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Privacy Policy

We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of our site. We also may include web beacons in promotional or other e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.

We may allow third-parties to display advertisements or provide applications and services on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements or use their applications and services. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and personalize online experiences and gauge their effectiveness.

Use of Information Collected

We may use information that we collect about you to: (a)deliver the products and services that you have requested, (b) manage your account and provide you with customer support, (c) perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others, (d) communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us, our sister IAC companies or other third parties, (e) develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites, (f) verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes, (g) enforce our terms and conditions, (h) manage our business and (i) perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

Links may click on a links to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each website that you visit.

Access and Updates to Personal Information

If you are a Member of, you can view and change your personal information, Member preferences and profile information by logging into your account. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Know Cancer account may do so by contacting Removed information will not be generally available to other Users. Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Know Cancer, however, (e.g., sending a personal message to another user, commenting on a blog, or participating in the forum) you generally cannot remove such communications.


We take appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to help safeguard the information you provide from unauthorized access and use. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website at for more information about how to protect yourself.