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From time to time, may need to change its privacy statement because of changes in its practices. In such cases, will use reasonable efforts to publish any changes to its privacy statement.

What information does gather?

In order to use certain features of the web site, such as the Tobacco IQ Test, Smoke-o-Scope, and E-Card features, visitors are asked to provide their name, age, sex, smoking status, email address, and other information. The choice of how much personal information you disclose is up to you. It is never mandatory for you to answer any question, although it may limit your ability to use certain features of

In addition, relies on log analysis, database, and statistical software to collect and analyze information about who has visited the web site and how they have responded to various items and features. This information includes details such as the time of each page view, the country from which pages are being viewed, and the general domain of visitors' IP addresses (e.g., .edu, .com, .org). uses this information to improve its service.

Does share your personal information with others? has never shared information about individual visitors with a third party, and there are no plans to do so in the future. The information collects is strictly confidential and is used for in-house purposes only (e.g., to better the web site and help reduce the number of people who smoke). The sole exception to this rule is that reserves the right to disclose your personal information, without your consent, to government or law enforcement officials when prompted to do so by legal authorities.

What is's commitment to data security? will use reasonable efforts to establish secure connections with you and to limit access to databases containing personal information to authorized personnel only.

Does use cookies?

No. "Cookies" give users a unique, random ID by storing small text files onto a user's computer hard drive. None of's features rely on the use of cookies.

Are there online risks when using

Whenever you visit a web site or send email, there is a risk that unauthorized third parties (e.g., computer hackers) may capture information from your visit. cannot prevent or take responsibility for these actions. You should not share any information that you wish to keep private.

How can I contact if I have further questions or concerns?

If you have any further questions or concerns, you may reach by visiting the Contact Us page. will make an effort to respond promptly and resolve any problem brought to its attention.


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