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Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Collection of Personal Information

If you make a donation, either online or otherwise, we will request certain personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information). This information enables us to process your donation and communicate with you about it. In addition, we may use such information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, keep you updated about our work, analyze website usage, and improve our website's content, layout, and services. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links to Third Party Websites

We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion. If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of globalsurgicalconsortium.org then you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Use of "Cookies"

Global Surgical Consortium may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Refunds

GSC collects unrestricted donations on its website to support our mission. If you believe that an error has been made in connection with your online donation, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will endeavor to work with you to correct any such error, and if necessary, make any refund or correction that is appropriate. If you change your mind about donating online to GSC for any reason, GSC is happy to honor your decision as long as you request a refund (return of donation) within 14 calendar days of the date on which you made the contribution. To request a refund, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Refunds will be issued as a credit to the credit card used for the original donation.

Security

We use a variety of safeguards to protect the security of your credit card transactions. We use technologies and processes such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, physical security and other measures. These measures make it extremely difficult for anyone to intercept the credit card information you send to us. When we work with other companies to process credit card transactions, those companies also use encryption and other security measures.

Tax Deductibility

You understand that GSC is a non-profit organization which has received an exemption from the Internal Revenue Service as an organization that qualifies as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time. Your donations are tax-deductible, but you are solely responsible for determining the proper tax treatment for any donation you make through the Services and the Program. GSC will not provide any tax or legal advice to you in connection with any donation you might make.

Last updated Mon, 12 Dec 2012 15:22