The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is committed to respecting your privacy. The following statement outlines our donor privacy policy when visiting,, and affiliated sites owned or used by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research.

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not sell/rent/exchange/share any information we receive with any outside parties.


You may contact the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research at any time to opt-out of solicitations or update your contact information. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You cannot remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.

You can reach us at 800-875-1378, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, EST, or anytime by sending an email to Please allow 4-6 weeks for your changes to be fully processed as there may be items printed in advance that may cross with your requested changes.


Throughout our website, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.


If you would like to publish information that you find on our web site, or would like information about using our logo and images please send your request to Barbara Malm, Chief Executive Officer at


We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our site.  We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.


If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section above.


You may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question, comment, or suggestion, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other Foundation staff members, staff at the American Physical Therapy Association “APTA”, board members, volunteers, or consultants, who are better able to answer your questions. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.


Should you choose to make a donation or register for an event online, we will collect your payment information (credit card type, credit card number, credit card expiration date, and security code) in addition to your billing information (name, organization [if applicable], and complete address) and any other information necessary to complete the transaction. Upon transmittal of your data to process your credit card, the credit card information becomes encrypted, secured, and no longer available to staff members. Non credit-card information related to the donation will be secured in your profile in our database.

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is a charitable, 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. EIN: 13-611225. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Electronic receipts will be sent for each donation received. In any instance in which a full tax-deduction cannot be given, an explanation of benefits received and their corresponding amount will be included in the tax-receipt letter. Should you not receive your electronic receipt, or if you require a hard copy, please email us at

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research will honor any request for a donation to be designated to a specific fund or activity or for a donation to remain anonymous.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealing with this web site, please contact Barbara Malm, Chief Executive Officer at

This policy was updated on November 14, 2019.