The Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation (the “NLM Foundation”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its web site (the “Site”).

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what kinds of information we may gather about you when you visit the Site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to manage and edit, the information. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. The Site contains links to other web sites, but this Privacy Policy does not apply any other web site. Before you use, or submit any personal information on, any other web site, please review the privacy policy of that web site.

Information Collection
Through the Site, we automatically gather certain information about the use of the Site, such as the how frequently certain areas of the Site are visited. We use such data in the aggregate, so that we can improve the Site.

We invite certain individuals to submit proposals or reviewer comments to the NLM Foundation through the Site. We collect personal information of those individuals who choose to submit proposals or reviewer comments through the Site in response to such an invitation. If you chose to use this functionality, we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, address, occupation and employer. We use the information that you provide for the following general purposes: to contact you, to facilitate review of your proposal and to confirm receipt of your reviewer comments.

We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We may permit certain trusted partners to access your information subject to confidentiality agreements in connection with their performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We do not otherwise disclose any personal information that you provide to us or any information about your individual visits to our site except when we believe in good faith (i) that the law requires such disclosure or (ii) that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights and property of the NLM Foundation, our members or others.

Updating Personal Information
If you have submitted a proposal or reviewer comments to the NLM Foundation through the Site, you may update your personal information at any time by logging into the Site using your user name and password.

We do not solicit any personal information from children under the age of 13. [We encourage families to obtain additional information about safe use of the Internet at]

Privacy Policy Changes
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy for the Site, we will post the revised Privacy Policy here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us at:

The Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation
60 William Street, Suite 110
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481
(781) 237-1311


Last updated: April 28, 2005

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