Privacy Policy

The American Behcet's Disease Association (ABDA) has created this privacy policy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to your privacy. The statement discloses  information gathering and dissemination practices for the American Behcet's Disease Association (ABDA) website


Your Internet browser has a feature called “cookies” which store small amounts of data on your computer regarding your visit to the ABDA website. In the future, cookies may be used to deliver content specific to your interest.

Traffic Data

Each time a visitor comes to the ABDA website, some basic technical information is collected. Software is used to keep track of traffic to the website, to acquire information regarding the location from which the traffic originates, to track the pages that are viewed, and to determine the amount of time spent on pages. The names, addresses, or other personal information of visitors to the website is unknown.

Third Parties

Your name or other information will NOT be shared with third parties.


The ABDA website contains links to other websites. ABDA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.


Your security is of utmost importance. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our computer networks and those of our hosting company are protected by passwords, firewalls and other security.

Is credit card / transaction information secure?

We care about the safety and about the security of your transactions. We use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to communicate with your browser software when your credit card information is entered.  SSL is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept your credit card transaction and with the information you send us when you submit your online transaction. We take precautions to safeguard your credit card data in our internal systems.

Order Forms

Our site uses order forms for you to request information and inquire about other services. We collect contact information (such as e-mail address), and financial information (such as account or credit card numbers). Contact information from the order forms is used to ship orders, and may be used to send pertinent information about our organization. The customer’s contact information is also used to get in touch with visitors to the website.  Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings by sending an e-mail to or sending a letter to the following postal address:

American Behcet's Disease Association (ABDA)

PO BOX 80576

Rochester, MI 48308

News Blasts

ABDA offers a periodic e-mail service to those who are interested in hearing about the latest news in the Behcet's community. These emails are strictly opt-in. If you ever wish to modify your address or unsubscribe, please send an e-mail to or unsubscribe at the bottom of the email you received in your inbox.

Contacting ABDA

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the ABDA website, please contact: