Cookie Notice

Effective Date: 12/30/2022
Last Updated: 7/25/2023

This Cookie Notice supplements our Global Website Privacy Notice and CCPA Privacy Notice. You can access these notices/policies here. 

1. What are cookies? 

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies, how that information is used, and how to manage cookie settings. 

Cookies are small text files that a website may transfer to a user’s computer that then reside there for the duration of a browsing session (session cookies), or more permanently until they are deleted (persistent cookies), that may be used to identify a user, a user’s device, or a user’s behavior. These cookies help our website function correctly, make it more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how it performs, and analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

2. Blocking Cookies

You do not have to accept all of the cookies used by our website. Certain cookies are strictly necessary for the performance of our website. If you reject certain cookies, however, you may not be able to use some of the features of this website. Others enhance the functionality, and if you reject those cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features of this website. The types of cookies we use on our website are below. Your browser may be configured to allow you to refuse or delete cookies or to be notified when a cookie is stored on your device. It is possible that some functions of our website will not be available when the use of cookies is deactivated. Below you can find some guidance to change your browser settings to prevent saving of cookies (delete and disable them): 

Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set if they do not want web services to collect information about their online activity. We do not respond to DNT signals. Please see our Global Website Privacy Notice for a description of Out-Out Preference Signals for a description of a simple and easy-to-use method by which you can exercise the right to opt-out of the selling and sharing of personal information, to the extent applicable.

3. How do we use cookies? 

As with most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. We also use cookies to provide you with the services available through our website and to enable the use of its features, authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, and identify if users have accepted our website’s cookies.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

4. Types of Cookies We Use 

We Use the following types of cookies on our website:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Performance Cookies (optional)
  • Functional Cookies (optional)
  • Targeting Cookies (optional)

5. Links to Other Sites

Our Privacy Notices/Policies only cover the Hope4Cancer website. Our website, newsletters, email updates, and other digital communications may contain links to and from third-party websites. When you click on these links, you are exiting our website, and the personal data you provide through such third-party websites is not subject to our privacy notice(s)/policies. If you follow any link to a third-party website, please note that that website will have its own privacy notice(s) which set out how your information is collected and processed by them. Please check the privacy notices/policies of each website you visit.  Some of these third parties may use applications that track your online activities across different websites and platforms over time.

6. Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics works using cookies. Google Analytics cookies collect your IP address; however, because IP anonymization is used on this website, your IP address will be shortened (and therefore anonymized) as soon as technically possible and before it is stored or otherwise used in connection with Google Analytics. We use the information from Google Analytics cookies to determine how visitors use our website. Google will not combine the IP address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics with other data. If you would like more information on how Google uses data when you visit or use our website, please visit If you would like to opt-out, Google provides an opt-out tool which is available at

7. Other Information

Any personal data that we collect from the application of cookies are stored on servers hosted by our third-party provider in the United States. We retain personal data collected utilizing cookies needed for personalized services where you have consented to use cookies for those purposes, and otherwise only for as long as necessary to aggregate personal data that we use for website performance and audience measurement.