As a User of MealsByGrace.org, you understand that Meals By Grace Inc. is committed to the safeguarding and protection of your personal and credit card information,
and that this information will not be used or sold in any way other than for processing MealsByGrace.org registrations and financial gifts.
MealsByGrace.org is owned by Meals By Grace Inc., a program of The Bridge, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation operating under the laws of the State of Georgia
and the United States of America.
- Information Provided by Users - When Users register for or sign up for accounts and services, place orders
and request information, or make gifts, certain Products may ask for personal information (such as name, email address and
password) as well as financial or payment information (such as credit card or other payment account
information). This data is stored in secure, password and network protected databases on secure servers
at a secure data center. Certain information that is provided may be used by certain Products or combined
with other information from other services and third parties to provide a better or enhanced online
experience, and to streamline or simplify the data entry, registration and/or ordering processes. Where
possible and practical, certain Products may offer the User the opportunity to opt out of having their
information stored and saved.
- Session and File Cookies - When Users visit or use websites of certain Products, one or more
cookies - a small text-based file containing a string of characters – may be saved on the User's computer
to uniquely identify the User and/or certain information about the User's Internet browser. Products that
tracking user trends, such as how Users react or respond to certain information on a website. Most browsers
are initially set up to accept cookies, but Users can reset their browsers to refuse all cookies or to
indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Products and features of Products may not function
properly if a User's cookies are disabled.
- Log information - When Users use certain Products, certain information that is sent by a
User's web browser is automatically recorded in database and/or file logs. These logs may include information
such as a web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of a
request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify the User's browser.
- User communications - When a User sends email or other communication to Meals By Grace Inc.,
those communications may be retained in order to process inquiries, respond
to user requests, troubleshoot problems and improve services.
- Affiliated sites – Certain Products offer some services in connection with other web sites.
Personal information that is provided by Users to those sites may be sent to Meals By Grace Inc. Products in order to
provide a complete service. Meals By Grace Inc. processes such information in accordance with this Policy. The affiliated
sites may, however, have different privacy practices and Users are encouraged to read the privacy policies
of those affiliated sites.
- Links – Certain Products may present links in a format that enables information to be tracked
as to whether or not certain links have been clicked and followed. This information is used to provide
reporting data to Meals By Grace Inc.
and operated by Meals By Grace Inc. Meals By Grace Inc. does not exercise control over any sites that
may be displayed as a result of linking or visiting sites not owned and operated by Meals By Grace Inc. These other sites
and products may place their own cookies or other files on a User's computer, collect data or solicit
personal information from Users.
notice associated with a specific service. In addition to the above, such purposes include:
- Providing products and services to Users
- Displaying of and generation of customized content and advertising
- Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve products and services
- Ensuring the technical functioning of Products
- Developing new Products
Meals By Grace Inc. processes personal information on secure servers in the United States of America. In some cases, Meals By Grace Inc.
may process personal information on behalf of and according to the instructions of a third party or partner of Meals By Grace Inc..
Choices for Personal Information
When a User signs up for a particular Product that requires registration, Meals By Grace Inc. asks the User to provide
personal information. If Meals By Grace Inc. intends to use this information in a manner different than the purpose for
which it was collected, then Meals By Grace Inc. will ask for the consent of the User prior to such use.
If Meals By Grace Inc. proposes to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Policy
and/or in other specific notices, Meals By Grace Inc. will offer the User an effective way to opt out of the use of
personal information for those other purposes. Meals By Grace Inc. will not collect or use sensitive information for
purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in other specific notices, unless prior
consent has been obtained from the User.
Users can decline to submit personal information to any Product, in which case Meals By Grace Inc. may not be able to
provide that Product to the User.
Meals By Grace Inc. does not in the normal operation and conduct of business share personal information with other
companies or individuals outside of Meals By Grace Inc.
If Meals By Grace Inc. in good faith believes that access, use, preservation or disclosure of personal information
is reasonably necessary to...
- Satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request,
- Enforce applicable terms of service, including investigation of potential violations thereof,
- Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or
- Protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Meals By Grace Inc., its users or the public
as required or permitted by law.
...then Meals By Grace Inc. will provide notice before any personal information is used for such purposes.
If Meals By Grace Inc. becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, Meals By Grace Inc.
will provide notice before any personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different
Meals By Grace Inc. may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the
number of users who used a particular Product, page, service or feature, for example, or how many users
clicked on a particular link. Such information does not identify website visitors individually.
Meals By Grace Inc. can be contacted at its corporate business address for any additional questions about the management
or use of personal data.
Meals By Grace Inc. takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized
alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of data collection, storage
and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against
unauthorized access to systems where personal data is stored.
Meals By Grace Inc. restricts access to personal information to Meals By Grace Inc. employees, contractors and agents who need to know
that information in order to operate, develop or improve Products. These individuals are bound by
confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal
prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Meals By Grace Inc. processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance
with this Policy or any applicable specific privacy notice. Meals By Grace Inc. reviews its data collection, storage
and processing practices to ensure that Meals By Grace Inc. only collects, stores and processes the personal information
needed to provide or improve Products. Meals By Grace Inc. takes reasonable steps to ensure that the personal
information being processed is accurate, complete, and current, but certain Products depend on the
users of those Products to update and/or correct their personal information whenever necessary.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information
Meals By Grace Inc. makes good faith efforts to provide Users with access to their personal information and either
to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at the request of the User if it is not
otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. Meals By Grace Inc. Products may ask
individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or
removed before processing such requests. Meals By Grace Inc. may decline to process requests that are unreasonably
repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others,
would be extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where
Products provide information access and correction, Meals By Grace Inc. performs this service free of charge, except
if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Some Products have different procedures to
access, correct or delete users' personal information. Meals By Grace Inc. provides the details for these procedures
in the specific privacy notices or detail areas for each specific Product.
Meals By Grace Inc. regularly reviews its compliance with this Policy. Any questions or concerns regarding this
Policy or Meals By Grace Inc.'s treatment of personal information may be directed to Meals By Grace Inc. through MealsByGrace.org
or by writing to Meals By Grace Inc. at its corporate business address. All formal written
complaints received at this address will be responded to specifically. Meals By Grace Inc. will cooperate with the
appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any
complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Meals By Grace Inc. and an
Changes to This Policy
this Policy without the explicit consent of said Users. Meals By Grace Inc. will post any Policy changes on MealsByGrace.org
and, if the changes are significant, will provide a more
prominent notice (including, for certain Products, email notification of Policy changes). Each
version of this Policy will be identified by its effective date. Meals By Grace Inc. will also keep prior versions
Additional questions or concerns about this Policy may be directed to MealsByGrace.org
or by writing to the company's corporate business address.