Privacy Policy


This statement applies to CureSearch for Children’s Cancer (CureSearch) with respect to online visitors and donors.

CureSearch does not collect personally identifiable information without permission. Our website links to other websites, however, and CureSearch cannot control and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of those websites.

This site collects contact information when you donate, register or purchase items from curesearch.org. In such cases, we will need personal information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number so that we can process your donation or order, notify you of order status or provide a receipt. We may use the information you provide to share information about services or products you have requested, including our newsletter and organizational updates.

CureSearch periodically performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our website and to use such information to improve on our website's ability to serve you better. Personally identifiable information collected in these surveys will not be shared.

We use cookies to store visitor preferences, alert visitors to new areas of the site, customize web page content based on visitor interests, and record past activity in order to provide better service. Cookies are small text files that do not damage a visitor's system or files. Most browsers will allow a user to accept or deny cookies. If a visitor rejects our cookies they may still use our site. CureSearch also uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the website, track End User movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment. All databases containing personal information are securely stored on a separate server. Our server is encrypted to protect credit card and other information submitted via the forms on this site. CureSearch follows the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Ethical Guidelines to the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.

We do not provide the information you give us on this site to outside companies, without your approval. CureSearch does not engage in list exchanges or rentals. The information we collect is used to improve and enhance the content and services of the CureSearch website. 

Medical Advice

The content on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. No physician/patient relationship is created between CureSearch for Children’s Cancer and you by reason of your use of the site or under any circumstances. Individual inquiries about sensitive or confidential matters should be addressed to appropriate health care professionals. Patients and consumers reading information on the website should review the information carefully with their professional healthcare provider. If you need medical advice or other healthcare assistance, you should consult with a qualified healthcare provider. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the site. Your reliance upon content obtained by you through the site is solely at your own risk.

Unsubscribe

CureSearch will discontinue contact with any person upon oral or written request. Those wishing to unsubscribe from receiving communications from CureSearch can write: CureSearch, 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, phone 1-800-458-6223, or e-mail DonorServices@CureSearch.org.  CureSearch does not exchange in list exchanges or rentals with any outside organizations.

Questions about Policy

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site, your interaction with this website or to correct and/or change contact information, please write: CureSearch, 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 or phone 1-800-458-6223, or e-mail DonorServices@CureSearch.org.