ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (“ABCD”) respects the privacy of those who turn to us for support. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service.

For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to ABCD’s service which can be accessed via our web site at in which users can find informational and educational resources and connections to ABCD’s Match Mentoring service.

The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to ABCD. “You” refers to you, as a user of our web site and Service. By visiting our web site and using any of our Service, you accept and agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTED. We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. Personal Information includes information that you may provide to us to register for a program or to sign up for our mailing list.

To use the Service you do not need to submit Personal Information. However, in an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service, such as the web site you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.
Cookies may be both persistent and/or session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser.

USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION. Personal Information: In general, the Personal Information you provide helps us communicate with you, e.g., contact you to answer questions, get feedback, inform you about events and special opportunities. Except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for ABCD, e.g., vendors for our email communications who are provided access to users’ email addresses for purposes of sending emails from us. Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Non-Personal Information: In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information analyze trends and use patterns.

This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information; we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as an acquisition by another company, merger, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check the Site regularly to be aware of any changes.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOUR RIGHTS. You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. Please note that regardless of the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing or opting out of communications with us, we may continue to send you administrative emails.

PROTECTING PRIVACY/LIABILITY LIMITATION. We have in place security measures and practices intended to protect your information from unauthorized access. However, these measures and practices do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks and shall not hold ABCD liable for any injury arising of from such breach.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES. As part of the Service, we may provide links to or suggestions of other web sites or services. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those web sites or services, or for the information they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and the Service. This Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party web site accessed by selecting a link on our Site or via our Service. To the extent that you access or use our Service through or on another web site or application, then the privacy policy of that other web site or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application.

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES. The Company reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Service at any time and will post any such updates on the Site.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us by sending an email to

Updated February 14, 2017