Privacy Policy

P.I.C.K. Online Privacy Policy

The mission of the Parents of Infants and Children with Kernicterus (P.I.C.K.) is to prevent ALL new cases of kernicterus through a system-wide change in jaundice management and to provide information, education, support and advocacy to individuals, families and professionals. The P.I.C.K. web site provides information, resources, referrals and data intended to assist families of children with kernicterus. The web site also provides information for health care professionals.

In addition to caring about kernicterus, P.I.C.K. cares about your privacy. P.I.C.K. believes that you have the right to know what information is being collected about you when you visit our site, and what is done with that information. The terms of this policy will govern the use of any information collected while the policy is in place. This policy applies only to the online collection of information – different policies and practices may exist with regards to the offline collection of information by P.I.C.K. Additionally, this privacy policy only applies to the P.I.C.K. site. Sites which are linked to or from this site may be governed by different policies and you are advised to review the policy on each site that you visit. P.I.C.K. is not responsible for the privacy policies, or lack thereof, of sites accessed through links from our site.

Personal data such as your email address, name, mailing address, telephone number, facsimile number, credit card information or other information to enable you to receive newsletters, complete membership registrations, gain access to restricted site pages, participate in forum, place an order or make a donation. P.I.C.K. will not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected at this site with third parties.

P.I.C.K. has taken steps to make all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All information is protected by our security measures, which are periodically reviewed.

If you would like to opt-out of receiving further information (such as newsletters) from P.I.C.K., change or modify information you have previously provided us, discontinue your membership with P.I.C.K., or if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the practices of our website, please send an e-mail to or a letter to P.I.C.K, One Superior Place, Suite 1509, Chicago, IL 60610.