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Privacy Policy
This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices governing the use of information submitted to The Sun Safety Alliance (SSA) through this Web site. Please be aware that our site contains links to other sites, owned and operated by independent providers. These links are available for our visitor's convenience. SSA has no responsibility for, or control over, nor do we endorse the contents of these links. All of these sites are responsible for their own privacy practices.

Any person accessing, browsing, or otherwise using our Web site, either manually or via an automated device or program, to the extent permitted hereunder, shall be considered a "User" under this privacy policy.

SSA grants Users limited license rights to view the contents of this Web site and to copy contents solely for personal use. Our Web site is not to be used to engage in prohibited activity such as unauthorized copying or use of information. All contents appearing on our Web site are copyrighted with all rights reserved by SSA, unless otherwise noted.

The Information We May Collect
SSA collects personally identifiable information such as names and email addresses from Users who are over the age of thirteen (13). SSA may also collect IP addresses and pages visited from Users who view our Site. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and administer the Site. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.

Additionally, if you decide to become a member of Mothers Against Skin Cancer, you will be asked to register and provide certain information including, for example, a valid e-mail address, home address, and any interests relating to sun safety news and education. Such information may be used by SSA to conduct surveys and/or User polling.

When you register to become a User, our Site may use an electronic "cookie" to store a unique user ID. We may use this user ID to identify you in our database, which enables you to enter and use certain areas of the Site.

SSA wants to be sure that it keeps only the most accurate and up-to-date information about you in SSA's records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your contact information needs to be updated, you can email SSA at to correct or update your contact information. You may choose at any time to remove your name, postal address, email addresses, and other information from the lists SSA uses to conduct surveys and/or User polling and elect not to receive correspondence from SSA by emailing at

Information Sharing
SSA may share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties. If you do not want to be included in User lists, you may opt-out by submitting a request to SSA at

Children's Privacy
Except for the "Kids" section, this Web site is intended for adults. SSA does not collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If SSA obtains knowledge that it has personally identifiable information about a child under 13 in retrievable form in its files, SSA will delete that information from our existing files.

If you have any questions about the Site, our privacy policies or the information we collect, you are welcome to address them by contacting the Sun Safety Alliance Executive Director at 413 North Lee Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

This Site has reasonable security measures in place designed to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. However, SSA does not warrant or guarantee that such security measures will be sufficient, will not be breached, and that your information may not be disclosed or otherwise accessed in an unauthorized manner.

Policy Changes
As the Site grows and new features are added to the Site or legal requirements change, this privacy policy may be modified. Any changes to the SSA privacy policy will be posted online. By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by our privacy policy, including any posted changes.

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