Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on any Mendez Foundation website.  We only collect personal information from you when you: (1) register on the site; (2) complete a survey; (3) contact us; and (4) order products and services. This personal information may be collected from you during either online or off-line transactions or contact with us. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

Name
Organization
Address 
Email address 
Phone number 
Credit/Debit Card Information 

On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a product online and want it sent directly to another recipient, you will need to submit the recipient's address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

Name
Organization
Address 
Phone Number 

The Way We Use Information:

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We may use the information we collect from and about you to provide you with targeted offers and advertising; to contact you with information and promotional materials and offers from our company; to contact you when necessary; to review site usage and operations; to address problems with the site, or our to improve our products, services, and content; and to protect the security or integrity of the site and our business.  

We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We may use such addresses to keep them informed about new products and services we offer but they are not shared with outside parties.

As part of the standard operation of our website, we may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the site. In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the site, the areas or pages of the site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the site, the number of times you return to the site and other click-stream data. We use this non-personal information to better design our website and products. However, we use non-identifying and aggregate information when sharing this information with staff or contractors.  For example, we may tell staff that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

We may use cookies to collect the non-personal information described above. A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of your computer when you access the site. We may also use cookies to: provide you with customized content and advertising; monitor site usage; and conduct research to improve our content and services. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Third Party Websites

The site may contain links to third-party websites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these sites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any site that you may access through the site.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on our website. If we change the policy in a material way, we will provide appropriate online notice to you.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy:

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting us at 800-750-0986. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions about these privacy policies, we will do our best to answer them.  Here is how you can contact us:

Telephone: 800-750-0986
Monday –Friday
8:30am-5:00pm EST

Email: info@mendezfoundation.org.

Address:
200 Ottley Dr. NE
Atlanta, GA  30324