Privacy Policy

 

Our Policy

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of Hemophilia of Georgia, Inc. for the web site located at URL www.hog.org.

So that you may better understand such practices, Hemophilia of Georgia has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our web site.  By using our web site, you are deemed to consent to our Privacy Policy, so you should read this Privacy Policy carefully.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our web site and not to information collected offline.  Hemophilia of Georgia reserves the right at any time, and without further notice, to change this Privacy Policy by any of the following means:  (i) by posting such changes on this page, (ii) by asking that you review the Privacy Policy again to confirm that it is acceptable to you prior to your continued use of the web site, (iii) by posting a notice on our home page that this Privacy Policy has changed, or (iv) by using other reasonable means to communicate to you that this Privacy Policy has changed.

This Privacy Policy notifies you of:

  • What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the web site and how you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
  • How your personal information is used and with whom your information may be shared.
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to minimize the risk of loss or misuse of information under our control.

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to Hemophilia of Georgia by sending an email to webmaster@hog.org. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Our sign up forms and other areas of the web site require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests and certain other  information.  We do not store the credit card numbers of donors who use the online donation system.  You can modify the personal information you provide by signing in with your username and password and then clicking on Update Personal Profile. Hemophilia of Georgia does not share personal information (including e-mail addresses) collected through this web site with other organizations for use with marketing or other promotions on behalf of such organizations, nor do we rent or trade any such personal information.  We reserve the right to release personal information when we believe that this is necessary to comply with the law, to enforce our web site policies, or to protect the rights, property or safety of others or of Hemophilia of Georgia.

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our web site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users' movement on our web site, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to help us improve the web site, and to deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to any other personally identifiable information.

Use of "Cookies"

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our web site. Cookies are pieces of information stored on your computer by a particular website. They are used for record-keeping purposes and to make your web-surfing experience more efficient by saving your passwords and personal preferences. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, 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, it is possible that some areas of our web site will not function properly when you view them.

Security

All information provided to Hemophilia of Georgia is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our web site that is only accessible by certain authorized employees of Hemophilia of Georgia. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of information provided to us through our web site.

Other Web Sites

Our web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another web site for which Hemophilia of Georgia has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on all such web sites that you choose to visit, as the policies and security practices of such other web sites may be different from ours.

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This Privacy Policy was last updated October 28, 2010.

Read Hemophila of Georgia's Notice of Privacy Practices for Clients.