Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, subscribe to the listserv, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and engage with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
IAPHL may collect and use users’ personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
Information provided helps us respond to customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
- To improve our site
We may use feedback provided to improve our products and services.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature
To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to respond to user inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If user decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include project news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or the user may contact us via our site.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third party websites
Users may find content on our site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, donors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, are subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Copyright infringement and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
As IAPHL asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If users believe that material located on or linked to by the site violates their copyright, you are encouraged to notify IAPHL in accordance with common DMCA policies. IAPHL will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material.
In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of IAPHL or others, IAPHL may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the site. User further agrees not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
Compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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This document was last updated on July 17, 2013