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Privacy Policy

 

 

This privacy notice (the “Privacy Notice”) relates to the www.pharm.org website (collectively, the “Physicians Against Red Meat (PhARM) Website”), which is maintained by Physicians Against Red Meat (PhARM). As used in this Notice, the terms “you,” “your,” and “yours” refer to you, the user, of the PhARM Website or any other guest, person, or entity who accesses or uses the PhARM Website or services from the PhARM Website. The terms “we,” “us,” “our,” or “ours” refer to PhARM.

 

Physicians Against Red Meat (PhARM) Full Privacy Notice

 

This Privacy Notice provides information about data collection, use, and sharing:

 

PhARM has created this privacy policy to explain how we collect, use, share, store, and destroy Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) and Non-Personally Identifiable Information using the PhARM Website.

 

Please read our privacy policy carefully.

 

In order to fully understand your rights, we also encourage you to read our Terms of Use. PhARM reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this privacy policy simply by posting such changes on our Website. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

 

PhARM may modify this privacy policy at any time. When changes are made, we will modify the “last updated” date at the top of this page. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting. Your use of our Website following these changes means that you accept the revised privacy policy.

 

What personal information do we collect from the people who visit our Website?

 

When filling out a form or entering information for a feature on our Website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter contact information that includes your name and/or email address. In the event that an online form has fees and/or donations associated with it, we may request credit card information for the purpose of processing the transaction.

 

When do we collect information?

 

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or otherwise enter information on our Website, including, but not limited to, when you make a donation, subscribe to a newsletter, sign up for an event, submit a story, sign a petition/action alert, respond to a survey, or contact us.

 

Automatically collected information:

 

We collect information about your use of the PhARM Website, including but not limited to your search activity, the pages you view, and the date and time of your visit.

 

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not identify any individual. It helps us to improve our Website by enabling us to do things such as:

 

  • Estimate our audience size, geographic location, and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

  • Provide better services and features in the future.

 

Social media:

 

We gather information from social networking websites (such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). We collect information from social media activity, including likes, shares, and tweets about our content on social networking websites.

 

Cookies:

 

Our Website uses cookies to enhance your experience while using our Website. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping and other purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of the PhARM Website, attempting to serve you with the most appropriate advertising, and ensuring you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. 

 

We use cookies to:

 

  • Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.

  • Compile aggregate data about website traffic and website interactions in order to offer better website experiences and tools in the future.

  • Enable us to serve targeted advertising to you on our behalf and on behalf of third parties.

  • Store visitor email addresses (if provided).

  • We may also use trusted third-party services, such as Google Analytics, that track this information on our behalf. Click here to review the privacy notice for Google Analytics.

  • Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Website will not function properly when you view them. This Privacy Notice covers the use of cookies by the Site only.

 

Pixel tags and other similar technologies:

 

The PhARM Website uses a variety of technical methods for tracking purposes, including pixel tags and Web beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of websites. We also use these technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on the PhARM Website, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of the PhARM Website. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We also use these technical methods in HTML emails that we send to determine whether the recipients have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form that is personally identifiable.

 

IP addresses and click-stream data:

 

As is true of most websites, we automatically gather information such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our Website (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or click-stream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the PhARM Website.

 

An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. Standing alone, your IP address is not personally identifiable. At times, we also use IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to advertisers, for example, regarding the frequency with which our guests visit various parts of the PhARM Website. We may combine this information with PII we obtain from you directly on the PhARM Website or from third parties.

 

Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request pages from the PhARM Website. Click-stream data may include such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view, and other such Non-Personal Information.

 

When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the PhARM Website, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.

 

How do we use your information?

 

We may use the information we collect from you when you make a donation, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, or use certain other website features in the following ways:

 

To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.

 

  • To improve our Website in order to better serve you.

  • To better service you in responding to your service requests.

  • To administer a promotion, survey, or other website feature.

  • To quickly process your transactions.

  • To send periodic emails regarding your area(s) of interest.

  • To follow up with you after correspondence (email).

 

We may share some information about you with partners for marketing purposes.

 

How do I unsubscribe from receiving your marketing emails?

 

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can unsubscribe at the bottom of each email. If you need further assistance, you may contact us at [email], and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

 

Notices and disclosures

 

Third-party disclosure:

 

We do not sell or lease your PII to third parties or provide non-personally identifiable information to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

Third-party links:

 

Occasionally, at our discretion, our Website may include links to other websites and/or third-party API integrations. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website and welcome any feedback about these websites.

 

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act):

 

We do not knowingly request or collect information from any person under 13 years of age without parental consent. If you believe that your child has submitted personal information without your consent and you would like this info restricted or removed, please contact [email].

 

CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act):

 

If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information about our disclosure of your personal information to third parties for those parties’ own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email].

 

How to change your personal information

 

To request deletion of your personal data, please contact us by using the information in the “How to contact us” section below.

 

How to contact us

 

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us using the information below.

 

Email: support@pharm.org

 

USE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS OF USE AND THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Last Updated: January 24, 2024

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