Last updated on March 30, 2006
Collection of Information:
If you decide to join our community by registering on the Website, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as name, address, email address, and other information. Once you provide your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to The MetaCancer Foundation.
As with most website operators, The MetaCancer Foundation analyzes the Website logs to constantly improve the functionality of the Website. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and to our authorized agents of visits to the Website. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.
Use of Information:
Certain of your information, such as your username, may be associated with messages and/or public comments you make on or through the Website. Please be careful when choosing a username and when deciding what information about yourself, if any, to post publicly. By providing too much information to other community members, you may give them or others the ability to identify you.
How we protect information:
We use reasonable safeguards to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information.
We use “cookies” on the Website to support certain functions and to better understand how our visitors use the Website. A “cookie” is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which your browser may then store on your system. Depending on your browser type, you likely can set your browser to notify you when you receive a “cookie,” giving you the opportunity to decide whether to accept it. However, please note that rejecting or disabling cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain features of the MetaCancer.org website.
The MetaCancer Foundation maintains several email lists to keep our users informed. Individuals must make an affirmative request to be added to one of our mailing lists. We do not share the email addresses on our lists with anyone outside of The MetaCancer Foundation staff and authorized agents without your permission.
This Website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does The MetaCancer Foundation does not knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to The MetaCancer Foundation. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you must obtain a parent’s permission before submitting any information to The MetaCancer Foundation through the Website or otherwise.
The Website may contain links to third-party websites. The MetaCancer Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.