Legal and Financials


Terms and Conditions

Text in this website is the property of The Patterson Foundation, but may be reprinted or otherwise reproduced for noncommercial purposes as long as proper attribution is given. All photographs, animation, illustrations, and artwork appearing in this website are the property of The Patterson Foundation and/or other copyright owners, and may be reproduced or reprinted only with written permission.

The Patterson Foundation respects the privacy of all users of this website. As a result of initiative collaboration and other correspondence with The Patterson Foundation, we keep e-mail addresses and postal addresses in a database used by employees, and some contractors and non-profit partners. We will not share any part of your information with any for-profit or commercial organizations. Your e-mail and postal address may be shared with other non-profit organizations.

We will honor your request to stop sending you publications or e-newsletters. Please e-mail with such requests.

Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by The Patterson Foundation (TPF). It is a robust communication tool that illustrates our New Realities vision, inspires philanthropy in others, communicates what we are learning to the world and honors the Patterson family legacy. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to us.

The following Privacy Policy was developed to reinforce TPF's commitment to protect partner information and use it only in ways that are consistent with your wishes.

TPF does not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they knowingly provide it to us. We invite visitors to browse our current initiatives and delve into the Patterson family legacy, knowing that we do not capture or recognize your e-mail address or other personal or system information.

Collaborator Lists

When you register to receive more information about TPF and its initiatives, we add your name to a collaborator list. Once you provide us with personal or professional information, that data remains confidential and will be used only by TPF. We authorize our staff to view your personal information only when necessary to serve you better. We will not share information you provide to use to any third parties.

Communication from Us

We use our collaborator list for follow-up contacts with you as an individual or entity interested in TPF. TPF provides updates on initiative learnings and foundation news only to people who sign up to stay informed of the TPF journey. If you do provide us with your e-mail information, TPF reserves the right to notify you from time to time about TPF services and benefits. At all times we include opt-out instructions.