- Personally Identifiable Information – any and all information identifying you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number(s), email address, or company name.
- Cookies – A “cookie” is a small text file that web servers typically send to a user’s computer when they visit a website. Cookies are stored as text files on user’s hard drive and can be accessed by web servers when the user visits a Site or views an advertisement. A session cookie is a cookie that stores information as a user is using the Site but is deleted once the browser session is finished. A persistent cookie is a cookie that stores information as a user utilizes the Site and stores and uses that information in connection with future visits of the user to the Site. Third-party cookies are cookies provided by our advertising partners or e.g. social media platforms. Any third-party cookie that we authorize for use on the Site only collects that information described below for the same stated purposes as if we were directly collecting the information. For a third-party cookie, the third-party will have access to the collected information in order to provide us with information or services to enhance the performance and functionality of the Site.
- If you prefer not to accept cookies, you can set your Internet browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being placed on your hard drive. If you consent to our collection of cookies and you subsequently wish to withdraw your consent, you will need to manage the settings on your web browser to delete all cookies and disallow further acceptance of cookies. Please note that disabling cookies on your browser will prevent us from tracking your activities in relations to our Site, however, it may also disable some of the functions and features of the Site and the Site may not work properly. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this Site, please discontinue use of the Site. By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyze the way you use our Site.
Collection and Use of Information
This site is aimed at providing you with helpful patient information and allows you to visit the site without telling us who you are or revealing personally identifiable information. We do, however, collect web information and personally identifiable information for the purpose described below.
If you contact us by filling out the contact form on the website, we collect the following personally identifiable information:
- Full Name
- E-Mail address
This information is used for the purpose of answering the question you address and your personal information will not be stored after your question / case has been closed.
The IUGA attaches great importance to emphasize that we do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise retransmit any personally identifiable information we collect from this website.
Automatically Collected Data
The IUGA collects generic information about visitors to this website. As you interact on this website, we may collect information about your computer or device and visit(s) through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies, Internet Protocol (IP) address tracking/URL tracking, and other tools (collectively, “Tracking Technologies”). The types of Automatically Collected Data collected on this website through the use of these and other tools, which we may add from time to time, may include: the search terms you used, new or returning user information, browser information, computer or device type, operating system, internet service provider, website usage, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and number of clicks. This information is necessary for you to be able to view the website as well as for us to collect this information to have a record of the number of visitors, the webpages visited most often, the technology used by the visitor, and the country of origin of visitors.
Links to Other Web Sites
Links to third-party websites are provided solely for your information and convenience. If you use these links, you will leave our site. The IUGA is not responsible for the content or privacy policies on these other websites. We suggest that you carefully read the privacy policies of each site you visit.
In exceptional cases, the IUGA may 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 legal requirements or comply with legal process served on the IUGA; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of IUGA; or (c) protect the personal safety of IUGA personnel or members of the public in urgent circumstances.
Changes to this Policy
This Privacy Statement was last revised on February 28, 2019.