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The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and the Infórmate team are committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information. Any personal user information (name, address, e-mail, phone number, medical history) will be voluntarily provided by users when contacting the staff of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois by e-mail or by phone. The NKFI staff records these data in a database that is only accessible by NKFI staff members. The data collected in this database are used for reporting purposes, but names or personal information are not recorded. These data are never shared with a third party.  Meta-data are collected from this website via Google analytics.

This website honors the legal requirements for medical/health information privacy for the United States of America.

How We Use Information

If you choose to contact us through this website, we will respond to meet your request; however, your information will never be given to a third party.  We do not use any personal information to gain a profit and will not sell, rent or market personal data to a third party for any reason.

How We Protect Your Information

Any personal information voluntarily given to us will be protected in a secured computer program and will not be shared with a third party for any reason.  Personal information stored in our database is shared on a need-to-know basis with National Kidney Foundation of Illinois staff and Infórmate team.   

Website Cookies

In addition to the information gathered as described above, we may automatically collect non-personal technical information by using a technology called "cookies" when you connect to our site. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site. This information is collected to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data to facilitate content improvements.

Privacy Policy Changes

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois reserves the right to change our privacy policy at our discretion.  Any changes will be updated here.


Last Updated: 7/10/2015