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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting and for reviewing's Privacy Policy.'s policy on the collection of personal information is as follows:

Collection of Information

Unless you provide additional information, collects only the following information as you browse through the web site:

  • the domain name and browser you use to access the Internet;

  • the date and time of your visit;

  • the pages you visited; and

  • the address of the web site you visited immediately prior to visiting the site. collects this information for statistical purposes and for evaluating the web site to make it more useful to visitors. This information does not personally identify you.

If you send an e-mail message to or complete a questionnaire, form, or other online survey found on the web site, will maintain the information in accordance with applicable federal law. collects information that you volunteer through electronic forms such as "Contact Us". Certain information is required to process your request. When information is requested from you, attempts to clearly indicate which information is required and which information is optional. Information collected to process specific transactions is only used for the specific service that you have chosen. However, throughout the web site you are offered opportunities to receive related or general information in the future from In these cases, will ask for your "permission" to contact you. does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about web site visitors outside the organization at any time unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.

Security has taken the appropriate precautions to protect information sent over the Internet. The web site employs strict security measures to safeguard and protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, employs software programs to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Any personal information is stored in a secure database and sent and received by a secure, encrypted Internet channel wherever possible. staff must follow this privacy policy; those who violate it are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Your Email

If you contact us by email, your message will be forwarded to the staff member best able to address your questions and concerns. Please note that email transmissions over the Internet with are not encrypted.

Non-encrypted Internet email communications are not completely secure or private and may be intercepted and viewed by other Internet users, without your knowledge and permission, while in transit to us.

To protect your privacy, please do not use email to communicate confidential information. Please choose to contact via web forms for matters that require greater privacy and security.

This site is maintained by the Patient Advocate Foundation and is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in Federal court.

Use of Cookies - Certain webpages use cookies which are small amounts of information stored by your web browser software on your computer. In most cases, this information is temporary in nature (called session cookies) and is deleted as soon as you leave the web site. The use of temporary cookies is solely for the purpose of allowing the user to interact with the web site in an effective manner. In a few cases, the web site uses cookies to store information for a longer period than the current session (persistent cookie). In those cases, the webpage is clearly noted and the user can choose not to use that webpage feature. As noted above, in no case does disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about web site visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.

If you have comments or suggestions, or want to discuss further the information that is being collected and how it is used or to review your information and make corrections, please contact via Contact Us form.