Privacy Policy

Information obtained from you through access to and use of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative website will be managed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Web Server
Our web server may collect and store the following general information about you:
  • The name of the domain from which you access the internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account)
  • The date and time you access our service
  • The pages you visit
  • The internet address of the website from which you linked directly to us
  • The name and release number of web browser software you are using
  • This information is collected automatically and is not linked to any of your personally identifiable information. It may be used in an aggregate way to help us improve the BTTC website and to make it more useful to you. This information may be shared with a third-party web analytics company.
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Use of Cookies
Cookies are small files that may be placed on your computers hard drive by websites to allow those websites to identify you. The use of cookies is a standard and common practice of many websites, including as a way for a website to remember a login name and/or password.  "The BTTC website may place cookies on your computers hard drive to allow us to recognize you during future visits to the BTTC website, to measure traffic to the BTTC website, to offer certain products or services, and/or to customize your visit. If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified when cookies are placed on your computers hard drive, you may be able to block cookies or receive notice through the settings of your internet browser."  However, if you block cookies you may not be able to use certain features or functions of the BTTC website or the website may not operate in an optimal mode.
 
Online Forms and Email Communication
We do not obtain personally identifiable information (e.g. name, address, email address, etc.) about you when you visit the BTTC website, unless you choose to provide such information to us.
If you provide your email address to us through the BTTC website, by contacting us or by registering to receive information from us, please be aware that:
  • Various people associated with the BTTC may have access to any material you submit
  • We may use information that you provide to us through the BTTC website for the purposes of the BTTC, in accordance with the BTTC websites Terms of Use
  • In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to disclose information you submit
You should also be aware that while we will take appropriate precautions to protect information that you submit through the BTTC website, email and other internet communications channels may not be completely secure. If you wish to provide any sensitive information to us, such as information concerning your diagnosis or medical history, you may wish to consider another means of communication, such as overnight courier or postal mail.
 
Message Boards
Message boards on the BTTC websites may collect and store the following information about you:
  • First name, last name and email address
  • Posted messages
  • The date and time you access the board
Please be aware that communication on BTTC message boards are not private and may be seen by others.
 
Except where such disclosure is required by law, we will not disclose or use any information submitted by you in any manner that would permit anyone not affiliated with the BTTC to identify you or to access any of your personally identifiable information.
 
Information submitted to the BTTC website or collected by the BTTC website will be retained and maintained in accordance with applicable laws.  You may be entitled to be informed about such information, and/or to have inaccurate information corrected in accordance with such laws.
 
From time to time, the BTTC website may provide links to other useful or interesting websites that are not owned or controlled by, or affiliated with the BTTC. We cannot be responsible for the content or privacy practices used by other website owners.
 
You may contact us with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy.