Privacy Policy

This website, psa-rising.com, uses cookies. If you do not wish to allow cookies set by this website onto your computer, leave the web site and clear your browser cookie cache. Details on how to remove cookies are explained at bottom of this page.

Children's Guidelines

Protecting the rights of children is important to us. As a result, we do not collect or maintain any information from individuals we know to be under 13 years old, and no part of the website is intended to attract anyone under 13 years old.

Cookies and Our Site Traffic Logs

When you visit psa-rising.com, our server system logs (collects and records) traffic information about your computer, including location by country and city (e.g. Beijing, China; Houston, USA), time and date of visit, Internet Protocol Address (IP Address), operating system, browser software and Internet Service Provider. Along with this we collect information about which pages you visit before leaving the website.

The traffic log collects no personally identifying information belonging to individual computer owners or users -- no names, email addresses, street addresses, phone numbers. It keeps track of visiting traffic as a whole. We use it to help keep the site online and to better understand and best serve our visitors' needs.

About cookies

Cookies are small tag files, usually a series of letters and numbers, that create unique identifiers for communication between web servers and visitors' computers or other devices (mobiles). Our website's server software sends a cookie to your browser when you land on a page, and this cookie may be sent back to the server each time the browser revisits the site or requests another page from the server.

Cookies we send to your browser do not have access to your name, address, phone number or any personally identifying information.

What cookies do

The cookies we use do not record any information that personally identifies you.

The cookies include those which are strictly necessary for access and site operation and those that track site usage. We use the information we obtain from these cookies to provide, maintain, protect and improve the services and information we offer and to proect the site and our users. Specifically, we use cookies to:

to recognize your computer when you visit the website
to track your path as you navigate the website
to improve the website’s usability
to analyze the use of the website
in the administration of the website

User subscriptions or log-ins

Currently psa-rising.com requires visitors who wish to comment on a blog post to supply a user name and email address. We never share visitors' email addresses with other companies or partners. If you make a comment, then want to remove it and your log-in info from the system, send an email to info@psa-rising.com. We never share your email address or concerns with others.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Advertisers

Our website contains links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Privacy policies on such linked sites may be different from our privacy policy. You access such linked sites at your own risk. You should always read the privacy policy of a linked site before disclosing any personal information on such websites.

We provide links to social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+). We allow these social media to set cookies in your browser when you click on links to their sites from "Share" buttons on our site. We have no commercial relationship with Facebook, Twitter, or Google+. We do not see or collect information that you supply to them through their secure log-in forms.

Advertising cookies

In addition to the traffic information we gather on site, we allow our advertisers to set cookies in your browser.

The ads appearing on our site are delivered by Google, our web advertising serving partner. Information Google gathers about your visit(s) to our site may include number of times you have viewed an ad (not your name, address or other personal information). Google and their advertisers use this data to serve ads to you on our site. In course of serving advertisements to our site, advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

How Our Advertisers Use Their Cookies

Our advertisers may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

to track your browser across multiple websites
to build a profile of your web surfing
to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

Google Analytics Advertising Features

We utilize Google Analytics in order to better understand how our visitors interact with our site. This supplies information similar to our own traffic logs: which parts of the world visitors arrive from, how many use which browsers, number of visitors to particular pages on our site. In addition, Google Analytics charts which ads visitors see and which they click on.

Cookies and browser history

As a visitor to psa-rising.com, a website about prostate cancer, be aware that anyone who looks at cookies stored in your browser cache may see our home page address and figure that you have visited this site. Also, if you share a computer or device, other users may see from the browser history panel which pages on this (and other) sites you have visited.

In addition to our Cookie Policy, you can find more information about your online choices at

Google ad and content network privacy policy webpage.

You may want to use Google's Opt-out Browser Add-on.

UK visitors can find out more at http://www.youronlinechoices.co.uk

Most browsers allow you block and to refuse to accept cookies.

  • Overview from Indiana University: How do I view and control cookies in my web browser?
  • in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector;
  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", and un-checking "Accept cookies from sites" in the "Privacy" box.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can block cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block cookies”.

Blocking all cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of this and many other websites.

Deleting cookies

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer:

  • in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
  • in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you "clear private data" (this setting can be changed by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Settings" in the "Private Data" box) and then clicking "Clear private data" in the "Tools" menu.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.

Other Disclosure of Personal Information

PSA Rising will not use or disclose your personal information without your consent, except (i) as described in this Privacy Policy or (ii) as required by law, court order or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority. This Privacy Policy does not protect information you post to any online comment board within the Web Site.

Contacting PSA Rising

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the website or your dealings with the website, you can contact:

info@psa-rising.com

Policy Changes

PSA Rising (psa-rising.com) reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice, and only the current Privacy Policy may be deemed effective. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy in whole or in part, we will inform you by posting a notice on the website. Those changes will go into effect on the date posted in the notice. The new Privacy Policy will apply to all current and past users of the website and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent.