MDS is committed to protecting the privacy of anyone visiting its website, and/or anyone who pledges, donates, signs up for and/or requests information about MDS. MDS has structured its website so that people can visit without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information. If a visitor to the MDS website chooses to provide personal, identifiable information such as address, phone number and e-mail address, MDS is committed to using that information for MDS communication purposes only.
When someone pledges/donates to MDS, the information is entered into the MDS database, which is stored on a secure, cloud-based server. MDS limits access to donor information on a need-to-know basis. MDS limits the sharing of volunteer information on a need-to-know basis, which includes volunteer leadership across the MDS network. Donor and volunteer information is not shared, sold, rented or disseminated to any other company, agency or individual. All personal information given to MDS through its website is kept confidential.
People who choose to donate to MDS are assured of security as the donation portion of the MDS website is securely encrypted. MDS maintains donation related information so that receipts can be processed and provided, as well as other pertinent MDS information. Those choosing to opt out of future communication, or to change their personal information should contact MDS so their preferences can be properly updated.