Collection of Information
You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, when you engage in certain activities on the Site, we may ask you to provide certain information that is personally identifiable. We collect personally identifiable information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us. Examples of when you voluntarily submit this kind of information include, but are not limited to, when you register to participate in one of our Online Support Groups, request information or referral to services and/or send us correspondence.
Use of Information. We may use any personally identifiable information you provide to:
- Provide information about, and referral to, services and service providers (to the extent that you provide information for this purpose);
- Provide access for participation in our Online Support Group listserv-format Discussion Groups; and
- Answer your questions and respond to your requests for additional information.
We do not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties. When you request a referral for services, we may share your information with our partners and third parties who may send you correspondence or other information that you requested. We may also share limited access to personal information with third parties on a confidential basis to enable a third party to perform certain tasks on behalf of Family Caregiver Alliance, such as maintain an email list or perform system maintenance and repair.
We will also disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority.
Exclusion. Family Caregiver Alliance cannot predict, control or be responsible for the use or redistribution of information you choose to tell us or others when you post to the Online Support Groups made available on the Site.
Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Notice
Content presented by this site is protected by United State copyright, trade secret and trademark laws, as well as relevant state, national and international regulations. The contents of this site are the property of Family Caregiver Alliance, 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA. All rights reserved.
This website should not be used to make diagnoses, administer treatment, prescribe medication or order tests. The information contained is provided as an educational service, which can augment your personal research on a specific disease. If you have any concerns about your health, please contact your health care provider.
About Our Discussion Groups
Our site features Discussion Groups, which enable our users to communicate with each other through the use of a listserv email format. Family Caregiver Alliance maintains this listserv but does not pre-screen materials posted to the list. We respect our subscribers’ privacy. We do not sell, rent or loan user names or passwords to any other organization or commercial entity. Nonetheless, when participating in FCA discussion groups, please be aware that information maybe be accessible to a large list of subscribers who might collect or use that information without your knowledge. Family Caregiver Alliance does not endorse recommendations for care, treatment or advice posted to the list. FCA encourages those seeking clinical and technical information to consult with the appropriate professional entity before taking action. This list is to facilitate mutual support for friends and family members caring for an adult with chronic or disabling health conditions. Individuals who post messages that are disrespectful of other members or are obscene or defamatory may be denied access to the discussion groups. Individuals are prohibited from posting on behalf of commercial concerns.
Links to Other Websites
This website provides links to several third party websites. While we choose our links carefully, we cannot take any responsibility for the content of linked websites, or for the privacy policies of such websites. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party websites prior to any use.
Access by Our Employees. Family Caregiver Alliance uses good faith efforts to limit our employees’ access to your personally identifiable information to the amount reasonably required to provide prompt, high quality service.
Limitation of Liability and Warranty
Use of the site is entirely at your own risk. FCA is not responsible for the consequences resulting from the use of any information contained in the site. The site is provided entirely “as is,” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, including any concerning the availability, accuracy or content of information, products or services.
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