Privacy Policy

Effective July 16, 2007

This Privacy Policy is a part of the Terms of Use and forms a part of the legal agreement you have with us concerning your use of www.CancerSchmancer.org (the “Site”). Any term that is not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning set forth in our Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform and notify you about our policies concerning the use of information we collect, maintain and use in connection with your use of our Site, whether or not you register to become a Member.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, because even if you do not register or become a Member, by using our Site, using, downloading or installing any related software, services, and/or content available from or through our Site (or attempting to do any of these) it means that you agree to be bound by and comply with this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. In general, you can visit or browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: We have the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time by posting an updated version on our Site, without advance notice to you. The changes shall be effective to you immediately upon posting or when we send you our message. We encourage you to check this Privacy Policy often so you are and remain aware of the terms and conditions that apply to you.

Personal Information/Postings: We respect the privacy needs and concerns of Site users. We are committed to protecting our users’ privacy. We want to keep Personal Information you share with us through the use of our Site secure. However, you understand, acknowledge and agree that we do not and cannot control your User Content. When we use the term “Personal Information” we mean information such as your first/middle initial or name and last name, street address, town or city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, gender, phone number and any other information that would allow someone to identify you or contact you that you provide to us. Personal Information also includes identifiable information about your personal preferences, survey responses, and your transactions and interactions with us, if you are or have been a Member or you have provided this type of information to us.

True and Current Information: If you provide Personal Information, you are required to provide true, current, complete and accurate Personal Information and we have the right to cancel, terminate and/or revoke your right to use our Site, your status as a Member and delete any entry you make, if we have reason to believe information you provide is or may be false, fraudulent, inconsistent with this Privacy Policy or in violation of the Terms of Use.

Who May Use our Site: Our Site is not intended or designed to attract users under the age of 18. If you are under 18, do not send us or make available any Personal Information. Parents and guardians are asked to instruct their children under age 18 not to provide any Personal Information, nor register or attempt to register to become a Member. Our Site is intended for users in the United States. Users from the other countries are advised not to disclose Personal Information to our Site. Do not send us information unless you consent to the application of U.S. law and to the use and disclosure of your information consistent with this Privacy Policy and U.S. and Virginia law. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the U.S. and you use or attempt to use our Site, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local, national laws rules and regulations and, if applicable, international treaties, that apply to you and you are also deemed to have consented to the collection, storage, processing and use of your Personal Information in the United States. Information is collected on a server located in Virginia, U.S.

Information Collected and Used by our Site
Our Site will only collect Personal Information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide. We may use Personal Information to authenticate Members and to send notifications to our Members relating to the Service. Our Site also collects other Personal Information, including, but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist Members in finding and communicating with each other and in order to customize offers and target communications to our Members. The Personal Information you supply allows us and/or our third party service providers to respond to your requests and to provide a variety of services on or associated with the Site.

Our Site also logs information which, in itself, does not personally identify you, including IP address, aggregate user data (which will not contain any Personal Information as it relates to a single visitor), browser type, and similar technical information regarding your computer, network and browser. This data is used to manage our Site, track usage and improve the Site. We may share this information with third-parties to provide more relevant services, tools, resources, Content and advertisements to Members, as well as for operational purposes. User and Member IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

We may use Members' email addresses to send updates, regarding the Site. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by emailing us by going to the link in the “Contact Us” portion of our Site.

From time to time we or a third party may sponsor a survey, promotion, sweepstakes or contest on our Site. You may need to be a Member to participate and you may be asked to provide certain Personal Information in order to do so. You will be notified at the time your Personal Information is requested and collected during your participation as to which entity is collecting the Personal Information. Information you provide to or for a third party, even if provided to us simultaneously (for example, in a joint promotion) is governed by the privacy policies of the third party and not by our Privacy Policy. You should inquire about the third party’s privacy policies and practices so that you are aware of and agree to the manner in which it handles and treats any Personal Information you make available to it. We may also share your information with our business or promotional partners, with another business entity that acquires or is merged with our business or with creditors. We may share your Personal Information with certain advertising partners from which you have explicitly requested to receive information. We reserve the right to transfer Personal Information to a successor business that acquires that information as a result of the sale of our Site or assets to that successor business.

In addition, we may from time to time, transfer or merge your Personal Information collected online to our offline databases. We may also combine Personal Information we collect online with information available from other sources, including information received from our advertisers and promotional partners. This Privacy Policy remains applicable to your Personal Information for as long as your Personal Information is in our possession, even if you terminate or discontinue your use of our Site and you acknowledge and agree you will be bound by its terms.

