Feeding the Gulf Coast respects the integrity and privacy of our supporters, website visitors, volunteers, partners, online donors, and offline donors. We manage any and all information you provide us with care. Feeding the Gulf Coast has never rented, sold, or loaned website visitor, donor, volunteer or partner information – including email addresses, physical mailing addresses, and phone numbers. We value your support and your privacy. We have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that is provided to us and that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, postal address, telephone number(s), email address, among other information, as well as certain nonpersonally identifiable information collected when you visit many of our web pages 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), the domain name of your internet service provider (e.g., AT&T or Verizon), aggregate data about the number of visits to the site and/or aggregate data about the pages visited.

Feeding the Gulf Coast will only request specific information from you in order to complete a transaction (donation, information request, etc.) If you do choose to provide us with your personal information voluntarily through any form that is available on this website, by telephone or in person at our offices, we do not distribute this information to any third party. Unless you notify us that you do not want to be contacted, we may use your personal information to contact you in the future.

If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your privacy while visiting our site or interacting with our organization offline, please feel free to contact us at Thank you for reading this privacy policy and visiting our website. Additional information is as follows.


Feeding the Gulf Coast collects personal information provided to us voluntarily by individuals, supporters, partners, volunteers, and visitors to this website. Feeding the Gulf Coast may ask you for your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, as well as other relevant information such as contact preferences. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the services, the choices you make, and the products and features you use.


Feeding the Gulf Coast uses nonpersonally identifiable information to improve the design and content of the website and to enable Feeding the Gulf Coast to personalize your Internet experience. Feeding the Gulf Coast may use the aggregate data to analyze site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs.

Unless otherwise indicated, Feeding the Gulf Coast uses the personally identifiable information you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our services; (b) for internal marketing purposes and as part of Feeding the Gulf Coast’s donor database; (c) to provide you additional and updated information, materials and other advertisements regarding the Feeding the Gulf Coast’s services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information related to our organization and mission (never third-party solicitations) that Feeding the Gulf Coast believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect the security or integrity of the site; (g) to protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property; and/or (h) to protect against legal liability. In all cases, however, Feeding the Gulf Coast agents, employees, and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Feeding the Gulf Coast will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth herein, without your permission; provided, however, Feeding the Gulf Coast shall own all such Personal Information and maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive any such information or to allow Feeding the Gulf Coast the right to use your personally identifiable information as described, please contact Feeding the Gulf Coast in the manner identified in the “Opt-Out” section below.


The Feeding the Gulf Coast website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. The security measures used on this site include but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data. While we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. All credit card information is taken in a secure environment, and all data are then passed in encrypted form to our processors. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Feeding the Gulf Coast is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, this site may contain links to other websites. Feeding the Gulf Coast is not responsible for nor can Feeding the Gulf Coast ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites.


You may choose not to receive such information and/or to allow Feeding the Gulf Coast to use your information in the manner described above by contacting This applies to both digital and postal communications. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt-out” request, Feeding the Gulf Coast will, within a reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future marketing communications. You can unsubscribe from our marketing and promotional communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send, or by contacting us using the details provided in this section. You will then be removed from the email marketing lists. However, we may still communicate with you — for example, to send you service-related messages that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes.


Reading this privacy notice will help you understand your privacy rights and choices. If you have any questions or concerns after reading this policy, please contact us at