Your privacy is important to us. The following explains the Lung Transplant Foundation’s information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
www.lungtransplantfoundation.org collects personally identifying information which a user voluntarily provides when making an online purchase or donation when registering for events or to participate in the Joseph J. Carter Mentorship Program, and individuals that sign up to receive Lung Transplant Foundation e-communications. We collect personal information we receive offline when you volunteer, donate or participate in our events. Personally identifying information collected may include; name, e-mail address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future if you do not wish to receive our messages.
The Lung Transplant Foundation uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.lungtransplantfoundation.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your event registration or Mentorship Program application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.
Credit Card Account Information
We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. The Lung Transplant Foundation does not disclose credit card account information provided by our supporters. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.
While the Lung Transplant Foundation does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others, it may at times, to the extent allowed by law, share user information with reputable third parties (vendors, contractors, etc.) who perform services or marketing on our behalf.
www.lungtransplantfoundation.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.lungtransplantfoundation.org domain, and the Lung Transplant Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.