Privacy policy

The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) website is designed as an educational, informational and community resource for individuals who are affected by breast cancer. YSC posts information, options and resources on health care treatments and research studies that may be of interest to our constituents; however YSC does not advocate or endorse any particular research study, clinical trial or medical treatment.  The YSC website content presented is in no way meant to be a substitute for counseling or medical advice. For answers to specific health care or treatment questions or research study protocol, please consult your health care provider.

Privacy Policy

The internet is a public forum, but your privacy is important to YSC.  Any information we collect when you register with the YSC (bulletin boards, registration forms, discussions, etc.) is completely confidential.  YSC will never distribute, share or sell your personal information to any third party, other than what is necessary to complete a purchase on the site.  YSC does not accept website registrations from children under age 13 without prior parental permission. If YSC finds a registrant under the age of 13 and participating without parental consent, their registration will be suspended and an attempt to contact their parents will be made. This procedure is in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

Permissions and Copyrights

All content, graphics and HTML documentation is copyrighted to YSC or the attributed owner. All information contained on all pages (with the exception of material licensed from third parties) is also copyrighted to YSC. All content, data, logos and trademarks (collectively defined as "Intellectual Property") are the exclusive property of YSC or are used under license and are fully protected by the copyright and trademark laws of the United States.  Any unauthorized use of this content,  including but not limited to reprint and/or reproduction, transfer or transmission, beyond what is received in prior written permission by YSC, is strictly prohibited. To receive written permission to reprint or reproduce any content from this site please contact info@youngsurvival.org.

Permissions Electronic Communications

When you visit youngsurvival.org or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically.  By doing this, you consent to receive communications from us electronically as well.  Additionally, you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication must be in writing.

Permissions Cookies

Cookies are unique identifiers that our website transfers to your computer through your web browser to enable our website to recognize your computer as a returning visitor. Cookies allow you to take full advantage of youngsurvival.org's interactive features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Permissions Discussions

YSC hosts public discussions and message boards. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in public forums becomes public information. YSC is not responsible for any information, including its accuracy and timeliness, that is posted on discussion or message boards and does not moderate the discussion or message boards.  However, YSC does check the boards to make sure that your questions are answered or referred to an appropriate party for assistance.  YSC asks that you respect others in these public forums.  YSC encourages all contributors and participants to use kindness and care while using these public forums.

Permissions Security

YSC uses Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of your personal information, and YSC’s servers utilize security technology to prevent an intruder from retrieving personal information.

Permissions Donation Disclosure

Your gifts are very much appreciated and fully deductible as a charitable contribution. A copy of our latest financial report may be obtained from Young Survival Coalition, 61 Broadway, Suite 2235, New York, NY, 10006.

Bulletin Boards and Weblogs

YSC hosts discussions on Bulletin Boards and offers Weblogs. All information that is disclosed in these public forums becomes public information and is available for viewing by anyone visiting the YSC website. YSC does not moderate the Bulletin Boards or edit Weblogs. However, the YSC website is monitored to assure that your questions are answered or referred to an appropriate party for assistance. YSC is not responsible for any information, including its accuracy and timeliness, that is posted on the Bulletin Board or in a specific Weblog. YSC encourages all contributors and participants to use kindness and care while using these public forums.  Therefore be aware, that at the discretion of the YSC, any vulgar and/or abusive postings may be removed, and/or associated accounts may be warned, blocked or deleted.  We thank you for your adherence to this policy and encourage you to enjoy the YSC internet resources.