Terms of Use

Welcome to give.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org, a website funded, managed, and operated by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, and UCSF Medical Center. Please read this visitor agreement. As our website evolves, we may change the contents of this site and modify the terms of this agreement in our sole discretion. By visiting our site, you agree to abide by the terms of this user agreement.

Use of this Information

The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. This site provides information about donating to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals and how to access our doctors, facilities, and services. Because of your individual needs, you should consult your personal doctor to determine the appropriateness of the information for your situation.

Advertising is not a source of funding for this site.

Confidentiality and Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. However, due to the nature of Internet communications, it may be necessary for system support personnel to view communications and logs of activities as a part of their responsibilities. We may gather information to monitor our effectiveness in providing health information, to answer consumer questions, and to improve the site. This regular monitoring does not provide us with personal information such as names or addresses of users. Only non-confidential and non-proprietary information should be transmitted to the site by electronic mail or otherwise.


Children’s Hospital & Research Center Foundation (doing business as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation) is qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution to the Foundation (EIN 94-1657474) is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Foundation provides no goods or services in consideration for your contribution.

University of California, San Francisco uses this website to collect personal contact information and credit card information. This information is used primarily to process donations to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Individuals who wish to use methods other than online enrollment may submit requests by email ([email protected]) or U.S. mail, addressed to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, c/o UCSF Foundation, Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339.

In addition, your information is used to create a record about you in our donor database, or to update your existing record. Your credit card information is not stored in this record. Cookies are used to enhance the experience of the user.

Your personal information may be used for fundraising purposes. Your information may also be shared with other UCSF offices and departments for University-related activities. Your personally identifiable information will not be sold to third-party organizations.

You may request to opt-out of receiving any or all of these communications by e-mailing us at [email protected]. When contacting us, please specify which types of communication (e-mail, regular mail, telephone calls, etc.) you no longer wish to receive. UCSF reserves the right to change this policy or University policies at any time without notice and in its sole discretion. You should visit this page periodically to review the current policy.

If you have questions about this privacy policy, or about how to review, modify, or delete previously provided personal information, or if you believe that your information has not been treated in accordance with this policy, please contact us via e-mail at: [email protected]. You may also contact us toll-free within the United States at (877) 499-8273.  

Accuracy and Completeness

Due to constant advances in technology and medicine, you are encouraged to confirm the information on our site with other reliable sources. Corrections and additions will be made as allowed by the availability of time and resources.

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this site, all material that is provided here or could be reached by using this as a starting point is supplied "AS IS" without warranty of quality or accuracy of any kind. Neither the Regents of the University of California, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, nor any author contributing to this site is responsible for any errors or omissions in any information provided or the results obtained from the use of such information.

The views and opinions of the document authors do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Regents of the University of California, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, or its affiliates.

With respect to information available from this webpage, neither UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals nor any of their officers, trustees, agents, employees, students, or volunteers makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed; nor represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

Links to Other Sites

This website may contain links to third party sites. These sites are managed by organizations, companies, or individuals and are not under UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals’ control. Neither the Regents of the University of California nor UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals are responsible for the information or links you may find there.  Access to any other Internet site linked to this website is at the user's own risk. Neither the Regents of the University of California nor UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, information collection practices, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals provide these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site, and you should read that site's policies on privacy and information collection.

Neither the Regents of the University of California nor UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals assume responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to or any viruses that may infect your computer equipment or software because of your access, use of, or browsing in this or any other site.

Legal Compliance

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, any proprietary information belonging to others without their consent, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

In the course of monitoring individuals improperly using this system or in the course of system administration, the activities of authorized users also may be monitored. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised and acknowledges that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence of unlawful or criminal activity, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals may provide the evidence from such monitoring to law enforcement officials or the administrators of systems providing the user's services.


You should assume that everything you see or read on this site is copyrighted by the Regents of the University of California unless otherwise noted. You may download material from the site for non-commercial, personal use as long as you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not use, modify, make multiple copies of, distribute, or transmit the contents of the site for any public or commercial purposes without the written permission of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.