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Privacy Policy

Confidentiality

HIV-ASSIST highly values security and confidentiality. Access to personally identifiable information is strictly limited to those HIV-ASIST staff who have network responsibilities and who are authorized to view such information.

Use of Information

Subscribing to HIV-ASSIST requires submitting some identifying information, including name, title, organizational affiliation, and email address. Identifying information explicitly refers to User data and not individually identifiable patient health information or data (Protected Health Information; PHI) as described by The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Please do not enter or store Protected Health Information on HIV-ASSIST. HIV-ASSIST receives and records information from a User's browser, including IP address, cookie information, and pages viewed. HIV-ASSIST may also access cookies on a User's computer. HIV-ASSIST records standard information about User use, including time and date of access. The information is used solely for site enhancement to improve website functionality.

Information Sharing

HIV-ASSIST will never sell or rent User information, nor will HIV-ASSIST disclose any personally identifiable information collected from Users unless required to do so by law.

Third Party Web Links

Third party websites are mentioned in HIV-ASSIST solely as a convenience to the User. Reference to outside websites does not constitute endorsement of content or products; nor does it signify professional affiliation with HIV-ASSIST.

Termination

Users may terminate their accounts by contacting the site administrator at any time. HIV-ASSIST may, at its discretion, immediately terminate a subscriber's access to website resources.