Privacy Policies


Donor Privacy Policy

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to us. Like all organizations with a web presence, the AOF receives standard tracking data when you visit our site. Information from your browser, including your IP address, pages visited, the length of time you spend on our site and files you download is recorded on website server logs. This information is reported to the AOF’s Board of Directors for use in revising website content, tracking global interest in the AOF’s fundraising initiatives or programs.  No personal information is collected during the tracking process.
The AOF does not sell, rent, loan or otherwise share any personally identifying information you provide with any individual or organization, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. While we strive to protect the personal information of our users, the AOF will only release personal information if required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.

Credit Card Account Information

AOF does not disclose credit card account information provided by its donors. When donors choose to pay using their credit cards, AOF submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.


Electronic Newsletter

The AOF maintains e-mail lists to keep donors/contributors informed about upcoming events/opportunities or informational e-newsletters. We may share information with service providers solely for the purpose of producing and disseminating AOF information to our donors and potential donors.  You may remove yourself from our mailing list at any time using the “OPT OUT” function.  If you are receiving the AOF's electronic newsletter by mistake, or have any problems unsubscribing, please contact and we will take the necessary steps to remedy the situation.

Links to Other Sites

The AOF provides links to websites of the AOF’s Benefactors or other osteopathic organizations. Unless we expressly state otherwise, the AOF makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites.  A link to a website from is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers. This privacy policy applies solely to the information housed on the AOF’s website.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Because of the number of possible sources of information available on the AOF website, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, omissions and inaccuracies in such information may be present. The AOF cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, and currentness of information on its website, nor do we guarantee that this website will be error-free and continuously available.

Copyright Statement

Copyrighted material contained in this website is owned by the AOF.  Prior permission to use, download, reproduce or reprint any text, photograph, illustration, artwork or other graphic material must be obtained from the AOF, regardless of its intended use.

Privacy Policy Changes

The AOF may amend this privacy policy from time to time. If you have any questions or concerns about the AOF’s privacy policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us.