Fogarty Innovation (FI) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the www.fogartyinstitute.org site (the “Site”) hosted by FI. By accessing the Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Collecting Your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service you have requested, such as applying for a program or signing up for an email newsletter. The personal information we collect includes your name, email address and information applicable to the program to which you are applying. The site may collect information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the Site, analyze trends, and administer the Site.
Use of Your Personal Information
The personal information collected on this Site will be used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) you have requested or authorized.
In support of these uses, FII may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related FII products or services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications. We may also send you information about other FII news and programs.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Mailchimp or Survey Monkey to create and issue the FII newsletter or to conduct occasional market research in areas of critical interest to the Fogarty Institute. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of FII without your permission. We will never sell your personal information to third parties for marketing or other commercial purposes.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you return to the web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site’s features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other web sites you visit.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.