Our Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

The DBS4PD.org website is intended to provide support for DBS patients, their families, and medical professionals. This site is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice and should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider's judgment. We strongly encourage users to consult with their qualified health care professionals for medical advice and to answer to personal question.

We are committed to respecting the privacy of our website visitors.  This page describes our privacy policy regarding the information we collect from you during your visit to our site, how we may use it, and how we will protect the information which you choose to provide us.

Online Donations
DBS4PD.org collects the following information through our secure online financial-transaction pages: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information. This personally identifiable information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes and to include you on DBS4PD.org’s mailing list if you choose to join it.  We will not sell, share, or rent the information you provide us to others under any circumstances.

When you send a donation in honor or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgement be sent to another individual or a family, we will use the name and address of that individual or family for acknowledgement purposes only.

Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser.   You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings.  Our website relies on cookies to allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website.

Mailing List
If you no longer wish to receive print or email correspondence from DBS4PD.org, or would like to update your contact information, please contact us.  A link to unsubscribe from our e-mail list is included in every e-mail we send to our database.

Links to Other Websites
DBS4PD.org’s website includes links, some temporary and some permanent, to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other website or the nature of the content contained therein.  These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by DBS4PD.org of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the website or the information, services, products, or messages posted on or available from such website.

User Generated Content/Submissions
Our websites are equipped with features which allow you to voluntarily share your materials and information.  While participating on any part of our websites (including and not limited to our blog), we cannot be held responsible for information you voluntarily post and submit via and not limited to sharing, commenting, and liking.  Materials and information that you submit are subject to our approval.  We reserve the right to edit materials as needed for formatting purposes.  By submitting your materials, you hereby give us the consent to use any or all content for promotional purposes.
DBS4PD.org reserves the right to make changes to this policy without notice.  Any changes to this privacy policy will be reflected in changes on this page. Please check this privacy page periodically to review any changes that may have been made.

Contact Us

If you have specific questions or concerns about DBS4PD.org’s privacy policy, please contact us at the following address:

The Parkinson Alliance
Post Office Box 308
Kingston, New Jersey 08528-0308
Phone: 1-800-579-8440; or (609) 688-0870
Fax: (609) 688-0875