Privacy Policy

Your right to privacy is very important to us. We recognize that providing us with personal information is an act of trust.

Online privacy policy.
Your Personal Information
Personal Information Collected
In general, when you visit our web sites and access information you remain anonymous. We do not require you to register or provide personal information to us to view our web site.
There may be occasions when we will ask for additional information. We do this to better understand and respond to your needs, and provide you with services that may be valuable to you.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information
Our registration form requires users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, format preference (HTML vs. plain text), mailing address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as social security numbers.

Use of Your Personal Information
The Chronic Illness Coalition never shares your information or e-mail address with outside organizations.

E-Mail Sent to Us Containing Personal Information
You may decide to send the CIC personally identifying information. For example, you might send us an e-mail message containing information about your membership. We will use this information solely to identify you as a member of the CIC and to determine how to best respond to the e-mail. We will not use this information for any purpose other than to resolve
the specific matter identified in your e-mail.

Privacy Principles
This web site,, is owned and operated by the Chronic Illness Coalition (CIC). Our intention is to provide an informative tool and allow our members and the public to become more involved in our mission. We recognize that visitors to our web site may be concerned about the information that they provide to us and how we treat that
information. We are committed to honoring our constituents' privacy preferences.

We support the following principles:
Consumer Choice
We believe that a visitor to our web site is the one to best determine:
When — and under what conditions — to provide "personally identifying information" (e.g., data that may be used to identify, contact, or locate a person)
When such information may be shared with other organizations
When to remain anonymous
Informed Consent

When personally identifying information is collected, we believe that a visitor to our web site has the right to:
Know when we are collecting personal information.
Know what personal information is collected, and the purpose of any such collection.
Expect the opportunity to choose whether or not personal information will be provided to any third parties.
Expect reasonable steps to be taken to protect personal information from unauthorized use
Review the accuracy of personal information and update it.