Privacy Policy

Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is committed to safeguarding your privacy. We at CRAB believe the best way to protect your privacy is to tell you what information we gather and ensure that you understand and consent to our uses of such information. We may occasionally modify this Privacy Policy and will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

CRAB respects the privacy of everyone who visits our website at CRAB’s online privacy policy governs personal information gathered at this website. We take every precaution to protect user information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under control.

Clinical Trial Participants

If you are a participant in a clinical trial, or an investigator who logs into CRAB applications, your Data Controller is the Sponsor of that trial and/or the participating healthcare provider. To request your information to be removed, please contact the clinical trial Sponsor and/or the participating healthcare provider.

Information Collection and Use

While using the Internet, your web browser transmits some information to the websites you visit, including the time and date, your IP address, geographic location, type of web browser and referrer. CRAB servers are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information (e.g., names and residential addresses) about our visitors. Unless specifically stated, no additional information will be collected about you. We compile statistics that show the number of visitors to our site, the requests for particular files on the site, the countries that requests are coming from, and web browser types and operating systems used. This information is used internally to help us improve the content and scope of the site. The statistics contain no personal information and will not be used to gather such information.

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

CRAB is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Information is only collected through use of the “Contact Us” form and via the “Donation” portion of the website. Information provided will be for use by CRAB only and will not be sold, shared, rented, or used in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is information stored on your computer for use by the website and your browser. Cookies are used to keep track of where you have navigated within the CRAB website so that you can navigate seamlessly. Cookies enable your browser to maintain a persistent connection and to “remember” where backward and forward navigation is intended to take you within the pages of the site. No personally identifiable information (e-mail address, name, etc.) is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the CRAB site will not put you at risk for marketing from other sites. See the "Help" section of your particular browser for more information on working with cookies.

Donations, Contact Form, and Other Links

We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it. Some personal information is necessarily collected if you donate or utilize our "Contact Us" form. We collect the following types of information:

  1. Online donations made through secure transaction via a third-party company fall under that company's privacy policy. CRAB is provided with contact information such as first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, comments regarding the donation, and additional information as required by law. It does not include financial account information. Your contact information will be used to communicate with you regarding your donation.
  2. The "Contact Us" form on our website collects first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, purpose of your inquiry, and information about how to contact you.
  3. Our website,, contains links to other sites. Please be aware that CRAB does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our website.

Use of CRAB Tools

The calculators and statistical tools presented on the CRAB website are provided to the public for general use. These tools are to facilitate communication and to provide information on clinical trial design. In addition, this website contains links to other websites that might be of interest. CRAB does not endorse any such websites and disclaims any representation or warranty concerning information that may be found through such links.

Notification of Changes

Changes to our privacy policy will be posted as necessary to advise users of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we desire to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, your permission will be obtained. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.