Our Commitment to Privacy
We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy at any time. If you want to make sure that you are up-to-date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page. This Policy applies to FOCOS, and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us. By visiting FOCOS at our website or using our mobile app, you are therefore consenting to the to the data collection procedures described in this Policy.
Data We Collect
Our website and mobile app provide convenient ways for you to learn about important FOCOS opportunities and events. It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user. Such information may include the following:
- Contact information: name, organization/company, mailing address, phone numbers, email
- Donation information
- Volunteer information
- Your requests and comments
- Information gathered from database modeling firms
- Non-personally identifiable information, such as the type of browser you are using, IP address, or type of operating system, through the use of ‘cookies’
We use this information to communicate with our supporters and process their transactions. We do not sell, share or trade personally identifiable information to other organizations. We also use the information to help us understand what type of visitors are visiting our website, which parts of our website is the most popular, where our online visitors are going, and how long they spend there. If you do not want us to collect information using cookies, you can disable this function in your browser; however, if you block cookies from us, then you may not be able to see personalized content and our website may not function optimally.
Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletter. To discontinue or unsubscribe, please click the opt-out button in the email or send an email to email@example.com that you wish to unsubscribe. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate a Service
- To provide a Service on our behalf
- To perform Service-related activities
- To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used
We want to inform users that these third parties Service Providers have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
Links to Other Sites
We value your trust in providing us your personal information; thus, we strive to use a variety of commercially acceptable security measures to protect your data. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of personally identifiable information. No website or electronic data can ever be completely secure, but we are always working to maintain up-to-date and appropriate security mechanisms.
FOCOS’ website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent it obtained for the use and storage of such information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS)
377 Oak Street, Suite 407
Garden City, New York, 11530