Roswell Park Cancer Institute Public Notices

Your privacy is important to Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). We want you to feel secure in using our website and fully understand how any information, personally identifiable or other, is collected and used on this website. By using our website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. RPCI reserves the right to modify this policy at any time, and without prior notice.

I. Information we gather

Information gathered automatically
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. However, RPCI does collect and use some information automatically on its website. This information does not identify you personally and includes your IP address, information about your browser (i.e., whether you are using Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.), and information about your Internet Service Provider (i.e., Verizon, Comcast). An IP address (Internet Protocol Address) is a unique number that is used to represent every single computer in a network. All computers on the Internet have a unique IP address.

Information you provide
RPCI collects information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to any publications, respond to any surveys or fill out any other forms. Any of these actions may require you to enter your name, email address, mailing address or phone number. Submission by you of any personally identifiable information is completely voluntary and entirely optional to navigate our site. Any information provided will not be used to contact you unless you have specifically given RPCI your consent that we may do so.

II. How the information is used
Information automatically collected on the RPCI website is used help us understand how the website is used and how we can make improvements to the website. This information is not linked to specifically identifiable individuals.

Any personally identifiable information which you voluntarily and knowingly submit to RPCI will be used, with your permission, to send you health information and health updates, publications and newsletters, promotions and surveys, and any other communication that you opted-in to receive when submitting the information.

III. With whom information is shared
RPCI is the sole owner and user of all information collected on this website. RPCI does not sell, give, or disclose personally identifiable information gathered on the website to any third party. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety.

IV. Cookies
A cookie is a small data file automatically and without notice written on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. A cookie allows the website to recognize you each time you visit the website and to personalize the website for you. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you voluntarily supply yourself on the website. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. Cookies are used widespread on the Internet.

RPCI uses cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

V. Security measures
RPCI takes reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information. We use a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems. All those individuals are required to keep the information confidential.

VI. Links to third party sites
Our website contains links to third party websites. Once you leave our website you will be subject to the privacy policies, if any, of the third party website to which you have linked. We have no responsibility or liability for the content or activities that occurs on any third party website that may be linked from our website. Furthermore, we are not responsible for the privacy of your information once you leave our website.

VII. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Elm & Carlton Sts
Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
email: webmaster@roswellpark.org