Effective Jan 1st 2010
For more information on how the American Cancer Society researchers keep Cancer Prevention Study-3 data secure and private, please view our FAQs.
In order to use this website, users must first complete the registration form and provide some personal information including demographic information and contact information. Cancer Prevention Study-3 uses your demographic information (such as age, gender, etc.) to invite you to appropriate surveys. We also use the demographic information you submit to interpret the results of our research. Cancer Prevention Study-3 uses your contact information (such as name, email address, and postal address) to invite you to participate in Cancer Prevention Study-3 surveys and to link to state and national registries. Cancer Prevention Study-3 will not disclose your identity or any of your personally identifiable information without your authorization.
We understand that data is valuable and work diligently to secure all data in order to ensure the long-term success of our study and to maintain the privacy, support, and confidence of our participants. Since CPS-3 began, we have made data security and privacy two of our top priorities. We continue to update our data security and privacy policies as technologies
Here are the steps we take to ensure data security and participant privacy:
We use IP addresses, browser type, referring URLs, operating system, and date/time stamp to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in optimizing the performance of our site and our services. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to any personally identifiable information.
The Cancer Prevention Study-3 Participant Portal Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Cancer Prevention Study-3 is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.