Medical Assistance Foundation

 

PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

The Medical Assistance Foundation (MAF) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this website. The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy and the Medical Assistance Foundation website. By visiting www.medicalassistancefoundation.org, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

The www.medicalassistancefoundation.org website is maintained by the Medical Assistance Foundation: 1712 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556 U.S. Phone:(641)472-7494

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED ON THIS SITE

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. The Medical Assistance Foundation does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the website owned and administered by the Medical Assistance Foundation. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION

When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information or to make a donation. Similarly, we use information you provide about yourself or someone else in order to understand and fulfill your request. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to assist you.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

The Medical Assistance Foundation does not sell, rent, give away or share its email addresses or other information with outside parties not directly involved in the activities of our organization.

Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personally identifiable information, the Medical Assistance Foundation will take commercially reasonable measures to obtain email consent from you. We will also post the changes to our use of personally identifiable information on our site at least 30 days prior to a change.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Personally identifiable information is only accessed by Medical Assistance Foundation personnel on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.

OPT-OUT

If you have registered to donate to our organization regularly and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your information removed from our donation list. You have the following options to do this:

You can send an email to: donate@medicalassistancefoundation.org

You can send mail to the following address:

Medical Assistance Foundation
1712 South Main Street
Fairfield, IA 52556

CORRECT/UPDATE

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the email and mail addresses provided above.

ANONYMOUS INFORMATION COLLECTED ON THIS SITE

Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor's identity.

AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.

HOW THIS SITE USES COOKIES

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the website. The Medical Assistance Foundation uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the Medical Assistance Foundation website. Cookies allow the Medical Assistance Foundation to gather anonymous data. Cookies created on your computer while using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.

ONLINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register during the donation process. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, please be aware that information collected through the Medical Assistance Foundation web site may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

LINKS

This website may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are leaving the domain of the Medical Assistance Foundation and entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

EMAIL LINKS

We use email links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via email. We use the information provided in your email to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. Medical Assistance Foundation reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the Medical Assistance Foundation website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Medical Assistance Foundation.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy on the medicalassistancefoundation.org website, please send us a description of your concern via email to donate@medicalassistancefoundation.org or call the main telephone number at (641) 472-7494.

 

 

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