Privacy Policy

The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research(Fund) is committed to protection the confidentiality of all information provided by its donors.  Please review our policies and procedures that show our commitment to protecting your privacy.

Our Commitment
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research will not share personal donor information with anyone outside the Fund. Specifically, the Fund will not sell, trade or share donors’ personal or contact information with any outside person or organization, nor send any mailing on behalf of any other organization.

Protection of Information
The information the Fund maintains from its donors typically includes: names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses and donation amounts. This information is maintained in secure files and in a computer database which is protected by user identification and passwords.  It is also protected against from outside the Foundation.

Information obtained through the internet
For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes their IP Address, which is a unique number that every computer connected to the internet is assigned.  With respect to cookies, we record session information and note what pages were accessed.  Cookies enable web sites to remember your previous visits.

This privacy policy applies only to information collected by visiting our website directly.  If you came to our website through another website or link to another website from the Fund’s please check the privacy policy of that web site.  The Fund is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of any other websites.

Maintenance of information used by the Fund
Donor’s personal information is used to maintain a record of all donations to the Fund, to acknowledge any gifts made and to correspond with donors at future dates.

Requests to stop receiving communications of any type from the Fund may be sent by email:, phone 203-785-4612 or in writing:
The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
Yale University
333 Cedar Street, SHM L300
New Haven, CT 06510

 Changing and/or updating personal information
Anyone who wishes to update or verify their personal information may contact the Fund as indicated above.  Please include the old information as well as the new information so we can make the necessary changes.

The Fund may revise these policies at a future date. Please check periodically to view any changes.