We Respect Your Privacy
By visiting MyCancerNews you agree to accept the practices described
in this Privacy Notice.
Information We Collect
Two types of information may be collected depending upon your use of this
Personal, or “individually identifiable,” information you provide to us; and
Standard web server/visitor traffic information, commonly referred to as
“aggregate information,” regarding overall Web site traffic patterns.
Normally, web servers collect this type of basic information as part of
their web log processes.
We do not report on
individual user sessions nor do we keep information relating to them.
Information and How It Is Used
There are instances when
MyCancerNews collects individually identifiable information from its users.
Examples include: book, product, or service ordering, information requests,
contributions, etc. Individually identifiable user information we may
First and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone
number, email address, and subject of inquiry (i.e. volunteering or
- Occasionally, MyCancerNews may contact individuals who have provided their
individually identifiable information through the web site in order to:
Seek feedback or supply important news and information that may affect
patient health. This may include specific cancer information.
(not personally identifiable)
In addition to information
provided by our visitors, we use standard Internet non-personally
identifiable tracking tools associated with standard Internet
protocols and Web based systems. This information is typically stored in log
files and the information is used for aggregate reporting. Aggregate
reporting includes: total number of visitors, most visited sections, peak
traffic times, etc. Log files are simply transaction records web servers
maintain. Those logs are used for recording information, such as:
service provider IP addresses;
referring Web sites;
search terms used;
average number of pages requested;
average duration of visit;
total visitor traffic.
We use aggregate information to better design our Web site to meet visitor
needs and interests.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the
correct use of information, we strive to maintain physical, electronic, and
administrative safeguards to secure all information we collect.
MyCancerNews carries links
to other Web sites that are not under its control. MyCancerNews is not
responsible for the contents of any linked Web site, or it information
sharing policies. MyCancerNews is not responsible for the privacy
practices of other Web sites.
MyCancerNews reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Our