MFI Foundation Inc.


Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is an important aspect of the way that

MFI Foundation Inc. conducts its business. Collecting, using, and disclosing personal information in an

appropriate, responsible, and ethical manner is fundamental to MFI Foundation Inc. daily operations.

MFI Foundation Inc. strives to protect and respect the personal information of its customers, employees,

business partners, etc. in accordance with all applicable regional and federal laws. Each staff member of

must abide by this organization's procedures and practices when handling personal information.

This Website Privacy Policy informs everyone of MFI Foundation Inc. commitment to privacy and

establishes the methods by which privacy is ensured. This Website Privacy Policy applies to all personal

information within MFI Foundation Inc. possession and control.


Personal information is defined as any identifying information about an individual or group of

individuals, including name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address, social

insurance/security number, nationality, gender, health history, financial data, credit card numbers, bank

account numbers, assets, debts, liabilities, payment records, credit records, loan records, opinions, and

personal views.

Business information refers to: business address, business telephone number, name(s) of owner(s),

executive officer(s), and director(s), job titles, business registration numbers, and financial status.

Business information is treated and handled with the same level of confidentiality, privacy, and respect

as personal information.

Consent occurs and is obtained when an individual signs an application or other form containing

personal information, thereby authorizing to collect, use, and disclose the individual's personal

information for the purposes stated on the form or in the Appropriate Use section of this policy.

 Implied consent is granted by the individual when he/she signs an application, form or agrees to

the terms of use on a website. This allows MFI Foundation Inc. to obtain or verify information

from third parties (such as banks, credit bureaus, lenders, or insurance companies) in the

process of assessing the eligibility of an individual, customer, client, job applicant, or business



 MFI Foundation Inc. collects and uses personal information solely for the purpose of conducting

business and developing an understanding of its customers. hereby asserts that personal

information will only be used for the following purposes:

1. In-store and online purchases. We may be require to contact our customers subsequent to their

purchase for any of a number of reasons the ultimate purpose being to better serve the customer.

2. Returns or exchanges. Past customer purchases would require verification on requests for returns or

exchanges. Personal information to reference to past transactions would help serve to satisfy that


3. Post purchase surveys. We may use customer phone numbers, mail, or email addresses to follow up

for customer satisfaction levels on their MFI Foundation Inc. shopping experience.

4. Email marketing list. Customers may be asked to provide their email address which, if provided would

form a part of MFI Foundation Inc. email list for MFI Foundation Inc. marketing of items such as monthly

flyers or special promotions to those customers.

 MFI Foundation Inc. assumes full accountability for the personal information within its

possession and control.

 MFI Foundation Inc. obtains personal information directly from the individual to whom the

information belongs. Individuals are entitled to know how uses personal information and this

organization will limit the use of any personal information collected only to what is needed for

those stated purposes. will obtain individual consent if personal information is to be used for

any other purpose. will not use that information without the consent of the individual.

 Under no circumstances will MFI Foundation Inc. sell, distribute, or otherwise disclose personal

information or contact lists to third parties. However, limited disclosure may be required as part

of fulfilling its stated business duties and day-to- day operations. This may include consultants,

suppliers, or business partners of MFI Foundation Inc., but only with the understanding that

these parties obey and abide by this Website Privacy Policy, to the extent necessary for fulfilling

their own business duties and day-to- day operations.

 MFI Foundation Inc. will retain personal information only for the duration it is needed for

conducting business. Once personal information is no longer required, it will be destroyed in a

safe and secure manner. However, certain laws may require that certain personal information

be kept for a specified amount of time. Where this is the case, the law will supersede this policy.

 MFI Foundation Inc. vows to protect personal information with the appropriate security

measures, physical safeguards, and electronic precautions. MFI Foundation Inc. maintains

personal information through a combination of paper and electronic files. Where required by

law or disaster recovery/business continuity policies, older records may be stored in a secure,

offsite location.

 Access to personal information will be authorized only for the employees and other agents of

MFI Foundation Inc. who require the information to perform their job duties, and to those

otherwise authorized by law.

 MFI Foundation Inc. computer and network systems are secured by complex passwords. Only

authorized individuals may access secure systems and databases.

 Routers and servers connected to the Internet are protected by a firewall, and are further

protected by virus attacks or "snooping" by sufficient software solutions.

 Personal information is not transferred to volunteers, summer students, interns, or other non-

paid staff by e-mail or any other electronic format.

Website Privacy Procedures

 MFI Foundation Inc. website will include our privacy policy and disclose our personal

information practices. Individuals inputting data into the website will be notified of:

o Personally identifiable information about the individual that is collected from the

website or through affiliate sites.

o Information about the organization collecting the data.

o How the data will be used.

o With whom the data may or may not be disclosed.

o The options available to the individual regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of

personal information.

o The information technology security procedures in place that protect against the

destruction, loss, theft, alteration, or misuse of personal information under MFI

Foundation Inc. possession and control.

o How an individual may access and correct any inaccuracies in his/her personal


 MFI Foundation Inc. does not collect personally identifiable information from any individual

known to be under the age of eighteen (18).

 MFI Foundation Inc. may share compiled demographic information with its business partners

and/or advertisers, but no personal information that can identify any individual person shall be


 This website may contain links to other sites, but is not responsible for the privacy practices of

other organizations' sites.

 While IP addresses will be logged in order to administer the site, track visitor movement, and

gather demographic information, these IP addresses will not be linked to any personally

identifiable information.

 Any registration or order form asking site visitors to enter personal or financial information will

be protected by SSL encryption.

 Site visitors are given the choice to opt out of having their personal information used at the

point where the information is gathered.

 In most instances, MFI Foundation Inc. will grant individuals access to their personal information

upon presentation of a written request and satisfactory identification. If an individual finds

errors of fact with his/her personal information, the individual should notify as soon as possible

to make the appropriate corrections. Should deny an individual's request for access to his/her

personal information, will advise in writing of the reason for such a refusal. The individual may

then challenge the decision.

 MFI Foundation Inc. may use personal information without the individual's consent under

particular circumstances. These situations include, but are not limited to:

o Where MFI Foundation Inc. is under obligation by law to disclose personal information in

order to adhere to the requirements of an investigation of the contravention of a regional or

federal law, under the purview of the appropriate authorities.

o An emergency exists that threatens an individual's life, health, or personal security.

o The personal information is for in-house statistical study or research.

o The personal information is already publicly available.

o Disclosure is required to investigate a breach of contract.

Any questions or concerns regarding this Website Privacy Policy can be addressed by contacting MFI

Foundation Inc. at (02) 633-3623, e-mail address, or MFI Foundation

Inc. will investigate and respond to concerns about any aspect of the handling of personal information.

This organization will address concerns to the best of its abilities.