Cookie Policy


This website (the “Site”) is operated by Partners In Health, A Nonprofit Corporation, also referred to in this Cookie Policy as “we,” “us,” or “PIH.” PIH is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with PIH’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and explains what cookies are, the personal information they collect, and how and why they may be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit this Site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data, usually a unique string of letters and numbers. They are commonly used throughout the Internet and are stored on and accessed from your device when you visit this Site. This allows the Site to recognize your visit from those of other users of the Site. You can find more information at and Through our Site, we and our third party partners also obtain certain information by other automated means, such as web beacons (including pixels and tags), web server logs, analytics and other technologies. These are collectively referred to in this Policy as “cookies”.

The personal information that we collect through cookies includes IP address, user device ID, user location, browser language, screen resolution, operating system, service provider and other system settings or information, and your actions taken while browsing a website.

Certain cookies also collect information such as your name, email address, phone number, gender, zip code, and information about actions you have taken on our Site (such as starting a donation).

How does this Site use cookies?

This Site uses the following cookies for the following purposes:


These cookies are necessary for us to operate our Site. For example, these cookies help us set your privacy preferences, and help you fill in forms. This category of cookies should not be disabled. Essential cookies typically are deleted when you end your browsing session or within a short period of time thereafter. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Site may not then work.


We use third-party analytics services, including Google Analytics and Meta Pixel, that collect information about how visitors interact with our Site, such as what pages you visit, how long you stay on a page, whether the page is displayed correctly or any errors have occurred, as well as IP address, demographic and interests information. The information we obtain through the Site may be disclosed to or collected directly by these third-party services.

These cookies allow us to measure and improve the performance of our site and make the site more user-friendly. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. Some of these are persistent cookies that remain on your computer or other Internet-connected device for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them.


These cookies enable the site to provide enhanced functionality, such as remembering the selections you have made while on the Site. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. Functional Cookies typically are deleted when you end your browsing session or within a certain period of time thereafter. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.


Advertising Cookies are tracking mechanisms used by websites and advertisers to gather user data and tailor personalized ads based on your browsing behavior. These cookies are used to manage and serve ads about fundraising opportunities to you and others like you, and include interest-based advertising cookies and social media cookies. These cookies may be set through our Site by us and our advertising and social media partners, such as Google, Meta, X and LinkedIn, and may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. These cookies may collect information about whether you have interacted with an advertisement. Cookies also provide us with the necessary data to enable the assessment of ad campaign effectiveness. These insights help us monitor things like the frequency of the advertisements being displayed to you.

In some circumstances, we work with third parties, such as Meta, X, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, to connect with you on social networks and provide certain services to our users and additional features, including the ability to see videos. These third parties use cookies to collect information on our Site, including via plug-ins and widgets, so that they can present you with digital content on social media that may be of interest to you. For more information about the privacy practices of these third parties, please click on the links below:

If you are accessing our Site from the European Union (EU) or United Kingdom (UK), certain third parties that we work with to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns and to target and deliver advertising, such as Meta, will in some cases act as independent controllers or joint controllers with us with respect to these activities.

For more information about the processing conducted by these parties as joint controllers, including the legal basis they rely on and how to exercise your data subject rights, please review their Privacy Notices.

We enter into agreements with third parties that act as joint controllers with us, that determine the respective responsibilities for compliance with the obligations under applicable data protection laws. Under these agreements we are responsible for providing data subjects with information about any joint processing, and the third parties are responsible for enabling data subjects' rights under Articles 15-20 of the General Data Protection Regulation with regard to the personal data stored by them following the joint processing.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics as described in “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”. You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on websites by installing the “Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on”.

Combining the cookie information with other data about your computer

When you enter the Site, we may also collect information, where available, about your computer for system administration purposes, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information may be combined with the data we collected via the Google Analytics cookies above. This information is statistical data about our users’ browsing patterns and generally does not identify our users, except when a user gives an online donation, in which case we would be able to identify those users based on their IP address.

Your Choices

If you are accessing our Site from the EU or UK, the Site does not use non-essential cookies unless you agree to their use through our Cookie Banner and Cookie Preferences Centre. At any time, you may visit our Cookie Preferences Centre to withdraw your consent or amend your preferences.

You may also stop cookies from being downloaded on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser. Most web browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our Site features (such as being unable to reach our homepage in certain cases).

Click on the links below to find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:


In addition to the browser-based controls, you can manage third party cookies by visiting or For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device.

To learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising in the U.S., please visit,, and

Do not track preferences

Do not track is a function that allows visitors to opt out from being tracked by websites for any purpose including the use of analytics services, advertising networks and social platforms. Do not track options are available in a number of browsers including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.

  • If you enable do not track in your web browser, we will respect your choice.
  • If you have enabled the do not track function, you will not be tracked with Google Analytics.
  • If you have disabled all cookies from your browser, we will still collect some general data about your browsing (e.g., a record of a visitor to our Site). Additionally, the Site may not function as intended if cookies are disabled.


Contact us

If you have any questions or need further information about our cookie practices, please contact us at or write to us at Partners In Health, 800 Boylston Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02199, USA. This Cookie Policy, the Privacy Policy and/or the Terms of Use may be amended by us at any time. Please check this page periodically to inform yourself of any changes. It was last amended on October 31, 2023.