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Privacy Policy

The Society for Women's Health Research is fully committed to protecting the privacy of our Web site visitors. This is the Society's privacy policy and it sets forth the information we collect about you and your use of our Web site and how we use this information.

Information Collected

This Web site provides information on women's health research for scientists, policymakers, advocates and the general public. Viewers have access to information about breast cancer recurrence and new information about how the condition affects the lives of those who suffer.

We strongly encourage you not to submit health information to us via email or via this Web site. We do NOT require the submission of any personally identifiable information from you to use this Web site; however, if you would like us to contact you or provide you with information, we will need certain information from you. Providing this information will help us better serve you through this Web site.

We only collect information that personally identifies or allows us to contact you when this information is voluntarily provided to us.


Certain non-personal information about your use of this Web site is collected and stored every time you interact with the site through "cookies." Cookies are small computer files that this Web site transfers to your computer's hard drive that allows us to know how often you visit this Web site and the activities you conduct while using this Web site, such as the date and time of your visit and the document requested. We use this information to improve this Web site by evaluating Web site traffic and most popular page requests. We do not use cookies to track personal information.

Use and Disclosure of Your Information

We do NOT sell or rent your personal information to third parties for commercial purposes. We may, at times, share your information with organizations we deem appropriate for the distribution of educational materials. You may chose to be excluded from receiving information from the Society by simply not signing up to receive news updates about breast cancer or information about women's health research.


This Web site uses pixel tagging technology to track users entering the site from online banners and other media. This information is only used to determine how many users are being referred to the site.

This Web site contains links to other Web sites that we do not control, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to use of this Web site and the information collected by us on this Web site.

In addition, these links are provided as a browsing convenience and do not represent an endorsement by the Society.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on our home page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.