Effective January 10, 2018
Who We Are
The Society for Public Health Education values individual privacy and we want to give our website visitors the opportunity to know what information we collect about them and how they can limit the use of personallyidentifiable information beyond the purposes for which they first provided it. At all times, however, the Society for Public Health Education reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), to protect the Society for Public Health Education’s rights or property, including without limitation in the event of a transfer of control of the Society for Public Health Education or substantially all of its assets, or during emergencies when safety is at risk.
Data We Collect and How We Use It
Personally Identifiable Information
We collect your email address if you communicate with us by email, as well as other information that you might supply voluntarily, such as survey information.
If you purchase a product or service at our site, we will also ask for your credit card number or other account number you wish to be charged. We do not share your credit card or other account information to third parties unless you authorize us to do so or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities, including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service you order.
We may use this information to respond to an email or other inquiry or request, to help improve our website and our services, to customize your experience at our website, or to send updates or notices about our organization and the products we offer that we think may be of interest to you. We may also combine this information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify visitors’ preferences or interests. We may provide information that identifies you to companies that assist us in these activities, such as helping us fulfill your request for a product, service or information.
The Society for Public Health Education collects information from its members (including names, addresses, business phone numbers, business fax numbers, and email addresses) for inclusion in an online membership directory that is available to association members. Access to directory information is also available only to the Society for Public Health Education’s members on the Society for Public Health Education’s association management system online portal, my.sophe.org.
The Society for Public Health Education’s website is intended for adults. The Society for Public Health Education does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If the Society for Public Health Education obtains knowledge that it has personally identifiable information about a child under 13 in retrievable form in its files, the Society for Public Health Education will delete that information from our existing files.
Cookies & Computer-Related Information
The Society for Public Health Education, like many web sites, use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our site. Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This information may be used by our staff to detect and resolve website problems and to assist with customer support. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about site visitors in this process.
Our web server automatically collects information from your computer and navigation patterns when you visit our site, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the computer’s operating system, the type of browser you use, and the specific web pages visited during your connection. We may also track data such as the total number of visits to our website and the number of visitors to each page of our website.
We may use this information, in aggregate form, for system maintenance and to better understand how our visitors use our site and services so that we can make them better.
The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Our website maintains an SSL Certificates to provide secure, encrypted communications between our website and an internet browser.
How You Can Control and Update Data About You
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date information about you in our records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your contact information needs to be updated, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to correct or update your contact information.
You may choose at any time to remove your name, telephone and fax numbers, and postal and email addresses from the lists we use to send notices or updates and elect not to receive correspondence from us by emailing at email@example.com.
Users may request that the Society for Public Health Education refrain from disclosing to third parties the data it collects on its membership application form or any other form on which users are providing information by contacting the Society for Public Health Education at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Other internet sites you visit — including those linked from the Society for Public Health Education website — may have their own privacy policies or no policy at all. Other websites might use personal information differently than our policy permits. We strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of any site before providing any personal information.
Data Integrity and Security
We use state-of-the-art technology to keep any information you provide as secure as possible. We also have in place privacy protection control contractual obligations with our vendors designed to ensure that personal data is protected from unauthorized access or disclosure. All Society for Public Health Education employees must abide