Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

This website is owned and operated by Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change (Finding Answers), a National Program Office of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Finding Answers program is administered through a grant to the University of Chicago.

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This privacy statement addresses those concerns. This statement may be changed or updated from time to time. Please note that this Privacy Policy is reviewed periodically. Finding Answers reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Any changes to the statement will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this website will be deemed conclusive acceptance of such modification.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or do not want to receive emails from us in the future, please contact us at:

Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change

5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 1000

Chicago, Illinois 60637

(866) 344-9800

Or use our online Contact Us form

If you feel that the Finding Answers website is not following its stated Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the above addresses, phone number, or email address.

Information Collection

Finding Answers is the sole owner of the information collected on the website. Finding Answers collects information voluntarily submitted by visitors to the website, which enables us to respond to requests. We gather this information from our users at several different points on our website.

For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically recognizes the user's domain name, where possible. The information we collect is used to improve the content and functionality of our website.

We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Contact Us

A user is asked to complete an information form including such data as name, e-mail, organization, and phone number. We use this information to contact the user about services on our site for which he or she has expressed interest. Users who supply us with their telephone number will only receive telephone contact from us regarding their inquiry.  For example, we respond to inquiries about application processes and funding opportunities. We also use this information to e-mail program updates and Calls for Proposals.

Join Our Email List

A user is asked to complete an information form including such data as name, e-mail, and organization. We use this information to email subscribers program updates, announcements and Calls for Proposals.  A user may unsubscribe the Finding Answers Email List at any time.

Grant Applicants

This privacy statement only applies to the information collected through, not the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grantmaking Online website.

Information Use


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files. We use session-based cookies to analyze website use and trends. Usage of a cookie is not linked to personally identifiable information while on our site.

Log Files

Like most standard website servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


We do not sell personal information to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it including but not limited to the provisions enumerated in this privacy policy; or (ii) we are required to by law.

As e-mails and postal deliveries regarding Finding Answers are often sent on our behalf by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we share personal information as appropriate to facilitate these mailings to individuals who have requested materials.

We may share the names, email addresses, and organizational affiliations with staff at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, other parties interested in racial and ethnic health disparities and interventions including but not limited to funders, policymakers and members of the Finding Answers National Advisory Committee. If you do not want us to share this information, please let us know by contacting us at the address, phone number or email provided above.


We have taken reasonable steps to maintain the integrity and privacy of your information to ensure that your information is processed confidentially, accurately and securely.

Links to Other Sites

The Finding Answers website may contain links to other websites. The National Program Office is not responsible for the privacy practices of website not maintained by Finding Answers. Users entering the websites of other organizations are encouraged to read the privacy policies of those organizations. Inclusion of links from this website to other websites does not imply an endorsement of the external websites by Finding Answers.

Last modified: May 31, 2007