I. Information Gathered
Information You Provide
Roswell Park collects information from you when you complete a website form (e.g., to request an appointment), register on our website, subscribe to a publication, or respond to a survey. Any of these actions may require you to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other personal information. Your submission of any personally identifiable information is completely voluntary and entirely optional to navigate our website and deemed permission to contact you using the information provided.
Information Gathered Automatically
When you browse our website, Roswell Park may automatically collect usage information around your visit, including your IP address and information about your web browser, device, and operating system. Additional information collected through tracking pixels include pages visited, time spent on pages, and methods used to access the site. Roswell Park uses Matomo Analytics (“Matomo”), a privacy-friendly open-source platform, for web analytics and tracking purposes. To learn more about Matomo, click here. If you prefer, you have the option of completely disabling Matomo tracking from your visit to our website. To fully opt out of Matomo tracking, please uncheck the box below.
II. How Your Information Is Used
Identifiable information that you submit through our website may be used to contact you regarding inquiries or support, as well as about health information and health updates. We may also contact you regarding publications, newsletters, promotions, surveys, or any other communications that you opted to receive when submitting your personal information.
Information automatically collected on our website via tracking is used to analyze general website usage, including number of visitors and traffic flow. These metrics help us understand how visitors use and engage with our website so we may improve the site for optimal user experience.
III. With Whom Information Is Shared
Roswell Park is the sole owner and user of all information collected on this website. Roswell Park does not sell or otherwise disclose for commercial purposes any personally identifiable information obtained through its website. However, third parties contracted by Roswell Park to support the website and Roswell Park’s operations may access the information for such purposes. These parties are under obligations of confidentiality and non-disclosure. Roswell Park 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. Your Online Choices
A cookie is a small data file that is written on your hard drive automatically and without notice when you visit a website. 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 on the website. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites.
Most web browsers contain the option to disable cookies as part of their settings features. Instructions on how to disable or remove cookies using your web browser can be found here: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-manage-and-delete-cookies.
Promotional Emails and Communication
If you wish to opt out of email communication with Roswell Park, you may click the “Unsubscribe” link found in the email. Additional email and communications preferences are available to those who are enrolled in the MyRoswell patient portal (“Portal”). Portal enrollees may opt out of communications around educational events, newsletters, fundraising, and research and surveys.
V. Security Measures
Roswell Park takes reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information, including the use of secure servers and technology to encrypt supplied sensitive data in transit and at rest and restrict access to stored information to authorized users.
VI. Links to Third Party Sites
Our website contains links to third party websites. Once you leave our website, you are 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. International Users
Roswell Park maintains information in the United States of America and in accordance with the laws of the United States, which may not provide the same level of protection as the laws in your jurisdiction. By using our website and providing us with your information, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to and stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction and, to the extent you are a resident of a country other than the United States, that you consent to the transfer of such data to the United States for processing by us in accordance with all Roswell Park Public Notices.
Note to Parents
We encourage parents to discuss with their children who utilize the internet the implications of disclosing personal information on public websites, including our website.
VIII. Contacting Us
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263, USA