National Institute for Health Care Management Educational and Research Foundation (NIHCM Foundation)
"Non-Personal Information" (NPI) is information that is in no way personally identifiable and that is obtained automatically when you access our website with a web browser. "Personally Identifiable Information" (PII) is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and provided by you in order for us to provide you with a service. PII may include information such as your name, address, phone number and other related information that you provide to us.
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
NIHCM Foundation is committed to the security and privacy of all our customers. We respect your privacy and recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of your PII you share with us.
Links to Other Websites
You acknowledge that your use and access of these websites is solely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your personal information.
Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website. As a visitor to our website, you can browse our website to find out more about us and our programs. You are not required to provide us with any PII as a visitor.
However, if you enter our award or grant programs, register for an event or subscribe to an email update through our website, you must provide PII in order for us to provide you with the service you request. You will be considered a registered user. We collect your PII in the following ways:
When you register, we collect your name and email address and other information pertinent to the program.
There may be online forms used in our website. The information you enter into these online forms may contain PII.
We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about your use of our website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our website.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our website, if any, but does not included any PII. This automatice information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the internet, your internet website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website.
You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.
How Information is Used
We use the information we receive from you as follows:
Providing and Improving Our Website
We may use the PII you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to provide our website to you as well as to make improvements to it.
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when registering. We may also send you emails with promotional information about our programs. You can change contact preferences at any time by contacting NIHCM Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or using the contact form on the website.
Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your PII, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our legal terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other webssite users; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, our users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PII to third parties except as permitted by law (below).
Third party disclosures of information permitted by law include but are not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers who provide certain services for our business, such as computer system services, shipping, data management, or promotional services, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill your requests, and (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments or otherwise required to be made under applicable law.
If you attend one of our events, we may occasionally share the RSVP list with an organization partnering with us on the applicable event. If you do not wish your information to be shared in this manner, please contact us.
“Do Not Track” Settings
Protecting Your Child’s Privacy
We follow the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our website is directed towards adults. NIHCM Foundation does not knowingly collect information online from children under the age of 13.
Our Email Policy
We comply with the federal CAN-SPAM Act. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business.
Our Security Policy
We have taken steps to build our website using sophisticated encryption and authentication tools to protect the security of your PII. When we collect your PII through our website, we will encrypt your PII before it travels over the Internet using industry standards as establishing for conducting secure online transactions. We also use industry standard technologies such as secure routers and fire walls to make sure that your PII is safe. Unfortunately, we cannot fully guarantee secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature.
Once we receive your PII, we have industry standard security measures in place to protect against the loss or misuse of your PII, though again, we cannot fully guarantee against such loss or misuse. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and not share it with anyone.
Last Updated: March 21, 2016
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