YOUR PRIVACY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO US.
The Voice Health Institue (VHI) is committed to protecting your privacy. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you this notice explaining our information practices.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED:
This site is owned and operated by VHI. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. We want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
INFORMATION VHI GATHERS AND TRACKS
VHI gathers three types of information about users:
- Membership information needed to create your account.
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, or to email a friend.
- Information VHI gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs.
Under no circumstances does VHI divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
VHI uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our website, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users.
VHI creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for partners. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
VHI uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
VHI operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our constituents.
Our donation form is protected by an SSL certificate. All your information will be encrypted before being submitted.
Contacting the VHI:
If you have any questions about this Web site's privacy policies or security practices or your interaction with this Web site, please contact us by:
- Sending an e-mail to us
- Calling us at 617-720-5000
- Writing to us at: Voice Health Institute, Attn: Operations Manager, 1 Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114