midwayusa foundation general Privacy and terms of use policy ("privacy policy")

MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc. strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our supporters through all of our communication channels, as well as from visitors to our Website.  The protection of your privacy is of great importance to us.  We have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that you provide to us and that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, postal address, telephone number(s), email address, or any other information, provided to us by our supporters and Website visitors (hereinafter "Personal Information"), as well as certain non-personally identifiable information collected when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox), the type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited (hereinafter "Aggregate Data").

This policy does not apply to information or data MidwayUSA Foundation purchases from other sources.  See our Donor Privacy Policy section at the end of this General Privacy Policy for additional information on how we use information we collect through fundraising efforts, including, but not limited to, individual donations, National Partners, State Partners, and other Corporate sponsors and donors.

This Policy will be posted on our Website at all times and will be updated periodically, so please be sure to reread it from time to time. The most recent date the privacy policy was updated is provided at the top of the page. By submitting your personal information to us, you are agreeing that MidwayUSA Foundation may use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

midwayusa foundation's collection and use of personal information:

MidwayUSA Foundation collects Personal Information supplied to us voluntarily by supporters, volunteers, and visitors to this Website.  We may use such voluntarily provided information to improve our understanding of your interests, to improve our services, or to contact you for future support. In order to utilize certain features of our site or receive information from MidwayUSA Foundation or make a donation, you may choose to provide Personal Information. If you do submit information to us, we will use that information for the purposes for which it was submitted. We may also use your information in other ways, such as to contact you about other MidwayUSA Foundation activities and/or fundraising campaigns, to conduct matching on Facebook or other social media, or as otherwise disclosed to you at the point of collection.  We may also use your name, postal address and telephone number(s) to contact you offline.  We may share your Personal Information with certain nonprofit or commercial organizations, including other MidwayUSA Foundation funded/sponsored shooting teams in our  network based on the address your provide, so that they may contact you about products, services or offers that we think would be of interest to you.  If you do not wish us to contact you offline, receive such mailings or share your information with these organizations, you may opt out by contacting us in accordance with the “Opt Out” section of this policy.

MidwayUSA Foundation uses third-party vendors to provide services on this Website and in offline business operations. The information that you submit on this site may be provided to those vendors on a confidential basis so that those vendors can provide services (such as maintaining our database, sending email messages, facilitating fundraising activities, or processing credit card transactions) on our behalf.

Other than as described in this Privacy Policy, or as may be necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of our organization or others, or as may be necessary to comply with applicable law, MidwayUSA Foundation will not exchange or sell the Personal Information you provide online.

MidwayUSA Foundation uses the non-personally identifiable Aggregate Data information to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable MidwayUSA Foundation to personalize your Internet experience.  MidwayUSA Foundation may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services to fit your needs.  Also, MidwayUSA Foundation may  share this Aggregate Data with MidwayUSA Foundation’s related entities, advertisers, partners, and/or other third party vendors.  MidwayUSA Foundation shall own such Aggregate Data and maintain copies of such as part of its records.

use of email address:

When you donate to MidwayUSA Foundation or sign up on our Website,  share your story or complete some other data form, you will be asked to supply your email address. MidwayUSA Foundation does not sell or rent your email address to any third party.  MidwayUSA Foundation does share your email address with teams, State Partners, National Partners, and Corporate sponsors/supporters only for the purpose of providing information of interest to Teams or other supporters.

MidwayUSA Foundation and its network of Teams will only use your email address to send information about MidwayUSA Foundation and its members Teams (such as news and events, special programs, and fundraising). From time to time, we may send out email messages that might include information about like-missioned organizations and companies.

MidwayUSA Foundation complies with those provisions of the CAN-SPAM Act applicable to charitable organizations. All email messages contain a link to unsubscribe from MidwayUSA Foundation email.  You may subscribe or unsubscribe to MidwayUSA Foundation emails at any time by sending a notice by United States mail to the contact address at the end of this policy.  Please see our Donor Privacy Policy, below, for how we use other Personal Information collected from donors to MidwayUSA Foundation.

your california privacy rights:

Residents of California with whom MidwayUSA Foundation has an established business relationship, are entitled to certain information with respect to the types of personal information we share with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year.  Please review this privacy policy closely for information on how we share such information.

To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by MidwayUSA Foundation pursuant to California law, please contact us. (See Opt-out/Contact Midway USA Foundation section, below).

user submissions:

MidwayUSA Foundation welcomes your comments and participation on its site.  However, you acknowledge that if you send us creative suggestions, stories, photos, videos, ideas, or other information, the information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of MidwayUSA Foundation.  By submission of any information to us, you assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation.

As a user of this site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.  Therefore, do not impersonate another person and do not transmit material to us that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner of have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; do not send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; do not send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; do not send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; and do not send sexually explicit images, advertising or solicitations of business, or chain letters.

