The Cancer Support Community Internet Information Privacy Statement
Our Commitment to Information Privacy
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) respects the privacy of every individual who visits www.cancersupportcommunity.org. This document explains our online information collection and utilization practices.
We collect three types of information on the Cancer Support Community Website:
Standard Web server traffic pattern information. General traffic, site usage, and length of stay information is collected and stored in log files. This type of information is rarely shared outside of the Cancer Support Community, and then only in summary such that your personal information will remain anonymous and unidentifiable.
Personal information. Personally identifiable information is collected from you in only specific situations. This information is never shared with an outside organization. The situations where this type of information may be requested is:
- Enrollment in an Online Support Group
- Completion of an Online Community Profile (Note that you are able to designate what information can be seen by others)
- Make a Donation to the Cancer Support Community
- Order materials that need to be mailed to you
- CancerSupportSource - Distress Screening Tool
Demographic Information. If you enroll in an Online Support Group, we may collect information such as: your role as patient, caregiver or heath care professional; specific cancer related information; treatment related information; and other information that may assist the Cancer Support Community continue providing programs and services that can be validated and verified as effective.
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This privacy statement will be updated periodically and posted on our Website. It applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization or its business operations.
We reserve the right to update this policy at any time. If a material change is made to the policy, those changes will be clearly posted on the CSC Website.
The Cancer Support Community provides this information as a service. Publication of this information is not intended to take the place of medical care or the advice of your doctor. The Cancer Support Community strongly suggests consulting your doctor or other health professional about the information presented.
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