MNFI is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information, such as your full name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or other identifying information.

MN Fundraising Initiative (“MNFI”) operates  It is MNFI policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to MNFI’s website choose to interact with MNFI in ways that require MNFI to gather personally-identifying information.  The amount and type of information that MNFI gathers depend on the nature of the interaction.  In each case, MNFI collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with MNFI.  MNFI does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.  And, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities or volunteering with MNFI.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, MNFI collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.  MNFI’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how MNFI visitors use its website. 

MNFI also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users, and for users leaving comments.  MNFI only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Aggregated Statistics

MNFI may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website.  For instance, MNFI may monitor the most popular posts on and may display this information publicly or provide it to others.  However, MNFI does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

MNFI discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to its employees, contractors, venues and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know said information in order to process it on MNFI’s behalf or to provide services available at MNFI website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.  MNFI will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying or personally-identifying information to anyone, other than to its employees, contractors, venues and affiliated organizations, as described above.  MNFI discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or another governmental request, or when MNFI believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of MNFI, third parties or the public at large.  MNFI takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Does MNFI use Cookies?

Yes, we use cookies for a variety of purposes.

A cookie is a tiny string of data that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.  MNFI uses cookies to help MNFI identify and track visitors, their usage of MNFI website, and their website access preferences.

If you are concerned about your privacy and the use of cookie technology on MNFI, you may set your browsers to refuse cookies before using MNFI website, with the drawback that certain features of MNFI website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If MNFI or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that MNFI goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party.  You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of MNFI may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Intellectual Property

Elements of this website, the volunteer programs that we offer and the website content are protected by trademark, copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or part by any means.  None of the content of our website may be retransmitted without the express written consent of MNFI.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, MNFI may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and with the sole discretion of MNFI.  MNFI encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.  Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Links and Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not managed or maintained by MNFI.  The inclusion of a link to another site does not imply any endorsement of that site’s privacy policies, practices or content.  We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your dealings with them.  Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites, including the privacy policies of those websites.


Your information is stored on servers located in the United States.  We and our hosting provider use a number of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help protect your information.  However, there is no such thing as perfect security.  You agree that MNFI is not responsible for the unlawful actions of third parties.


Please be advised that MNFI may deny access to the website to anyone at any time.

Terms Conflict

If there are any discrepancies or conflicts between this Privacy Policy and the Website Terms of Use Agreement, the Website Terms of Use Agreement shall prevail.

Effective date

The effective date of this Privacy Policy is June 2nd, 2019

Contacting MNFI

The full name of MNFI is MN Fundraising Initiative Inc.  MNFI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation of Minnesota.  If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please send an email to:


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