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The www.ALScrowd.org site is a patient-led initiative that seeks to support and educate ALS patients through education and social media. The www.ALScrowd.org site strives for timeliness and accuracy in all of its materials, it makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the availability, accuracy, currency, or completeness of this site or its contents. The www.ALScrowd.org site or any patients posting as authors or participants on this site shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from Your access to, inability to access, or use of this site, including, without limitation, any damages or injury arising from any links to other sites contained within or referred to in this site.
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The www.ALScrowd.org site is committed to preserving Your right to privacy. The www.ALScrowd.org site does not collect identifying information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless you voluntarily submit that information to us through our Contact Us page, member login, or other means.
Any information you do submit will not be sold to any third parties. If we publish any information you provide to us on the website, we will not disclose personally identifiable information.
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When You visit the site, the www.ALScrowd.org site may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about You, such as the type of browser or computer operating system You use or the domain name of the site from which You linked to us.
Any automatically collected information may be maintained indefinitely and used for our internal business and marketing purposes, such as assessing traffic patterns and usage of various features on the site, but will not be sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes. Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on our site, the www.ALScrowd.org site reserves its right to disclose any information in its possession if it is required to do so by law, or it believes, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend its rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a European resident please note that any information you share with us on the site will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
If You are concerned about the information You have provided to the www.ALScrowd.org site or would like to review, update, or delete that information, please contact us via the Contact page at the top of the Home page. The www.ALScrowd.org site will make reasonable efforts to comply with Your wishes.
The Contact Us page is the primary means of communication with www.ALScrowd.org site for a website visitor. Website visitors may use the Contact Us page to send content suggestions or questions about the site. Website visitors may also use this form to ask general questions about the Website or content, submit notification of broken links, communicate privacy concerns, and/or submit praise and/or complaints.
All comments are forwarded to our staff who will review any ideas or technical difficulties as reasonably as possible.
The Contact Us page is secured using 128-bit encryption. We may, unless you indicate otherwise, store, edit, and excerpt your email for use in Q&As, presentations, analyses, and other similar purposes. In these cases, we will delete any content that would specifically identify you as the writer of the email.
The www.ALScrowd.org site employs reasonable security measures to protect the personal information You submit. Such security involves the use of SSL-secured Web forms, firewalls, and other commonly employed security methods.
The www.ALScrowd.org site welcomes Your comments on its site and content. However, You acknowledge that if You send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively, the “Information”), the Information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of the www.ALScrowd.org site. By submission of any Information to us, You assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such Information and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to You.
As a user of this site, You are responsible for Your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. Therefore, do not do any of the following things: transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless You are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; send material that reveals trade secrets, unless You own them or have the permission of the owner; send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; send sexually explicit images; send advertisements or solicitations of business; send chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person.
The www.ALScrowd.org site reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to this site for violating these terms or the law and reserves the right to remove any communications from this site. The violation of any of the terms and conditions set forth on this Terms and Conditions page shall result in the immediate revocation of Your right to use the content and obligates You to immediately destroy any copies of the content in Your possession.
Blog articles published on this site are reviewed in detail by the www.ALScrowd.org site editorial staff, however, all information on this site is for educational or informative purposes only.
This site contains links to websites owned by third parties. These links appear as additional “ALS Resources.” These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and are not an endorsement by the www.ALScrowd.org site of the contents of those other sites. The www.ALScrowd.org site is not responsible for the content of any linked sites and makes no representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such sites. If You decide to visit any third-party sites using links from this site, You do so at Your own risk.
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