Privacy Policy

Harvard School of Public Health Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development Privacy Policy
This policy states the privacy practices for this web site: http://www.ForumHSPH.org.

Information gathering

We may ask our visitors to provide email addresses and other information about themselves.

Our web server software generates logs of the IP addresses of computers that access this web site and of the files here they access. These logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.

We may also collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to this website. We may gather website use statistics ourselves or through service providers (like Google Analytics) and retain them for an indefinite period. We may display this statistical information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not collect or disclose personally-identifying information other than as described in this policy.

We may use cookies to maintain a user’s identity between web sessions.

Use of information

We use your IP address and information on files you access to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. We also use this information to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Any email address you provide may be used to send you information and to respond to inquiries and other requests or questions. At any time you may opt out of receiving emails that you have requested.

We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to: satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or others.

Security

This site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting this web site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact theforum@hsph.harvard.edu.

Links to Other Sites

This web site may contain links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Effective Date and Changes

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. The effective date of this policy is July 24, 2013.