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Privacy Statement

Cardiac Athletes is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We use the information we collect about you to help us understand more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications about Cardiac Athletes that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. The "personal information" is information that enables us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title and address.

Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. The Cardiac Athletes Forum has a separate Privacy Statement which must be read before joining.

1. What personal information does Cardiac Athletes collect?

Cardiac Athletes collects the following information regarding visitors to our website: information regarding what pages are accessed and when, information volunteered by you (such as survey information), email address and your preferred means of communication.

2. How does Cardiac Athletes use my information?

Cardiac Athletes uses the information we collect about you to help us with understanding more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.

3. Who is collecting your information?

When you are in the Cardiac Athletes website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Cardiac Athletes alone unless stated otherwise. For example, when you are using our secure online donation pages, you are going through to a partner company, Pay Pal and it is clear on the donation page when you are going through to the Pay Pal site.

4. With whom does Cardiac Athletes share your information?


As a general rule, Cardiac Athletes will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. When you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through to a partner company and the information you give such as your credit card number and contact information is provided to them so that the transaction can take place.

Cardiac Athletes does not presently make individual identifying information available to affiliated third parties, does not use such information to contact you for marketing purposes and does not sell on lists to others.

5. What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information?


Cardiac Athletes will not send you direct mail, does not sell or rent user information to anyone. You may contact us at any time if you have concerns regarding your personal information.

6. What is Cardiac Athletes policy on allowing me to update, correct or delete my personally identifiable information?

The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to Cardiac Athletes. If you change email address or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us.

7. How does Cardiac Athletes protect my personal identifiable information?

Cardiac Athletes is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the individual identifying information that you provide to us.

8. What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of my information?

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Cardiac Athletes cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

9. Users under 18

If you use this site for information purposes, please let an adult know.