International Medical Corps Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: January 2011

International Medical Corps is committed to respecting the privacy rights of all visitors to our website. This policy describes how International Medical Corps handles the information you provide through this website. Your accessing and/or use of the website constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to 1) the terms and conditions of this policy as may be updated by International Medical Corps from time to time without notice to you, and 2) the transfer, processing and maintenance of your personal and sensitive information in the United States of America.

Throughout this Agreement, you will see the terms “International Medical Corps”, “we”, “our” and “us”: these terms refer to International Medical Corps, a nonprofit organization with tax-exempt status as provided by the Internal Revenue Code under section 501(c)(3) and the California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701(d). International Medical Corps' tax identification number is 95-3949646.

1. Do I have to submit any personal information in order to visit the International Medical Corps website?

International Medical Corps does not ask you to submit any personal information if you are simply browsing the website. However, you may not be able to access all parts of the website or interact with us without supplying certain personal information. For example, if you choose to receive the International Medical Corps e-Newsletter, we ask for your name and email address so we can send the newsletter to you. The International Medical Corps e-Newsletter mailing list is used only to email the newsletter, to send notices about International Medical Corps activities, and for email campaigns. We do not sell, rent or share our mailing list except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  In the event you wish to update or delete your email address in our possession at any time for any reason please contact: to make those changes.

2. Does International Medical Corps use “cookies” on its website?

Yes, to make your visit to our website better, International Medical Corps uses cookies.

We also use cookies for ”retargeting” in our internet advertising campaigns so that third party vendors, including Google, can show you advertising about International Medical Corps as you browse the internet.  The cookies will only be used to obtain non-personal information (you will be anonymous). If you prefer, you can opt out of receiving cookies on the International Medical Corps website for Google advertising by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page (

3. Does International Medical Corps collect personal information, such as my name, postal address or financial information through its website?

You may be asked to submit personal information. This includes, but may not be limited to, your name, postal address, zip code, telephone number and e-mail address. In addition, in order to donate to International Medical Corps through this website, International Medical Corps may ask you to provide credit card, checking account or other billing information. We use secure socket layer (“SSL”) encryption to protect the transmission of the information you submit to us when you use our secure online donation forms, and the information you provide to us is stored securely. Our use of this information is limited to processing payments and mailing acknowledgment letters. We will also use this information to send you information about International Medical Corps' activities, and for mail campaigns, unless you choose not to be contacted. In the event that you want to view, update, or delete your contact information or your donation information, please contact

4. How is my personal information used by International Medical Corps?

International Medical Corps will use your personally identifiable information internally to provide you with information about International Medical Corps' work. International Medical Corps also may use this information to provide you with access to various sections of our website that may be personalized for your needs.

5. Does International Medical Corps share personal information with third parties?

Yes, International Medical Corps shares your personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail and/or postal address and credit card information with third party processors and service providers. For example, International Medical Corps shares such information with third parties that provide hosting services.

In addition, our web servers automatically collect and store non-personal (aggregated) information: the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet; the internet protocol (“IP”) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our sites; and the internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.

6. How do I control how International Medical Corps uses my personal information?

If you would prefer that your name, e-mail and/or postal addresses and other personally identifiable information that you may have shared with International Medical Corps not be shared with third parties or if you have previously given consent to share your name, e-mail and/or postal address or any other personally identifiable information and would prefer to opt-out, please go to our [subscription management page] and un-check the following option: “I would like to receive news and updates from International Medical Corps.” Or, in the alternative, you may call us at 310-826-7800, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, and we will accommodate your request. International Medical Corps will make every endeavor to change your status within 10 business days of your contacting us. Please note that some activities and mailings may already be in progress, and we may not be able to effectuate the changes prior to the mailing.

Credit Card Transactions:

International Medical Corps hires third parties to provide credit card processing services and order fulfillment services. If you have opted to donate online, we may share your personal information, including credit card or billing information, with these service providers. We make an effort to require all third party service-providers to hold personal information in confidence.
Necessity. If the law or a regulatory authority compels us, International Medical Corps will disclose personally identifiable information. Also, if we have reason to believe that there has been some inappropriate interference with or use of the International Medical Corps website or services (see our Website Terms and Conditions), or if we have reason to believe that one of our website users may have been injured or has harmed some other party, we will disclose your personally identifiable information as we deem appropriate.

7. What rules apply if I click over to another website?

This website may be linked to other sites that are not maintained by International Medical Corps. International Medical Corps is not responsible for the content of any of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by International Medical Corps of those sites or any information available through those sites. International Medical Corps makes no representations regarding any website that may be accessed by a link from this website.

8. Whom do I contact with question or comments about the privacy policy?

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of this site, you can contact:

International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps Feedback
12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90025 


For 30 years, International Medical Corps has worked to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.


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