The Black AIDS Institute collects personal information, voluntarily submitted by visitors to the website, which enables us to respond to requests for publications, distribute e-newsletters, process applications and employment inquiries and respond to requests for more information or assistance. The Black AIDS Institute adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. Except as disclosed below, we don't sell, barter, give away, rent or permit anyone outside of the Black AIDS Institute to use your personal information.
We occasionally use third-party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and partners to perform functions such as marketing, analytics, shipping or stocking orders, providing customer service, etc., on our behalf. These entities have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information collected from the website. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the website.
We may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the website; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the website or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents or the users of the website or the public.
The Black AIDS Institute also collects anonymous information to help us tailor the website to visitor interests and concerns. We may use "cookies" to help us understand which parts of our website are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there. The information that is gathered through cookies is used solely to assist in improving website design and function. You may elect to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies from this site through your browser settings. However, if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at this and on other sites throughout the Internet may not be complete.
We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children. It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers.
The Black AIDS Institute strives to protect the transmission of any information submitted by visitors. But no transmission of data is completely secure, and submissions are at the visitor's risk.
Questions and comments should be directed to the Director of Communications.
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