteers: When you become a volunteer for Second Harvest of the Big Bend, we ask
you to provide us with your name, telephone number, postal address, email address,
and emergency contact. We use this information to populate our Volunteer Database
and to contact you about volunteer activities. Volunteers are vital to the success of
Second Harvest of the Big Bend. In order for all of our volunteers to know about
opportunities when their services are needed a Second Harvest of the Big Bend, we
send updates on activities and events as they arise, If you are receiving paper or
electronic communications from Second Harvest of the Big Bend and no longer wish to
receive these updates, you may “Opt Out” at any time by following the directions in the
communication or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us at (850) 562-
Mail: When you make a donation, you are added to our secure donor database and will
begin receiving mail and/or an electronic updates by email. You may unsubscribe or
“Opt Out” of these mailings at any time by sending us an email at email@example.com
or calling us at (850) 562-6176.
Other Uses and Disclosures of Information:
Although unlikely, Second Harvest of the Big Bend may be required by law, court order, or other
government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency to provide personal information
about our users. We will limit the provision of information to the greatest extent legally and
ethically possible and will only produce upon request and receipt of the appropriate
documentation, or if we consider it necessary to protect the legal rights, property, and safety of
Second Harvest of the Big Bend or others.
Harvesting of Non-Personal Information
When you visit Second Harvest of the Big Bend website, we collect the following information
about your computer configuration: browser type, operating system, IP address, and the URL of
the web page you were on just prior to visiting Second Harvest of the Big Bend website. We
use this information to analyze usage trends, administer the site, and track our users’
movements across our site for aggregate use. This information will not reveal your personal
identity and is in no way associated with your personal identity.
“Cookies” are small amounts of data that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive so that
your computer will “remember” information about your visit. Second Harvest of the Big Bend
utilizes “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. One of the primary purposes
is a convenience feature designed to save you time. For example, if you return to a specific
web page after registering with Second Harvest of the Big Bend for a specific service, a cookie
helps Second Harvest of the Big Bend recall your specific information on a subsequent visit.
This eliminates the need for you to reenter all the pertinent information again. Cookies cannot
be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to
you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issues the cookie to you. You have
the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but
cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Second Harvest of
the Big Bend website.
Second Harvest of the Big Bend will not at any time trade, share, sell, or rent a donor’s personal
information with or to anyone else.
Second Harvest of the Big Bend uses your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information
to provide you with information about our services, programs, and opportunities, to process your
donations, solicit your feedback via surveys, and to better serve you and the community at
Second Harvest of the Big Bend may contact you, from time to time, on behalf of external
business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you only in those cases
when Second Harvest of the Big Bend is the designated recipient or beneficiary or it is of benefit
to the mission and work of Second Harvest of the Big Bend. In those cases, your personally
identifiable information (name, address, email, telephone number, etc.) is not transferred to any
third party at any time. In addition, Second Harvest of the Big Bend may employ other
companies or individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing
technical assistance and customer service. These trusted partners will have access to the
Personal Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by
law. Examples of functions these trusted partners may perform include, but are not limited to,
performing statistical analysis, sending you email or postal mail, providing customer support, or
arranging for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal
Information except to provide these services to Second Harvest of the Big Bend, and they are
required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Second Harvest of the Big Bend will
never disclose sensitive personal information, including race, religion, or political affiliation, with
your explicit consent.
In an ongoing effort to improve our website experience for our visitors to experience our
services, we may analyze the other Non-Personal Information in aggregate form in order to
operate, maintain, manage, and improve our products and services. This aggregate information
does not identify individuals personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates,
agents, and business partners in performing their duties as described above.
Security of your Personal Information
Second Harvest of the Big Bend secures your Personal Information from unauthorized access,
use, or disclosure by operating secure data networks protected by industry standard firewalls
and password protection systems. Any particularly sensitive information, such as a donor’s
credit card number collected for a financial transaction, is encrypted prior to transmission and
immediately removed from all systems after processing. Although Second Harvest of the Big
Bend operates secure data networks, please understand that no Internet transmission can be
guaranteed to be 100% secure. In particular, emails sent to or from the platform may not be
secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us
via email. However minimal, please be advised that you use Second Harvest of the Big Bend
site at your own risk.
Second Harvest of the Big Bend platform may contain links to third-party websites. Second
Harvest of the Big Bend has no control over the privacy practices or the content of those
websites and is therefore not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any third-party
any other website.
Privacy of Children
Second Harvest of the Big Bend will not knowingly collect Personal Information from children
under the age of 13. Further, Second Harvest of the Big Bend strongly encourages parents and
instructing children to never provide Personal Information without the expressed permission of a
parent or guardian. We will not collect, maintain, store, use, or disclose Personal Information
about children under 13, and we will endeavor to delete any such information if we are made
aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided such information.
extent allowed by law, our use of the Personal Information and Non-Personal Information is
information practices, please get in touch with us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with” PRIVACY
POLICY” in the subject line,