Web Usage Privacy

Your privacy is important to Falcon. We understand that health is a personal, private subject, and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our web site and using its services. This privacy policy will tell you what information we collect, how we protect it, and what choices you have about how that information is used. We urge you to read our privacy policy so that you will understand both our commitment to you and your privacy, and how you can participate in that commitment.

Please note: as a resource to visitors to our web site, Falcon provides links to other web sites. Falcon, however, cannot guarantee the standards of these other links. Falcon does not endorse, nor is it responsible for the content of or any privacy practices employed by any non Falcon web sites. If you link to a third party site from Falcon’s web site, any information you reveal on the third party web site is not subject to Falcon’s privacy policy. You should consult the privacy policies of each site you visit.

Personal information we collect

Information we request may include your name, address/phone number/email, age, cause of kidney problem, years of education, and your attitudes or opinions about Falcon. Required information is indicated by an asterisk*. Provision of all other information is optional.

We may also collect information about you and your use of our site through the use of Cookies. “Cookies” are small computer files that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive that allow us to know how often someone visits our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. This information helps us to monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose, so we can assess the impact of the Falcon program, and adjust our activities to better suit the needs of patients and professionals.

How we use your information

When you contact Falcon, we enter your name and identifying information into our private database to allow us to track requests and trends. Falcon does not release information gathered on the Falcon web site to any outside parties. Your name and information will never be sold; we will contact you only if you indicate a willingness to talk to us. If you make a comment, it will not be connected with your full name or identifying information.

Survey and evaluation information is put together with the responses from hundreds of other people and used for research purposes, to help us improve our efforts.