Privacy Statement

The Morgridge Institute for Research endeavors to respect the privacy of every individual who visits our site. In this statement, we disclose our information practices for the Morgridge Institute website, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

For purposes of this disclosure, the “Morgridge Institute website” is defined as publicly accessible pages hosted under the domain:

Personal Data

We do not and will not sell, rent, trade or market personal data about you to third parties. We do, however, share our data with select individuals and entities for development purposes. We do not routinely publish donors’ names and do not identify donors and their giving information without consent.

Our online giving process is protected by our web contractor, who provides certified secure monetary transactions. The Morgridge Institute does not store credit card numbers after an online transaction has been completed.

On rare occasions we may be legally compelled to disclose certain information, such as in response to a subpoena or court order.

Business Relationships

The Morgridge Institute website contains some links to other sites. Please be aware that Morgridge Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites. This statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may automatically collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, the IP address of your computer, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site. This information is used to ensure our site meets the needs of the majority of our users, as well as to diagnose problems with our website. This information also helps us produce statistics on how frequently our various pages are visited.


Cookies are tiny files placed onto the hard drive of your computer the first time you visit our website that enable our server to recognize or “remember” who you are the next time you come back. Contrary to popular myth, cookies do not extract private or personal information from your computer’s memory; rather, they record only information you volunteer to give us upon logging into or visiting the site.

Notification of Changes

The Morgridge Institute may alter this statement at any time by posting a new one at this location. This privacy statement was last updated on March 1, 2016.

Contact Us

Please contact us with any concerns or questions via email at or through the U.S. mail at:

Linda Hansen
Morgridge Institute for Research
330 North Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715