Privacy Policy

Mississippi Food Network shares your concerns about privacy on the Internet. In order to better protect your privacy, Mississippi Food Network has provided this notice explaining its online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on the Site. Furthermore, this Privacy Policy, being part of the Terms, works in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of Use, but does not modify or supersede it.


Mississippi Food Network’s Collection and Use of Your Information

In the course of using the Site, Mississippi Food Network may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number as well as other relevant information.

Mississippi Food Network uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of Mississippi Food Network’s donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding Mississippi Food Network’s services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that Mississippi Food Network believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the Site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability. Mississippi Food Network has a long-standing policy of not selling, trading or distributing the names of supporters.  In all cases, however, Mississippi Food Network’s agents, employees and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, Mississippi Food Network encourages all its business Partners to adopt and adhere to standards of protection consistent with this Privacy Policy. Mississippi Food Network will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, Mississippi Food Network shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive any such information or to allow Mississippi Food Network the right to use your personally identifiable information as described, please contact Mississippi Food Network in the manner identified in the “Opt-Out” section below.


Opt Out

You may choose not to allow Mississippi Food Network to use your information in the manner described above by contacting us directly at mblackledge@msfoodnet.org.


Security; No Liability

Mississippi Food Network has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under Mississippi Food Network’s control. Mississippi Food Network protects your online order information by using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) technology. SSL encrypts your order information to avoid the decoding of that information by anyone other than Mississippi Food Network. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site, and Mississippi Food Network is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the Site contains links to other web sites. Mississippi Food Network is not responsible for nor can Mississippi Food Network ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.


IP Addresses and Cookies

 Like other web sites, Mississippi Food Network uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with Mississippi Food Network’s servers, to administer the Site and for security purposes.

“Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a Web server to a Web browser that enable a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. Mississippi Food Network may use Cookies in order to identify you to our site so that Mississippi Food Network can provide more customized information and services to you.


A Special Note about Children

Mississippi Food Network 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.  Mississippi Food Network has no interest in collecting information from children under the age of 13.


Modification of Privacy Policy

Mississippi Food Network may change this Privacy Policy at any time, consistent with the terms set forth in the Terms and Conditions of Use, by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy on the Site.  Your continued viewing of our use of this Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to any such changed or amendments.


How to Contact Mississippi Food Network for Any Reason

You may contact Mississippi Food Network with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, updating any personally identifiable information or anything else related to Mississippi Food Network and/or this Site at mblackledge@msfoodnet.org or at 601-973-7086.