IPI does not rent or sell any information provided by you to www.informedpatientinstitute.org with any unaffiliated third party.
When you use our website, you are not required to register or provide any personal information. The information we gather on the site falls into two categories: 1)tracking information and 2)personal information that you provide when you interact with the site by e-mailing us or requesting to be added to e-lists.
In order to improve our site, we may collect information such as the number of visitors that use the site, their browser type, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site, and pages visited on the site. None of this information identifies you personally.
You may provide us with personal information, if you send us an e-mail or request to be added to a list to receive certain types of information. We use that information to respond to your request. In some instances, we may use third party companies to help us provide services to you (like e-mail delivery services for future e-newsletters). In instances where we share your information with third parties, we require that those companies agree to deliver only the contracted service(s) specified. We reserve the right to share your personal information as required by law or take action regarding any suspected illegal activities, any violation of our Terms of Service, or in connection with any safety or security concerns.
We work to safeguard your personal information from loss, misuse and alteration. We have security measures in place to maintain data security, help prevent unauthorized access and correctly use information we collect. While we can't guarantee that loss, misuse or data alteration will not occur, we make efforts to prevent such occurrences
Our site is a general audience site and we do not knowingly collect personal information about children. If a child whom we know to be under 13 makes personally identifiable information known to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to the child to inform him that we must have parental consent for any further interaction.
Our site is hosted by servers in the United States. We may have site visitors from countries around the world. If you are located outside the United States, your information will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your personal information, you consent to its transfer, its storage and its use in accordance with this IPI policy.
This policy was last revised September 8, 2008.