Privacy Policy

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

 

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only. 

 

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Services;

  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

Personal information provided by users will be used by the Hemochromatosis Information Society to improve the site and provide a more personalized experience for the user.  We may disclose information for law enforcement purposes as required by law or in response to a valid subpoena.

 

How do we store, use, share and disclose your personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to provide services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

We use the Network For Good to receive donations.  Please review their privacy policy here: https://www.networkforgood.com/about/privacy/

How do we communicate with site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your donation, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our organization, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

How do we use cookies and other tracking tools?

As noted above, our organization is hosted on the Wix.com platform.

 

Wix uses cookies for important reasons, such as:

  • To provide a great experience for your visitors and customers.

  • To identify your registered members (users who registered to your site).

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation and effectiveness of Wix's platform.

  • To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use. 

Take a look at the list below to see which cookies are placed on Wix sites:

  • XSRF-TOKEN

    • Used for security reasons

  • hs

    • Used for security reasons

  • svSession

    • Used in connection with user login

  • SSR-caching

    • Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered

  • _wixCIDX

    • Used for system monitoring/debugging

  • _wix_browser_sess

    • Used for system monitoring/debugging

  • consent-policy

    • Used for cookie banner parameters

  • smSession

    • Used to identify logged in site members

  • TS*

    • Used for security and anti-fraud reasons

  • bSession

    • Used for system effectiveness measurement

  • fedops.logger.sessionId

    • Used for stability/effectiveness measurement

  • wixLanguage

    • Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference

We may use cookies that aren't listed in the table above. Including cookies related to Wix's business solutions (Wix Stores, Wix Restaurants, Wix Bookings etc.), third-party apps or third-party integrations (e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook Ads). These apps and integrations may place additional cookies on our site.

The following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:


To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

How can site visitors withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at hemochromatosisinformation@gmail.com.

 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Links
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that HIS is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. The HIS privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the HIS website.

 

Fundraising
We may use information you provide in order to contact you as part of a fundraising effort.