Privacy Policy

The following statement discloses the privacy practices for the Fistula Foundation website. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to

Email Addresses

Our website does not automatically recognize your email address. If you communicate with us by email or give us your email address, we may send you periodic email updates. If you do not want to receive email updates, contact us at the above address, or follow the instructions at the bottom of any email update you may receive.

Personal Information

You do not have to provide any personal information on our website unless you choose to do so.

We ask for your name, address, and email in conjunction with several forms and questionnaires that appear on our website. Where indicated, we collect this information and put you on our mailing list for periodic updates about issues relevant to The Fistula Foundation.

If you wish to make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone, we will not use the information you give us on that individual for any other purpose.

We do not sell or share email addresses, postal addresses or telephone numbers of our donors or other individuals on our mailing list.

This site has links to other websites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. The Fistula Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.

Your privacy is very important to us. If you feel that your privacy has been violated or that The Fistula Foundation has misused your information in any way, please contact us at

Security Measures

The Foundation is committed to actively protecting the security of our donor information. The Foundation does not release the names or other information of our donors to anyone for any reason without the express permission of that donor. We never have and will not provide our list of donors to other individuals or organizations. Further, we have a digital firewall to protect our database and have employed an outside firm that provides security for our server. The data provided to our server is encrypted. If you have any further questions about our security policy and procedures please call us at 408 249-9596 or email us at

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