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Privacy Policy

The Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all visitors of this Website, including respecting your concerns about privacy. We are committed to protecting your online privacy.

In general, you can visit www.hihof.com without revealing any personal information. You will, however, be asked to provide personal information to nominate a candidate or apply to be a member of the panel of judges.

All personally identifiable data that you enter on this Web site is not sold, but may be used by the Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame for marketing purposes.

This site is intended for adults age 18 and over.

IP Addresses
We collect and log the IP address (an identifiable number associated with your computer) of all visitors to the Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame Web site. This allows us to gather aggregate information about how our site is being used. To maintain anonymity, we do not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information. We will use IP address information, however, as needed to enforce our legal rights or when required to do so by law enforcement agencies.

How We Use Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of information that some Web sites store on your computer’s hard drive when you visit them. Like many other Websites, our site uses aggregate data compiled by cookies to provide us with the information about traffic to our site. Collecting this information does not allow us to personally identify you. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you reject the cookie, however, you may still use our site, but you may not be able to use the personalized features of our site.

Email Communications
Email communication that you send to us via the email links on our site may be shared with other staff that is most able to address your inquiry. We make every effort to respond in a timely fashion once communications are received.

Because email does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication, please do not use email if you wish to keep your communication private. Instead, please call 770-407-7670 with your request.

Opting-In for Email Information
When you opt-in to receive further information from the Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame, we will use that information to send you future occasional informational updates.

Links to Other Sites
Our Web site may contain links to other Internet sites. We are not responsible for either the content or the privacy policies of those sites.

Hotjar

We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device's IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link.

You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.



Complaint Process
If you have a complaint or problem, or if you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may contact us at:  Contact Us Page. Please indicate your reason for contacting us.

Our privacy policy may change periodically so we encourage you to visit this section of the Website periodically – Revised May 2015