- What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site;
- Who collects such information;
- How such information is used;
- With whom your information may be shared;
- What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
- What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control;
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. In the event that an online form has fees and/or donations associated, we may request credit card information for the purpose of processing the transaction. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as social security numbers.
We may share some information about you with partners for marketing purposes. The American Lung Association may also rent or exchange your personal information with other organizations, and we may also use your personal information and browsing history to contact you for communications and marketing purposes.
The Lung Association respects the privacy of its financial supporters and website visitors, as such, would be pleased to exclude you from its list rental and exchange program. Please inform us if this is your desire at lung.org/consumerchoice.
If you want to unsubscribe from marketing email and postal mail communications, go to lung.org/consumerchoice and select your preferences.
Information from social networking sites (such as Facebook and Twitter). We collect information from social media activity, including likes, shares and tweets about our content on social networking sites. Where you sign in to lung.org using social network credentials, such as a Facebook log-in, you grant permission to the social network to share your user details.
Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track user's movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content.
If you would like to opt-out of targeted advertising from the broader digital marketing community, please visit the opt-out page of the The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI):
All information provided to American Lung Association is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of American Lung Association. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. American Lung Association will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. American Lung Association stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
Our Site contains links to other websites and/or third party API integrations. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which American Lung Association has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.
How We Respond to "Do Not Track" Signals:
Our website does not respond to web browser "Do No Track" signals.
Contacting the website:
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act):
We do not knowingly request or collect information from any person under 13 years of age without parental consent. If you believe that your child has submitted personal information without your consent and you would like this info restricted or removed, please contact [email protected].
Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) Compliance
We may also participate in interest-based advertising using similar technology. This means that you may see advertising on our website tailored to how you browse or shop, or you may see advertising for the Lung Association on other websites based on your browsing behavior across websites. Some websites where we may advertise belong to ad networks that use your web browsing history to choose which ads to display on their network websites; these ads include advertising for the Lung Association, but no personal information about you is shared with those third party ad networks. Other websites where you see our ads, such as Facebook, may use interest preferences that you have chosen on those sites, as well as registration and other information about you, to choose which ads to display to you. Some internet browsers, websites such as Facebook and mobile devices offer opt-outs for interest-based advertising. Please refer to the website that you are visiting, your browser and/or your device settings for additional information.