We may also share your personal information: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant, request from law enforcement or other legal process received by our Site, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce our Site’s Terms of Use or to protect our rights; (3) to protect the safety of the public, our personnel, users of the Site, Members and/or others; and/or (4) as disclosed or notified to you, whether in our Terms of Use, including, this Privacy Policy, or otherwise on or in connection with your use of our Site.

Use of Cookies by our Site and by Third Party Advertisers
Our Site may use cookies to store visitors' preferences and record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize Content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any Personal Information you submit while on our Site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from our Site in order to use most functions on our Site.

Advertisements appearing on our Site, if any, may be delivered to users and Members by a third party advertiser. Third party advertisers may use cookies that allow the advertiser’s server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, the third party advertiser’s servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked on. This information allows a third party advertiser to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Please note that our Privacy Policy only covers our use of cookies on our Site and does not explain the use of cookies by any advertisers or third parties, even if an advertisement appears on our Site. Check the advertiser’s Privacy Policy.

Links
Our Site may provide links to other Web sites or resources. These links are for your convenience and are not under our control. You acknowledge and agree that the Cancer Movement is not responsible for such external Web sites or resources, and neither the Cancer Movement nor our Site endorses any such Web site, its use or contents and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such Web sites or resources. You agree that neither the Cancer Movement nor our Site shall be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, viruses or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external Web sites or resources. In the event you decide to access or use any of these other Web sites or resources, you agree you do so at your own risk.

Participating in a Petition: When you click on a link to participate in a petition on our Site, you will be linked to third party vendor who will process and finalize your participation in the petition. You will be notified by a pop-up notice that you are leaving our Site and going to the third party vendor’s Web site. Note that the information you submit during the petition signing process will be governed by the third party vendor’s privacy policy. Such third party vendor may require you to register with them and provide Personal Information to validate your identity and to complete your execution of the petition.

Marketing & Contact Preferences/Opt-out /Updating or Removing Information
At various points during the Member registration process, you may be asked to indicate your willingness to allow us to communicate with you or to share your Personal Information with third parties for marketing, or receive updates or notifications regarding the Site. We will honor your preferences, except as necessary for legal process, law enforcement, or business transactions involving transfer or use of the assets of this site or except as needed to communicate with you regarding our Terms of Use, including this Privacy Policy, transactions, or for customer service purposes (e.g., in response to your inquiries). You may (a) stop the receipt of a promotional email by clicking on an "unsubscribe" hyperlink contained in any promotional emails we send you, (b) change your email preferences, (c) remove yourself from our email promotional mailing list, or (d) opt out of further disclosures of your Personal Information to third parties, in each case by contacting us at: 22837 Pacific Coast Hwy, Box 390, Malibu, CA 90265 or by e-mailing us at help@cancerschmancer.org It may take up to 30 days to modify your preferences.

Text Donations/Communications
For our Text-to-give program, (Text FRAN to 85944) a one time donation of $5 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Messaging & Data Rates May Apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of “Cancer Schmancer” by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t.

For our text-to-screen, (Text HONOR to 27138) an automated service of the Mobile Giving Foundation will call and collect your donation.  It will not be charged to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance.  Messaging & Data Rates May Apply.

You can unsubscribe at any time by replying STOP to short code 85944; Reply HELP to 85944 for help. Privacy Policy: http://mobilegiving.org/privacy/Default.aspx

Payment of Fees / Credit Cards
When you elect to make a purchase from our online store, please note that we do not store any credit card or other financial information on any Web server or otherwise. Credit card transactions, including financial data such as credit card numbers and Personal Information are transmitted to a financial gateway owned and operated by a third party financial institution, such as Paypal®. We endeavor to protect the security of your payment information during such transmission to the third party financial institution by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology as described in the “Security” section of this Privacy Policy. The financial information and Personal Information you submit to such third party financial institution is subject to that institution’s privacy policy.

Security
We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information and while no data transmission which is wireless or mobile or over the Internet is completely secure, we have and will continue to use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the protection of your Personal Information. Unfortunately, no Internet transaction is 100% secure, but we attempt to take reasonable measures to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, however, the Site cannot insure or warrant the security of that information.

All Personal Information such as credit card processing information, including credit card number, provided to the Site is transmitted through the Internet using SSL encryption. SSL, an industry standard, is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. Since any information you provide to us on the Site will be transmitted using a secure connection, if your Web browser cannot support this level of security, you will not be able to become a Member. The most recent versions of Netscape Navigator™ and Microsoft Internet Explorer® can support a secure connection and can be downloaded for free from the Netscape and Microsoft website respectively.

Contacting the Site or the Cancer Movement
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: The Cancer Movement, 22837 Pacific Coast Hwy, Box 390, Malibu, CA 90265 or via email at help@cancerschmancer.org