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Privacy Policy

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Agreement of Use

The Prevent Cancer Foundation understands that privacy is crucial to the ongoing success of the Internet as an informative medium. At the Prevent Cancer Foundation, our Web site is a critical tool for educating and empowering the public. Our visitors’ privacy is always a primary concern. However, use of our Web site is governed by the following terms and conditions of use:

Medical Disclaimer

The information presented on this Web site is solely intended to provide you with information that will help educate you on the importance of diet, exercise and regular cancer screening in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Adopting these habits is an individual choice and one that should only be made after consultation with your health care professional. No information provided on this Web site or otherwise offered by the Prevent Cancer Foundation is intended to replace or in any way modify the advice of your health care professional.

Although the Prevent Cancer Foundation strives to present only current and accurate information on its Web site, individuals MUST NOT rely on this information or consider it to be any form of professional advice. Individuals seeking advice regarding cancer prevention, early detection, symptoms or any other questions they may have regarding their health should obtain such advice in person from a health care professional.

Given the stated purpose of the information presented on the Web site, all visitors to this Web site agree that the Prevent Cancer Foundation is not responsible in any manner or to any extent for the consequences of any action(s) taken by any individual(s) as a result of using the information presented by the Foundation on its Web site. Further, although the Foundation carefully selects the Web sites with which it is associated, it is not responsible for any information or content, or any actions that are based on such information or content that appears on any Web site outside of its direct control. This information and content disclaimer pertains to all Web sites outside of the Foundation’s direct control, including, but not limited to, those sites that are or were in any way linked to the Foundation’s Web site.

Finally, the Prevent Cancer Foundation would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of reviewing your personal and family medical history with your health care professional before changing your diet, beginning an exercise program or learning more about your individual risk for some cancers. An ongoing and open relationship with your health care professional is a key component to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Privacy Policy and Personal Information

Because the Foundation collects some information on our Web site for various reasons, in the following sections we’ve outlined what information we collect and what we do with it:

Information Requests/Registrations/Surveys

Several sections of our site allow you to request more information, register for conferences and programs or submit a survey. The personally identifiable information collected in these forms (such as your e-mail and home address, telephone number) is stored in a remotely hosted database and is used only in processing your requests for more information, program registration and survey responses. The Prevent Cancer Foundation uses reasonable precautions to keep all personal information provided secure. The Foundation cannot be held liable or responsible for a security breach by a third party and your continued use of this Web site implies that you agree to this statement.

Additionally, you have the option of receiving information from the Prevent Cancer Foundation concerning our programs and donation opportunities. By default, you will not automatically receive this information; only with your consent will this information be sent. The Prevent Cancer Foundation does not sell or rent the personal information we collect in our forms with third parties.

Demographic Information

While using the Internet, your Web browser volunteers some information about you to any Web site you are visiting, such as IP address, geographic location, type of Web browser and referrer. This information is typically not able to accurately identify you. Like many Web sites, the Foundation uses this information to provide a more informative experience for our users. We also use this information in order to assess the amount of traffic our Web site is generating, analyze browsing trends and administer the site.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. The security measures used on this site include, but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data.

When you register with, or donate to, the Prevent Cancer Foundation through this Web site, you will have a personal subscription management page, where you will be able to edit your personal information, as well as review your messaging records. Access to your personal subscription management page is controlled to protect the privacy of your data – our Web site requires that you log on with your e-mail address and personal password to access your personal subscription management page.

Online Donations

Visitors may use our secure online form to send monetary donations to The Prevent Cancer Foundation. As in the case with other forms on our site, this information is used solely to complete the processing of the donation.

Donor information

Donor information is stored in a remotely hosted database and is never made available to third parties. The Foundation uses reasonable precautions to keep all personal information secure. The Prevent Cancer Foundation cannot be held liable or responsible for a security breach by a third party and your continued use of this Web site implies that you agree to this statement.

Additionally, you have the option of receiving information from the Prevent Cancer Foundation concerning our programs and donation opportunities. By default, you will not automatically receive this information; only with your consent will this information be sent. The Prevent Cancer Foundation does not sell or rent the personal information we collect in from our online donations.

The Foundation does sell and/or rent the names and addresses of its direct mail donors, but offers donors, in each mailing, the opportunity to request their names and addresses not be exchanged.

External Links

The Prevent Cancer Foundation maintains a list of external links to related websites. The Foundation is not responsible for the content provided by other organizations, nor does the inclusion of an organization’s link imply an endorsement. Each organization maintains its own privacy policy and we urge you to become familiar with the policies of Web sites you frequent.

Your Agreement

By using this Web site, you agree to the collection and use of information and all other terms, as specified above in our policy. In the event that our policy changes, we will make these changes to this page in order to keep you informed about our information collection practices.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation urges you to be careful when online and always familiarize yourself with each Web site’s privacy policies.


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