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Saint Francis Foundation Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

The Saint Francis Foundation (“the Foundation” “we” “our” “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We provide this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to help you understand how the Saint Francis Foundation collects, uses, protects, and discloses information and data when you use the Saint Francis Foundation website at (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy also explains how you can manage the use of certain information we collect. By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect different types of information from and about users of our Site, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as your name, address, payment information (i.e. credit card number and billing address), or e-mail address (“Personal Information”). For example, you may be asked to provide Personal Information when you donate money through the Site. We additionally collect other information you volunteer, such as through surveys and/or Site registrations.

We also collect information that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as which webpages you access or visit.

Cookies and Anonymous Identifiers

We may use cookies, which is a small text file placed on the hard drive of your computer to identify your computer and web browser, to analyze and improve the Site. For example, we use cookies to record information regarding your use of the Site, such as what pages you access or visit, or what donations you make on the Site.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use the information we collect, including Personal Information, to improve the content of our Site or our services, to send information to users regarding our newsletter, and to contact users for marketing purposes. We also share this information with our agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations. If you provide your postal address or telephone number through the Site, you may receive periodic mailings or telephone calls from us with information regarding ways to support Saint Francis Memorial Hospital or upcoming events, and you consent to receiving such contact.

Service Providers

From time to time, the Foundation may establish a business relationship with other businesses whom we believe are trustworthy and who have confirmed that their privacy practices are consistent with ours (“Service Providers”). For example, we may contract with Service Providers to provide certain services, such as hosting and maintenance, data storage and management, and marketing and promotions. We only provide our Service Providers with the information necessary for them to perform these services on our behalf. Each Service Provider must agree to use reasonable security procedures and practices, appropriate to the nature of the information involved, in order to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information other than as specified by the Foundation.

Opt Out Options

If you wish to opt out of receiving emails from us, you can unsubscribe via an unsubscribe option located in our emails. If you do not want us to share your email address with third parties, please let us know by sending us an email at If you wish to stop receiving mailings from us, you may call us at 415-353-6650 or write to us at the following address:

Database Manager
Saint Francis Foundation
900 Hyde Street, #1208
San Francisco, CA 94109

If you wish to stop receiving phone calls from us, you may let us know by emailing us or writing to us at the above address.

If you would like to access your transaction information or contact information, or correct inaccuracies in your contact and financial information, please call us or write to us at the above address.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We have appropriate security measures in place in our facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our Site. However, please be aware that no data transmission over the Internet or other network can be guaranteed to be completely secure and, as such, we do not guarantee the security of any information your transmit on or through the Site. You transmit information through the Site at our own risk. We cannot be held liable in the event of an attack on the server.

Third Party Sites

Our Site contains links to other websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience and do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or recommendation by us or other affiliation with us. We are not responsible for these other websites, and you access third party websites at your own risk. We encourage you to review the policies of other websites that you visit.

Do Not Track

Some web browsers have “Do Not Track” or similar features that allow you to tell each website you visit that you do not want your activities on that website tracked. At present, the Site does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals and consequently, the Site will continue to collect information about you even if your browser’s “Do Not Track” feature is activated.

Children and Minors

Our Site is not intended for, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from, children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features, register on the Site, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any student identification number. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Privacy Policy, and will post the changes to our Site to notify you. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to remain informed of any changes. If you continue to use the Site after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised Privacy Policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or get your consent as required by law.

You may prevent your Personal Information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by writing to us at the address provided in this Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at or 415-353-6650. You may also contact us via mail at: 900 Hyde Street, #1208, San Francisco, California 94109. We will resolve user complaints via internal investigation.

Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a legally binding contract and govern your access to and use of the Site and the Saint Francis Foundation’s services (collectively, “Services”). It is important that you carefully read and understand these Terms. By using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use the Services.

Changes to these Terms

We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time, at our sole discretion. In addition, we may change or stop providing the Services at any time. All changes are effective immediately. You agree that your continued use of the Services following such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes to these Terms.

Your Use of the Services

The Services are provided for your personal use only and not for any for-profit or commercial activities. No Saint Francis Foundation materials or property may be copied, reproduced, displayed, republished, downloaded, posted, digitized, translated, modified, transmitted, distributed, or commercially exploited in any way, except as expressly permitted in these Terms. You are prohibited from any use of data mining, robots, or any other data gathering and extraction tools in your use of the Services.

The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, other laws of the United States, and possibly by jurisdictions outside of the United States. Nothing in these Terms gives you a right to use Saint Francis Foundation’s intellectual property, including but not limited to the Foundation’s name or any of the Foundation’s trademarks, logos, domain names, other distinctive brand features, or copyrights.

Copyright Policy/Intellectual Property Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged intellectual property infringement, including but not limited to copyright infringement, that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please submit a written claim regarding Copyright Infringement to:

Saint Francis Foundation
P.O. Box 640219
San Francisco, CA 94164

Effective Date: 3/1/2018

Date of Last Revision: 3/1/2018