Privacy Policy

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network) is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you use this Web site. When you use this Web site, you consent to the use of your personal information by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy. This policy may change periodically, so please check back from time to time. For your information, the date of the last update to this Privacy Policy is January 2006.

This policy will explain:

1. What Information We Collect From You, and How We Use That Information
2. How We Protect Your Information
3. Questions About the Privacy Policy

1. What information we collect and how we use that information:

the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network does not collect any personally identifiable information from you (e.g., name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us, including information submitted or disclosed by mail, telephone, fax, or electronically. We will not sell, trade, or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties. the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will only use your information to respond to your request for information or, if appropriate, to consider your request for consideration of employment with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. If you wish to change any information submitted to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, or if you wish to opt out of our mailing list, please do so using the “Join our Mailing List” form on this site.

Information from Children: the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network does not direct its Web site to children under thirteen (13) years of age. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with their parent or guardian about the use of this Web site.

Monitoring, Enforcement and Legal Requests: the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has no obligation to monitor the Web site or the use of the Web site, or to retain the content of any user session. However, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. We may use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, Web site, clients, potential clients, or others.

Other Sites: Except as otherwise expressly discussed in this Privacy Policy, this policy only addresses the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose personal information to other sites, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of these other sites. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose any personal information.

2. How to protect your information:

Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts: Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk. the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. However, once we receive your transmission, we do our best to ensure its security on our systems by making reasonable efforts to protect the information.

Security: Our Web site's donation, registration, form request, and ecommerce systems use SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our Web site. You are able to see when the SSL encryption is active either by the "padlock" icon at the top or bottom of your browser's. In certain areas, password protection is used to protect your privacy and security. Any information provided to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is treated with care and discretion. the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will take a proactive approach to ensure the information is kept private and not misused.

3. Questions about the privacy policy:

Privacy and security is important to us all. We pursue a full-disclosure approach to responsibly care for the information you have entrusted with us, and we depend on information sharing as our principal means to best serve you. This is why we are committed to building a trusting relationship with you. We will continually monitor feedback and seek to improve our services to meet your needs. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with the Web site, or would like to provide comments, you can send us an e-mail using our “Join our Mailing List” form, or contact us by telephone at 877-272-6226 or by regular mail to:

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
1500 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Attention: Marketing and Communications

Terms of Use

Your use of this site is conditioned upon your continued acceptance of and compliance with the Terms of Use below. Please read these Terms of Use carefully, as use of the site constitutes acceptance of them. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network reserves the right to change the Terms of Use any time, and you must consult the most recent version of these Terms of Use each time you view this site.


The information and services provided by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network are for informational purposes only. The information and services are not intended to be substitutes for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you are ill, or suspect that you are ill, see a doctor immediately! the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network does not recommend or endorse any specific physicians, products or treatments even though they may be mentioned on this site.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

Unless otherwise indicated, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network holds the copyright to all materials on this site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images audio/visual clips and design. Additionally, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network owns all of the trademarks, service marks and logos (“Marks”) used and displayed on this site, unless otherwise noted. Without the explicit consent of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, no material from this site, including the Marks, may be copied, reproduced, displayed, republished, downloaded, posted, transmitted or distribute in any way. Any unauthorized use of materials contained on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that you will hold harmless the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, its officers, directors, employees and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this site or other sites to which it is linked. In no event will the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or the contributors of information to this site be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of damages. If your use of materials from this site results in the need for servicing, repair of equipment or data, you will assume any costs thereof.