Privacy Policy

General information
Mind LA places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate Mind LA’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by Mind LA website, www.mindla.org and how this information is used.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Mind LA members that register for www.mindla.org and individuals that sign up to receive Mind LA e-communications orbrochures, or Mind LA’s free cognitive assessment initiatives,voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as nameand e-mail address). We may use this information for specific,limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at anytime in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

We only collect personally identifiable information ("PersonalInformation") that you provide to us voluntarily when you fillout a form, make a request or inquiry, make an online donation,request for referrals or register for cognitive assessment. ThePersonal Information we may collect includes the following:

  • Contact Information – sWhen you contact us with a question or comment, we may collect Personal Information that allows us to be in contact with you, such as your name, address, email address and phone number.
  • Payment Information – If you make an online donation, we will ask you to provide us with your name, address, email address, phone number and payment information such as your credit card number and expiration date. You may also choose to provide us with additional information such as your motivation for the cause, family history etc.
  • Registration Information – We may provide online registration for our free cognitive assessment drive. When you register for a cognitive assessment, we may collect your Contact Information and other Personal Information you choose to provide to us such as your preferences and connection to the cause.
  • Referral Information – We may collect your Personal Information to share with our partners providing further low cost or free of cost diagnostic or caregiving services - in case you opt for it.

  • In addition, we may collect Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us when you submit a survey, request or inquiry or otherwise correspond with us, or link your social media account (e.g., Facebook) to our website.
    How We Use Personal Information?
    We use your Personal Information to include you in our free cognitive assessment services and send you periodical information about our outreach programs. In particular, we use:

  • Contact Information to respond to your questions, comments, requests and inquiries and otherwise correspond with you, including sending you Mind LA email bulletins or news and other information we think you will find valuable.
  • Payment Information to process your donations and manage our donation lists.
  • Registration Information to plan and organize the free cognitive assessment events for which you have registered and help us cater the event to you.
  • Referral Information to reach out and enable further diagnostic or care assistance. We will not use Personal Information for any purpose incompatible with those outlined in this Privacy Policy.

  • We will not use Personal Information for any purpose incompatible with those outlined in this Privacy Policy.
    What Personal Information Do We Disclose?
    We only share Personal Information with third parties who are bound by terms at least as restrictive as this Privacy Policy and only in the following ways:

  • Affiliates – We may share Personal Information with any of our subsidiaries, or our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, for the purpose of managing our cognitive assessment initiative and improving our website and other services.
  • Partners – When you contact us or make an online donation to us, it's possible your contact information may be shared with other reputable organizations for their marketing purposes. As a donor, you may request to have your name removed from these mailing lists by ‘Opting Out’ (See the Opting Out section below).
  • Service Providers – We may share Personal Information with third-party service providers who perform a variety of functions to enable us to provide our services. These service providers only have access to the Personal Information necessary to perform their functions, only act on our behalf and under our instructions, and may not use your Personal Information for purposes other than to perform such functions.
  • Legal – We may disclose Personal Information to courts, law enforcement agencies and other government bodies where we believe that doing so would be in accordance with or required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process.
  • Business Transfers –s In the event of a reorganization, merger or sale, we may transfer any and all Personal Information we collect to the relevant third party involved in the reorganization, merger or sale, with the consent of individuals if and as required under applicable privacy laws.
  • With Your Consent – We may also share Personal Information with other third parties subject to your prior consent.


  • We may also share with third parties statistical and aggregated data based on use of the website but in these cases such data cannot reasonably be used to identify you. 
    How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
    We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction as required by applicable law. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Despite our safeguards, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us via the internet. Once we have received your information, we will use all reasonable safeguards to protect it, but if you have reason to believe that your use of the website is no longer secure, please cease use of our website.
    Opting Out
    We respect your privacy and recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we or our partners contact you. Simply send an email to contact@mindla.org with the following information:

  • Communications from Mind LA and its Partners. To remove your contact information from mailing lists shared with other organizations, please provide your full name, mailing address and a sentence requesting removal.
  • Mind LA Postal Mail. To remove your contact information from the Alzheimer's Association postal mailing list, please provide your full name, mailing address and a sentence requesting suppression of your personal information in our files.
  • Social Media Accounts. You may link or unlink your social media account (e.g., Facebook) by visiting the settings in the relevant social media application.
  • To opt out and remove your name from future marketing emails from us, follow the unsubscribe instructions in the message.
    IP Addresses
    Mind LA uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.mindla.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
    Cookies
    www.mindla.org uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.mindla.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
    External Links
    www.mindla.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.mindla.org domain, and Mind LA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
    Modifications
    We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.
    For further questions please email us at: contact@mindla.org
    Last modified: 04/12/2017