Osteosarcoma Decision Aid

Effective: 2023-03-23


This privacy notice applies only to https://osteosarcomadecisionaid.com and explains my practices (Janet Panoch) concerning the collection, use, and disclosure of visitor information. Visitor information collected by the website will be used only as outlined in this privacy notice.

I am not responsible for the content of other websites or for the privacy practices of websites outside the scope of this notice.


Because Internet technologies continue to evolve rapidly, I may make appropriate changes to this notice in the future. Any such changes will be consistent with my commitment to respecting visitor privacy and will be clearly posted in a revised privacy notice.

Collection and Use

Passive/Automatic Collection

When you view pages on my site, the web server automatically collects certain technical information from your computer and about your connection including:

  • Your IP address
  • The domain name from which you visit the site
  • User-specific information on which pages are visited
  • Aggregate information on pages visited
  • The referring website
  • The date and time of visit
  • The duration of visit
  • Your browser type
  • Your screen resolution
  • Files that were clicked and downloaded
  • Links to an outside domain that were clicked
  • Page generation time
  • Location (country, region, city)
  • Browser language
  • Browser name

Continued use of my website indicates consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of this information as described in this notice.

This technical information is not retained or utilized.

Active/Manual/Voluntary Collection

Other than automatically collected technical information about your visit (described above, or cookies, described below), I may ask you to provide information voluntarily, such as through forms or other manual input—in order to make products and services available to you, to maintain and manage my relationship with you, including providing associated services or to better understand and serve your needs. This information is generally retained as long as you continue to maintain a relationship with me. Your providing this information is wholly voluntary. Providing the requested information indicates your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of this information as described in this notice. Information I may actively collect could include:

  • The email addresses of those who choose to communicate with me via email

Information Usage

This information is:

  • Used to customize the content and/or layout of my page for each individual visitor
  • Used by me to contact visitors for research opportunities

Information Sharing

I may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations.

I do not share any personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations, except when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing my website and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of my website.

Except as described above, I will not share any information with any party for any reason.

Except as provided in the Disclosure of Information section below, I do not attempt to use the technical information discussed in this section to identify individual visitors.


A cookie is a small data file that is written to your hard drive that contains information about your visit to a web page. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may configure your browser not to accept them at all, or to notify and require approval before accepting new cookies. Some web pages/sites may not function properly if the cookies are turned off, or you may have to provide the same information each time you visit those pages.

In order to customize the information and services offered to you, my site uses cookies to:

  • Record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit
  • To record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to my site


This site is not directed to children under 13 years of age, does not sell products or services intended for purchase by children, and does not knowingly collect or store any personal information, even in aggregate, about children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet explorations. It is particularly important for parents to guide their children when they are asked to provide personal information online.

Use of Third-Party Services

My website does not utilize any types of services provided by third parties.

Updating Inaccurate Information

In some cases, I will grant visitors the ability to update or correct inaccuracies in the information that I maintain.

Visitors may correct inaccuracies in:

  • Contact information

Visitors can have this information corrected by:

  • Sending me email at the listed address


Due to the rapidly evolving nature of information technologies, no transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. While I am committed to protecting user privacy, I cannot guarantee the security of any information users transmit to the site, and users do so at their own risk.

  • I have appropriate security measures in place in the hosting facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that I have collected from you at my site.
  • Once I receive user information, I will use reasonable safeguards consistent with prevailing industry standards and commensurate with the sensitivity of the data being stored to maintain the security of that information on my systems.
  • I will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding the privacy and security of user information.

Links to other sites

I am not responsible for the availability, content, or privacy practices of other sites beyond this site. Other sites are not bound by this site privacy notice policy and may or may not have their own privacy policies.

Privacy Notice Changes

From time to time, I may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in my privacy notice.

I will post the policy changes to my Website to notify you of these changes, but only data collected from the time of the policy change forward will be used for these new purposes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at the Website periodically.

Visitors may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by:

  • Sending me email at the listed address

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this policy, please contact me.

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.