We collect information you voluntarily provide to us in person, over the telephone, via email or via this website. Such information may include your name, physical address, mailing address, contact telephone number(s), driver’s license or social security number, email address, and credit or debit card account number. We do not collect information pertaining to your political opinions, religious beliefs or health status.
In general, you can visit this website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. When you visit this website, our web servers gather and analyze information regarding your usage of this website, including your domain name (not your email address), number of hits, pages visited, previous/subsequent sites visited and length of user session. Such information may be gathered through the use of a “cookie.” A cookie is a small text file placed on the hard drive of your computer by our website server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by altering the settings of your computer browser. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of this or other websites and services that depend on cookies.
Certain information you may provide through this website, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, will not be treated as proprietary or confidential and we assume no obligation to protect such information from disclosure. Your submission of such information to us shall not restrict the purchase, manufacture or use of similar products, services, plans and ideas by us for any purpose whatever and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information provided by you to others without restriction.
Use of Information Collected.
MTA Foundation, our subsidiaries, authorized agents and business partners may use your account information to respond to and fulfill your requests and to process payments you authorize We do not release, rent, share, lease or sell account information, mailing addresses or email addresses to any third parties. Furthermore, we will not release location information or other donor information unless ordered by appropriate court documents, or in the event of a Law Enforcement Agency declared emergency.
Security of Personal Information.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We take significant measures to assure that your information is kept secure, including strictly limiting employee access to current or stored data. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to provide security to donors who use web forms on this website to submit information to us or our business partners. We do not sell, lease or rent our email donor lists to third parties and we do not endorse, nor do we participate in the practice of “spamming” (sending of unsolicited promotional email).
Third Party Websites.