Privacy

National Hospice Foundation's (NHF) Privacy Statement
 
NHF is committed to respecting the privacy and security of all visitors to our Web site. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to protect your privacy and to provide you with choices about how that information is shared.

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by NHF, as described below.

Types of Information Requested:

Users may visit the Web site without giving NHF any personal information.

How Your Personal Information Is Used:

NHF does not disclose to third parties any information it gathers from the Web site which could be used to track your individual access and navigation of our site. In order to maintain the integrity of the personal information you provide, we deploy computer encryption technology to protect your information from unauthorized access or release.

To defer the costs of bringing you online service, we may at times distribute aggregate information about our users to advertisers or business associates, but we will never individually identify you.

NHF may use email and street addresses voluntarily provided by site visitors to notify them of updates, products, services or upcoming events. Site visitors who do not wish to receive such notifications via email can choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time, by indicating either at time of registration, or upon receipt of any promotional email.

Non-identifiable Web site visitor data may be collected and used in the aggregate to help shape and direct the creation and maintenance of content.

Cookies:

We use cookies on our site to support our access to NHF’s Web site. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use the site. A "cookie" is a text file stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. This information helps us to statistically monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose.

Credit Card Security:

Currently, this site collects information (e.g., name, title, institution, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, email address, payment information) voluntarily provided by individuals who contribute to NHF. Sensitive information, such as your credit card number, are encrypted and protected with the encryption software SSL when transmitted to NHF. Credit card information is not stored or re-used in any manner. Only authorized personnel with specific IDs and passwords can access credit card information and then solely for the purpose of processing authorized transactions.

Email:

Messages that you send to us via email may not be secure. NHF suggests that you do not send any confidential information to us by email. If you choose to send confidential information to us by email, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept your information.

Links:

NHF’s Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage users when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions and/or concerns regarding what is done with information provided via this site, please email your concerns to Jon Radulovic, Vice President, Communications, jradulovic@nhpco.org.