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We provide this notice explaining our information and communication practices in regards to the privacy of our donors both online and offline. For the purposes of this policy, donors are defined as: individual donors, sponsors, visitors, users, partners, vendors, outside contractors, event participants, program participants and/or volunteers.
Collected Information and How It’s Used
Two types of information are collected:
We take your privacy seriously. Lung Cancer Alliance will never trade, share or sell your personal information or aggregate information with anyone else nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations. To opt-out of any communications from us, please send us an email at email@example.com or call 202-463-2080 or send us a letter.
Any personal information collected by Lung Cancer Alliance is stored in a secure location accessible only by authorized staff and used for the following purposes:
In the case of memorial contributions and honor contributions, a personalized letter is sent to a designated recipient at the request of the donor. Therefore, we will request the name, mailing address, telephone number and email address for the designated recipient. This information is only used for the purpose of sending an acknowledgement letter to the recipient.
Personal Information and Donor Information
There are instances when Lung Cancer Alliance requests individually identifiable information from its donors. Some examples of where information might be collected are:
Personal information we may request includes: full name, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, subject of inquiry or donor comments which will not be traded, shared, or sold to anyone else nor will we send mailings on behalf of other organizations.
In the case of contributions or product ordering:
We maintain records of all contributions to Lung Cancer Alliance. Personal information is private and confidential. Additionally, all information is stored in a secure location accessible only by authorized staff. Lung Cancer Alliance may contact you with further communications.
We process standard credit card information (card number, card type, expiration date) via a secure, encrypted SSL session. SSL is the proven standard for secure web messaging transactions. Our security measures are upgraded continuously and appropriately.
Through the use of a unique cookie id, we save previous donation information as a time saving convenience for donors. The "cookie" is used during a secure, encrypted SSL session when contributing online.
To opt-out of our communications or restrict donor information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-463-2080 or send us a letter.
Lung Cancer Alliance
1700 K Street NW, Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
In addition to information provided by our donors, we use the normal Internet tracking tools associated with standard Internet protocols and web based systems. This system 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:
We use aggregate information gathered from your visit to better design our Website. This information supplies us with a broad picture of how people use our Website in order to help the management of our systems and to better serve our audience. We will never trade, share or sell aggregate information with anyone else nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations.