BrainMetsBC.org is a non-profit informational service, funded as part of a Center of Excellence research grant that is studying breast cancer brain metastases. We make no attempt to collect personally identifiable information on the people who view our website. We may occasionally view web server logs which can reveal information on your IP address, what browser you are using and the like. Under no circumstances is this information ever used to try to identify you personally. We may make use of "cookies" so that we can track repeat visits. Any information gathered is solely for the purposes of understanding and improving how our website is used, and never to identify individuals.
From time to time, we will be conducting surveys to evaluate how our website is being used, how users feel about the information we provide, as well as patient-centered issues related to brain and other CNS metastases. A link to such a survey will appear on our website, but the survey itself will reside at SurveyMonkey.com, a separate service. While our survey may ask for personal information and opinions, there will be no possibility of linking your specific answers with individually identifying information about you. The survey methology we use ensures complete anonymity. So that visitors to our website will feel free to express their opinions, our policy is not to collect any personally identifying information, including IP addresses, in these surveys,
On our website, we do provide a contact form that can be used to email Musa Mayer and Helen Schiff, the two breast cancer advocates responsible for BrainMetsBC.org. You should be aware that if you write to us using this form, your message to us will contain your email address. If you choose to reveal personal information about yourself in such a message, for example your own health situation or concerns, we will not share any information with others that would personally identify you, without your express permission.
It should be emphasized that BrainMetsBC.org is a non-profit service. We don't gather, use or share personally identifiable information about our readers or correspondents for commercial or any other purposes.