Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Maine Women’s Fund is committed to respecting the privacy rights of both individuals and corporations and to safeguarding your privacy on the Internet.

Please feel free to contact us with any concerns you may have on this topic by emailing us at


The Maine Women’s Fund will not willfully disclose individually identifiable information to any third party.

Mailing List

Users who join the Maine Women’s Fund mailing list will receive our monthly eNews and periodic mailings throughout the year.

Tell a Friend

If a user elects to use our “Tell a Friend” referral service to inform others about the Maine Women’s Fund and its work, our site will request the use the friends’ names and e-mail addresses by automatically sending those friends a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the site. The Maine Women’s Fund will not keep their contact information or send them any other materials after the one-time e-mail.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

When our donation or order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry — SSL.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our supporters’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an e-mail to

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If your contact information changes, or if you would like to be removed from our mailing list, the Maine Women’s Fund will correct, update or remove that information. To make such a change, please e-mail


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Maine Women’s Fund is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we decide to change our privacy policy in a material way, for example, use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will post those changes prominently on our website for 30 days prior to taking effect. Users will always have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.

Site Use Analysis 

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track how our supporters use our site, and gather broad demographic data. We use cookies to ensure the customer is able to save information, not including credit card information, for future donations and registrations.