Effective date: February 16th, 2016
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES:
- HOW WE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION FROM VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITE
PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY
Caris Life Sciences® (Caris) and its affiliated online property MyCancer.com (“website”) collects information we get from your use of our website to provide better service to our users and to improve our business.
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information
Caris also has a separate Notice of Privacy Practices for how we collect and use medical information about you. This notice can be viewed by visiting the following link: http://www.carislifesciences.com/privacy/
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Caris is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We only have access to and collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. If you complete a web form on our website, we may use your contact information to tell you about our services or news about Caris Life Sciences. You may opt-out of certain promotional messages. However, certain communications are mandatory regarding our services such as service messages, critical notices, or legally mandated notices. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
Certain pages on our website may allow you to leave comments. In order to leave your comments, you may be asked to create a profile which includes personally identifiable information and a screen name – the screen name may appear on our website.
Certain pages on our website allow you to share the content of that page using social media or email. If you share content from our site using your social media account, your unique social media alias related to any comments that you post will be displayed just like it is displayed in your social media account. Likewise, any content shared via our email sharing app will contain the email address you enter into the app. We do not access any other information from your social media or email accounts, and we do not directly post or share anything through your social media and email accounts.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
The Information We Collect and Cookie Usage
Third Party Sites
How We Share Information about Your Site Usage with Third Parties
Caris may share information related to your browsing habits on our website with its consultants, vendors and service providers who help us in maintaining our website and provide services. When we share your information to these third parties, we require them to use it only for the function they are helping us perform.
Caris will not sell, rent, loan or lease your personal information to others unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may share aggregated demographic information publicly and with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. This information is used to help us analyze and use the data in marketing tools and/or advertising opportunities. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our website (e.g. visitor site traffic, most visited pages).
If Caris becomes involved in a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of our assets, user information, including personal information collected from you through your use of our website, could be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, we will use reasonable means to notify you, either through email and/or a prominent notice on the website.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THIS NOTICE
We reserve the right to make the revised or changed notice effective for medical information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. We will post a copy of the current Notice on our website and will update the effective date accordingly.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with Caris or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.
If you have any questions or complaints, please contact:
Corporate Compliance Officer
6655 North MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75039
(214) 277-8700 main
(866) 771-8946 toll free