Cookies are used on this site purely to improve services for you through, for example:
- enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how many people are using the site, so it can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure it is fast enough
We use Google Analytics to measure how many people use this site. We do this to make sure the site is meeting users' needs and to understand how we could improve it.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store any personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We also do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
The following cookies are used by Google Analytics:
- _utma stores a randomly generated number for 2 years
- _utmb stores a randomly generated number for 30 minutes
- _utmc stores a randomly generated number until you close your browser
- _utmz stores a randomly generated number and anonymous information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link or a search) for 6 months
The following cookie is used to provide other normal website functions:
- asp.net_sessionid stores a randomly generated number until you close your browser
If you do not wish to accept any cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this is likely to adversely affect the functionality of websites you visit.
This Privacy Statement relates to the online information collection and use practices of our Web site located at www.rcrbreastgroup.org (this "Web Site"), and to any subdomains of this Web Site. This Privacy Statement is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website and our products and services.
Your use of this Web Site indicates to us that you have read and accept our privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Statement.
Types of information we collect
When you visit our Web Site, you may provide us with two types of information:
- personally identifiable information that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis,
- general user information that does not contain personally identifiable information, which is collected on an aggregate basis as you browse the Web Site.
In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with requested information, you may not be able to access all of our Web Site's content or services.
Personally identifiable information
We may ask for certain personal information from you for the purpose of providing to you content and/or services that you request. For example, if you indicate an interest in receiving email messages about new product features and updates, you are asked to submit your name and e-mail address, which we retain on database, so that we may send you the information that you requested. We also request your name and e-mail address each time you contact us by clicking on the "Contact Us" link. We may retain a record of users who have contacted us in order to respond properly to questions or concerns and for purposes of future communications.
Non-personally identifiable information
Non-personally identifiable information includes Cookies and Web server logs. Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web Site utilizes standard technology called "cookies" and Web server logs to collect information about how our Web Site is used. Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a Web site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user's Web browser on the user's hard drive. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web Site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web Site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
You can disable cookies on your computer, however, it is possible that some parts of our Web Site will not operate correctly if you disable cookies. You should consult with your browser's provider/manufacturer if you have any questions regarding disabling cookies.
How we use your information
We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with the information or content that you have requested, and, in some cases, to contact you about our products, features or services. If you no longer wish to receive email messages or any other type of information from us, you may send us an email through our "Contact Us" link to change your preferences.
We use non-identifying information collected on our Web Site in the aggregate to better understand your use of the Web Site and to improve the usability of our Web Site or to analyze the products and services that we offer.
Who we share your information with
We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. We will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for products or services. We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Our employees, agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
We may provide access to your personally identifiable information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web Site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights, or to protect the rights and safety of visitors to this Web Site or the public. In those instances, the information is provided only for that limited purpose.
We take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information that we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as installing electronic security systems that guard against unauthorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk.
This Web Site contains links to third party sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party sites. Therefore, we encourage our users to read the privacy statement of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this Web Site.
Changes to this Statement
If there are updates to the terms of this Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, and how we use it.