SOS Rx Privacy Policy
Senior Outpatient Safety on Prescription Drugs (SOS Rx)

SOS Rx is a coalition of more than 80 consumer and patient safety organizations, groups representing physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, caregivers, and employers, and government. The coalition’s purpose is to make the outpatient use of medications safer, especially for senior citizens, and to produce changes in both consumer behavior and the healthcare system as a whole.

The mailing address is


c/o National Consumers League (NCL)

1701 K Street, NW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20006

What information is collected?

  • On behalf of the SOS Rx coalition, NCL collects the names, affiliations, addresses, phone, and fax numbers, email, and Web site addresses of its members.
  • On behalf of the SOS Rx coalition, NCL collects names, affiliations, and contact information of reporters for its media lists.
  • When people attend SOS Rx conferences, forums, or meetings, their names, affiliations, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and email addresses are collected.
  • Names and affiliations are collected to make nametags for people who attend events.
  • When people visit, NCL can obtain information from its Internet Service Provider about what countries they came from, what Web sites they visited immediately before, the most popular SOS Rx Web pages visited, and the total number of visitors.
  • Web visitors’ names, email addresses, and other personally identifiable information are not collected unless they fill out membership forms or communicate with SOS Rx via email.

How is personally identifying information used?

  • On behalf of the SOS Rx coalition, NCL maintains a contact directory for its use to coordinate coalition members.
  • On behalf of the SOS Rx coalition, NCL posts member organizations on the Web site, but not their individual names or other identifying information.
  • Packets for conferences and forums include names and contact information for participants. These lists are treated as public information and are available to anyone who requests them.
  • SOS Rx members may be contacted about other activities of the National Consumers League.
  • On behalf of the SOS Rx coalition, NCL will obtain explicit permission from individuals who have contacted it, online or offline, before providing their information to the media.

Who do I contact if I have questions or concerns about this privacy policy?

If you have any questions or problems concerning NCL’s privacy practices, contact or 202-835-3323.


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