Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Gateway for Cancer Research knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust.  The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy and the www.gatewaycr.org website. By visiting www.gatewaycr.org, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Our www.gatewaycr.org website is maintained by the Gateway for Cancer Research, located at 500 East Remington Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, telephone: 888-221-2873 and fax 847-342-7461.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected on this Site?

We will not sell, share or trade our subscribers'/donors'/patients' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our subscribers/donors/patients on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Gateway for Cancer Research, both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the Gateway for Cancer Research website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our subscribers'/donors’/patients' information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about events and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. Gateway does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your donation, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by Gateway. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

The Way We Use Information

When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information, to make a donation, to purchase merchandise, or to apply for a job. You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our events, research and or on our merchandise. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. Gateway for Cancer Research does not sell, rent, give-away or share its e-mail addresses or other information with outside sources. Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personally identifiable information, Gateway will take reasonable measures to obtain e-mail consent from you. We will also post the changes to our use of personally identifiable information on our site prior to a change.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by Gateway personnel on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use PayPal to process any online transaction; read more about their policies.

Choice/Opt-Out:  If you have registered to receive e-mail communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists.

You have the following options to do this: You can send an e-mail to: contact@gatewaycr.org
You can send mail to the following address:

Gateway for Cancer Research
500 East Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Correct/Update

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the e-mail and mail addresses provided above.

Automatic Information

When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.

How does this Site Use Cookies?

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the website. Gateway uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the www.gatewaycr.org website. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Cookies also allow Gateway to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through sites.

Online Registration Information

You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising pages, donations and email newsletters. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, visitors should be aware that information collected through the www.gatewaycr.org may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Links

This website may contain links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

E-Mail Links

Gateway uses e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.

Email Communications

We publish an e-Newsletter that is sent periodically to persons in our database. The e-Newsletter is distributed by email. You may subscribe to or unsubscribe from the e-newsletter at any time. Occasionally, we may send announcements about our events to the distribution list.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. Gateway for Cancer Research reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

Copyright and Restrictions of Use

Material supplied by Gateway for Cancer Research, as well as other sources, is protected by copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software ('Material'). You may download Material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not alter the information contained on this website in any manner. Special written permission is required to publish material that is posted on this website.

Disclaimer

Gateway for Cancer Research does not directly or indirectly engage in the practice of medicine. The information presented on this website and in all related visual communications is neither intended nor implied to constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Any information provided herein should not be considered complete and should never be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your physician or other health care provider. Always visit or speak to a qualified health service provider in person prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have reviewed on this website or in any of our collateral.

For More Information

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our www.gatewaycr.org website, please send a description of your concern via e-mail to contact@gatewaycr.org or call the main telephone number at 888-221-2873.

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