Privacy Policy

The Minnesota Waste Wise  Foundation values and respects the privacy of the organization we serve.  It is our policy to protect the information you provide us. The following describes the information the Minnesota Waste Wise  Foundation collects, why we collect it, and how it is treated.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please send an email to or call us at 651.292.4653.

What information does the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation collect

When you register for an event:

  • Your name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your company name
  • Your contact information, such as phone number, fax number and address
  • Your state and county
  • Your credit card information, such as card number, type and expiration date

What does the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation do with your information?

Internally, any financial information you provide via our event registration system is used only for billing purposes related to the event for which you’ve registered.

If your organization receives the services of the Waste Wise or Energy Smart program through our partner the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation retains the option to share your contact information (e.g., name, company name, company address, phone, fax and email) with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce at any time. You may choose to opt out of this arrangement by contacting us at 651.292.4653. We do not disclose financial information.

Periodically throughout the year we update the organizations we serve via email. If at any time you want to opt out of receiving our emails, please contact us at

Does Minnesota Waste Wise use cookies?

A cookie is a tiny file of data that remains on your hard drive. The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation does not use cookies on our web site or in our e-mails to collect any personal information. We do, however, use cookies in our surveys in order to ensure that our sample is valid and that the any single organization does not submit multiple responses.

We may also collect your IP address, which is a unique number assigned to your machine by your Internet Service Provider each time you connect to the Internet. We will use this information (e.g., user traffic patterns, page views on the web site, click-through rates, search terms that users enter into our search utility) to monitor the flow of traffic on our web site and make improvements to the site’s content.

What about site security?

The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation is committed to ensuring the security of your information. We use VeriSign, the leading provider of Internet trust services, to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. You can go to find out more on how they protect you.

Our site does link to third party sites, and the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation claims no responsibility for the privacy and data usage on any third party site.

What about children using this site?

There is no content at that is unsuitable for children.

Notification of Changes.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that users are always aware of how we use your information and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in this policy, we will notify our users by email or a posted change to this policy at such time. We reserve the right to amend or change this policy at any time.

Contacting the Website.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this web site, you can contact the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation at

Legal Disclaimer.

This site provides information designed to help users cope with their own legal, business, financial, and other needs. This information is not the same as retaining experts in those fields for advice. Although we go to great lengths to ensure the information is accurate, we strongly recommend you consult an expert, including but not limited to a lawyer, accountant, financial services consultant, or other professional as appropriate. Nothing contained in this web site is to be considered as the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice for specific cases, and users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal, financial or other counsel. The information contained on this site is intended for educational, background and informational purposes only.