Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy is simple—we are vigilant about protecting your privacy. Our mission is to serve donors and provide you with the best possible experience so you can focus on your giving.  Your use of the Website implies acceptance of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. If you do not accept any aspect of the Policy you should not use the Website.

This policy is designed to assist you in understanding what information you may be asked to provide, how the information is used and shared, and how you can control the information via our website marchforwardmass.org (aka “Website”).

We will not use or share your information with anyone, except as prescribed in this Privacy Policy (aka “Policy”). If you ever have a question about our policies or feel that we are not living up to this standard, we’d love to talk.

Information We Ask You to Provide

We may collect personal information from you if you visit the Website, become a member, make a donation, subscribe to our newsletter, register for an event, fill out a form, or in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources made available on the Website. “Personal Information” is information that would allow someone to identify or contact you, including, your name, address, phone number and email address.

While using the Website, you do not have to provide Personal Information and you decide the amount of information you wish to provide.

We may collect nonpersonal information about you when you visit the Website. Nonpersonal information may include IP addresses, browser types, access times, and technical information concerning connection to the Website. We may use this information for internal purposes, for example, to improve the Website, analyze usage patterns, and negotiate with vendors of Internet services. That information does not include your Personal Information.

You may also post information, such as comments to the Website. Any Materials you post to the Website may be viewable by the general public and are governed by the Website’s Terms of Service.

Our Use of Information You Provide

We may use Personal Information collected about you to provide you with information and services, to enable you to participate in features on the Website, to customize our services to individual needs, to provide customer support, to contact you regarding updates about the Website, and to advance March Forward Massachusetts’s mission.

You may opt-out of receiving mailings from March Forward Massachusetts by following the instructions on the Website [insert hyperlink].

If you make a donation to March Forward Massachusetts, we will use your contact information to send you information concerning your donation, including without limitation a donation confirmation and any notices about problems with your credit card.

We may share your Personal Information with our agents and partner organizations for the purpose of advancing March Forward Massachusetts’s mission. We will not sell, rent, or disclose Personal Information to unaffiliated mass marketers.

Security

March Forward Massachusetts takes security seriously and we take reasonable measure to protect our user’s information. We use industry-standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your Personal Information. All transaction and credit card information entering the March Forward Massachusetts system is encrypted using SSL. We are not, however, responsible for any information your share with other users of the Website or other third parties.

Privacy Protection for Children

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly permit persons under the age of 13 to provide information to us through the Website or otherwise.  If we later learn that any user is under the age of 13, we will take appropriate steps to remove that user’s information from the database and restrict that user’s access to the Website.

Links to Other Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites, including nonprofits and other organizations. These also include links to third-party social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, [others?], which we use both to communicate with supporters and to advance our mission. March Forward Massachusetts is not responsible for the privacy practice, policies, or content of any third-party websites.

Legal Requirements

Although such a situation may be unlikely, March Forward Massachusetts may be required to disclose user information to appropriate authorities in accordance with law, whether by subpoena or other legitimate request.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to use your information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you via email. You may choose whether or not we may use such information in this manner.  In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect your information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on the Website notifying you of the change.  In some cases when we post such notice, we may also email you, notifying you of the changes to this Policy.

We believe strongly in respecting your privacy. We will update and amend this Policy if and when it is necessary.  Please check back often to read the most updated and amended Policy.

Contact Us
March Forward Massachusetts Action Fund
P.O. Box 368
Winchester, MA 01890

[email protected]