Privacy Policy

Pedaling for Parkinson’s Privacy Policy

Pedaling for Parkinson’s (PFP) strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our members and visitors to our Web site. Since the protection of your privacy is of great importance to us, we have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, address, phone number, e-mail address, or any other information, provided to us by our members and Web site visitors.

These policies do not extend to external sites linked to our Sponsors Web sites or links. Please check with these companies and sites for their policies regarding data privacy, including the use of “cookies.”

Frequently asked questions regarding privacy policy

Why does PFP ask for my information?

In order to participate in some activities, you might be asked to provide some personal information. This could be in connection with any one or combination of the following: * Making or renewing a donation online * Sending personalized faxes or e-mail messages when participating in action alerts * Participation in contests, surveys, petitions, information pack requests, and giveaways What information does PFP collect? We do not collect personal information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis.

How does PFP use the information gathered from the above sources?

We use your information to send you details about our campaigns, events and activities, local volunteer opportunities and alerts, and membership and renewal appeals.

PFP also uses information gathered via our Web sites to improve our Web-based campaigns. PFP performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our Web sites and to use such information to improve our Web sites’ ability to serve you better.

Does PFP use cookies on its Web sites?

PFP uses “cookies” on some Web pages. A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on a visitor’s hard drive but that does not itself contain any personal information. Cookies enhance a visitor’s experience by saving the visitor from having to log in or provide information each time he or she revisits a PFP Web page and by customizing content based on a visitor’s interests. Visitors can configure their browsers to be alerted when a site is attempting to send a cookie and refuse the cookie, though some PFP e-commerce pages will not function properly without accepting cookies.

PFP also uses cookies to administer the Web site, track visitor movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

How does PFP protect your information?

PFP is extremely protective of the information gathered through its membership and Web site. Our Web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Our Web server is located in a locked, secure environment.

When you contribute to PFP online or make a donation through the PFP website, we use a secure server and encryption to protect your financial and other personal information during transmission.

Does PFP rent, sell, or trade my information?

PFP never makes the names or postal addresses of members or contirbutors available to any nonprofit organizations or commercial companies.

Additional questions?

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information that we have collected from you online, the practices of this site, or your interaction with this Web site, e-mail:

You can also reach us via U.S. mail:

75 Solether Lane
Chagrin Falls,
OH 44022

Effective 6-12-06

Pedaling for Parkinson’s Refund Policy

Like any tax-deductible charitable contribution, any on-line contribution made to Pedaling for Parkinson’s (PFP) cannot be cancelled or returned once it has been completed.

Effective 6-12-06