St. Mary’s Food Bank Privacy Policy

We value your support and we are committed to protecting your privacy. At St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, we are committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure that information provided to us is handled in a safe and secure manner. The purpose of this statement is to share with you our policy concerning your privacy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

  • When you visit our site, we collect some non-identifying basic information. This includes total number of visitors, pages viewed and other non-identifying information. We use this aggregate information to improve our site and to make your experience on our web site as smooth as possible.
  • Donations and purchases made online to us are processed through a secure network connection. When you make a donation online, we ask for your name, address, daytime phone, e-mail address and credit card information. We use your information to process your donation(s) and to verify credit card data. We use your mailing address to send you a financial receipt. Your phone number is used only to contact you if we need to verify your order information. We do not use your phone number to conduct telephone solicitations.
  • About our cookies’. We utilize cookies to store your information in your web browser. The order cookies are only used to process your order.
  • If you would rather not accept cookies, you may call, mail or fax in your donations to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, 2831 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009. Phone: (602) 242-FOOD. Fax: (480) 393-4511.
  • We do not knowingly collect any personal information from a child without consent from the child’s parent(s). Children under the age of 13 should obtain parental consent before ordering from our site.

Do we share your information?

  • We do not share your personal information with any third party. It is our policy not to sell, trade, or rent your personal information to anyone.
  • We do not share your information with telemarketing centers. We do not use telephone marketing to solicit donations. Your phone number is used only to contact you if we need to verify order information and occasionally to thank you for your contribution.
  • We use a third-party financial institution to process credit card transactions. They receive the credit card number and other personal information of our donors only to verify credit card numbers and to process credit card transactions in a secure environment.

How do we provide a secure environment for online transactions?

  • Our online order processing system uses the latest encryption technology, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to ensure that no one can read your information as it travels to our ordering system.
  • Our online credit card verification is handled by a third arty, which collects your name, address, phone, credit card number and expiration date in order to process your transaction. Their encryption technology offers the highest level of security available on the Internet today. They have state-of-the-art firewalls and other security technology in place to ensure the confidentiality of your transaction.

How do you contact us regarding your information?

  • Please call (602) 242-FOOD with any questions or concerns.

Can you make an anonymous donation?

Yes. You can make an anonymous donation simply by sending a money order to us at the address above. If you do not provide your name and address we will be unable to send you a receipt for tax purposes