Effective as of March 20, 2013
2114 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. What information may be collected
II. How information may be used
III. Children’s privacy statement
IV. Opt out: User control over collection and use of information
I. HOW, WHY AND WHAT INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED
Newsletters, Online Postcards, Donations and Other Information
If you subscribe to a Martha’s Table e-newsletter, request additional information about Martha’s Table, submit a donation online, or participate in any of the other services on the Site that require personal information, we may request your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address in order to respond to your inquiries. If you send a friend an online postcard, we may request your name and email address as well as the name and email address of the friend to whom you wish to send the postcard. Martha’s Table may collect and store the information you choose to provide us in order to send you information about Martha’s Table as well as about our partners and third parties only in connection with events for which Martha’s Table is a partner or beneficiary. If you make a donation to Martha’s Table and elect to pay online, Martha’s Table will collect the necessary financial information. Martha’s Table collects and stores some information the user chooses to provide, including name, address and email address, to send users information about Martha’s Table and our partners and third parties from time to time. Martha’s Table will not disclose financial information except as necessary to fulfill users’ donation requests. Martha’s Table collects such financial information in a secure manner and discards such financial information after processing.
From time to time, we may request information from you via online polls or surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary; you have a choice whether or not to disclose information required to enter. Information requested may include personal contact information such as your name and email addresses. This contact information will be used to provide you with further information about Martha’s Table services, as well as for the purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and user satisfaction with the Site.
IP Addresses and Environmental Variables
Martha’s Table may also collect information through IP addresses or environmental variables. An “IP address” is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. “Environmental variables” include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed our Site, type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the web site you left to visit Martha’s Table, the names of the pages you visit on our Site, and the Internet address of the web site you then visit. We collect all of this information to allow us to detect broad demographic trends, to provide information tailored to your interests and to enhance your experience on the Site.
II. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
We do not trade, sell or rent our donor or mailing lists or information gathered from our website. We may use the information gathered to send users information about Martha’s Table as well as about partners and third parties only in connection with events for which Martha’s Table is a participant or beneficiary.
III. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Our Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.
We do not knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Services.
IV. OPT OUT: YOUR CONTROL OVER OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. However, if you choose to reject or erase cookies, your ability to navigate our Site may be limited.
You may choose not to provide Martha’s Table with any contact information. However, without such information, we will be unable to respond to your request for information from and about Martha’s Table or to otherwise communicate with you or enable you to send online postcards.
If you would like to opt-out of receiving some or all further information from marthastable.org, either (1) take the opportunity to opt out wherever personally identifiable information is collected, or (2) take the opportunity to opt out in links on the bottom of an email we send to you.
If you would like to change or modify information you have previously provided us, please manage your profile by visiting our Site at www.marthastable.org.