Privacy Policy

Food Share is committed to respecting the privacy of both online and offline donors, visitors, volunteers, agency partners, and others. We do no trade, share, rent, or sell any information, personal or otherwise, collected on our website or through other means. We will also never send electronic or physical communications of any kind on behalf of any other organization.

Food Share will only request specific information from you in order to complete a transaction. We do not require that site visitors provide us with personal information in order to contact us.

If you do choose to provide us personal information voluntarily through any form that is currently available on the site, we do not distribute this information to any third party. Your information will be added to our donor database, which is accessible only to authorized Food Share staff. This information will not be sold to or traded with other organizations or companies. We may use your personal information to contact you in the future.

Food Share requires employees, agents and contractors who have access to personal information to protect information consistent with this Privacy Policy. Financial transactions processed on the internet or over the phone with Food Share are secured in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), including credit card processing and token exchange. Food Share’s donor pages are hosted by a third party,, that is also in accordance with PCI-DSS for its financial processing.

Credit Card Information

All credit card information is taken in a secure environment.

If there are any changes to this policy, we will post the changes immediately. Any information given to us prior to a change in policy will still be protected by the policy that was in place when you provided us with the information. By using our web site and providing this information to us, you consent to our collection, use and storage of your information in the manner described above.

Opt Out

You may choose to opt out of any and all communication described above by contacting us directly at Upon receipt and processing the request, Food Share will, within a reasonable amount of time, remove all your information from any future communications.

Refund Policy

For tax-deductible donations, there are no refunds; except in the events of credit card theft or unauthorized use of a credit card. If you have any further questions about a donation, please contact our Accounting department at (805) 983-7100 x 105 or

If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your privacy while visiting our site, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for reading this privacy policy and visiting our web site.

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