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Privacy Policy

Huntington’s Disease Society of America has created this Privacy Policy to outline why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy. We encourage you to review it to fully understand the terms of using this site.

The following Privacy Policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site including:

  • What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site
  • Who collects such information
  • How such information is used
  • With whom your information may be shared
  • How you can opt out of receiving communications from HDSA
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control
  • How you can contact HDSA about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site

Collection Methodology and Usage of Information

Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

We obtain personally identifiable information about you only if you elect to give us that information. Types of personally identifiable information we ask you to provide may include your name, address, zip code, telephone number, e-mail address,and name of your organization or company where applicable.

Information collected on the site:

  • Enables us to respond to your inquires about volunteering or in participating in HDSA events or fundraising initiatives
  • Enables online donations
  • Facilitates purchasing products online that support HDSA
  • Enables fulfillling requests for newsletters, periodical and other HDSA communications

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America will only use your information internally to maintain communication.

Information Never Shared With Third Parties

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America will never sell or distribute your information to any third party.

Opting Out from Receiving HDSA Communications

If your information is currently being used to send you marketing communications, you can opt out at any time. All marketing e-mail communications from HDSA have an opt-out / unsubscribe selection. You may also contact HDSA in writing at The Huntington’s Disease Society of America / 505 Eight Avenue, Suite 902 / New York, NY 10018

Internet Protocol Addresses

We collect IP addresses from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”

Our Site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Site will not function properly when you view them.

Security

All information provided to Huntington’s Disease Society of America is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible to select security-clearanced staff members of Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-a-Friend

If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address.Huntington’s Disease Society of America will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site.Huntington’s Disease Society of America stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site for which Huntington’s Disease Society of America has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Contacting HDSA

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:

Huntington’s Disease Society of America
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902
New York, NY 10018

You can also send an email to: hdsainfo@hdsa.org. Kindly enter “Privacy Policy” in the subject line

Huntington’s Disease Society of America reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our Site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

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