Privacy Policy

Effective Date:  August 24, 2016


This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used, and disclosed by SCCN when you access or use this Website.


Collection of Information.  SCCN collects two types of information through the Website:  information collected automatically, and information you provide to SCCN.


Information Collected Automatically.  SCCN uses Google Analytics to automatically collect anonymous information about you when you access or use the Website.  For more information about Google Analytics, please visit “How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps” located at  Types of anonymous information collected may include the following: 

  • Log Information: SCCN may obtain information about your use of the Website, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your domain name, IP address, etc.

  • Device Information: SCCN may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Website, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and browsing behavior.

  • Information Collected by Cookies and other Tracking Technologies: SCCN, through its use of Google Analytics, may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about you and your interaction with the Website. For example, SCCN may use cookies to identify returning visitors, so that members, for example, do not have to reenter a password whenever they return to the Website.  Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can usually change your browser settings to remove or reject cookies.


Information You Provide to SCCN.   SCCN may also collect information you provide directly to SCCN through the Website.  For example, when you login to the Website as a member you may provide your user name, membership information, password, etc.  You may also provide information or content when you use any interactive areas of the Website such as discussion forums, bulletin boards and/or chat features (“Interactive Areas”) if and as available.  SCCN, or its third party providers, may collect and store any and all content received through the Interactive Areas; provided that SCCN is not responsible for either saving or deleting any material posted in Interactive Areas.  SCCN may also use its discretion to remove any content that is deemed inappropriate for any Interactive Area or otherwise violates applicable law or the Website Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.  For more information about the Interactive Areas and your use thereof, including Your Content (as defined therein), please review SCCN’s Terms of Use posted on the Website.


Use of Your Information.  SCCN may use the information collected about you for a variety of purposes, for example, to:

  • provide, maintain, and improve the Website;
  • post, manage, host, store or delete content you provide to SCCN through any interactive features;
  • monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities;
  • detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate SCCN’s policies or be fraudulent or illegal;
  • perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses;
  • carry out any other purpose for which the information was provided or collected;
  • communicate changes to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Sharing of Your Information.  SCCN may share personal information about you, including as follows:

  • with third parties who perform services (such as Website hosting) on SCCN’s behalf;
  • when you participate in the Interactive Areas of the Website, certain information about you may be displayed publicly on the Website, such as your name, user name and Your Content (as defined in the Terms of Use);
  • in response to a request for information if SCCN believes disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • to enforce SCCN’s Terms of Use, Privacy Policy or to protect the rights, property, and safety of SCCN, its members, or third parties;
  • with your consent.

SCCN may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.


Security.  SCCN takes reasonable measures, including administrative, technical, and physical safeguards, to protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.


Changes to this Policy.  You understand and agree that SCCN may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and that any such change will be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Privacy Policy on the Website.   SCCN encourages you to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of its Privacy Policy.


Contact Us. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about our privacy practices, please contact: 


Seattle Children's Care Network
Attn: Sara Ross
4500 Sand Point Way NE, Suite 216
Seattle, WA 98105