At the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Inc. ("MMRF"), we respect and protect the privacy of all visitors and users of our web site www.themmrf.org (our “Website”). This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. MMRF is the sole owner of any information collected on its Website.
We do not sell, share or rent this information to others. MMRF collects information from users and visitors to our Website for the sole purpose of analyzing visitor interests, administering the site, tracking movement, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, however, the IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
Children Under Age 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
We collect this information:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although [we limit access to certain pages/you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile], please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.Usage Details, IP Addresses [and Cookies/, Cookies and Other Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not identify any individual. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to use, including any personal information:
Disclosure of Your Information
We may also disclose your personal information:
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Personal information provided by users of the Website is stored in a database accessible only to authorized personnel through a double password protected system. In addition, the database is only accessible from a limited number of specifically allowed IP addresses. Credit card numbers are never stored by the Website, and credit card information collected on the Website is done on a secure server that enables up to a 256-bit encrypted SSL. The confidential information and transactions cannot be viewed, intercepted or altered.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Inadvertent disclosures may result, for example, when third parties misrepresent their identities in asking the site for access to personally identifiable information about themselves for purposes of correcting possible factual errors in the data. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that MMRF has collected about you online, or how to correct factual errors in such information, please send an email, along with your first and last name, to email@example.com.
Visitors to www.themmrf.org who make monetary contributions through the web site ("donors") are asked to provide information, which is kept on a proprietary database (name, affiliation, and postal address only). This information will not be shared or sold with other organizations.