Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website is owned and operated by the Jacques Pépin Foundation (JPF). The JPF is a registered non-profit organization.

Our website address is: Our mailing address is The Jacques Pépin Foundation, P.O. Box #28, Barrington, RI 02806.

Email inquiries can be sent to

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you elect to send the JPF a note using the form on our Contact page, your name, email and message is stored in our system when you submit the form. This information is not used for marketing purposes. Rather, it is stored for customer service purposes. If you have left us a message using our Contact form, you can request to receive an exported file of the data stored on our system (the information you supplied on the form – name, email and message). You can also request that we erase the information stored from your form entry.

Email subscription form

To manage our email subscriptions and send newsletters, we use a trusted third-party service, Mailchimp ( This service securely stores and maintains the email addresses of our subscribers and assists us in sending out newsletters. Your email address is solely used for the purpose of sending you newsletters and updates related to our services, products, or content. We do not share, sell, or rent your email address to any third parties for marketing purposes. You have the option to unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link provided in the emails you receive from us. Upon unsubscribing, your email address will be removed from our mailing list.

Embedded content from other websites

Video content on this site is embedded from the Video hosting website, Vimeo ( Videos embedded on this website behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Vimeo may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Popup messages

The JPF website uses local storage, a feature that allows websites to store small pieces of information on your web browser, to determine whether you have previously viewed a popup message on our website. We do this to ensure that you do not see the same message more than once within a period of one day. The information stored in local storage is used solely for the purpose of managing the display of popup messages. We do not track or record any personal information through this process. You have the option to disable local storage in your browser settings. However, doing so may affect your experience on our website, including the display of popup messages.


As part of our efforts to continuously improve our website and provide you with the best possible experience, we utilize Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”).

Google Analytics collects information about how users engage with our website, including but not limited to, the pages visited, time spent on each page, the browser and operating system used, and other similar data. This information is collected anonymously and is used solely for the purpose of analyzing website traffic and trends to help us understand how our visitors interact with our site.

Please note that Google Analytics may utilize cookies and other tracking technologies to gather this data. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that help us analyze your use of our website. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings or by opting out of Google Analytics tracking using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at

By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics in the manner and for the purposes set out above. However, none of the information collected by Google Analytics personally identifies you. We do not merge any personally identifiable information with the non-personally identifiable information collected through Google Analytics.