TC-Cancer.com has adopted this Online
Privacy Statement to demonstrate our commitment to privacy and to
inform you of our policies for information collected on this website.
When you visit the TC-Cancer.com website, our server automatically logs
(records) domain name and standard information about the operating
system and browser you are using, as provided by your browser. This
automatically collected information is used for statistical purposes to
help TC-Cancer.com manage our site, but it does not identify you in any
way. We anonymously track site visits using normal Internet tracking
tools to help manage our system and better serve our audience. This
information is used for reporting purposes only and includes
information such as: total number of visits, most visited sections,
peak traffic times, browser versions, search terms used, and average
duration of visit.
TC-Cancer.com's server, or the servers of companies that we use to help
us operate our website, may place a "cookie" on your computer. A
"cookie" is data or information that can be sent by a web server to
your computer, which then may be stored by your browser on your
computer's hard drive. Cookies allow our computer to recognize your
computer while you are on our website and help customize your online
experience and make it more convenient for you. The information
collected from cookies may also be used to improve the functionality of
We collect information about you only when you voluntarily disclose it
to us. There are several ways you may volunteer personal information on
the website. These include completing a survey, submitting a personal
story, sending an e-mail inquiry to us, being a mentor, or
participating in online discussions. TC-Cancer.com may ask you to
voluntarily provide us with information regarding your experience with
cancer, personal or professional interests, demographics and contact
preferences. TC-Cancer.com may use this information to contact you
concerning mentoring cancer survivors or participating in cancer
support activities promoted by us on this website, and to answer
questions you submit to the website.
Your name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and
other contact information are never disclosed by TC-Cancer.com to
others without your prior consent. Once you choose to provide us
personally identifiable information (any information by which you can
be identified), you can be assured that it will only be used to support
your relationship with TC-Cancer.com. We will never sell, lease, rent
or otherwise commercially exploit your personally identifiable
information, to others. User names and passwords are used by
TC-Cancer.com to protect your identity and personal identifiable
Certain areas of the TC-Cancer.com website (the "Forums") allow you to
access online message boards and receive and send "private messages,"
where you can participate in online communications. Such communications
may occur in real time and are not edited, censored, or otherwise
controlled by TC-Cancer.com. We cannot and do not screen content
provided by you or other users. TC-Cancer.com does not endorse, and
specifically disclaims any responsibility or liability for any content
posted on the Forums, whether the topic is first selected by
TC-Cancer.com or a user. The Forums are a free service provided to
users of TC-Cancer.com. By posting a message in the Forums, you agree
to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not want
to be bound by these terms, then do not access or use the Forums.
You agree to be fully responsible for your own postings and agree to
access and use the Forums at your own risk on an "AS IS" basis. While
TC-Cancer.com has no obligation to monitor the Forums, we reserve the
right to monitor content on the Forums and to remove content that
TC-Cancer.com, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful,
Rules of Conduct. TC-Cancer.com cannot and does not guarantee that it
will post or continue to post every message or other content you or
other users submit to the Forums. Also, TC-Cancer.com reserves the
right to edit or abridge postings for any reason and to disclose any
information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation,
legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to
remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole
By posting in the Forums, uploading a file, submitting a personal
story, or engaging in any other form of communication through the
website, you are granting TC-Cancer.com a perpetual, royalty-free, and
irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt,
transmit, publicly display, and transfer any such messages, files or
Rules of Conduct.
You must abide by the following rules when accessing or using
TC-Cancer.com, including any of the Forums:
- You agree not to use this website for any
- You agree not to defame, abuse, harass, stalk,
threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
- You agree not to impersonate any person or
entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation
with a person or entity.
- You agree not to knowingly or intentionally
misrepresent your sex, a medical diagnosis you received, the nature or
extent of any medical condition you may suffer from, or may have
suffered from, or the nature, type or extent of any treatment you
receive or may have received for such medical condition.
- You agree not to post messages that contain
material that is inappropriate, unlawful, threatening, abusive,
hateful, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic, or
- You agree not to violate the property rights of
others, and you agree not to post any content that infringes any
patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights
of any party.
- You agree not to upload files, or cause users
to upload files, that contain viruses, worms, "Trojan horses",
corrupted files, or any similar software or programs that may adversely
affect the operation of another's computer.
- You agree not to advertise or promote any goods
or services in any of the Forums. Junk mail, spamming, chain letters,
pyramid schemes and similar activities are strictly prohibited.
- You agree not to solicit anyone to buy or sell
products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our
express written approval.
- You agree not to violate any applicable local,
state, national or international law in connection with the use of the
To prevent unauthorized access and maintain data security,
TC-Cancer.com has put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and
managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect online.
Nevertheless, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless
network is completely or fully secure. Accordingly, TC-Cancer.com
cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you
transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk and you assume the risk
of disclosure thereof.
Our website may contain links to other websites controlled by third
parties. While we try to link only to websites of reputable
organizations, please be aware that TC-Cancer.com is not responsible
for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. We
encourage you to read the privacy statements provided by other websites
before you provide personally identifiable information to them. We will
endeavor to inform you when you are leaving our website.
This website is designed for use by persons aged 13 or older. We do not
solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from
children or anyone under the age of 16. Despite the foregoing, if
TC-Cancer.com receives personally identifiable information from an
individual who indicates that he or she is, or whom we otherwise have
reason to believe is, under the age of 16, we will delete such
information from our systems.
Changes to this
TC-Cancer.com reserves the
right to modify or supplement this Online Policy Statement and its Use
and Rules of Conduct at any time. When this occurs, a notice will be
displayed on TC-Cancer.com's home page.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TC-Cancer.com, its
affiliates and partners, and the respective officers, directors,
employees and agents of each from any claims, damages, losses, expenses
or costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise out of your
violation of the Website User Agreement or the Rules of Conduct
contained in this Online Privacy Statement, any of your postings,
and/or any material contained therein.