Privacy Policy and Terms of Use


The following Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions (“Terms of Use”) govern all pages hosted at These Terms of Use do not apply to pages hosted by other organizations to which we may link and whose privacy and other policies may differ. These Terms of Use may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. respects the privacy of its visitors. We have developed a rigorous privacy policy that reflects that respect. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. We will do our best to honor any limitations you may wish to place on the usage of your personal information.


Most areas of our site are accessible without having to provide personal information of any kind. Some of our services do, however, require some form of identification, which the user is free to provide (or withhold) voluntarily. Submission of a registration form that includes the user’s phone number or email address implies the user’s consent to being contacted by BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC., but we will not share this information with third parties.

Collection of Information

When you are on BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC.’s website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. alone, unless stated otherwise. BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. may collect information regarding website visitors, including IP address, browser and domain information, and information volunteered by you, such as email address. We may also track visitor usage patterns of our website including website hits using standard site tracking software.

Use of Information

BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. uses the information we collect about you to be able to send you communications and to help administer and improve our web sites. Please note that we use this information for internal purposes only.


The accuracy of your individual information is important to BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC.. If you have a question about or change to your personal information related to a donation, please send an email to

Linking to the BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. Website

Generally, Internet websites may link to BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. websites without seeking the permission of BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC.. However, such links must clearly identify BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. as the source of the information displayed and preserve the integrity of the BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. web pages without alteration.


Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. All BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. contractors with access to personal information obtained on the BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. website are also bound to adhere to this policy as part of their contract.

Personally Identifiable Information

BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. collects personal information from our visitors. Our web server does not automatically recognize or collect personal information based on your email address; the personal information we collect is always voluntarily submitted by you.

Sharing of Information

We are aware of and sensitive to the issue of unsolicited email (“spam”); therefore BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. will never rent, trade or sell your email address. From time to time, however, we may agree with other reputable, charitable organizations to write via postal mail to some of each other’s supporters, for the mutual benefit of both. If you would prefer not to have your name used in this manner, simply send us a request via email to with your exact name and address.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. website provides links to several other third party websites. While we make efforts to choose our links carefully, we cannot take responsibility for the content of linked websites or for the privacy policies of websites we link to. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies on those websites prior to any use.

Privacy Policy Changes

BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. continually examines the best options for maintaining a high level of privacy on our site. From time to time, therefore, this privacy policy may be changed. Your use of the BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. website after the date specified below constitutes your agreement to our terms. BEN & JERRY’S FOUNDATION, INC. is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust.