The Pan American Health and Education Foundation is the sole owner of the information collected on www.pahofoundation.org. Pan American Health and Education Foundation collects information from our users at several different points on our web site.
The Pan American Health and Education Foundation is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the information we collect from you.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our web site.
Registration and Subscription
Web site visitors can register to receive periodic e-mails, our drug bulletin Boletín Medicamentos y Terapéutica or other services by registering. Registration information is linked directly to a personal user name and password chosen by you, the user, and can only be retrieved by supplying the correct user name and password that is linked to your profile.
Access to your personal information is restricted to our employees, agents, representatives and service providers, including but not limited to the publishers of the drug bulletins from which Boletín Medicamentos y Terapéutica obtains its articles, for the purposes set forth below. In the case of drug bulletin Boletín Medicamentos y Terapéutica, your personal information may be transferred to countries outside of the United States for processing.
We request subscribers of our drug bulletin Boletín Medicamentos y Terapéutica to provide personal information. The information collected from the subscriber form that is presented to users when they choose to subscribe may include contact information such as the user's name, e-mail address, postal address, country, telephone number, specialty, and institution.
The Pan American Health and Education Foundation uses the personal information that you provide for such purposes as:
We use "session" cookies to collect information about your use of the site and so that you may view articles, abstracts or other records and browse from page to page. These cookies are temporary and are deleted when you leave the site.
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc., are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We use clear GIFs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by the recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. If users would like to opt-out of these emails, please see the Opt-out section.
Credit Card Information
We care about the safety and security of your transaction. We use high grade encryption and the https security protocol to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Companies we work with to process credit card transactions also use high grade encryption and security protocols. Contributions may also be made by calling 202-974-3800.
Links to Other Web Sites
If a user who registers to receive periodic updates or have access to our drug bulletin Boletín Medicamentos y Terapéutica elects to use the referral service feature of website-generated e-mails, we ask them for the friend's name and e-mail address. The Pan American Health & Education Foundation will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the site. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail.
Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
Notification of Changes
Restrictions on Use
All content included on this web site, such as graphics, logos, reports, articles and other materials, is the property and intellectual property of our organization or other authors and is protected by copyright and other laws.
Linking to Web Site and Framing
We do not permit others to frame this web site or any portion thereof. You may link to this web site if the link does not falsely imply or suggest that we have endorsed or affiliated our organization with your web site.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to block and/or terminate access to this web site from anyone who infringes other persons' rights. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. • 512(c), please direct any notifications of infringement occurring on our web site to:
Director of Communications
Pan American Health and Education Foundation
525 Twenty Third Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
In your notice to us, you must do the following:
1. Give us enough information to enable us to contact you regarding your complaint, including your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, if available.
2. Identify for us the material(s) and/or work(s) that you claim are being infringed on this site and the material(s) that are causing such infringement, and give us enough information (such as a web page address) to locate such material(s) or work(s) within our site.
3. State that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material(s) or work(s) in (2) above is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
4. State that the information in this notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you either own the copyright (or an exclusive right under the copyright) in the material(s) or work(s) that you claim in (2) above are being infringed, or are authorized by such owner to act on its behalf.
5. Provide your physical or electronic signature.
As our web site indicates, we welcome your feedback. Please be advised that any comments, suggestions, ideas or other information that you send to us through our web site will not be treated as confidential, and that we will own and have the right to use them as we choose, without payment to you.
Due to the global nature of the Internet, this web site may be accessed by users in countries other than the United States. We make no warranties that materials on this web site are appropriate or available for use in such locations. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access this web site, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
Limitations of Liability
We are not responsible for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special or consequential damages, that result from your use of (or inability to use) this web site, including any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE PROVIDE THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND USE OR RELIANCE UPON ANY OF THE MATERIALS ON IT IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our web site or the foundation, please contact us by using the "Contact Us" section of this web site.
Finalized February 15, 2005