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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Families Fighting Flu respects the privacy of visitors to its website. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains our online information practices regarding the collection of information from this website that can personally identify you, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. Families Fighting Flu respects your right to privacy. Personally Identifiable Information is information, such as your name, city of residence, telephone number and e-mail address that could be used to contact you. If you provide us with Personally Identifiable Information, we will treat it in accordance with this Policy. This Policy only covers this website. Please note that the Families Fighting Flu website is directed toward users who reside in the United States. It is not our intent to gather Personally Identifiable Information from individuals residing outside of the United States.


Information Collection and Use

As many other organizations do, Families Fighting Flu also measures the performance of its website in order to improve and customize it in favor of its visitors. We have designed our website so that you can generally visit our Website without revealing any Personally Identifiable Information. However, to be contacted by a Families Fighting Flu member, we do ask you to provide Personally Identifiable Information. We collect Personally Identifiable Information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us. You have the option to not provide Personally Identifiable Information to us. The following is Personally Identifiable Information that you may volunteer to provide to us, and how we use such information:

  • Sign-Up: If you complete a sign-up form on our website we will use the Personally Identifiable Information in such forms to process your request for services and information. Personally Identifiable Information may also be used if you request to receive certain information via fax or e-mail. We may use this information to send you a welcome e-mail, provide information about website updates, and other responsive information to the data you provide to us. Additionally, we may refer to your Personally Identifiable Information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our website.


Website Technology

  • Non-Personally Identifiable Information: This refers to information that does not, by itself, identify a specific individual. We gather certain information about the use of our website by our visitors. This information is then compiled and analyzed in a way that does not identify our visitors personally. The information may include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) a visitor of our website has just come from, which URLs have been visited on our website, what browser is being used, and what Internet Protocol (IP) address a visitor used to get to our website. We may also use such information for website and system administration.
  • Linked Websites: We sometimes provide links to third-party websites. You acknowledge that such links are provided for your convenience only and do not constitute an endorsement by Families Fighting Flu of such third-party websites. Since we do not control these websites, we assume no responsibility for the privacy practices of such websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on those, and all, third-party websites.
  • Cookies: Our website uses Cookies. Cookies are pieces of numeric data that we transfer to be stored on your computer so that we can easily identify your computer when you return to our website. Families Fighting Flu can only read Cookies that are placed on your computer from our own website. Usage of Cookies is not linked to any Personally Identifiable Information. You can choose to disable Cookies by following the procedure suggested by your particular browser. If you choose to disable Cookies in your browser, you may still be able to access our website depending on where you are on the website.


Protecting Your Information

The personal information you provide online is retained for no longer than is necessary, depending on the purpose for which it is held, and is electronically stored on a secure server. We protect the personal information you share with us. Access to your personal information is limited only to those Families Fighting Flu members and third-party partners, all of whom are required to keep your information confidential. Families Fighting Flu does not sell, loan, trade or lease any personal information collected on our website.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure proper use of your Personally Identifiable Information, Families Fighting Flu and its third-party partners employ appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, consistent with industry practices.


Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we learn that we have Personally Identifiable Information about a child under the age of 18 we will delete that information. If you are under the age of 18 and wish to sign-up to obtain further information, your parent or legal guardian must register.


Sign-Up

We would like to send you information about our organization, but only if you wish to receive such information. When you sign-up on our website, you are giving Families Fighting Flu permission to contact you about the organization.


E-Card

When you send an e-card, your e-mail addresses, and that of your recipient, are used only for transmission. The information will not be used for any other purpose or sold to a third party.


Choice to Opt-Out

If at any subsequent time, you wish to stop being contacted by Families Fighting Flu, or to have your name and other personal information removed from our website, please send an email to contact@familiesfightingflu.org with “Remove” in the subject line.


Policy Updates/Changes

Families Fighting Flu reserves the right to update or amend this Policy at any time. Families Fighting Flu encourages you to review the Policy regularly for changes. Your continued use of this website is subject to the then-current Policy. If at any time we decide to use Personally Identifiable Information differently than stated at the time such information was collected, we will notify users by e-mail if we have a valid e-mail address.

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