Privacy Policy

Use of this website signifies your consent to Mendleton Foundation's online privacy policy.

Internet Commerce Policy

Mendleton Foundation understands that your privacy is important and that electronic privacy is crucial to using the internet.

Collection of Information

Some transactions require that we obtain information from you, personal as well as non-personal. This policy explains:

1. What information we collect
2. How we use that information

What we collect: We ask for information when you sign up for publications or services and on any page on which you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information that may be collected at these pages, and the types of information covered by this policy, are: name, address, email address, phone number.

The way we use this information: The information we collect is used to serve members and potential members' needs and to improve features and functions of this website. We will not disclose any of your personal information, except as described below.

When submitting a request for information or publication, your information will be stored on our system in order to complete the requested transaction and confirm delivery of the requested item. When visiting this site, your IP address is recorded. We use this information to create aggregate statistical reports, track errors on the site and for security reasons.

We use email addresses to answer the email we receive and may also use your email address to provide updated information about our site only if you request such information. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We use mailing addresses to mail you publications or information, which may include charitable receipts.

None of the information you provide to us is ever shared with a third party.


Information provided during a donation including credit card information is protected and securely transmitted through the PayPal service.  Any information kept for recurring billing purposes is stored on PayPal servers and is not accessible to Mendleton Foundation other than to cancel the recurring donation.  Questions and concerns about payment privacy should be addressed with PayPal at

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