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Privacy Policy

The Mike Shane Memorial Fund, Inc. (hereinafter “MSMF”) strongly believes in maintaining the integrity and privacy of personal information collected through all of our communication channels, including visitors on our website.

MSMF is committed to protecting your privacy and the following Privacy Policy will explain information collected and dissemination of personal information provided to us that can be linked to a certain individual, such as name, postal address, telephone number(s), email address(es), or non-personally identifiable information collected when you may visit our webpage or contact us directly.

By submitting your personal data to us, you are agreeing that MSMF may use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Please review the entire Privacy Policy and contact us at or +1 (800) 501-1537 Ext. 3 if you have any questions.


Collection and Use of Personal Information

MSMF gathers personal information such as first name, last name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers, only when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make a donation, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that information.

MSMF uses “cookies” to track usage patterns and user behavior from the website. The information collected from cookies will only be used to collect information in the aggregate form. See below for more information regarding the use of cookies.

With your permission, we will use your personal information for the purposes of promoting MSMF and our mission.



Ensuring that your information is kept secure is extremely important to MSMF and we have worked to create a secure and reliable website. Please note, however, that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. Therefore, MSMF’s agents, employees, officers, directors, legal representatives, predecessors, successors, and assigns are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Users of the website assume sole and complete risk. We advise the use of a known and trusted connection and the use of reasonable precautions when using a shared computer.

Google Analytics

MSMF uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”). This service allows us to provide our web users a more personal experience and increases the effectiveness and overall productivity of our website and electronic communications. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files placed on your computer, to assist the website in analyzing how users use the site. The information received through this service is Non-Personal Information. Google is to utilize this information solely for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website, internet usage, and compiling reports on website activity for site operators.

If required by law, Google may transfer this information to third parties.

Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are uniquely assigned and are designed to be read only by the web page server in the domain in which it was issued. They are used to recognize visitor preferences, temporarily store session information and past activity on our site so that we are able to provide better and more personal service to you when you return to our site.

Like most internet sites, MSMF uses cookies for a variety of reasons such as tracking the number of visitors to our website, anonymously, and personalizing the website to your preferences every time you visit our website.

To disable “cookies” use the options located on your internet browser. Click on the “Help” section of your internet browser to learn more as to how to disable “cookies”. If you do decide to disable “cookies’, however, you may not be able to partake in all of the features of the CCF website.


Links to Other Websites

The MSMF website may offer links to other websites that are not operated or controlled by MSMF. Access to these links does not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated through those websites and MSMF is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. You should review their privacy policies.

Payment Processing and Data Storage

MSMF uses PayPal or Stripe to process payments for all donations. For more information on its privacy policy and how both PayPal and Stripe may use your personal information.


Any Protected Health Information (PHI) collected on this site will be maintained in the strictest privacy pursuant to the requirements of the Health Information Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA). You have the right to request that any information that is gathered and retained by MSMF be deleted and/or removed. 


Right to Contact Users

MSMF reserves the right to contact registered users regarding any changes or updates to our Privacy Policy, the terms of use, or any other policies, agreements, or transactions relevant to the use of our site.

Changes in Policy

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to visit the Privacy Policy periodically to review our current policy.

Updated Information or Opt Out

If you wish to update your email preferences or personal information or to have your data removed, please contact us by email at or by mail at The Mike Shane Memorial Fund, Inc.,1028 Shore View Circle, Crownsville, MD 21032.

If, at any time, you would like to opt out of having your information used by MSMF, unsubscribe by using the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our email alerts. It may take up to two weeks to process your request to remove your information from all correspondences.

Any questions or concerns regarding MSMF’s Privacy Policy should be addressed to the following postal or email address:

The Mike Shane Memorial Fund, Inc.
1028 Shore View Circle
Crownsville, MD 21032

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