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MAII Privacy Policy


This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for www.themaii.org. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information 

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

   • See what data we have about you, if any.

   • Change/correct any data we have about you.

   • Have us delete any data we have about you.

   • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


If you choose to make a gift through the MAII website, MAII will ask you to provide certain individually attributable and ascribable information, such as your name and home address, as well as your credit card billing information, in order to complete your transaction. The credit card information that you provide at the time of contribution is used only to complete your transaction and will not be stored or used for any other purpose.

Sponsor a Child

If you choose to sponsor a child, you will be required to provide certain individually attributable and ascribable information, including your postal address, first and last name, email address, country of origin and credit card information.


MAII provides the opportunity to volunteer with our organization in an effort to help us address some humanitarian concerns abroad. If you choose to volunteer, you will be required to complete a volunteer application and provide a variety of individually attributable and ascribable information as part of the application process.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page. We use a secure third party payment system so your credit card information is encrypted and safe whenever you make a payment through our website.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

MAII respects your privacy and we do not rent, sell, or lease your information to any third party. The details containing your electronic payment are securely transmitted from our payment gateway to our credit card processor for the sole purpose of authorizing your transaction so that we may provide our services to you, the donors and sponsors. Also information from our organization is never rented or sold to any third parties during or after a child and his / her family and or orphans become involved with our organization. Information regarding the sponsorship of children is not made fully available until a sponsor has agreed to fund the benefactorship. 

You can request the removal of your personal information from our blog by contacting the MAII office at webmaster@themaii.org.


MAII has worked very hard to help end abuses involving children abroad. MAII is responsible for engagement in field work and provides volumes of documentation in the U.S. and in places like Haiti for the purpose of keeping in touch with the communities it serves and generating ongoing responsible discussions with parents, the government and potential sponsors. We have an orphanage that has a waiting list and that is committed to making sure that children have access to a safe and healthy environment.

Children’s and Family Privacy

We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors less than 14 years of age. If you are under the age of 14, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you while accessing/viewing this Website. If you have any questions about this section of the privacy policy or if you are the parent or guardian of a child under 14 years of age and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at info@themaii.org or via telephone at 617-250-8516 or 1-866-816-4553.

Third Party Websites

MAII’s website includes several links to 3rd party social media websites – such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ – MAII has no affiliations to these sites other than using it as a social sharing venue to discuss special events and fundraisers. MAII encourages you to review the privacy policies and practices of these sites so you understand the collection, use and disclosure practices of such third parties; We are not responsible for the content or information of these websites, any products or services that may be offered through advertisers or third parties, or any other use of the linked website before you browse or provide certain individually attributable and ascribable information, including your postal address, first and last name, email address, country of origin and credit card information.

Use of the Website from Outside of the United States

Please note that this website is hosted in the United States and is governed by comprehensive United States law regardless of the laws in your country or jurisdiction. If you choose to access this website you agree to comply with any local, state and federal laws that the United States may have regarding the use of information on this website. You agree to use this website at your own liability. If you are visiting the website from outside of the United States, by using this website you consent to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy as outlined and agree to have your information transferred to and processed in the U.S. Please be mindful that information that may be collected while you browse will be transferred to, stored in and handled in the United States where our servers and database are managed.

How We Attempt to Safeguard your Information

Although no website can fully guarantee or warrant your security in its entirety, Ministries of Aides International, Inc. (MAII) is committed to developing a secure environment for sponsors, donors, volunteer and staff to browse for the purpose of education, information and fundraising. MAII uses secure socket layer (SSL) technology when making data transactions on this website. You can confirm its use by checking the “https” at the beginning of the website’s URL. We also restrict the use of your personal information to include only pertinent information that allows you the user to interact with MAII’s application and services on the website. We never sell or rent your information to third parties.

If you are involved with media on our blog, or choose to post your thoughts on social media sites, the personally ascribable information you share becomes visible to other users and can be read, collected or used by them. You are responsible for the information that you share publicly on these sites. For example if you share information about your name and address on a social media venue that information becomes publicly accessible. Therefore, you hereby understand, acknowledge, and agree that you transmit certain personal information over this Website at your own liability.


In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.

Web Cookies

As is the case with most websites, MAII receives cookies (small text files) with your IP address and information about how you view our site. We can use this information to improve our web pages and to learn about our clients’ preferences. You can always disable cookies in your browser if you prefer not to use them.


We request information from you on our sponsor a child form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.

Mailings and Newsletters

If at any time you are receiving notices from us and wish to stop, please contact us at 1-866-816-4553 or info@themaii.org and we will be glad to remove you from our mailing lists, no questions asked.


This website (www.themaii.org) does not cart or support any advertising on its pages. The ‘search’ feature on this website is not comprised of any advertorial content. There are no sponsored disbursements or subsidies. The organization does not have any remunerations for any published content or links.


This website includes a publicly visible blog and / or community forum that includes information that may be read by the general public. You can request the removal of your personal information from our blog by contacting the MAII office at webmaster@themaii.org. If we are unable to remove your personal information we will communicate with your regarding the reasons why.

Contact Us

We have developed our policies with your interests in mind. If you find that you are dissatisfied with them, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@themaii.org or call us toll free at 1-866-816-4553. We value your feedback and would like to do whatever we can to make your experience with MAII as positive as possible.

Privacy Policy Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of Friday Oct. 20, 2016.