PRIVACY POLICY

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) and the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI). JHF and PRHI (collectively referred to hereinafter as “we” and “our” and “us”) strongly believe in protecting data and we have a history of being a leader in terms of health data privacy. We also believe that users of this website have the right to know how their personal information may be used or disclosed. As such, we have created this Privacy Policy which indicates what information we collect, what we might do with it, and what controls you as a user of this website may have over certain components of that information. We encourage you to carefully read over this policy and reach out to us at info@prhi.org if you have any questions or concerns. Unless explicitly indicated, this Privacy Policy applies to your use of this website. Your use of this website means you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Gathering of Information
Site Usage Statistics and Cookies
Access to Information
Security

Gathering of Information
We collect Information and other data from users in different ways and on many different parts of this website including but not limited to: when you sign up for this website, when you participate in a community, when you comment on content; when you use the search function; when you rate content on the site; when you enroll in a program or educational offering; or when you are just perusing the site and reading content.

Site Usage Statistics and Cookies
When visiting this website, your browser automatically sends certain data to the this website hosting server identifying the Internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer or mobile device operating system and the browser you are using, your Internet Service Provider or mobile carrier, the page you last visited, the page you are currently visiting, and the next page you navigate to. As a means of monitoring the usage of this website for quality improvement, we catalog this Information on everyone who accesses this website. We may also track and log the search terms used in search forms. In order to assist in these efforts, we make use of a standard feature of browser software called a "cookie" (including flash cookies) that helps us recognize when each unique user visits this website. We store your email address in a cookie file and place the file on the hard drive of your computer. Most browsers accept cookies. However, if you wish, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, you will need to login to the site each time you visit, and certain features may not work correctly.
To increase the effectiveness of this website and tailor your experience of this website, we may also include a file, called a web beacon, within this website. These web beacons allow us to conduct anonymized, aggregated auditing, research and reporting on use of us.

Access to Information
The employees, third-party consultants, interns, and volunteers of JHF and PRHI may from time-to-time have access to this website user information and other data that users submit or that we collect regarding users’ use of this website on an as-needed basis as a part of their respective obligations to JHF and PRHI. We use all of this Information and data to administer and improve the operations of this website. Your information will never be sold or transmitted for a commercial purpose.
Anonymous aggregate-level Information or data on visitors to our site and how the site is being used, including the pages users are viewing, will also be logged.. We may share aggregate Information or data with market analysts, business partners, sponsors, and any other third parties.
We may also share any Information as required by law or to cooperate with legal authorities in a criminal investigation.
Third Parties/Links
this website links to other sites. Some of these links have been vetted and created by our staff, while other links are created by other users and have not been vetted by our staff. We do not and cannot ensure the accuracy or safety of any website linked to from this website. If you have any concerns regarding the security or privacy of any site linked to from this website, we encourage you to review their privacy policies or contact the site’s owner directly. JHF and PRHI are not responsible for the privacy practices, data collection, security or content of other websites. We treat any Information we receive from third parties as carefully as do we with the Information users provide to us directly and we encourage you to do the same.

Security
this website uses a variety of technical and physical safeguards to protect the information stored on the site, including but not limited to industry-standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology and a secure server. Yet no security system is perfect. As such, we cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us while in transmission over the Internet.
In an effort to further protect user information stored on this website, we encourage this website users to engage in information privacy best practices. For example, keep your password private and do not share it with anyone.