We will collect no personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) unless you choose to provide that information to us. Personal Information is information that can be used to identify or contact you, such as your name and contact information, including email address.
A. USE OF REGISTERED MEMBER PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR INTERNAL PURPOSES
In order to become a FastTrek.org Registered Member, you must provide FastTrek.org with certain Personal Information, including your name and email address. For a list of all the information requested of Registered Members, click here: (insert link of criteria here)
Access to FastTrek.org Trial Finder is enabled by usernames and passwords, security questions and answers and additional security measures as may be implemented from time to time by FastTrek.org. You will choose your username and password when registering for access. You shall maintain your username and password and security questions and answers in strict confidence. In no event shall you share your username or password or security questions and answers with any third party or allow another person to access FastTrek.org using your username and password or security questions and answers. You shall immediately notify FastTrek.org if you have any reason to believe that your username, password or security questions and answers has been lost or compromised or misused in any way. You are fully and solely responsible for any and all use of FastTrek.org under your username and password.
Some of this Personal Information is the same information that “covered entities” must keep private according to the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and its implementing regulations. Although FastTrek.org are not “covered entities” or subject to HIPAA and its implementing regulations, similar patient privacy laws are used by FastTrek.org as helpful guides in protecting Registered Member Personal Information.
We may contact any Registered Member to verify the accuracy of information provided. We also may contact clinical trial administrators and personnel to review and verify their registration information and eligibility of the clinical trial for inclusion within FastTrek.org
B. Additional Information Automatically Collected And Stored From Visiting Users And Registered Members
FastTrek.org utilizes Google Analytics to collect information on users visiting the website. For more information on the data that Google Analytics collects please visit: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/privacy-policy.html
Cookies and clear gifs: FastTrek.org uses both “session” and “persistent” cookies on this Service. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored in your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of a cookie is to remember certain user inputs on this Service.
Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. They store information on your computer for a number of reasons, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (i.e., username and password), helping to determine what areas of this Service you find most valuable, and customizing this Service based on your preferences on an ongoing basis. Persistent cookies placed on your computer by this Service may hold Personal Information, but only if you are a Registered Member or have otherwise consented to the provision of Personal Information in accordance with the terms of this Policy. In addition to customization, persistent cookies will be used to provide you with better service on this Service, to compile and analyze statistics and trends, and to otherwise administer and improve this Service for your use.
This Service may also use clear gifs (also known as web beacons) in combination with cookies, in order to help Service operators understand how visitors interact with this Service. A clear gif is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel by 1 pixel in size) that is placed on this Service, which allows this Service to measure the actions of a visitor who opens the page that contains the clear gif. FastTrek.org uses clear gifs to measure traffic and related behavior, and to improve your experience when visiting this Service. We also use clear gifs to manage the content available on this Service.
We use this information to help us make this Service more useful. We may use your usage data with or without your Personal Information, in order to measure this Service’s performance and improve this Service’s design and functionality.
C. Sharing Information For FastTrek TrialTracker And Other Lawful Purposes
In General: Registered Member Personal Information will be shared by FastTrek.org only for the purpose of educating Registered Members about the availability of Brain Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis clinical trials and potentially eligible clinical trial participants. FastTrek.org may use the information submitted by patients, their representatives, and others interested in participating in these clinical trials to find potentially suitable clinical trials. FastTrek.org may facilitate an anonymized online conversation between potential volunteers and clinical trial administrators via a secure web-based messaging system. FastTrek.org will send email alerts to your registered email address with notifications of a new message or new trial match. FastTrek.org will not further participate in the process by which potentially eligible clinical trial participants are accepted into and participate in clinical trials.
Registered Member information also may be used by FastTrek.org or their designees in de-identified form, i.e. a form through which individuals are not identifiable and cannot be contacted, for the purpose of conducting related research.
Registered Member and visitor information may also be collected for statistical purposes. FastTrek.org sometimes perform analyses of user behavior in order to measure user interest in the various areas of this Service. We will disclose this information to third parties only in aggregate form.
We may be required by law to disclose information, including Personal Information. Although we make every effort to preserve user privacy, you are hereby notified that we will disclose Personal Information and other information captured by the Service if required by law to do so.
Consent to Disclosure : By using this Service, you understand and consent to the collection, processing, transfer and use of information for the purposes set forth by FastTrek.org. You hereby consent to the collection, processing and disclosure by FastTrek.org of your Personal Information and other information as described under this Policy, including, but not limited to, the transfer of your name and email address to FastTrek.org, and of Personal Information relating directly to eligibility to participate in a particular clinical trial (which does not include your name and email address) to other Registered Members who coordinate recruitment of clinical trial volunteers.
D. RESEARCH AND OTHER PARTNERS PROGRAMS
You may also from time to time receive communications through FastTrek.org alerting you to general research opportunities and specific research studies and other partners programs and opportunities that may be of interest to you. Research is a key pillar of the FastTrek’s mission and is essential to providing our patients with innovative treatments and the best, most compassionate care available. Research-related communications are thoroughly vetted and approved by the relevant committee that reviews all research involving patients, including how patients will be contacted and who may contact patients.
This Service may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that FastTrek.org is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites or the content of those sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave this Service 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 Service.
F. “Opt-out”/Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a Registered Member’s Personal Information changes or if a Registered Member no l longer desires to use this Service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate it by emailing support@FastTrek.org . Please correct or update your information by logging in and editing your profile in your Account Settings . To “opt-out,” delete or deactivate your Personal Information and relinquish your status as a Registered Member or FastTrek.org, send an e-mail to support@fFastTrek.org . We will send you an email confirming deactivation of your account
FastTrek.org may, in its sole discretion, update this Policy at any time and will post any amended Policy on this website. The amended Policy shall be effective upon posting and your access to or use of this Service following an update shall be deemed consent to the revised Policy. We urge each visitor and Registered Member to refer back to this page regularly and especially prior to providing or updating any Personal Information. This Policy may not be otherwise amended without the written consent of FastTrek.org
While FastTrek.org exercises all due caution to protect your privacy, we will not be held responsible for parties who attempt to illegally access this Service and intercept or access transmissions or private communications.
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FASTTREK.ORG DOES NOT CONTROL THE DEVICES OR COMPUTERS OR THE INTERNET OVER WHICH YOU MAY CHOOSE TO ENTER CONFIDENTIAL OR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND CANNOT, THEREFORE, PREVENT INTERCEPTIONS OR COMPROMISES TO YOUR INFORMATION WHILE IN TRANSIT TO FASTTREK. FASTTREK MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO THE SECURITY, INTEGRITY, OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM FASTTREK.ORG TRIAL FINDER.
FURTHERMORE, CERTAIN TYPES OF PATIENT INFORMATION ARE NOT AND WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE VIA TRIAL FINDER. FASTTREK.ORG PROVIDES TRIAL FINDER AS A HEALTH INFORMATION RESOURCE TO BE ACCESSED AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THE TRIAL FINDER SITE IF YOU HAVE IMMEDIATE HEALTH CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS. FOR ALL URGENT MEDICAL MATTERS, CONTACT YOUR CLINICIAN’S OFFICE.