Website Privacy Policy

The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc. (“The Food Bank”). The protection of your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for The Food Bank’s website at http://www.foodbanklfc.org.

News From The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County

By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 10 Jul, 2017
We are delighted to announce that on July 10, 2017, The Community Fund of Darien awarded The Food Bank a 2017 grant of $10,000. A valued and long time supporter of The Food Bank, The Community Fund of Darien seeks to help people in Darien, Stamford and Norwalk by supporting a wide range of services, and by recognizing that no one and no issue stands alone. Pictured from left to right are Carrie Bernier, Community Fund of Darien Executive Director; Lisa Haas, Community Fund of Darien Grants Director; Kate Lombardo, Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Executive Director; and Steve Ward, Community Fund of Darien Board President.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 27 Jun, 2017
On June 27, 2017, representatives from the First County Bank Foundation, Inc. and The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc. gathered to celebrate The Food Bank’s acquisition of a much needed new van. The purchase of the van was made possible through the generosity of the First County Bank Foundation ($22,000), XL Catlin ($5,000), the St. John’s Community Foundation ($2,500) and several individuals. Pictured (from left to right) are Reyno A. Giallongo, Jr., President of First County Bank Foundation; Karen Kelly, Vice President of First County Bank Foundation; Kate Lombardo, Food Bank Executive Director; Frederick Lorthioir, member of The Food Bank’s Board of Directors; Martin S. Cohen, Food Bank Assistant Executive Director; and Hiroshi Nakajima, President of The Food Bank.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 26 Jun, 2017

The Food Bank is delighted to report that for the second time in the last six months, the Greenwich United Way has provided funding to help feed those in lower Fairfield County who are food insecure. In this instance, The Food Bank was approved for a $10,000 award on June 26, 2017, as part of the Greenwich United Way's Community Investment Process extension grant program. In February 2017, The Greenwich United Way had awarded The Food Bank a $15,000 grant.

The Food Bank is enormously grateful for the Greenwich United Way's continuing support of our mission.

By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 21 May, 2017
On Sunday, May 21, 2017, parishioners (including the pictured toddler) from St. John's Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, and United Methodist Church of Springdale donated 2,600 lbs. of food at the annual "Load a Truck" food drive. The Food Bank is very grateful for the generosity of those congregants who contributed to this food drive.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 13 May, 2017
On Saturday, May 13, 2017, as part of the nation-wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, employees of the National Association of Letter Carriers in the Stamford Post Offices generously gave their time and effort, in heavy rain, to bring needed food to The Food Bank that was donated by Stamford residents. The Food Bank greatly appreciates the hard work of these Stamford postal workers as well as the wonderful generosity of those who donated the food.
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Information collection and use
 
Because this site accepts online donations, certain personally identifiable information is collected. The types of information we collect includes names, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and credit card information.
 
We may also collect other non-personally identifiable information about your computer such as the type of browser you are using (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox), the type of operating system you are using (e.g. Windows XP or Mac OS) or the domain name of your internet service provider (e.g. AT&T or Verizon or Comcast).
 
The Food Bank will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.
 
How we use the information we collect
 
The personally identifiable information collected by The Food Bank site is used to fulfill online donations. We may also use this information to send users further details about The Food Bank and its upcoming events, programs and projects.
 
Non-personally identifiable information may be used in aggregate form to analyze the usage of our site and improve site design and interface.
 
The information that we collect will not be disclosed to third parties unless in response to a legal claim or law enforcement agency’s request.
 
Cookies
 
Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. They enable The Food Bank to provide a more seamless experience for our users. For example, by setting a cookie for our site, the user would not have to log in with a password more than once, thereby saving time while navigating our site. If a user rejects the cookie, there may be areas of our site that are restricted. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience of our site.
 
Links
 
This website may contain links to other sites. The Food Bank is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. When we link to a new site we will launch a new browser window.
 
This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
 
Security; No Liability
 
This website has made commercially reasonable efforts to protect our users’ information with appropriate physical and electronic procedures to prevent unauthorized access both online and offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (such as sending a thank you letter) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on this website, and The Food Bank is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such failures. Data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the internet.
 
Feedback
 
Users may provide feedback to The Food Bank by sending an e-mail to feedback@foodbanklfc.org. Any contact information entered when providing feedback will only be used to acknowledge or respond to that feedback.
 
Modification of Privacy Policy
 
The Food Bank may change this privacy policy at any time by posting the changed privacy policy on this page. Your continued viewing of this website following the posting of any changes to this privacy policy will signal your acceptance of any such changes.

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