Privacy Policy

Feeding South Dakota has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Service.

Our Privacy Policy

Feeding South Dakota’s platforms offer a secure environment for anyone who makes a donation, seeks food assistance, or volunteers.

Personal Information

Our offline and online (via the website) registration forms for events, activities, and donations require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, employer, personal interests, demographic information, personal payment information and other similar data. Feeding South Dakota respects your desire for privacy and handles any information you provide with care. The only personal data we gather from you is that which you voluntarily provide.

All information provided through the Feeding South Dakota website is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it within secure software that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Feeding South Dakota.

Feeding South Dakota does not sell, exchange, or rent, the names or other personal information of community supporters, including donors, volunteers, website users, and newsletter subscribers.

  • Feeding South Dakota does not use telephone marketing to solicit funds.
  • Feeding South Dakota may use your personally identifiable information to:
    • Respond to your questions or comments about Feeding South Dakota.
    • Fulfill requests to volunteer, advocate or conduct a food drive.
    • Process your donation and send you a receipt.
    • Send you information about our programs, services and needs that we believe will interest you.
    • Protect the security or integrity of the site.
    • Protect against a threat of safety or destruction of property.
    • Protect against legal liability.

Feeding South Dakota may offer public recognition of donors; any donor may request public anonymity when making a donation.

Anonymous Data

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our website. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Employees, Agents, and Contractors

Feeding South Dakota requires employees, agents and contractors who have access to personal information to protect such information consistent with this Privacy Policy. Financial transactions processed on the internet or over the phone with Feeding South Dakota are secured in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), including credit card processing and token exchange.

How to Opt Out

If you prefer not to receive mail or email from us, please send a request with your full name, address, phone number and email address to:

Gifts Processing
Feeding South Dakota
4701 N Westport Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107



The security measures we take may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site. Feeding South Dakota is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures. It is understood that unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including email, when communicated via the internet. Although Feeding South Dakota’s website includes links to other websites, we cannot ensure the privacy practices of those sites.

Feeding South Dakota reserves the right to revise and update its policy at any time.