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Privacy Policy

The Ron and Dianne Farb Climb for Cancer Foundation, Inc. (“Climb for Cancer”) values your trust, and we understand the importance of protecting your privacy. We want to make sure that you understand how your Personal Information is collected and used by Climb for Cancer. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes what Personal Information we collect about you, including when and how we collect it; how we use it; with whom we may share it; and what choices you have regarding our use of your Personal Information. By accessing our Website or providing your Personal Information to us, you accept and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


Types of Personal Information We Collect About You


Contact Information and Preferences

We may request contact information such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and your preferences for how you would like to be contacted by the Climb for Cancer.

Demographic Information

We may request limited demographic Information such as your gender, marital status, geographic location, and date of birth. 

Financial Information

If you make a donation to Climb for Cancer, we will collect payment information such as your credit card number to process your transaction. We may use a third-party payment service to process payments made through the Website. We will retain your credit card information only for as long as necessary to process the transaction. Once the transaction is processed, we no longer have access to that information. 

How We Collect Your Personal Information 

Site Use

We may collect Personal Information through your use of the Website. If you become a registered user of the Website, we will collect login and profile information and may also collect information about your areas of interest. 


If you make a donation to Climb for Cancer, we will collect information from you that may include: your name, address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address so that we can send you a receipt and thank you for your donation. We may also collect limited financial Information to process your donations.

Event Registration

If you register to participate in a Climb for Cancer event, such as the Hogtown 5K Beer Run or one of our climbing or trekking trips, we will collect your Personal Information as stated above.

How We Use the Personal Information


If you sign up to receive our Newsletter, The Summit News, we will collect and store your email address, and your name, if you provide it. We use this Personal Information to communicate with you and to share news about upcoming events or climbs, exciting news about cancer research, and results of fundraising campaigns and the work funded by those campaigns. If you choose not to receive The Summit News, you are given the opportunity to opt out or change your preferences. If you opt out, your email address is promptly removed from the mailing list. 


If you made a donation to Climb for Cancer, we may send emails to thank you for your donation and for use as a tax receipt. We may also send emails about upcoming events and fundraisers. If you choose not to receive such emails, you are given the opportunity to unsubscribe. 

Contact Form

If you contact Climb for Cancer using the Website Contact Form, we receive your email address, and your name, if you provide it, and use this Personal Information to reply to your questions or requests. 

With Whom We May Share Your Personal Information

Third Party Applications

The Climb for Cancer Website utilizes Third Party applications, including those for our Newsletter and Contact Form. These Third Parties may use your Personal Information to provide their services both to you and Climb for Cancer. 

Third Party Service Providers

We may need to share your Personal Information with third-parties that provide operational services on our behalf, such as website hosting, information technology and infrastructure, data analytics, or email delivery.

Required by Law

In the unlikely event we receive a subpoena or search warrant, we may share your Personal Information as necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement. 

Other Personal Information Collected


We use “cookies,” small files that are sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive, to enhance your online experience. The cookies collect Personal Information about your use of our Website, such as the type of browser you use (such as Google Chrome or Internet Explorer), your home domain or Internet service provider, your referrer URL (which is the URL for the website that you were viewing prior to visiting the website), how you were directed to the Website, which specific pages you accessed, how long you viewed each page, the time and date you accessed our Website and anonymous traffic data. 

If you do not want Personal Information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. You may also wish to refer to If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website.

Social Media

Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Google+, may share your Personal Information with Climb for Cancer when you Like, Tweet, Share, or Follow. The Personal Information shared depends on your privacy settings on these and other social media sites.

Analytics Personal Information

We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze Personal Information about the use of the Website and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect Personal Information regarding the use of other websites, apps, and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at

Data Security Protections

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures reasonably designed to secure the information to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the How to Contact Us section below.

Notices and Disclosures

Children’s Privacy

Climb for Cancer does not knowingly request or collect Personal Information from any person under 13 years of age without parental consent. If you believe that your child has submitted Personal Information to Climb for Cancer without your consent and you would like this info restricted or removed, please contact us using one of the methods provided in How to Contact Us below.

Links to Third Party Websites

Our Services may contain links to third-party websites whose privacy practices may be different from Climb for Cancer’s. This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, Personal Information or other practices of any third-parties, including any third-party operating any website or service to which the Services link. Links to other sites do not imply Climb for Cancer’s endorsement of the products or services or privacy or security practices of those websites. In addition, we are not responsible for the Personal Information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Sites or our Social Media Pages.

Jurisdiction and Cross-Border Transfer

The Website is controlled and operated by us from the United States and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities may be entitled to access your Personal Information.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:






The Climb for Cancer Foundation
5745 SW 75th Street #317
Gainesville, FL 32608



Updates to This Privacy Policy

Climb for Cancer may modify this Privacy Policy at any time. When changes are made, we will update the “last modified” section at the top of our Privacy Policy. Your use of Climb for Cancer’s Website following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.


Last Modified: January 2024

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