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Privacy Policy

Updated May 2023

Urban Food Alliance strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our supporters and others through all our communication channels, as well as from visitors to our website. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we shall retain all Aggregate Data as part of our records.


Use of Email Address:

When you donate to Urban Food Alliance or sign up on our website, participate in advocacy, share your story, or complete other data forms, you will be asked to provide your email address. Urban Food Alliance does not sell or rent your email address to any third party. However, we may share your email address with local food banks within our network. We use your email address to send information about Urban Food Alliance, such as news and events, special programs, and fundraising efforts. We may occasionally send out email messages containing information about like-missioned organizations and companies, but we do not provide them with access to any Personal Information that you have provided.


User Submissions:

We welcome your comments and participation on our site. However, please be aware that if you send us creative suggestions, stories, photos, videos, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information, Urban Food Alliance shall retain ownership of this information. By submitting any information to us, you grant us exclusive ownership of all now known or hereafter existing rights to such information, and we may use the information for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation.


Calls and Texts:

If you provide us with your number, we may call or text you to share information about Urban Food Alliance programs or seek donations. We abide by all applicable legal requirements when contacting you and offer the ability to opt-out of further calls or texts.


Mobile Terms and Conditions:

There is no fee from Urban Food Alliance to receive text messages. Message and data rates may apply - this can be checked with your mobile service provider. Charges are billed and payable to your mobile service provider or deducted from your prepaid account.


Cookie Policy; Pixel Tags, and Other Tracking Technologies:

We use cookies, small files sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive, to enhance our site's functionality. These cookies expedite your access to our site and the information you want to see. They also aid in website analytics, marketing efforts, and site functionality. We may also use other tools, like pixel tags and other tracking technologies, to collect data when you visit our website.


Disabling Cookies:

You can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies if you wish. Go to the "Manage Cookies" heading in your browser and select your preferred option. Instructions for your specific browser type can be found at (We are not responsible for external websites). Disabling cookies may cause some sections of our site not to work properly.


Social Networks:

If you use social media logins (like Google and Facebook) to access our website, we may access your public social media profile information. You can limit this sharing using your social media service settings.


Legal Disclosures and Privacy Rights for California Residents:

This section contains a disclaimer in the policy that the CCPA is not intended to apply to nonprofits, but that it could have application in some circumstances. Urban Food Alliance's changes to its privacy policy, which accommodate CCPA, are done voluntarily exclusively as an accommodation to our supporters and constituents in California and are not intended to apply to individuals who are not California residents.


Location Data: 

You may contact us and obtain information on the kind of data we’ve collected about you and the types of third parties we share it with. At your request, we will provide a copy of the data if you want. If you’d like to delete your data or close your account, or otherwise opt-out of the sale or sharing of your information, you can do that by emailing or by calling (212) 608 6112


Record Keeping: 

Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. These measures include industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data.



Urban Food Alliance makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy, suitability, or safety of the information contained on this website or any linked site for any purpose. All such information is provided “as is” and with a specific disclaimer of any warranties or representations.

External Links:

Links to other Websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated at those Websites. Urban Food Alliance provides these links as a convenience to our users. We are not responsible for the materials contained at any Website linked to this site. If you visit the Websites of any of our partners, please consult their privacy policy. Our privacy policies and terms of use apply only to your use of the Urban Food Alliance site and direct interactions with Urban Food Alliance. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating linked sites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices.

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