You represent and warrant that any information and/or material you post or provide to MidwayUSA Foundation through any medium is truthful, accurate, not misleading, not confidential property of others, and not in violation of any other third party’s rights.  Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all submissions will become the property of MidwayUSA Foundation and that MidwayUSA Foundation has the right to publish or republish the submission for any type of use including for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation to you of any kind.  Should your submission include third party materials, you grant, represent and warrant that you, as well as the owner of such content, have expressly granted MidwayUSA Foundation a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide exclusive license to use the submission in any manner, media or form now known or hereafter developed.  MidwayUSA Foundation shall have the right to sublicense its rights.

use of "cookies":

The MidwayUSA Foundation Website may use "cookies" and similar means to collect aggregate statistical information. Aggregate information does not identify any individual person. We may use or disclose aggregate information for any purpose. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and are designed to be read only by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies are also used to recognize visitor preferences, temporarily store session information and past activity at our site in order to provide better service and easier access when individuals return to our site. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Websites you visit, and may not be able to donate to us online.

disabling cookies:

To remove cookies from your computer, visit your Internet browser's "Help" section for information on how to delete cookies. In addition, there are many Websites that provide browser and operating system specific information on how to delete cookies. When thinking about whether you want to delete cookies, you should be aware that some sites require cookies to function properly. After you delete cookies, you may have to re-register with some sites or you may notice difficulty in browsing some sites.   In addition, you may not be able to donate to MidwayUSA Foundation online.

warranties

MIDWAYUSA FOUNDATION, INC. MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, OR SAFETY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITH SPECIFIC DISCLAIMER OF ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. MIDWAYUSA FOUNDATION MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT HOSTS THE SITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER FORMS OF HARMFUL COMPUTER CODE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MIDWAYUSA FOUNDATION, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR DELIVERY OF THIS WEBSITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE.

external links

Links to other Websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated at those Websites, nor does the existence of a link to another site imply that the organization or person publishing at that site endorses any of the materials at this site. Links to other Websites are provided by MidwayUSA Foundation as a convenience to its users. MidwayUSA Foundation is not responsible for the materials contained at any Website linked to this site. If you visit the Websites of any of our partners, please consult their privacy policy.  Our privacy policies and terms of use apply only to your use of the MidwayUSA Foundation site and direct interactions with MidwayUSA Foundation. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating linked sites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices.

a special note about children:

MidwayUSA Foundation does not accept donations from children.  If you are under 18 years of age, do not make a donation or submit information without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian. MidwayUSA Foundation does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.  You must be 13 years of age or older to access the site.  MidwayUSA Foundation has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13.

binding effect/modification of policy and terms

By accessing the MidwayUSA Foundation Website, you agree that the terms, combined with your act of using the Website and/or services offered on or through the Website have the same legal force and effect as a written contract with your written signature.

opt-out/contact midwayusa foundation:

If you wish to opt-out of receiving future communications or should you wish to opt-out of having your information shared by MidwayUSA Foundation, please contact MidwayUSA Foundation. 

Postal Mail:  MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc., 6001 W Van Horn Tavern Rd., Suite C, Columbia, MO 65203
Telephone:  573-447-5957
Email:  info@midwayusafoundation.org

All opt-out requests will be honored, but please be patient with us as it may take up to 14 days for opt-out changes to be fully implemented.

donor privacy policy

This Donor Privacy Policy applies to collection of all donor information, including information collected on our website and through other means, and including grants, grant applications, sponsorships, and individual and Team donations (all “donor” or “donors”).  As a donor submitting personally identifying information (“Personal Information”) to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to our processing and use of Personal Information for the purposes stated below.

personal information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us via one of the email addresses identified on our website or when you otherwise contact us in person, by phone or email, with a question or to make a donation.  We collect your name, email address and other contact information if you register as a Team, or if you are an individual donor, State Partner, National Partner, or other Corporate donor or sponsor and you make a contribution, either on our website, at a special event, over the phone or by mailing in a check.  The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by MidwayUSA Foundation.  From time to time, we may collect personal information from you in ways not described above.

use and disclosure of personal information

We only trade or exchange lists we maintain that may include your Personal Information, collected through any means, electronic, paper, telephone or otherwise, with other third parties we believe engage in activities that are consistent with the mission and core beliefs of MidwayUSA Foundation. The MidwayUSA Foundation will never trade or exchange any personal payment information for independent use by third parties.  You may opt out of having your Personal Information shared by us by following the instructions in the opt-out section, above.

We will collect payment information, billing address and other information necessary to process a donation, grant application, or event registration.  

We will use your information to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on us.

We will use the personal information to protect against potential fraud.  We may verify with third parties the information collected in the course of processing a gift, event registration or other donation.  If you use a credit or debit card, we may use card authorization and fraud screening services to verify that your card information and address matches the information that you supplied to us and that the card being used has not been reported lost or stolen.

You have the right to review information that we have collected about you.  To review that information please contact us in writing at 6001 W. Van Horn Tavern Rd., Suite C, Columbia, MO  65203. 

Except as described in the General Privacy Policy and this Donor Privacy Policy, or at the time we request the information, we do not otherwise disclose your personal information to any third parties.

For a printable version of the MidwayUSA Foundation, Privacy Policy, please click here.

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