Financial & Privacy Policy

The National Pancreas Foundation reserves all copyrights on material on its webpages.

Financial disclosure

Organized under the laws of Pennsylvania as a not-for-profit corporation, the National Pancreas Foundation is exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualifies for the maximum charitable contribution deduction by donors. Our Federal Identification Number is 23-2935929.

The National Pancreas Foundation is proud of the way we manage our finances. We ensure that every donation is used to the maximum benefit of those who suffer from diseases of the pancreas.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of The National Pancreas Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

To view our current 990 please click on the following:
National Pancreas Foundation 990 (2015)
National Pancreas Foundation 990 (2014)
 

Privacy

The National Pancreas Foundation is dedicated to honoring the privacy and wishes of our supporters at all times. Following are details about our online policies, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. The statement was last updated on January 17, 2006.

Contact us

This website is owned by The National Pancreas Foundation. Please feel free to contact us in any of the following ways if you have questions or concerns.

Mail:
The National Pancreas Foundation
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD, 20814
Phone: 866-726-2737
FAX: 301-657-9776
E-mail: info@pancreasfoundation.org

Collection of personal data

The National Pancreas Foundation collects and maintains only personal information that is sent to us directly from an individual or company. This information is obtained from the following places on our website:

  • Donation forms
  • Newsletter sign-up
  • Share Your Story
  • Contact Us and other information requests
  • E-mail messages sent directly to our attention

You can visit www.pancreasfoundation.org without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself.

To complete online transactions, you will be asked for your address, e-mail and credit card information. This required information is necessary for us to process transactions, protect you against credit card fraud and contact you should the need arise in administering your account.

Information security and quality

The National Pancreas Foundation intends to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures, such as using industry-accepted encryption for transmission of credit card information, to help keep your information secure, accurate, current and complete.

Donations made on the www.pancreasfoundation.org website are secure to the fullest extent possible.

Website traffic information

When you arrive at or leave the National Pancreas Foundation website, we automatically receive the web address of the site that you came from or are going to. We also collect information on which pages you visit while you are on our site, the type of browser you use and the times you access our site. We use this information only to try to better understand visitor preferences.

Disclosure to third parties

We will only share personally identifiable information with a third party if and when the individual submitting this information has permitted us to do so, or if we are required by law to do so.

The National Pancreas Foundation does not rent, exchange or sell the electronic mail addresses or credit card information of our supporters.

E-mail

The National Pancreas Foundation adheres to a strict anti-spam policy, making it easy for our subscribers to unsubscribe.

Children’s online privacy protection

The National Pancreas Foundation is especially concerned about ensuring the privacy of children online. We are therefore committed to comply with applicable laws and requirements, such as the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

Please note that we try to ensure that all our activities (particularly the Kid2Kid Support Group program) are coordinated by an adult and therefore make every effort to send information to adults only. If you are aware that a child has provided his or her name to us, please use the Information Request form to provide the child’s name along with a supervising adult’s contact information.

Links to other websites

The National Pancreas Foundation website contains links to other sites. The Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

The National Pancreas Foundation name and logo

The National Pancreas Foundation name and logo are the exclusive property of the NPF. Unauthorized use is prohibited. They may not be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written permission.