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“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your Web browser software on your computer’s hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. The use of cookies is now an industry standard, and Users will find them on most major Websites.

Touchedbycancermagazine.com sometimes uses cookies to store and track User information. Cookies enable Touchedbycancermagazine.com to personalize the viewing experience of a User on the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network. When the User revisits the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network, Touchedbycancermagazine.com can recognize the User by the cookie and customize the User’s experience at the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network accordingly. For example, Touchedbycancermagazine.com uses cookies to recognize User access privileges to the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network, track Site usage and traffic patterns, add advertisements for goods or services of interest, and estimate the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network’s audience size.

Although most Web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, if you prefer, a User may decline the placement of a cookie on his or her hard drive by using the appropriate feature(s) of one’s Web browser software (if available) to delete the cookie. Users should understand, however, that certain areas within the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network may not function properly if the Web browser will not accept cookies.

In addition, advertisers that serve ads onto the Touchedbycancermagazine.com network may also use their own cookies.

Does Touchedbycancermagazine.com disclose personal information to third parties?
Touchedbycancermagazine.com discloses publicly available or volunteered technical or reference information of Users in aggregate form only, and not specific individual data, to advertisers and certain other third parties. For example, Touchedbycancermagazine.com might tell an advertiser how many males between 20 and 30 years in age visited the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network during a particular period of time.

In addition, Users are required to disclose certain personal information through registration in order to participate in promotions or to request information or a quote from certain third-party providers that offer services through the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network. It is necessary for Touchedbycancermagazine.com to share this information with one or more appropriate third parties, who may or may not further transfer the information to appropriate vendors, in order to enable the vendors to provide the requested information or quote to the User. Touchedbycancermagazine.com does not control these third parties, and there can be no assurance that certain of such parties will not solicit users in the future by email or otherwise. If you do not wish to have your personal data shared with third parties, you may elect not to participate in promotions or use services that require the disclosure of personal data.

Except as stated above, Touchedbycancermagazine.com does not disclose or transfer individual personal data records to third parties, unless it reasonably believes it is required to do so by applicable law or valid legal process or to protect its property interests.

Touchedbycancermagazine.com deals only with third-party advertisers, retailers or service providers offering for sale products or services that Touchedbycancermagazine.com believes may be of interest to Users of the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network. Nevertheless, Touchedbycancermagazine.com is not and cannot be responsible for the activities or privacy policies of these third parties.

What about external Web sites?
To the extent that Users click on hyperlinks or banner advertisements to access third-party sites from the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network, Users should understand that these third-party sites may collect personally identifiable information about them. Users should further be aware that these third-party Websites are not controlled by Touchedbycancermagazine.com and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Users should check the privacy policies of these third-party Websites to see how their personal information will be utilized by the proprietors of these sites.

What does Touchedbycancermagazine.com do to keep the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network secure?
Touchedbycancermagazine.com has also implemented a number of security features throughout the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. For example, database information is kept separate from live servers and is firewall protected. Also, only authorized personnel have access to any stored personal information Touchedbycancermagazine.com may collect on its Users.

Please be advised, however, that although Touchedbycancermagazine.com has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for its Users, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Touchedbycancermagazine.com via the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network or email cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing any personal information, all Users should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without User consent. Accordingly, Users should consider carefully if they want to submit sensitive information that they would not want disclosed to the public and should recognize that their use of the Internet and the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network is solely at their own risk. Touchedbycancermagazine.com has no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via the Internet. Touchedbycancermagazine.com, however, urges all of its Users to exercise caution when conveying personal information over the Internet.

Can I opt out of Touchedbycancermagazine.com’s data collection and/or distribution?
As noted earlier, the collection, use and distribution of personal data greatly assist Touchedbycancermagazine.com in creating a more, personalized, relevant and intelligent service. Without the use of personal data, Touchedbycancermagazine.com could not deliver certain of its content and services in the most beneficial way. Consequently, Touchedbycancermagazine.com does ask for the submission of some personal data.

Touchedbycancermagazine.com does, however, offer Users of the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network the ability to “opt out” of having their data collected or used as described in this Privacy Policy. Registration and the provision of any personal information is generally voluntary, unless necessary to provide certain services, such as email. In addition, in the event that a User wishes to opt out of Touchedbycancermagazine.com’s personal data use and collection practices after having submitted personal information, the User may send an email to request@touchedbycancermagazine.com to express his or her desire to opt out. After receipt and processing of the User’s opt-out email, Touchedbycancermagazine.com will refrain from further distributing the User’s personal information to third parties that would otherwise be permissible under this Privacy Policy but for the opt out. Touchedbycancermagazine.com is not responsible for the use by third parties of personal information distributed to them prior to the User opting out.

What about the collection of personal information from children?
Touchedbycancermagazine.com does not intentionally collect or maintain information through its Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network from individuals actually known to be under the age of 13 (“children”). Moreover, at present, no part of the Touchedbycancermagazine.com Network is designed specifically to target or attract any children.

Further Questions?
Touchedbycancermagazine.com welcomes questions or comments Users may have regarding this Privacy Policy or the use of your personal data. Please send any questions or comments to Touchedbycancermagazine.com to contactus@touchedbycancermagazine.com.

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