This site is owned and operated by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation gathers three types of information about users:
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to register in the guest book of a particular organization.s event website. Lists for e-mail communications are provided by the client organization, but .forward to a friend. features retain personal information as input by the user.
- Information Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation gathers through aggregated tracking information is derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to report usage trends to the client organization regarding traffic to the site to better understand the demographics of the audience. Under no circumstances does Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
- Purchaser’s information is retained as permitted by common practice for all use of the electronic shopping cart functions on the site. The sponsoring organization receives contact information, purchase preferences, etc. and all credit card information is transferred according to the highest standards of PCI compliance.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation uses the above-described information to provide the client organization licensing the event site with relevant data about its supporters. We will not share information about individual users with any outside party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
Additionally, security on the transactional area of the site is further enhanced by subscription to the .Hacker Safe. system that scans to ensure security is intact on a daily basis