Privacy Policy Statement

Privacy Policy Statement

AHIP FOUNDATION
PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

The AHIP FOUNDATION is concerned with safeguarding your privacy on-line. Accordingly, the AHIP FOUNDATION has developed this policy statement to assist you in understanding why the AHIP FOUNDATION collects particular personal identifying information and how the AHIP FOUNDATION will protect your personal privacy within its Web site (the "Privacy Policy"). By making you aware of AHIP FOUNDATION's data collection and use practices, we can provide you with better service.

The following information summarizes our personal identifying information gathering and dissemination practices for the AHIP FOUNDATION's United States Web site located at the URL, www.AHIPFoundation.org, (the “Site”). Personal identifying information includes information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, address, phone number, or e-mail address.

AHIP FOUNDATION reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If AHIP FOUNDATION makes material changes to this Privacy Policy, AHIP FOUNDATION will post those changes at this location so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Please review this Privacy Policy on a periodic basis.

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your information by AHIP FOUNDATION, as described below.

What Information Does AHIP FOUNDATION Collect?

Users may visit the website without giving AHIP FOUNDATION any personal information.

AHIP FOUNDATION will collect name, title, employer, mailing address, telephone number, fax number and email address contact demographic information voluntarily provided by individuals who register on AHIP FOUNDATION's website.

We also collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses from all users of our Site, the date and time of access, and may catalog the type of computer, browser, or operating system used by the user.

For individuals who register for events, or enroll in education and training programs, additional information may be collected.

How Does AHIP FOUNDATION Use that Information?

Until you register on the AHIP FOUNDATION website or enroll in an AHIP FOUNDATION-sponsored education or training program, you are able to browse the Site without providing any personal identifying information, although your browser may tell us what type of computer and operating system you are using as well as other kinds of technical information.

Below, is more detail on how AHIP FOUNDATION uses the personal identifying information of those individuals who have registered or enrolled in an AHIP FOUNDATION-sponsored education or training program.

Contact Information: AHIP FOUNDATION may use your contact information to provide its services, to provide you with news, updates, products, services, upcoming events and other information, and to get in touch with you when necessary with respect to transactions conducted through the Site, or otherwise. We may share your contact information with our partners, as is necessary to provide our services. Except for sharing arrangements with AHIP FOUNDATION's partners, we do not share your contact information with other types of third parties for any other purpose, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law or unless we first obtain consent from you to do so. Site visitors who do not wish to receive notifications or other information via email can choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time so indicating either at time of registration or upon receipt of any promotional email.

Demographic Information: AHIP FOUNDATION may use or share demographic data on an aggregated basis, which will not identify any particular user, with our partners. Transactional Information: AHIP FOUNDATION may use or share transactional data on an aggregated basis, which will not identify any particular user with third parties, including our partners.

Technical Information: We use technical information, such as your IP address or browser type, to help diagnose problems with our servers, analyze Site usage trends, track user movements on the Site, and to otherwise manage and monitor our Site.

Business Transactions: In the event that AHIP FOUNDATION goes through an organizational transaction, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, please note that the personal identifying information collected and retained by AHIP FOUNDATION will be among the assets transferred.

Information for Users Which Enroll in Certain AHIP FOUNDATION Educational Programs: Individuals may be provided with the ability to enroll in AHIP FOUNDATION educational programs through this Site. If agreed to by the individual enrolled in a program, AHIP FOUNDATION may share certain information about that individual with third parties upon request.

What About the Use of Cookies?

AHIP FOUNDATION may use cookies on its website to personalize and customize the experience of its visitors and to support multiple levels of access to AHIP FOUNDATION online. Cookies are pieces of information, which AHIP FOUNDATION uses for record-keeping purposes, which the Site transfers to your computer’s Web-browser for storage on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allows us to better understand and monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose. We may also use cookies to retrieve certain information to help us determine which features and services are most important to you. You can delete any cookies residing on your hard drive by following the instructions for your Web browser.

Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Consequently, your Web browser is likely set to accept cookies. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, you should understand that it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

What About External or Third Party Web Sites?

To the extent hyperlinks or gateways are utilized to access external or third party sites, you should be aware that these external or third party site are not controlled by AHIP FOUNDATION and therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. AHIP FOUNDATION suggests that you check the privacy policies of these sites to determine how the proprietors of these third party sites will utilize your personal identifying information.

What About Security?

AHIP FOUNDATION places a premium on making sure that personal identifying information remains private and secure and is not subject to misuse or manipulation. Accordingly, this Site has industry standard security measures in place, including storage of personal identifying information in a secure environment, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under AHIP FOUNDATION's control. Although AHIP FOUNDATION has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information via the Internet. Messages that you send to us via e-mail may not be secure. AHIP FOUNDATION suggests that you do not send any confidential information to us by e-mail. If you choose to send confidential information to us by e-mail, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept your information. AHIP FOUNDATION urges you to take every precaution to protect your personal identifying information when on-line.

What About Protections?

Currently, this site collects information (e.g., name, title, employer, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, payment information) voluntarily provided by individuals who register for AHIP FOUNDATION conferences or purchase AHIP FOUNDATION products online. Sensitive information are encrypted and protected with the encryption software SSL when transmitted to AHIP FOUNDATION.

What About Correcting, Deleting, or Updating Information?

At any time, you may contact AHIP FOUNDATION at Contact@ahipfoundation.org to correct, modify, or delete the information you provide to AHIP FOUNDATION through this Site, namely, your name, address, e-mail address and phone number. Moreover, when you cease to use AHIP FOUNDATION's services and no longer wish to be included in AHIP FOUNDATION database, you may contact AHIP FOUNDATION at Contact@ahipfoundation.org to request to have your information removed from our database. In the event that AHIP FOUNDATION receives such a request or change, AHIP FOUNDATION may require you to confirm or verify any change to your record. Please note, however, that the collection and uses of certain personal identifying information is necessary to provide certain products and services through the Site and the deletion of such necessary information (e.g., an e-mail address) may render a particular service or AHIP FOUNDATION's ability to provide it inoperable.

What About Children?

AHIP FOUNDATION cares about the safety of children on its Site and encourages parents and guardians to monitor their children’s use of the Internet. Although the Site is suitable for a general audience, this Site is intended for use only by users who are over 18 years of age. Accordingly, AHIP FOUNDATION does not knowingly solicit personal identifying information from children or send them requests for personal information.

What About Any Other Questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the information collection and dissemination practices of this Site, or AHIP FOUNDATION's use of your personal identifying information, you can contact AHIP FOUNDATION at AHIP FOUNDATION, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, South Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, or at Contact@ahipfoundation.org.