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Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage.

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on MFAN’s website.  Any personal information you provide us — including our name, address, telephone number, and email address — will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside MFAN. We will instead use such information to provide any services you requested, to personalize content and advertising, to send you email notifications about our services, and to perform statistical analysis of user behavior to measure interest in the various areas of our site.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

You may opt-out of receiving emails from MFAN by simply following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email you receive, or by sending a request to

Use of Cookies

Our servers may automatically try to identify all MFAN site visitors through a “cookie” that is placed in their browsers. MFAN newsletters, alerts, and other emails use these cookies to help us learn which and how many of our visitors open emails and click on a given story, feature, or ad. They also let us track users by their behavior profile and geographic location for the purposes of displaying advertising that matches their interests and/or specific location. Cookies are also used to let users store their login information, set their personalization, and navigate more easily through MFAN services online.

MFAN uses the data gathered from cookies for internal purposes to measure the aggregate number of people who view a given service or feature, helping us learn what kinds of content our audiences enjoy most.

By using our services, you hereby consent to our collection and use of your information as described above. Please note that, by disabling or blocking any or all cookies, some features of our service may not operate as intended or you may not have access to features or personalization options.

Donor Information

We do not sell, trade, or share donor information with anyone else.

Constant Contact

“The transmission of information via the internet, email or text message is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Services or over email; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, access or modification.” For more information about Constant Contact’s privacy policy, visit


Blackbaud processes your donation on behalf of this nonprofit organization. To protect your credit card information, when used according to manufacturer’s instructions, Blackbaud encrypts personal and credit card information during all transactions.  It sends an automated confirmation email for all transactions. For more information about Blackbaud’s privacy policy, visit

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13+ years old.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) may provide links to other organizations that provide information of benefit to military and veteran families. External links do not constitute an endorsement by MFAN of the opinions, products, or services presented on the external site, or of any sites linked to it.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 9-29-20.

If you have any questions or concerns about the substance or implementation of this Privacy Policy or Linking Clause please call us at (202) 821-4195 or email us at