Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas

WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

    Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas (WHFPT) is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information we collected through www.whfpt.org and other websites operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (the “Websites”); through our social media pages from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (our “Social Media Pages”); as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, including the Websites and our Social Media Pages, the “Services”). By providing Personal Information to us or using the Services you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. 

 

Use of Links

Throughout the WHFPT Web site, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your Web site to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our Web site, please send an email to info@whfpt.org with the subject “Link request.”

 

Use of Text and Images

If you would like to publish information that you find on the WHFPT Web site or would like information about using our logo images, please send your request to info@whfpt.org. Text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder.

 

Accessibility

The WHFPT Web site is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at info@whfpt.org.

How We May Collect Personal Information

WHFPT collects and stores the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our site, and information from third parties, such as path of users to web site pages visited, gender, age and overview interests. This information, which is commonly collected by web sites.

 

WHFPT uses this information to track trends and identify areas of improvement on the Web site for a better visitor experience, and to further the mission of WHFPT.

Online Profile Updates and Donations

If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.

Sending us an Email

You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

 

We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you sign up for our email list, we will only send you the information about WHFPT. We won’t share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Mandatory Disclosures

WHFPT will disclose protected health information to outside persons or entities without your written authorization as required by law in the following circumstances:

  • Court Order; Order of Administrative Tribunal - WHFPT will disclose protected health information in accordance with an order of a court or of an administrative tribunal of a government agency.

  • Subpoena - WHFPT will disclose protected health information in accordance with a valid subpoena issued by a party to adjudication before a court, an administrative tribunal, or a private arbitrator.  Reasonable efforts will be made to notify you of the subpoena, or of efforts to obtain an order or agreement protecting your protected health information.

  • Law Enforcement Agencies - WHFPT will disclose protected health information to law enforcement agencies in accordance with a search warrant, a court order or court-ordered subpoena, or an investigative subpoena or summons.

  • Coroner - WHFPT will disclose protected health information to a coroner where the coroner requests the information to identify a decedent; to notify next of kin; or to investigate deaths that may involve public health concerns, suspicious circumstances, child/elder abuse, or organ or tissue donation.

  • Child/ Elder Abuse Reporting - WHFPT will disclose protected health information about a youth or member of his/her family who is suspected to be the victim of child/elder abuse to the extent necessary to complete any oral or written report mandated by law.  Under certain circumstances, WHFPT may disclose further protected health information about the youth and/or his/her family to aid the investigating agency in performing its duties.  WHFPT will promptly inform the youth or his/her parent or guardian about any disclosure unless WHFPT believes that informing the youth or his/her parent or guardian would place the youth in danger of serious harm, or believes informing his/her parent or guardian would not be in the youth’s best interest.

  • Other Disclosures Required by Law - WHFPT will disclose protected health information about a youth and/or his/her family when otherwise required by law.

Kids and Privacy

For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information

The WHFPT site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us through a special online form. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form.

Third Party Services

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which Services link.  The inclusion of a link or button on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or any other social media platform provider, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to such organizations in connection with our Social Media Pages or through like, follow or other buttons on our Services.

Questions about our policies

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at info@whfpt.org.

This privacy policy was last modified on April 17, 2017.

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OFFICE ADDRESS:
1023 Springdale Rd
Building 1 Suite J
Austin, TX 78721
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