Privacy Policy

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) of Nebraska appreciates your visit to its Web site and your support. We hope that we have provided the information you were seeking.

On-line Donations
Be assured that your privacy and security is our primary concern and that our policies exceed existing Internet transactions standards. Contributions are processed directly by our bank, which forwards only your name, address, zip code, and amount for our acknowledgement.  We do not record credit card numbers and APDA of Nebraska does not share or sell any personal information with other organizations or businesses. If an online donation and/or online event registration transaction is made in error, we will gladly refund the transaction.

Personal Information Security
APDA of Nebraska makes every effort to protect the users of its Web site and utilizes the security measures of DemocracyInAction (DIA). Submitted personal information provided APDA is protected against loss, misuse or alteration. Because no Internet trans missed data can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure, however, APDA alerts its visitors that they are using www.parkinsonsne.org at their own risk. APDA web servers. www.apdaparkinsonsne.org are located in locked, secure environments under DIA control., which maintain their computer systems in accordance with reasonable industry standards to secure information. “Secure” site.

Other Personally Identifiable Information
Other personal information supplied by you such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses may be used to contact you with requested information and additional educational materials and/or contribution opportunities. All personal data is securely stored and accessed only to communicate with you, and may be deleted or corrected at any time by written directive to the American Parkinson Disease Association of Nebraska, 501 North 87th street, Suite 207 Omaha, Nebraska, calling 402-392-2732, or sending e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mailing List
On each page where personal information is requested, you may elect to have your name added to our mailing list. Your name is added to our mailing list only upon your request, and may be deleted or corrected at any time by any of the above methods.

Links to Other Web sites
As a convenience, the APDA of Nebraska Web site contains links to other third-party sites that contain additional educational materials and/or related information. APDA of Nebraska is not affiliated to these organizations, does not endorse or recommend their content, and is not responsible for their privacy practices.

Disclaimer
The information contained on our Web site is to provide information and education only and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment or other healthcare advice. You should always consult with your physician or other healthcare provider.

Online Advertising
APDA of Nebraska utilizes:
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Changes
Any changes in APDA’s of Nebraska privacy policy will be promptly be noted at this location, so please check this page periodically.

It is the mission of the American Parkinson Disease Association to “Ease the Burden – Find the Cure” for Parkinson’s disease, and we welcome your comments, concerns and ideas in helping us to fulfill it.

The APDA in Nebraska

About Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects a patient's ability to move.  People with Parkinson's disease may experience tremors, slowness of movement, rigid muscles and difficulty with balance that may lead to falls.  Most people with Parkinson's disease are diagnosed after the age of 60, but the young can be affected as well.  The disease affects both men and women.  Currently, there is no cure for Parkinson's disease.  For more information go to Learn about Parkinson's Disease.

 

Thank You!

Please accept our deepest thanks for your recent donation to the APDA Nebraska Chapter. Generous gifts from donors like you provide the financial and moral support needed to continue our mission. With your financial contribution, you've demonstrated your deep commitment to our work relative to Parkinson's Disease.

There is no way to fully express our gratitude for your generosity. We are continually inspired by the dedication and generosity of donors like yourself who answer the call to give again and again.

Thank you!

We're so sorry you cancelled!

We are sorry that you have cancelled making a donation to the APDA Nebraska Chapter.

If this was because you encountered a problem in our website or during the donation process please Contact Us.

About Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's Disease is a neurological disease commonly associated with shaking, slowness of movement, rigidity, and changes in speech and facial expression.  Non-motor impairments such as depression, memory loss, and language have been revealed more recently.  There is no definitive diagnostic test to determine or cure.  In most cases, Parkinson's Disease is a slowly developing disease over a course of many years. Scientific research is actively pursuing several possible causes of Parkinson's Disease including environmental toxins, and hereditary.  Currently new drug, exercise and surgical therapies are avaialbe to control symptoms in varying degrees.  Patients, caregivers and their families need support throughout its progression. 

In the United States, 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, joining the 1.5 million Americans who currently have Parkinson disease. The frequency of the disease is considerably higher in the over-60 age group, even though there is an alarming increase of patients of younger age. In consideration of the increased life expectancy in this country and worldwide, an increasing number of people will be victims of Parkinson's disease.

The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc., founded in 1961, has sought to "Ease the Burden and Find the Cure" for this disease through research, patient and family support and education. For additional information regardng Parkinsons disease go to Learn About Parkinson's Disease.

 

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