This is the web site of the Sarcoidosis Network Foundation, a
chariable 501(c)3 organization.
Our postal address is:
Sarcoidosis Network Foundation
11428 East Artesia Blvd, Suite #10
Artesia, CA 90701
The purpose of this web site is to provide information
to the public, not to collect information from its visitors unless
Like all web servers, the server hosting this site logs information
about requests made to it for pages, images and other web content,
and this information contains domain names and/or IP addresses.
This information is contained in all communications upon
which the Internet is based; none of this information is confidential
or secret. The Sarcoidosis Network Foundation uses the services
of its hosting company, but does not control policy of the hosting
company. The hosting services company's privacy policies are described
The Sarcoidosis Network Foundation does not store nor process any
of this logged information, nor does it collect information from
visitors with the exception of those items described below. The
Sarcoidosis Network Foundation does not share any information that
it receives with any third parties, commercial or otherwise, except
in the case of anonymous medical survey information, if explicity
stated. The information that it does keep is necessary to operate
features of this site, including, the sending of electronic mail
messages sent from this site's facilities.
SNF does not compile lists of e-mail addresses to send out any
e-mails for any purpose whatsoever. We do not send general bulletins,
newsletters, or advertisements. If this policy changes in the future,
a notice will be placed prominently on our home page as well as
SNF does not rent, lease, sell or lend to any other organization
or to any individual the email address or any other personal data
of any visitor to our website for any commercial purpose.
Here is a list of some common issues regarding privacy on the web
and how they are handled by this site.
Because the basic design of the World Wide Web is "stateless",
cookies exist to permit features that many take for granted
when using the web. Contrary to common opinion, "cookies"
do not provide any threat to your computer, and are essential
to make some features work. Most privacy concerns are associated
with cookies set by third parties; your web browser may permit
you to disallow cookies of this type entirely.
At present no cookies are needed or used by this site.
||As explained above, all web servers maintain logs, but he
Sarcoidosis Network Foundation does not collect nor use this
information. The hosting service may provide some of this information
to law enforcement agencies in connection with investigation
of criminal matters.
||Web pages containing forms are used to collect the specific
information that you provide when completing the form. This
site uses forms for sending electronic mail messages to its
members and officers. Electronic mail messages are sent to other
computers not associated with this web site. The lifetime of
these messages and their ultimate disposition is beyond the
ability of the Sarcoidosis Network Foundation to control. By
sending electronic mail messages via this site (or by any other
method), you acknowledge and accept this.
||In addition to the disclosure about Form data above, the Sarcoidosis
Network Foundation does retain a copy of all electronic mail
messages sent to its volunteer coordinators and officers via
Many web sites contain features popularly described as "newsletters",
"notices", "bulletin boards" or "news
groups". Such systems generally must maintain some information
about you in order to facilitate your use of such a feature.
Such systems may also send you electronic messages at their
own discretion. the Sarcoidosis Network Foundation has no
motivation to send unwanted messages and will remove your
information from such a system if you request it.
At present, this site does not operate any such system.
The SNF may access and/or disclose your personal information that
it has, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief
that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on the SNF or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of the SNF; or (c)
act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of
users of the SNF's services or members of the public.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. However, if you have
any doubts about the wisdom of sending any personal information
over the Internet, SNF strongly urges you to contact our volunteer
coordinators, or officers by telephone or by visiting their office
or meetings in person.
If you choose to use SNF's website, your visit and any dispute
over privacy are subject to this Notice, including limitations on
damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of
the state of California. If you have any concern about privacy at
sarcoid-network.org, please contact us with a complete description
and we will try to resolve it.