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The Community Innovations for Aging in Place ("CIAIP") Technical Assistance Resource Center's Website (the "Site") is the property of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Inc. and is protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws.  This includes the content, appearance, and design of the Site, as well as the trademarks, product names, graphics, logos, service names, slogans, colors, and designs.  We refers to Visiting Nurse Service Of New York.

We have created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information. 

We take the issue of privacy very seriously.  Any information collected on the Site will only be used for the purpose stated. 

The Site is only for important CIAIP Technical Assistance Resource Center communications.  The Site posts users’ contact information in order to facilitate communications among users. The Site may use "cookie" technology to obtain non-personal information from its on-line visitors.  “Cookie” technology is also used to allow users to login in order to view the website, create blog posts, post comments, and participate in forums.  No personal information other than email address, full name, and timezone (optional) is associated with user accounts.  We also do not contact you based on information in your cookie file. The CIAIP Technical Assistance Resource Center has taken steps to make all information received from our online users as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All information is protected by our security measures, which are periodically reviewed.

Spyware

We will not use software that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge and which may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge (“spyware”).

IP Address and Cookies

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you.  We use cookies only to keep track of your password and to personalize your web page.

Cookies

The Site places small bits of text or "cookies" onto your computer's hard drive. If you do not log out of your account, these cookies allow the Site to keep track of your username and password, so that you do not have to resubmit the information to log into your account. Always remember to log out of the Site so that the computer’s other users cannot access your account.

After you accept a cookie, it is passed from your browser to the Site’s servers each time you request a page.  Please note that you may configure your web browser to warn you before you accept a cookie.

Gathering of Non-Personally Identifying Information

The Site collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our website.  The Site also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The Site will not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than as described below.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Information Provided

We will not sell to third-parties any individually identifiable personal information (e.g., your e-mail address, name, etc.) that you supply.  If you would like your information deleted, please contact the CIAIP Technical Assistance Resource Center and provide us with your user name and the e-mail address which you provided to us:
E-mail: info@ciaip.org
Deletions will be processed in approximately five business days.

Online Surveys

We may run surveys on our Site wherein we ask visitors for contact information (such as their e-mail addresses). We reserve the right to use contact data from our surveys to send users information about our program, should you provide it. At your request we will stop sending you information about our program. 

Your California Privacy Rights

Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for those third parties or corporate affiliates' direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address:

Community Innovations for Aging in Place
c/o Center for Home Care Policy & Research
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
5 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
or by email to info@ciaip.org.  Please allow 30 days for a response.

Security

This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control.  An individual user ID and password protect each Site account so that no one other than the user can access its features. You may use the other sections of the Site without establishing a user ID and password.  The Site maintains its information on a secure, protected server.

Contacting the Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:
E-mail: info@ciaip.org