Privacy Policy

General Information
This policy is designed to help you understand generally how the Science of AMD site (“Site”) collects personally identifying information about you and how it uses and discloses that personal information. The Science of AMD is a website of The Angiogenesis Foundation, a nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Massachusetts. Your use of the Site or provision of any personal information constitutes agreement to this policy and your consent to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of information. Do not use the site or provide information (or allow others to do so on your behalf) if you do not agree with all of the terms of use including this policy.


This policy covers what personally identifiable information we collect and how it is treated. Personally identifiable information is information that can be used to identify visitors to the Science of AMD site which is part of The Angiogenesis Foundation. This information may be limited to an IP address or extend to personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, or other information.


This policy only applies to and other related owned and operated sites (the “Sites”) and does not extend to the practices of other web sites that we may link to, companies that we do not own or control, or to people that we do not employ or manage.


We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time.


Contact Information
We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this privacy policy.


Our Internet address is located at
Science of AMD

The Angiogenesis Foundation

P.O. Box 425007

Cambridge, MA USA 02142


You may contact us by e-mail at

You may contact us by phone at 617-401-2779


Dispute Resolution
The Angiogenesis Foundation is committed to resolving any dispute you may have regarding our privacy policy quickly and efficiently. Disputes will be handled by our customer service representative. Our customer service will promptly correct any errors.


In the event that a dispute regarding our privacy practices cannot be settled through our normal dispute resolution processes, you may contact P3P Seal, an independent third party. P3P Seal will serve as a liaison with The Angiogenesis Foundation to resolve any dispute you may have.


Information We May Collect
When visiting Web Sites certain information about you and your computer can sometimes be collected. This section explains what information The Angiogenesis Foundation may collect, and how it is used. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information to our servers located in the United States. We may collect and store the following personal information:,, user.home- info.postal, user.home-info.telecom.telephone, user.bdate, user.gender, dynamic.clickstream, dynamic.http, dynamic.clientevents, dynamic.searchtext, dynamic.interactionrecord, dynamic.cookies, dynamic.miscdata, and financial information such as credit card numbers, among other information. Financial transactions such as donations will be protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL), a technology that encrypts your information during transmission. Credit card information will be used only to process payment or donations.


Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized online experience. You agree that we may use your personal information for the following reasons: Providing information, products, services, and customer support you request; Manage your activities on the site; Completion and Support of Current Activity; Web Site and System Administration; Research and Development; One-time Tailoring; Pseudonymous Analysis; Pseudonymous Decision; Individual Analysis; Individual Decision; Contacting you for Marketing of Services or Products. Collecting your contact information will allow us to provide information to you about the Science of AMD campaign and for you to participate and benefit from research.


It is our policy not to trade, sell, lease or distribute any of your personal information, except as needed to provide you with the information, products and services, or participation in studies you elect to receive from us or our partners. We may also disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety.


Our Web Site generates server log files automatically. These log files are used to generate statistical information and error reports to ensure the Web Site runs with a minimum of disruption. They are not actively used to identify individual visitors. Our Policy Towards Children: This Site is not directed towards children. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without their consent, he or she should contact us at, and we will delete such information from our files.


Information Recipients
Only we and/or our entities acting as our agents or entities for which we are acting as an agent has access to the information collected.


Information Retention
We do not have a retention policy.


The Angiogenesis Foundation is P3P Seal certified and compliant.