Privacy policy

Dalton International places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the Dalton International’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Dalton International’s website, www.daltoninternational.org, and how this information is used.

You can browse and view much of the content on Dalton International’s websites anonymously. Dalton International does not collect any personally identifiable information (such as name, address or email address) from you unless you voluntarily choose to provide such information to us.

Dalton International may use your information to prevent potentially illegal activities and to protect Dalton International’s information assets as well as your personal data. Dalton International also uses a variety of technological systems to detect and address anomalous activity and to screen content to prevent abuse, such as spam.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Cookies are small data files that a website places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. They assist us in making your interactions with Dalton International websites easy and meaningful by providing enhanced functionality and aggregate traffic data. Standing alone, cookies don’t personally identify you. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Dalton International (e.g., by filling out a website form) or have previously identified yourself to Dalton International, you remain anonymous to us.

You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system, but if you choose to block or delete cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on Dalton International websites. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies, please consult the privacy features in your browser.

Google Analytics
Dalton International uses Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our websites. Google Analytics collects certain information, such as how often you use our websites. Dalton International uses the information received from Google Analytics to improve our websites. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you use our websites, rather than your name or other identifying information. Dalton International does not combine the information collected through Google Analytics with Personal Information (PI). Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our websites is restricted by Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

Social Media
You may share information from our websites with people associated with your social media account and your social media account provider. By sharing this information, you authorize Dalton International to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information Dalton International shares will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy. Please note that any information you post within these public forums or social media pages may become public and may be read, collected and used by anyone.

Third Party Cookies
Please note that at times, third parties may set cookies or use related technologies or web beacons when you view and/or click their links. For example, while browsing Unilever websites you may be served cookies from third-parties who provide some of its features on our websites (e.g., a YouTube video), although you have withdrawn or declined your consent to our cookies. This happens because you have directly given your consent to the use of their cookies. In such cases, you should directly withdraw your consent on the relevant third-party website.

The third party’s privacy policy and/or that of its service provider will govern the use of this information and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such companies. We encourage you to read these businesses’ privacy policies to learn about how they treat your information.

Policy of No Sharing
Dalton International will not share, sell or exchange information for third party fundraising or marketing purposes.

Security Measures
Dalton International takes appropriate precautions to protect our site visitors’ information. Our websites use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal or sensitive information is required. This encryption allows your data to be safely transmitted over the Internet without being intercepted, read, altered or deleted by a malicious third party. The encrypted data goes to a physically secure location where your information is stored on restricted-access computers located at restricted-access sites. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.

Do Not Track
Dalton International does not respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other similar mechanisms.

Retention of Your Information
Information you provide to Dalton International will be retained for no longer than reasonably necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was obtained, or for a period specifically required by law or regulation. Your information will be disposed of in a manner that seeks to prevent loss, theft, misuse or unauthorized access.

For EU Data Subjects
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. Among these rights is the right to know the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside of Dalton International might have received the data from us; what the source of the information was (if you did not provide it directly to us); and how long the data will be stored. Additionally, you have the right to access and rectify your personal data if it is inaccurate. You may, under certain circumstances, also request that we cease using your data for direct marketing purposes, or that we erase your data. You may also have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how we process your personal data. We will, at your request, provide personal data that you have provided to Dalton International to you or transmit it directly to another controller if technically feasible.

Links
Dalton International provides hyperlinks to other sites which are not under the control of Dalton International These links are provided for your convenience and for your reference only. These links are not intended as an endorsement by Dalton International of the information contained on these websites or of the individual(s) operating these website(s).
Dalton International is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites hyperlinked to its websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our websites and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

Updates to Our Privacy Policy
Dalton International may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Dalton International will notify you by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contacting Us
Questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy should be submitted to Dalton International at info@daltoninternational.org. If you would like to opt out of receiving any mail or email communications from Dalton International, please contact us at info@daltoninternational.org.

Legal Disclaimer
The pages and other materials supplied on cancercare.org and lungcancer.org are provided by Dalton International “as is” and without warranties of any kind. When using cancercare.org or lungcancer.org, you must take precautions to ensure that the pages and other materials from the website are free from viruses, worms, trojan horses, time bombs or other items of destructive nature. Our websites may not be compatible with the web browser or other software you may use. There is no guarantee that our websites will be available on a consistent or ongoing basis, and the provision of our websites may be subject to periods of interruption or poor performance and may be terminated at any time.

Dalton International makes a great effort to update our websites frequently so that information is accurate and current, however it is possible that our websites may include dated or inaccurate information, and information may be changed or updated without notice. Dalton International, and its director, employees, and other representatives, specifically disclaim all warranties with respect to daltoninternational.org and any of its contents, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and the accuracy, completeness, security and timeliness of any contents therein.