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Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimer

I. WEB CONTENT USAGE

All information contained on this Site is copyrighted by and proprietary to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., (ABCF) and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, altered, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without ABCF’s prior written consent.
To obtain permission to use or copy ABCF-copyrighted materials, please mail or fax requests to: ABCF, 1220-B East Joppa Rd., Suite 332, Baltimore, MD 21286; fax number (410) 825-4395.
ABCF may grant permission to use portions of its materials if the material will be reproduced for educational purposes, and if it will not be used in connection with commercial or for-profit activities. The name and logo of American Breast Cancer Foundation are registered trademarks of American Breast Cancer Foundation.

II. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a resident of California, you are entitled to request the following information which we will provide to you free of charge:
A list of the types of personal information which we disclose to third-parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year;
The names and addresses of all third parties that receive personal information in these categories from us in the preceding calendar year and examples of the products or services marketed by these businesses.
 
name and address;
electronic mail address;
age or date of birth;
names of children;
electronic mail address of children;
number of children;
the age or gender of children;
height;
weight;
race;
religion;
occupation;
telephone number;
education;
political party affiliation;
medical condition;
drugs, therapies, or medical products or equipment used;
kind of product purchased, leased or rented by customer;
real property purchased, leased or rented;
the kind of service provided;
social security number;
bank account number;
credit card or debit card number;
payment history;
information pertaining to assets, liabilities or credit worthiness.
??Please direct your request for these types of information to:
Privacy Request?American Breast Cancer Foundation?1220-B Joppa Rd., Suite 332?Baltimore, MD 21286

III. INTERNET PRIVACY POLICY
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
ABCF respects the privacy of every individual who visits our web site. This notice explains our online information practices. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you with notice and choices about the collection and use of your information. Each page that requests personally identifiable information reminds you of the importance of your privacy and provides a link to the privacy policy. By visiting us at www.abcf.org, you accept the practices described in the notice.
Use of Cookies
We use cookies, which are small files that are sent to your Web browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive, to improve our Site’s operation. The cookie is used to speed up your access to the Site and the information you wish to see, but it does not contain any personal information. The majority of browsers accept cookies, but you browser should also give you options for preventing, accepting, or receiving notice of new cookies. Please be advised that if you block cookies, some Site functionality may be lost.
Data Collection
We collect two types of information:
Standard Web server traffic pattern information. General traffic, site usage, and length of stay information is collected and stored in our log files. This type of information is shared externally only on an aggregated basis and never specific to any given individual.
Personal Information. We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you donate, for example, we may collect the following information: Name, address, telephone number, email address and amount of donation. Personal information may be needed for certain optional online activities, such as donating to us, requesting information or participating in some other interactive process on our Site. If you choose to make a contribution, the above described information is collected and we maintain a record of your contribution. If you participate in an online request, we may have to gather additional information in order to adequately respond. Such information will vary with the request, but often includes name, address, telephone number and email address.
 
We limit the use of information provided to us on our Site to the following:
Internal Use. If you do not make a service request or donation or otherwise identify yourself, we will have no personally identifiable information about you. We will only use aggregate information derived, in part, from your use of our Site to improve our Site and our service to you.
If you provide personal information, we may enter your name into our constituent database and contact you in order to: Complete voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement purposes; supply you with information regarding our programs and services; request voluntary time or monetary contributions to ABCF; and/or request your participation in any ABCF research studies.
We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us by email. If your name is entered into the database, we may contact you as outlined above.
External Use. Any health related information we receive, primarily in connection with our mammogram screening program, is privileged and confidential and will not be used for any purpose or shared or released to anyone.
We occasionally make our constituent names and postal addresses available to other reputable non-profit organizations. We have found this to be the most cost-effective way to increase our database of potential constituents and hope that you value the information they send you. Our list sharing is only available to a limited number of organizations for a limited time and it is not provided in a context that creates any connection to ABCF. Other organizations will not have continued access to your name and address unless you choose to respond to their initial contact. We do not share email addresses.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service and prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose.
We have relationships with companies that conduct charitable sales promotions that ultimately benefit ABCF. We may pass your contact information to these companies so that they may ask you if you are interested in receiving their services. Your choice to use their services will benefit us and the amount of money we receive will be disclosed at the time you are contacted by them. You are under no obligation to respond and the companies are restricted from using your contact information for any other purpose.
Ability to Opt-out. You may restrict our internal and external use and/or sharing of your personal information. We recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you and we offer the following options:
Do not contact me by telephone.
Do not contact me by mail.
Do not contact me by email.
Do not share my personal information with other organizations.
Do not contact me with fund raising requests.
Do not contact me or share my information with anyone.
For more information on how to inform us of any desired restrictions, please click on the following link: opt out. If you contact us with an opt-out request, all reasonable efforts will be taken to ensure that you will not receive any of the selected communications from us in the future. You may opt-out at any time.
Access and Change. Upon request, we will provide you with the contact information we maintain about you so that you may request corrections. Please contact us by mail to protect your further privacy in connection with such a request at: ABCF, 1220-B Joppa Rd., Suite 332, Baltimore, MD 21286.
Data Security. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards including encryption and the use of internal controlled servers. Our staff is educated about the importance of safeguarding your information and we are committed to holding them accountable for protecting your confidentiality. Nevertheless, ABCF makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of the Site is protected from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.
Links Within Our Web Site
Our privacy policies apply only to your use of the ABCF Site. This Site may contain links to other sites, including sites that have a special relationship with us. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating linked sites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the materials or policies on those sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you.

