Privacy Policy service is an interactive support community for individuals affected by Lyme. To use the service, you must provide personal information to other members of the service and enter personal information into the database.

At, we take your privacy seriously. We are committed to ensuring that only you have access to the information you provide about yourself. This commitment includes any medical or condition data, your personal preferences and all other personal data you enter on our site.

The following statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices at

Data Collection

The forms on our site require users to give us contact information (like their name and email address), and other personal information relating to your cancer experience. Such information may be used to provide you with personalized and matched content within the site; individual email inquiries may be forwarded to the appropriate department for response. Information that is not used to directly support the service may be used in a research capacity to evaluate the benefits of this service. At we do not share or sell any information that could be linked to your identity.

Occasionally we use Google as a third party vendor. Google uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Data Security

In the parts of the site where personal information is entered and viewed, has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. To ensure that the data transferred between your Web connection and ours is not viewed by anyone but you, we are using powerful Web site encryption technology. The Web server is located at an InterNap web- hosting facility in Seattle, WA. InterNap allows us to offer a high-speed, high-availability internet connection backed by redundant network infrastructure and advanced, proprietary security technologies. Access to the Web server is restricted to a few key employees. All data entered in the database is regularly backed up and the backup media is securely stored to prevent loss or damage.

Contacting Our Users

At we do not contact our users unless they first request that we contact them, have given us permission to contact them, or in the event that a problem has been detected with their account requiring that they be notified. We do not provide our users' contact information to any outside parties without expressed consent.

Correcting and Updating Submitted Information

Users may delete or modify any information submitted to our site at any time by going through forms and making changes or deleting information. Users may modify the contact information they enter on our site at any time by contacting us.

IP Address Collection Web site automatically collects your IP address when you visit. We use this information for market and demographic trending purposes only and with no identifiers.

Statistics Collection Web site automatically collects tracking information about the pages you visit on the Domain.

Onsite Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Links to Other Sites

We do make efforts to ensure that inappropriate links and content does not appear on our website. As hard as we try, we cannot assume liability for information posted on this website due to the volume of members we have posting information.

With that said. This site contains links to other sites. is not responsible for, and maintains absolutely no liability for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Link offsite at your own risk.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please feel free to contact us.

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