Privacy Notice for ForHealth Consulting at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School Website
PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY NOTICE (“Notice”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School respects the privacy of visitors to its website and uses safeguards to the extent permitted by United States federal and state laws. We take your privacy seriously, and we want you to know how we collect, use, share and protect your information. This Notice applies to the information that we collect when you visit our website and other websites that we own or control and link or refer to this Privacy Notice (together “Site”). This Notice describes how we may collect, store, use and share certain information about you as well as the choices available to you when you use the Site.
Other University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School websites may adopt different privacy notices. Your use of those websites is subject to the privacy notice of the providers of those websites. You are encouraged to be aware when you leave this Site to read the privacy notice on each website you visit. You can tell you are leaving this Site by looking at the URL of the destination site.
What types of information do we collect about you?
When you access the Site, your visit is not tracked by the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School using your individual name or any other personal information. The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School does not have access to personal information. However, the Site uses Google Analytics 4 (GA4), which will track and collect information from your device from the time you access our Site. To know what data GA4 has access to and how it is used, please visit the GA4 website located in this link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/11593727?hl=en. The information is automatically collected and is subject to GA4’s privacy notices. We encourage you to read the GA4 privacy notices.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide directly to us. Optional information is collected only if you choose to send it, for example if you choose to complete an online form, register for an event, or send an email. Optional information that is collected may include: your name, e-mail address, and the content of your e-mail.
What about personal information about people outside of the United States?
This Site is intended for general use and is viewable on the Internet throughout the world. If you are visiting this website from the European Union (EU), personal information you provide to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School may not be subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School is located within the United States and the information related to its programs is published within the United States. Personal information provided to us by users outside of the United States will be transferred to the United States, where data protection laws may differ from those of your home country. By using our website or providing us with your information, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to the United States, processed, and / or stored on servers in the United States. Your information will be used as provided in this Notice and all reasonable steps will be taken to protect your privacy in accordance with the applicable data privacy laws. Should you have additional questions or need information regarding GDPR’s impact and its application to personal information provided to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, please visit the GDPR website at the below link:
Why do we collect the information?
We use the information we collect for things like:
- Optimizing the performance and user experience of our sites
- Operating, evaluating and improving our programs
- Marketing and advertising our programs, including by inferring your interests from your responses
- Sending you email communications if you request them
- Conducting research and analysis of our services
How do we collect the information?
- Cookies – GA4 uses “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are placed in the browser of your computer, mobile device, tablet, or other device you use when you visit our site. These text files collect and store information. To understand more about the GA4 cookies, please visit the GA4 website located in this link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/11593727?hl=en.
- Web Forms that you voluntarily complete to submit information.
- Registration for an event may be collected by a third-party vendor but the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School may collect that information.
- Email communications sign-up when you voluntarily submit a request.
What do we do with the information?
We may use your information to contact you in the future with announcements about programs being offered at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. We will share your information with our vendors, but we will not sell or rent the information to third parties outside of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School without your consent.
Who will have access to the information?
We will share your information with our vendors that capture the contact information and securely store and transmit it to us. The vendors and their affiliates may duplicate, analyze, transfer, modify, and otherwise use such data to provide, improve, market, or develop its offerings. We may also share your information with our vendors that need access to troubleshoot a problem.
How do we protect your information?
We use robust computer safeguards to protect your information.
How can you stop receiving emails from us?
You can choose not to receive emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any email you receive from us.
How long will we retain your information?
We keep your information for as long as needed to fulfill the particular purpose for which it was collected. We may also retain your records if legally required or to fulfill a legitimate interest.
How will you be notified if our Privacy Notice changes?
The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School reserves the right to change, modify, or otherwise amend this Privacy Notice at its sole discretion and at any time as it deems circumstances warrant. If the Privacy Notice changes, The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School will post an updated privacy statement with a modification date. Please check back often for the most current version. Your continued use of our website after any change in the Privacy Notice will constitute your acceptance of such changes.
Disclaimer of Warranty – While we try to maintain the information on the Site as accurately as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness and completeness, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
How can you contact us?
If you have questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School’s Office of Management at email@example.com.