IV. POLICY ON COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA NOT COLLECTED TROUGH ONLINE PROCESSES
Commitment to Privacy
We are committed to protecting your privacy. This notice supplements our Online Privacy Statement and describes our practices for safeguarding personal information about the individuals who contact us and who we serve by various means.
General Collection of Data
When you support our organization through volunteering time or making a donation of cash or property, we gather the following information from you: name, address, telephone number and method or amount of support. We then enter your name into our constituent database and contact you in order to supply you with information, including breast cancer detection and prevention education information and related health news, as well as ABCF programs and events. We also may request voluntary time or monetary contributions in future contacts, as well as seeking completion of voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement purposes or to request that you take some call to action to assist us in furthering our programs.
We may make your postal or telephone contact information available to other reputable nonprofit organizations on a limited basis in exchange for support or for the addresses and telephone numbers of their constituents. We have found this to be the most cost effective method of reaching additional potential constituents and hope that you value the information they send you. Your name is only made available to these organizations through third-party mailing or list agents for a limited time and use and it is not provided with information identifying you with ABCF. We do not share email addresses or health related information.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf. We only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service and we prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose.
We have relationships with companies that conduct fundraising or charitable sales promotions on our behalf or that otherwise support ABCF. If you provide us with your address or telephone number, we may make your contact information available to these companies on a limited basis for a limited time or use so that they may ask you if you are interested in giving or interested in receiving their products or services. Your choice to give or to use these services will benefit us. If you have provided us with health-related information, neither your name nor health-related information will be made available to third parties unless you consent to its use.
Aside from the above, we may disclose contact information we collect about you to third parties with your consent or at your direction.
Mammogram Screening Data Collection
Through our mammogram screening program, we collect data and contact information about you. In order to be effective in the screening process, we must also collect health related information related to the screening process.
Data Use: If you participate in the screening programs directly, your contact information and health related information is retained for the screening purposes only. None of the information you provide, including your contact information, will be used by other departments within ABCF or made available to anyone external to ABCF. ABCF will not contact you outside of the screening program and process.
If you contact ABCF through the screening process and choose to receive information about ABCF, we use the information you provide us consistent with the Data Use section of the online privacy policy and General Collection of Data sections, herein. The sections titled Your Options set forth in this Privacy Policy explain how you may indicate whether you would like to be contacted by us and by what means.
We will obtain written consent from you before sharing your personally identifiable health-related information with any external parties. Such consent may be needed to inform third parties of results of the screening process only upon your consent and direction. We may use health-related information in the aggregate, without any personal reference, for purposes of developing internal educational materials in connection with breast cancer detection and awareness.

YOUR RIGHTS
Your Options
We recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you so we provide the following options for restricting internal and external sharing of your contact information:
Do not contact me by telephone.
Do not contact me by mail.
Do not contact me by email.
Do not share my contact information with other organizations.
Do not contact me for fundraising purposes.
Do not contact me or share my information with anyone.
We do not share your health-related information outside of ABCF and use of this information is limited within ABCF. For more information on how you may notify us of any desired restrictions, see the section of the online privacy policy on opting-out.
Access
Upon request, we will provide you with the contact information that we maintain about you. The description will be sent via regular mail which we believe is the most secure method of protecting your privacy. Further, we will respond to requests for updates or changes to your personal information. Contact us by email at www.abcf.org or at
Privacy Requests
American Breast Cancer Foundation
1220-B Joppa Rd., Suite 332
Baltimore, MD 21286
 
OPT-OUT
You may opt-out of having your personally identifiable information retained or otherwise used by ABCF. The following opt-out options are available and will be implemented upon your request.
Do not contact me by telephone.
Do not contact me by mail.
Do not contact me by email.
Do not share my contact information with other organizations.
Do not contact me for fundraising purposes.
Do not contact me or share my information with anyone.
You may make your opt-out request by contacting us by one of the following methods and indicating your opt-out preference.
www.abcf.org or
Privacy Requests
American Breast Cancer Foundation
1220-B Joppa Rd., Suite 332
Baltimore, MD 21286

CONTACTING US AND POLICY UPDATES
We reserve the right to update this policy at any time. This privacy statement will likely be updated periodically and posted on our Site. It applies to both our online practices and general handling of personally identifiable information offline. If you have any questions about our policy or compliance, you may contact us at:
www.abcf.org or American Breast Cancer Foundation 1220-B Joppa Rd., Suite 332 Baltimore, MD 21286
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