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Data Privacy Information

To improve our services and efficiency, we collect two types of information on our website:

  1. Web server traffic information. This information is used to determine the number of visitors to our site, the length of each visit, and sources of traffic. We collect aggregate data — or totals of those visiting from a domain — not information identifying individual users. We use this information to help improve our site and our service to you.
  2. Personal information provided by you. If you fill out a form or survey, register for an event, update your alumni record, or make a gift through this website, we may collect your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal information you have provided. Personal information contained in the Minnesota Medical Foundation's records is used only for business related to the Minnesota Medical Foundation.

The Minnesota Medical Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. The foundation does not sell, trade, or exchange any private information in its possession. It also respects the request of benefactors or other interested constituents to be removed from mailing or other distribution lists. If you wish, you may withdraw your permission at any time for us to maintain this information in our files or to communicate with you. To remove your name, complete the Solicitation Preferences Form.

The Minnesota Medical Foundation publishes donor lists each year in its annual report. To request that your or your organization's name not be listed, please call 612-625-1440 or 800-922-1663.

Secure Server Information

Our secure servers and software use SSL encryption, the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. SSL encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

To enable our online credit card processing, we use Verisign software, the most widely used online payment software. Verisign is one of the most reputable companies performing online financial transactions today.

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to the University of Minnesota

The Minnesota Medical Foundation has merged with the University of Minnesota Foundation.

The combination of two great foundations, operating as the University of Minnesota Foundation, will enhance support of excellence at the University of Minnesota, provide even greater efficiencies, and better serve University donors.

For more information, contact the University of Minnesota Foundation at 612-624-3333.