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Privacy Policy

This policy is about your privacy when using the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center website ( Because it is a website, the site administrators automatically have a small amount of information about your computer location, what you use on the site and how you found it. The policy addresses what information we get about you and how we use it.

Web Cookies

Cookies are small files that many websites place on your hard drive.

We only use anonymous web cookies for Google Analytics, an online tool we used to monitor website usage as part of our continuous improvement process. We do not include personally identifiable information of users, nor do we associate this data or allow others to associate this data with any personally identifying information.

Web Server

Our web server collects ("logs") the following general information about you:

  • your computer's IP address;
  • the date and time you access our site;
  • the web address (URL) of each page or file on our site you visit;
  • the name and release number of web browser software you are using;
  • the web address (URL) of the website that linked you to our site (e.g.

This information is stored automatically and is not linked to your personal identity. The exception is in areas of the VICC Intranet, where faculty and staff must log in using a Vanderbilt user name and password.

Web Forms

We do not obtain personal information about you when you visit unless you choose voluntarily to provide such information to us.

Patient Privacy

For patient privacy information and resources, please see: