Privacy Policy | Meals on Wheels People

Privacy Policy

Meals on Wheels People respect your privacy choices. If you give us personal information, we will treat it according to the policy below.


Meals on Wheels People may list the names of donors in newsletters and other periodic publications and may categorize donors by gift amounts unless they request anonymity. All other information concerning donors (including address, names of beneficiaries, gift amounts, and financial information) will be kept strictly confidential unless disclosure is required by law or authorized by a donor in writing. We will not share or sell any donor information collected online or offline.

Security Policy

We utilize Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to protect your personal information.

Your personal information is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. Your personal information is only accessible by employees of our organization who have access to selected databases, which are further protected by ID and password requirements.  We will not share or sell any donor information collected online or offline.

Privacy Policy

Meals on Wheels People maintains a strict donor privacy policy. Great care is taken to ensure that donor information is not compromised by unauthorized persons.

How Personal Information is Collected

We will ask you to provide your email address and indicate what information you would like to receive. We will, on occasion, transmit information to you at the email address you have provided, regarding news pertinent to the subjects in which you indicated an interest. If you do not wish to receive this information from us, you may unsubscribe by following the link at the end of the newsletter.

Our website will specifically ask you to provide personal information. We may require you to provide this information in order to conduct a transaction and provide services on our site. This information may include such things as your name, address, date of birth, phone number, email address, and/or credit card number. The collection of personal information may occur at the time when you make a donation through our web site.

Other Information Collected on Our Site

We may, from time to time, collect other anonymous information regarding the use of our site, which may be used by our organization, but shall not share the information with anyone other than our web service provider. This information does not personally identify you, but may be used by us in the aggregate to improve services. This anonymous information is collected through traffic data reports and other resources, generally using technical identifiers and codes used to identify computers.

How We Use Your Personal Information

Your personal information is stored in an account that is created by you. We make that account available to you, at your choice, in order to expedite transactions on our site, and provide you services. We may in the future require the creation of an account, including personal information, in order for you to complete a donation or conduct other transactions on our site. You may view or update information related to your account by accessing a meal section of the website. Fields that are required cannot be deleted. For other questions related to updating or changing your account information, please call our office at 503.736.6325 or send us an email to [email protected].

Your personal information may be used to direct specific news and information to you while using our site, which has been determined to be of interest to you. The personal information, including your email address, provided by you while using this site is not shared with anyone outside of our organization. In addition, Meals on Wheels People does not disclose any personally identifiable information without permission, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, such as where disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating Meals on Wheels People. Terms of Use or may be causing injury to Meals on Wheels People. or another’s rights or property.

Please be aware that when accessing other websites that may have links to our site, such as our corporate partners, personally identifiable information may be collected about you. The information practices of websites linked to the Meals on Wheels People site is not covered by this privacy policy.


We will, in certain situations, use cookies to help you obtain the information you have requested. Cookies are a mechanism to remember information about a visitor from one page to another. Web browsers store cookies so that the browser itself can remember some information and then, on request, pass all that information up to the server at one time. These cookies will allow us to personalize your experience on our website, tailoring the content to your interests and needs. Our website requires the use of cookies. Turning off cookies or rejecting a cookie will prevent you from accessing the website.

Your Responsibility Regarding the Use of Our Site

It is your responsibility to use our site for the purpose it was intended; for example, to provide you with information and services pertaining to Meals on Wheels People and to provide an efficient and easy way for you to assist us in our mission. Any use of our site deemed not to be in accordance with the intended purpose is prohibited.

Questions regarding our Privacy Policy

If you should have questions about our policy or need further assistance, please send us an email at [email protected].

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