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Collaborative Spine Research Foundation Privacy Statement

Last Updated: July 2012

Collaborative Spine Research Foundation (“CSRF”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it at all times. CSRF strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. This online privacy statement explains how CSRF collects, uses and safeguards information on its website. This Online Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by CSRF through its website. To protect online privacy, CSRF has implemented the following policy.

Scope of the Online Privacy Policy

This policy applies to your use of the www.csrfoundation.net website (the “Site”), which is operated by or on behalf of CSRF. This policy does not apply to your use of other websites to which this Site may link. This policy covers only information collected on this Site and does not cover any information collected offline by CSRF.

Changes to the Online Privacy Statement

As our organization and/or scope of services change from time to time, this Online Privacy Statement is expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Online Privacy Statement at any time, for any reason. We will post a notice that this Online Privacy Statement has been amended by revising the "Last updated" date at the top of this page.

Information Collection

Most data that CSRF collects are used only to help CSRF better serve its partners and those working to improve clinical spine research. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our visitors knowingly provide.

From General Users. CSRF does not collect personal information from users browsing this Site, except in the case of specific feedback forms. Completion of these forms is optional. By submitting a feedback form or otherwise submitting feedback (including but not limited to remarks, ideas, or suggestions for improving or changing Site of Site content) you automatically grant to CSRF a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual and irrevocable license to use or otherwise incorporate the feedback into the Site or in our services. Users of the public areas of the Site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes, and do not provide any personally identifying information.

Information Uses

Personal information may be used for internal CSRF purposes by authorized CSRF and/or AAN/OREF staff.

At the current time, we are not aware of any other circumstances under which the CSRF will provide or sell personal information collected online to third parties.