Commitment to Privacy
EHD is committed to respecting your online privacy and security. Generally speaking, you may visit our website without revealing your identity or other personal information. If you choose to provide personal information (in the process of joining our email list, making a donation, or purchasing a product) we will use that information only for the purpose for which it was given or as required by law.
Collection of Aggregate Data
We do collect general information about all visitors to our website for statistical purposes such as country of origin, which pages are visited, downloads, browser used, previous web address, and links used. This information is used to guide us in making our site more informative, navigable, and effective.
What We Collect
Unless you provide additional information, EHD collects the following information from website visitors:
- the ip address and browser you use to access the Internet;
- the date and time of your visit;
- the pages you visited; and
- the address of the web site that linked you to the EHD site.
Recipients of Email Updates
For those who have elected to receive our email updates, we collect general contact information. Email update recipients may opt out at any time. For those who elect to donate to support our work, we collect contact information, billing and verification information based on payment method, and optional survey information.
Encryption of Visitor-Supplied Personal Information
In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of any personal information you provide, we have employed suitable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to secure the information we collect online. All personal information (such as your email address, telephone numbers, credit card information, etc.) will be encrypted with 128-bit (the highest degree of encryption available) SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology prior to transmission over the internet. Every reasonable effort will be made to protect the personal information you entrust to us at every stage of our relationship.
Cookies do not divulge any information stored on your hard drive and do not execute any commands. Cookies may be removed from your machine anytime by your internet browser program.
As we add new features to our site, cookies will allow you to personalize some of the information you see and take full advantage of our site's advanced features.
We Do Not Share Personal Information
EHD does not sell, rent, lease, share, or otherwise divulge your personal information with others unless mandated by court order or law. We use the information to communicate with you about topics in which you have expressed interest, to complete donation and sponsorship transactions, or to update you on significant progress.
Written Communications and Feedback
Generally speaking, the contents of written communications (email and printed letters) submitted to EHD by others or feedback received about the website or any other source become the sole property of EHD. We may publish quotes from the contents of these communications for promotional purposes though we will not use personally identifiable information without your written permission. Any communications threatening violence or other unlawful activity will be promptly turned over to law enforcement authorities.
Product and Website Endorsements
We do welcome product and website endorsements from educators, students, clinicians, etc. and may publish these endorsements on our website or printed materials. Endorsement forms giving EHD explicit permission to publish such endorsements are available on our website and must be completed, signed, and mailed to EHD.