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The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide respects the privacy of all users to its Website. Unless required by law, we do not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information. If you have accessed a third party site from a link on the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide and disclosed personal information, please understand that those sites are not in compliance with our privacy policy. Remember to consult the privacy policies of each site you visit.

How We Manage Your Information

Non-personal Information
When you visit our Website, the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide will collect only the personal information you provide to us. Non-personal information is gathered about your use of our Website and the Websites of selected sponsors and advertisers through the use of "cookies.” The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide does not store any information in any cookies on your computer.

Cookies are small computer files that are transferred to your computer's hard drive that show us how often someone visits a site, which pages are visited the most, and the length of time spent on each of those pages. The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide assigns every computer a different cookie. The information collected by cookies helps us improve the content on web pages and statistically monitors how many people are using our site. You can set your browser software to reject all cookies. Most browsers provide instructions on how to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. If you choose to reject our cookie certain functions and features of our site may not function properly, but you do not have to accept our cookie in order to use our site productively. If you accept our cookie we will not, without your consent, link the cookie information we collect to personal information you provide on our site.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website.

Google's use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the advertising opt-out page. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.)

Personal Information
Your personal information can be collected when you use the telephone to contact the nurse’s hotline for the purpose of scheduling a doctor’s appointment, asking questions, or for any other reason. Other personal information can be obtained when you register to find a doctor in your area.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the privacy of minors. This Website is not developed or intended to lure minors who are under the age of 18. We do not gather personal data from any person we are aware of being under the age of 18.

How We Disclose Your Information
Except for conditions explicitly stated in this policy or as expressly agreed to by you, the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide will not reveal any personal information it collects from you on our Website. We will release personal information to third parties only if we must comply with legal requirements involving laws, regulations, search warrants, subpoenas or court orders or if you pose a threat to yourself or other people. If the law forces us to disclose your personal information to a third party, we will inform you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.

Disclosure to the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide Operations and Maintenance Contractors
The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide operations and maintenance contractors often have restricted access to your personal information when providing products or services to the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide. These contractors include the vendors and suppliers that grant us technology, services, and/or content to enhance the operation and maintenance of our Website. They can only access personal information that is logically essential for the contractor to execute its purpose for the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide. Through a contract, we enforce operations and maintenance contractors to comply with this privacy policy and do not allow them to use or disclose your personal information for any reason other than providing us with products and services.

Disclosure to the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide Subsidiaries and Divisions
The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide may reveal your personal information to its corporate subsidiaries or other divisions of the association. Any personal information offered to subsidiaries or divisions of the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide will be handled in agreement to the terms of this privacy policy.

Disclosure to Advertising Partners
Since the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide does not sell advertising to or accept advertising from third parties for promotion on our Website, we do not disclose any personal information to such third parties.

Disclosure of Information for Scheduling a Physician Appointment
In view of the fact that the Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide can schedule a physician appointment, we do offer personal information to physicians and/or the physician practice employees. This information is conveyed to allow physicians better preparation prior to your appointment. The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide may also divulge the date of your appointment and the name of your physician to third parties, however, no personally identifying information about you will be revealed.

Disclosure of Non-personal Information
The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide may offer third parties non-personal information. Please understand that you will not be identified or contacted from the disclosure of this non-personal information. The information is simply conveyed to distinguish the number of users of our site, which pages are visited the most and the length of time spent on each page. We cannot restrict third parties' use of this information, however, we do require third parties to concur that they will not reconfigure the information to personally identify or contact you.


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