IAHPC Privacy Policy

How We Collect and Use Information

We collect the following types of information about you:

Information you provide us directly

We ask for certain information such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address when you register as an IAHPC member, as an IAHPC donor, or if you correspond with us through the IAHPC website. We use this information to operate and maintain our records and to provide you with the services and goods that you requested.

If you donate, your name, (unless you wish to remain anonymous) will be published in the IAHPC Newsletter and other publications. In addition, in its annual filing, the IAHPC provides the list of donors to the IRS as required by law.

If you join IAHPC as a member, your name, your photo (if you agree to submit one) and the country you live in, will be published in the IAHPC website, the IAHPC Newsletter, and other IAHPC publications.

Information you provide to process membership fees and/or donations, including but not limited to, credit card number, expiration date, and security codes, are collected by a third party (Stripe). The IAHPC does not collect, nor store any credit card information from our members and donors.

Information we may receive from third parties

We may receive information about hospices/palliative care providers from third parties. This information may include, but is not limited to, name, email address and address.

Cookies information

When you visit the IAHPC website, your browser may send one or more cookies that uniquely identifies your browser and helps you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the IAHPC website as well as other websites linked through the IAHPC website. The cookies, information collected and passed on to others is collected by your browser and not by the IAHPC. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

Analytics information

We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the IAHPC website. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the IAHPC website. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it does not allow to identify an individual user. These include browser type, your geographic location, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, how you interact with links on the IAHPC website, landing pages, pages viewed, type of device used and other such information.

Sharing of Your Information

We value the privacy and safety of the membership information you supply us. The information we collect about you for is only used by IAHPC and is never sold to third-parties. 

We may share the name and contact information of a member with another member in need of locating a palliative care provider or worker in a specific country or city.

How We Store and Protect Your Information

Storage and Processing:

Your information collected through the IAHPC website will be stored and processed in the United States. If you are located in a different country, please be aware that your country’s laws governing data collection and use, may differ from the US law.

Keeping your information safe:

IAHPC cares about the security of your information and uses safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the IAHPC website. IAHPC is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

Your Choices about Your Information

We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests. If you have any questions about reviewing or modifying your preferences, you can contact us directly at [email protected]

Children’s Privacy

Many children around the world have serious health related suffering and require palliative care. The IAHPC website and its content includes information about palliative care provision for all patients, including children. However, IAHPC does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 18. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 18, unauthorized by the child’s legal guardian, please contact us at [email protected]

Links to Other Websites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the IAHPC website, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the IAHPC website to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or IAHPC websites. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or IAHPC website, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible, and we do not control over any third-parties that you authorize to access your User Content. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources other than through the IAHPC website.

This Policy will be revised and approved annually by the IAHPC Board of Directors.