Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute
This Statement of Privacy applies to Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute (VHPI) and its website, www.veteranspolicy.org, and governs data collection and usage. VHPI and its website are non profit. By using VHPI website and participating in VHPI events, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
VHPI collects personally identifiable information when you interact with our site as described below. Such personal identifiable information is limited to your:
-First and Last Name
We will use your information for communicating with you in relation to events, services and/or products you have requested from us. VHPI does not sell, rent, or lease its lists to third parties.
We do not collect any additional personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on our site. These services may include: (a) registering for an event on or through our site; (b) signing up for special offers from selected third parties that we may disclose to you; (c) sending us an email message; and/or (d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when donating, or in ordering and purchasing products and services on our site.
VHPI will not retain your credit card information, post transaction, for any reason; however, our credit card provider may have a different policy or may offer to keep it for future donations/purchases, at your option.
VHPI may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on VHPI or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of VHPI; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of VHPI or the public.
VHPI may keep track of the other websites and pages our users visit within www.veteranspolicy.org in order to determine what VHPI work products and services are the most popular.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by VHPI. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of VHPI’s website.
This website contains links to other non-VHPI sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
VHPI secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We use the SSL Protocol for this purpose:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions required by law, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will delete your personal information from our records.
From time to time, VHPI may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from VHPI or click on a link therein.
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Changes to this Statement
VHPI welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that VHPI has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective as of February 15, 2021