Website Disclaimer

Welcome to the Magee-Womens Research Institute website. By using our site, you agree to the following terms of use, which constitute an agreement between Magee-Womens Research Institute and you.

  • This website is designed for general education and information purposes only and does not render medical advice or professional services, unless we otherwise indicate. The information provided through this website should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional health care, and is designed to support – not replace – the relationship you have with your health care provider. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider.
  • Magee-Womens Research Institute disclaims any liability whatsoever for any documentation, information, programs, software, or other material that is or may become a part of the website. Magee-Womens Research Institute does not warrant or guarantee that the information will not be offensive to any user and/or may not meet your needs and requirements.
  • Our website may include links to third party Web service providers. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement of the content on such sites. We are not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites.

 

Privacy Statement

Scope

This website is maintained by Magee-Womens Research Institute located at 3339 Ward Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3180. By accessing or using the www.mageewomens.org website, you agree to the terms of the Magee-Womens Research Institute Privacy Statement, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this website.

You can browse our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information at Magee-Womens Foundation.

This Privacy Statement applies only to the online collection of personal information by Magee-Womens Research Institute. This Privacy Statement does not apply to collection of Personal Information that is Protected Health Information or to information collected by means other than the Internet.

This Privacy Statement was established to help you understand how we intend to treat your Personal Information when using this website. We realize our responsibility to respect your online privacy and recognize the need for appropriate protections and management of Personal Information you share with us. We strive to provide the highest level of confidentiality for our donors.

This Privacy Policy is effective upon acceptance for new users. We are the owners of data you supply to us.

 

What Information We Collect/How We Use That Information

When you visit www.mageewomens.org, you can access information without revealing your identity. In order to analyze and improve our site, we may use “cookies” to track your visit to the website.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. We typically use cookies to improve our website and make web-surfing easier.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies, however you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. While our web servers automatically log the IP/internet address of your computer, this information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you provide your personal information to Magee-Womens Research Institute.

 

Marketing

We don’t sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, simply indicate your preference by calling 412-641-8977.

 

Collection and Use

Our site uses a registration form for visitors to request information, be placed on a mailing list, or make a charitable donation. Personal Information includes information that identifies you, such as: your name, address, telephone numbers, email address or other information that is provided to us online by you. We may use your Personal Information to get in touch with you when necessary. For example, we may contact you if we have a question about processing a donation or to send you information about upcoming educational opportunities.

When making a donation, we collect Financial Information such as your credit card number. This information is solely used to fulfill visitor requests and process donations. We do not store this sensitive information.

You can always choose not to provide information and you may call us to request alternatives to getting the information you need. You can add or update certain information that you send to us and we usually keep the prior version of your information within you revised record.

If you do not want to receive emails from us, or if you wish to check your information, please contact us at the address or phone noted at the bottom of this statement.

 

Our Disclosure of Your Information

Personal Information is not disclosed to anyone other than Magee-Womens Research Institute and its partners, contractors and agents, unless we must do so to comply with a court order or other legal process, or we must do so to protect our rights or property.

Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access and disclosure. Please note that Magee-Womens Research Institute will not intentionally share the contents of any email or form submitted via this site with any third party. Although we work very hard to protect your privacy, due to the nature of electronic communication, we cannot and do not provide assurances that the contents will not become known or accessible to third parties.
We do not collect medical, health, racial, ethnic, political, religious, philosophic, union membership or sexual orientation on this website. WE URGE YOU NOT TO PROVIDE ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU OR YOUR FAMILY MEMBER, YOUR HEALTH OR A FAMILY MEMBER’S HEALTH, OR YOUR PATIENTS TO US VIA ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION UNLESS WE INDICATE THE FORM HAS BEEN SECURED. IF YOU DO SO, IT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

Links to Other Websites

The Magee-Womens Research Institute applies only to your use of our website. Our website contains links to other sites, including sites that may indicate a special relationship with us. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Magee-Womens Research Institute has no responsibility; Magee-Womens Research Institute is not responsible for the accuracy of the content or privacy practices of such sites. We do not disclose your personal information to those operating these linked sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you.

 

Updates and Changes to the Privacy Statement

From time to time, we may modify or amend this Privacy Statement in order to comply with new laws or regulations or to reflect future changes in our business practices. Any changes will be communicated in this statement, so please check back on occasion. We also may post a notice on our website or send an email regarding any updates/changes.

 

Contacting Us

If your questions are not answered online regarding personal information, please call 412-641-8977 or e-mail info@mwrif.org .