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GLOBALCCA.ORG SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. SEE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

GLOBAL COLON CANCER ASSOCIATION DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT BY TELEPHONE OR EMAIL.

PRIVACY POLICY

GLOBALCCA.ORG maintains strict confidentiality with regard to all user information.

 

This Privacy Policy describes how GLOBALCCA.ORG collects and uses information.

 

GLOBALCCA.ORG requests that you read this Privacy Policy carefully.

 

Log Files

We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our sites, track users' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

 

Sharing Information

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and sponsors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

 

The information that a user submits on our sites will be provided to our vendors on a confidential basis for the sole purpose of delivering GLOBALCCA.ORG’s communications to users who have 'opted in' to receive them. Visitor email addresses will not be shared with any third party.

 

We may, however, release information provided by a user to the extent it is required to be disclosed pursuant to a valid order or requirement of a governmental agency or court.

 

Registration

Visitors are not required to provide personal information.

We may ask for information, but the submission of that information is strictly voluntary.

 

About External Links and Partner Organizations

GLOBALCCA.ORG may promote, list or partner with other organizations or companies to provide certain products or services related to our mission

 

Once visitors leave our servers (evident by checking the URL in the location bar on a web browser), the use of any information provided is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site being visited. That policy may differ from ours. If visitors can't find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from that site's home page, they should contact the site directly for more information.

 

Responses to Email Inquiries

GLOBALCCA.ORG does not share the return email address of inquiries made to our sites with any third party unless it is necessary to properly resolve such inquiry. GLOBALCCA.ORGwill only use the email address provided to answer inquiries.

 

Disclaimer

The contents of GLOBALCCA.ORG is intended for informational use only and do not necessarily reflect the views of GCCA or GLOBALCCA.ORG, its officers, or directors. Information contained on these pages is intended to increase understanding of topics related to education and health care and to provide high quality resources to professionals and individuals . While it does not recommend or endorse specific products or programs, it does advocate for responsible health education and, in certain instances, will promote activities that have proved effective in promoting the mission of the organization.

 

Voluntary Customer Surveys

We may periodically conduct visitor surveys and we encourage our users to participate in them. We take the information we receive from individuals responding to these surveys and aggregate it with the responses of other visitors. This aggregated information is then used to improve the quality of our services and information to visitors, and to develop new services and products. Any personal information and responses will remain strictly confidential, even if the survey is conducted by a third party. Participation in our customer surveys is voluntary.

 

"Cookies" and How GLOBALCCA.ORG Uses Them

A "cookie" is a small data file that can be placed on a visitor’s hard drive when visiting certain Web sites. GLOBALCCA.ORG may use cookies only to collect, store, and sometimes track information for statistical purposes to improve the information and services we provide and to manage our telecommunications networks. These cookies do not enable third parties to access any of our visitors' information.

 

Sponsors, linked sites, and partners may also use their own cookies. We do not control use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.

 

GLOBALCCA.ORG's Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting children's privacy is especially important to us. We may have Web pages designed especially for our younger users. While we make every effort to ensure that these Web sites are fun and age-appropriate for our younger audience, we believe that there is no substitute for proper parental supervision. For further information about tips, tools, age-appropriate or kid-friendly Web sites and how to report online trouble, please visit Getnetwise.org. Finally, GLOBALCCA.ORG recommends that children ask a parent for permission before sending personal information to GLOBALCCA.ORG or to anyone else online.

 

Public Forums

Please remember that any information visitors may disclose in our public areas of our Web sites, such as discussion boards, community posts or blogs, becomes public information. We advise visitors to exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these public areas.

 

GLOBALCCA.ORG's Commitment to Data Security

The services and Web sites we sponsor have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. GLOBALCCA.ORGhas implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure visitors personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, or disclosure. When users submit personal information via our website, GLOBALCCA.ORG uses reasonable efforts to protect their information both online and offline. The servers that are used to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use visitor’s personal information for improper purposes. Thus, visitors to our web sites acknowledge that that any personal information provided is done so at their own risk.

GLOBALCCA.ORG has contractual agreements with the third party technology companies which offer assurances that they protect personal information of their clients.

 

Compromise of Security

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, GLOBALCCA.ORG will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

 

Where to Direct Questions about GLOBALCCA.ORG's Privacy Policy

If visitors have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, or have any questions about the use of contact information, they may email PRIVACY@GLOBALCCA.ORG

 

Revisions to This Policy

GLOBALCCA.ORG reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner.

 

NOTE: GLOBALCCA.ORG is used interchangably with the organization's actual name, Global Colon Cancer Association

 

Last Revised August 15, 2016