Terms of Use and Privacy

YoungStroke, Inc. is committed to respecting the privacy of all Website visitors to the extent permitted by law. Our organization will never sell member/user information to anyone. All member/user information is strictly guarded for use by the individual member/user and YoungStroke, Inc. for marketing, communication and research purposes only.

YoungStroke, Inc. has taken all reasonable precautions to secure the personal information available through YoungStroke.org’s online community. Each member’s account is password protected to allow access by registered members and YoungStroke.org’s site administrators only. Although this precaution should effectively protect any personal information not voluntarily shared by the member through YoungStroke.org’s online community from abuse or outside interference, a certain degree of privacy risk is faced any time information is shared over the Internet. In such a case, YoungStroke, Inc. cannot be held liable for any breaches of information that result.

This disclaimer is intended to inform you of the ways in which this Web site may collect information, the uses to which that information will be put and the ways in which we will protect any information you choose to provide us.

Web Visit Logs

YoungStroke, Inc. routinely collects and stores information from online visitors to help manage this site and develop communication strategies. This information is collected through Google Analytics and may contain information including, but not inclusive of: pages visited on the site; the date and time of the visit; the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site; the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred; the version of browser used; the capabilities of the browser; search terms used to find the site; demographic information, such as sex, age, geographic location; the amount of time spent on the site, etc. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information: any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent, unless required by law.


Cookies are pieces of information stored by your Web browser on behalf of a Web site and returned to the Web site on request. This site may use cookies for two purposes: to carry data about your current session at the site from one Web page to the next, and to identify you to the site between visits. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we will not store data, other than for these two purposes, in cookies. Cookies remain on your computer, and, accordingly, we neither store cookies on our computers nor forward them to any external parties. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we do not use cookies to track your movement among different Web sites and do not exchange cookies with other entities.

Information Voluntarily Provided by You

In the course of using this Web site, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a mailer or a Web form) to request information, you may sign up for a mailing list or to participate in our online community, or you may send us your address so we may send you additional information.

Any personally identifiable information you send us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request, and may be recorded to help us update our site, better respond to similar requests and/or facilitate ongoing communication with you (such as e-mail updates, newsletters, requests for research participation, fundraising and informational messages).

By choosing to share personal information with YoungStroke, Inc., you consent to the above-stated uses of that information by our organization. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary for normal operations.

If you do not wish to have the information used in that manner, you are not required to provide it. Please contact us at info@youngstroke.org with questions or concerns on the use of personally identifiable information.

YoungStroke.org provides additional links to other Websites and online resources. We do not control these sites and resources, do not endorse them and are not responsible for their availability, content or delivery of services. External sites are not bound by our organization’s privacy policy; they may have their own policies or none at all. YoungStroke, Inc. is not responsible for the information or opinions expressed on those sites.

If you have questions about YoungStroke, Inc., this site, its collection of information and its online privacy statement contact info@youngstroke.org.

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