Legal and Privacy

Lung Cancer Foundation of America (“LCFA”) is committed to the responsible handling of information. While you may access most of the information on LCFA’s website without providing any information about yourself, there are some instances when LCFA will require information about you such as when providing services to you or when you make a contribution to LCFA. LCFA does not otherwise gather information from online visitors unless they provide the information knowingly and voluntarily. LCFA is committed at all times to maintaining the privacy of the information which you may from time to time provide to LCFA.

This Privacy Policy applies only to LCFA’s website and does not apply to any third-party websites that may be accessible by links, or otherwise, from the LCFA website. LCFA reserves the right to modify and change this Privacy Policy at any time. By visiting the LCFA website, you consent to LCFA’s Privacy Policy and information practices.

Audited Financial Statements and 990s:

Lung Cancer Foundation of America is dedicated to the mission of raising funds for lung cancer research.
In keeping with that goal, LCFA takes pride in its fiscal responsibility, transparency and lean operating
budget.

Below are our annual reports and Federal tax documents:

Attorney General Mandated State Disclosure

Some states require special notices to be included with a solicitation. If you are a resident of one of the states listed below, this notice is required by your state.

FLORIDA REGISTRATION NUMBER: CH25822
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. 
• 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352)
www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com

Illinois: Contracts and reports regarding Lung Cancer Foundation of America are on file with the Illinois Attorney General.

Maryland: Copies of documents and information submitted by Lung Cancer Foundation of America are available for the cost of copies and postage from the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis, MD 21401, 1-410-974-5534.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of Lung Cancer Foundation of America may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167.

NEW JERSEY: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215.

New York: A copy of Lung Cancer Foundation of America’s annual report may be obtained by writing to the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about Lung Cancer Foundation of America and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (888) 830-4989.

Pennsylvania: A copy of the official registration and financial information of Lung Cancer Foundation of America may be obtained from Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Virginia: A financial statement for the most recent fiscal year is available upon request from the State Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23209, 1-804-786-1343.

Washington: You may obtain additional financial disclosure information by contacting the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-GIVE.

West Virginia: Residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV25305.

Registration with the agencies described above does not imply endorsement.

Information Collected – Voluntarily

LCFA only gathers information from its online visitors knowingly and voluntarily. By example, information may be requested as part of an online contribution, when you volunteer, when a website visitor requests information from LCFA, or, as part of a LCFA event. Types of information we may request that you provide to LCFA includes:

  • Name
  • Address with zip code
  • Telephone Number
  • E-mail address
  • Credit card number together with expiration date (for online purchases and/or donations)

This information is used by LCFA for internal purposes only and is not shared with other organizations and/or entities for any reason, commercial or otherwise. There may be some limited circumstances when LCFA shares personal information with third parties who provide services on behalf of LCFA such as third-parties undertaking mass mailings on behalf of LCFA, advising of events, processing credit card payments and the like. Any third- party providing such service(s) on behalf of LCFA is required to maintain the privacy of the information provided and may not use the information for any purpose other than for providing the service(s) requested by LCFA.

Information Collected – Automatically

LCFA also collects standard, general internet information about site usage, visitors, Web service and the like. This information is for internal use only and is not shared with other organizations and/or entities or for commercial purposes. Instead, this information is used by LCFA to assist in the ongoing design of its website and to provide better content and a better and more helpful website


Third-party Sites

LCFA’s website provides links to other websites. These are provided for convenience only. LCFA is not responsible for the information and/or content contained on these websites and makes no representations of any type or kind about these sites. The links to these other websites should in no way be construed as an endorsement, authorization, or sponsorship by LCFA of the organization, entity or individual operating the website and LCFA MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY TYPE OR KIND WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITES AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH WARRANTIES AND OR REPRESENTATIONS AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR RELIANCE UPON, ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION OR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH OR ON THESE SITES.

Linking to LCFA

LCFA welcomes owners of other websites to use a hyper-text link to LCFA’s website understanding, though, that the linking shall in no way suggest that LCFA promotes or endorses the third-party organization, entity or individual in any manner whatsoever. Moreover, LCFA is not responsible for the information or materials contained on the linking website and LCFA MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY TYPE OR KIND WITH RESPECT TO SUCH LINKING WEBSITE AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH WARRANTIES AND OR REPRESENTATIONS AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR RELIANCE UPON ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH OR ON THESE LINKING WEBSITES. LCFA requires that the use of a hyper-text link to its site be done as follows:

  • Text-only links must be clearly marked “Lung Cancer Foundation of America”
  • The link should point to the URL www.lcfamerica.org. It should not point to the other pages within the Lung Cancer Foundation of America website.
  • When activated the link shall display the Lung Cancer Foundation of America website full-screen and not be within a frame on the linking website
  • The appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not be such as to (i) dilute the goodwill associated with Lung Cancer Foundation of America, (ii) create any appearance or inference that the entity creating the link is associated with or sponsored by Lung Cancer Foundation of America. LCFA reserves the right to terminate any links to its website at any time and for any reason.

Use of LCFA Website Content

Unless otherwise indicated, all of the information and material appearing on LCFA’s website is copyrighted by, and proprietary to, Lung Cancer Foundation of America. This information and material includes text, graphics, logos, icons, images and design and any audio visual works appearing on LCFA’s
website. The information and material may not be copied, displayed, reproduced, transmitted, altered, republished, sublicensed, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in any way, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of LCFA.