Privacy Policy

M+R strongly believe in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our members and visitors to our web sites (“End Users”). Since the protection of your privacy is of the greatest importance to us, we have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, address, phone number, email address, or any other information, provided to us by our members and web site visitors.

You do not have to share personally identifiable information to use the M+R web site. M+R does not collect personally identifiable information about people on our web site without their permission. However, please be aware that our web site links to a limited number of other web sites and M+R cannot control and is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those web sites.

  1. Our privacy policy explains the information practices we use at related to:

  • How we collect and use the information gathered when you sign up for M+R newsletters
  • How you receive emails and email newsletters from M+R
  • How we share information
  • Your California privacy rights
  • How we protect your information
  • How to unsubscribe from mailing lists
  • How to contact us about privacy
  1. How we collect and use the information gathered when you sign up for M+R’s newsletter

When you sign up for M+R’s newsletter, we use this information to contact you and send you occasional updates and nonprofit advice.

Cookies: M+R uses “cookies” on some web pages. A cookie is a small piece of data stored in the memory of on an End User’s web browser but does not itself contain any personal information. M+R also uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the web site, track End User movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

M+R’s web site is not directed to children, and M+R does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information about individuals under the age of 18.

  1. How you receive emails and email newsletters from M+R:

You will only receive email newsletters from us if you have a) expressly signed up to receive emails from M+R through the M+R web site, or b) are already an M+R contact. In order to provide you with better and more relevant information, we compile information about email response and website usage. This information helps us to better understand our members’ web site usage patterns and also what types of content and information may help improve your user experience on the M+R’s web site. All emails sent contain a link to unsubscribe or to modify your profile. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to any newsletter or email communication from M+R at any time.

  1. How we share information:

M+R never shares email addresses and telephone numbers gathered from subscribers with other organizations or parties.

We also may be required to release information if required to do so by law or if, in our sole discretion, such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our web site, M+R, our officers, directors, employees, members, other users, and/or the public.

  1.  Your California Privacy Rights

California Law California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits California residents to annually request, free of charge, information about personal information (if any) disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year.  If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year.

  1. How we protect your information:

M+R is extremely protective of the information gathered through its website. Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment. All databases containing personal information are securely stored and only accessed by authorized M+R personnel.

  1. How to unsubscribe from mailing lists:

All M+R communication, whether via email or US mail, provides information on how to unsubscribe quickly and easily. Those wishing to opt out of receiving all communications from M+R (“do not contact”) can simply contact

  1. How to correct information you have provided:

You may correct and/or change any information regarding your membership by contacting us at

  1. How to contact us about privacy:

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this web site, send email to:

You can also reach us via U.S. mail or telephone at:

1901 L ST. NW, SUITE 800
(202) 223-9541