Bay Area Furniture Bank Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the online privacy practices for BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK. BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK is sincerely commitment to your privacy. This statement explains what personally identifiable information we collect, how it’s used and shared, what choices you have in disclosing your information, security, and how you can correct inaccuracies.

Information Collection & Use

BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Profiles & Contact Submission

In using this website, a user may input information into our contact form or upload a file from our Resource Center. During these processes a user is required to give their contact information (such as email address). This information is used to contact users and verify the authenticity of the information they have submitted. We will only use it when necessary. You will also have the option at that time to join our email mailing list. It is optional for users to provide additional personal information.

Profiles & Contact Submission

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies to store your login information on your computer. You can access much of our site without cookies, but there are some areas such as profile submission or project information that require cookies. However, we do not use cookies to track your browsing history or match it with your identity for any purpose such as market research or advertising.

Sharing Data

We do not share any Personally Identifiable data, and may use data internally to aggregate demographic information with funders and other organizations. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. This web site does not collect sensitive information such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our organizational administrators and webmasters) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Donations & Memberships

We work with PayPal’s secure site to collect donations. PayPal will not sell, share, or rent information they collect on our behalf in ways different than what is disclosed in this statement. See for their complete privacy policy. It is also important to note, confidentiality clauses are included in all agreements with other entities and independent consultants who provide services to us or make products and services available to you. Under such an agreement, these service providers may receive information about you, but they may only use it for the limited purpose of advancing the mission of BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK and they are restricted from using this information for any other purpose.

Third Party Links

In the future, this web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that BAY AREA FURNITURE BANK 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 web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Notification of Changes

If we modify our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it.