Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Respiratory Health Association understands and respects the importance of your privacy, and we have taken a number of steps to keep your information safe.  The privacy policy outlined below covers activities on our website: https://resphealth.org.

We use personal information and data only for internal purposes and to communicate with users about our events, products, activities and impact. We do not sell or rent information about you. We will not disclose personal information or message data to third parties without your consent, except as explained in this privacy policy. We use several third party providers throughout the website to assist in our operations. These providers may store personal information and share this information with us. All current partnerships are listed later in this policy, including links to information on each provider’s efforts to protect privacy. 

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Cookies

We may use cookies, tracking pixels and other tracking technologies when you visit our site to help customize the site and improve the experience of visitors.

A “cookie” is a a string of information assigned to you and stored on your computer’s browser while navigating our site. These “cookies” are used for a number of reasons not limited to analyzing how you use our site and recording your user preferences. Cookies can be disabled at any time by referring to your browser’s settings.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Analytics

We use third party tracking through Google Analytics, which provides certain anonymous information on how users access and navigate our site. We also use Google’s advertising services to reach potential consumers through the platform’s search engine. To learn more about Google’s privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/

You can opt-out of our analytics and tracking by blocking cookies in your browser settings. Note that this may limit the site’s functionality. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Grasvatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms

We may use online forms to request certain information from you, such as contact information to communicate with you about our services or products. This information may include personal data. Additional information about third party forms used on the site can be found later in this policy. 

Embedded Content from Other Sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This website contains links to other 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.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites. 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.

Who We Share Your Data With

We use third party providers for a number of services, including data collection and payment processing. Any information we receive from the providers is used only (with consent) to communicate about our products, events and activities. Users may always opt-out of any of these communications by contacting us at [email protected]

We currently use the following third party providers. Please visit the individual privacy policy of these providers to learn more about how they protect user privacy.  

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Donor Privacy Policy

We are committed to respecting the privacy of our donors, whether the donation is made online, by mail or any other method. To learn more about how we protect the privacy of donors: https://resphealth.org/donor-privacy-policy/

Updates to the Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this privacy policy from time-to-time and will post any changes promptly. This information is current as of today’s date. 

Contact Information

You can contact Respiratory Health Association with questions or to learn more about this privacy policy. 

E-mail | [email protected]

Phone | (312) 243-2000