Privacy Policy

This is Public Health (TIPH) respects your privacy. This privacy policy governs our collection and use of personal information about you on the TIPH website at www.thisispublichealth.org. “Personal information” includes information that can identify you as a specific individual, such as your name or e-mail address. Personal data does not include anonymized aggregate or statistical information from which such identification can be reconstituted.

Information We Collect
When you visit any page on our website, we use standard web server log files to monitor and evaluate our site’s technical capability and performance. We use this information to find out how many people visit www.thisispublichealth.org, to determine the areas of greatest interest on our site, and to make improvements to our site.

We also collect and/or store personal information that you provide voluntarily when using our site, including, for example, full name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address.

How We Use Your Personal Information
We use your personal information to:

  • complete newsletter registration
  • improve our website
  • improve our products and services, and identify, develop, and offer products and services that may be of interest to our visitors
  • ask you to participate in brief surveys
  • generate aggregate statistical studies and conduct research related to our products and services and the use of our website

Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We may share aggregated information with our members and partner organizations. We may also disclose information to third parties that provide processing services for us, for example, payment processing. Our contract with these third parties prohibits them from using information except to provide the product or service you requested.

We may also disclose personal information collected on the website, in accordance with applicable law, to assert or defend our rights and property, to prevent harm to others, to collect a debt, or in response to legal processes such as subpoenas.

Links to Other Sites
The www.thisispublichealth.org website may contain links to other sites. TIPH does not control the privacy policies or practices of these websites. You should review those policies before providing any information. TIPH is not responsible for the content or practices of any linked websites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.

Cookies/Non-Personal Information
When you visit and interact with our website, TIPH may collect non-personal information (for example your IP address).
A cookie is a small piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive.  As with many other sites, our site may use cookies to keep you signed in and analyze your visiting patterns. Cookies, by themselves, will not be used by TIPH to disclose your individual identity. This information identifies your browser, but not you, to our servers when you visit our website. You will need cookies enabled to use the site however you may remove them  from your computer at any time when you are not using the site. Consult your browser’s “help” menu to learn how to delete cookies, however you must enable cookies to access your application on our website. Cookies never contain nor are associated with the personally identifiable information we collect.

Security
TIPH has established safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of your personal information, but cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy (for example, as a result of unauthorized acts by third parties that violate applicable law or relevant Web policies).

Changes
TIPH may change this policy to respond to new laws, regulations, technology, or for other business reasons. Please check this site from time to time to review any such changes.

If you have any questions or comments about the www.thisispublichealth.org privacy or security policies, you may contact us at info@thisispublichealth.org.