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Privacy Policy

Normal web site usage:
The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America has a firm commitment to Internet privacy. You can visit most portions of MGWalk.org without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal web site visit is the name of your Internet Service Provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

Collection of personally identifiable information:
The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America may collect names, email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to mgwalk.org. For example, our site uses forms for visitors to register or make a donation online. Contact information from these forms is used to send information about myasthenia gravis or activity to our visitors. Financial information is used to bill or provide receipts to visitors in connection with their donations. To ensure the security of credit card and personal information, this Web site employs industry-standard security methods, including the Secure Socket Layers (SSL) protocol for the encryption of transmitted data. The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America goes to great lengths to protect the confidentiality and integrity of any personal information you share with us over the Internet.

The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies.

The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America does not sell or otherwise disclose such user information outside the organization. However, in instances where we may partner with medical organizations to conduct research on myasthenia gravis, your participation would be expressly requested. Members’ permission would be required prior to sharing personally identifiable data with authorized medical organizations.

Should you wish to review your personal information, request corrections or no longer wish to have your information included in our database, please visit our registration site and click on “Edit Your Registration Information” or email us at info@MGWalk.org.

Cookies:
We do not use cookies on the majority of our website pages. The donate pages do use "per session" cookies. Per session cookies last only for the life of your current browser load and use no permanent storage on your hard drive. The use of per session cookies is very common in modern Web sites.

Last Update: January 24, 2011



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