STD Guide Privacy Policy

(Last Updated on April 10, 2017)

Sexually Transmitted Disease Guide online version (www.std-gov.org) is provided by FREEDOM Network as an online information and communications service (the “Service”). This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy. Throughout this Policy the words “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to FREEDOM Network.

Non-personal data

FREEDOM Network may use tools or third party analytical software to automatically collect and use certain non-personal data that does not directly enable us to identify you. The types of non-personal data that this website may collect and use include, but are not limited to: browser or device properties, including, but not limited to IP address, browser types, mobile network information, and unique device identifier; device software platform and firmware; geographical data such as zip code, area code and location; metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device; other non-personal data as reasonably required by FREEDOM Network to enhance its Services.

In addition, our website collects anonymous information on search queries and pages viewed, which generally is associated with a browser’s cookie (see below for more on cookies).

In visiting or using the Services we may also ask you to provide information that is about you but individually does not identity you, such as: records and copies of your correspondence, if you contact us; and your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes. This information is treated as non-personal data, unless it is appended to your personal data or otherwise identifies you personally.

Disclosure of Information

Except as indicated within this Policy, we will not sell, rent or transfer your Personal Information to or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties. We may disclose Personal Information about you as required or permitted by law, including to comply with legal process.

We may, in our sole discretion, share or transfer your Personal Information to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to protect our reputation, to take precautions against legal liability, in the event of a business transition (see below), for required institutional risk control, or for resolving disputes, inquiries or complaints with respect to your use of this website.

Furthermore, we may provide our partners and other third partners who might benefit from the information with aggregated information, i.e., compiled information that does not in itself identify you, for research purposes.

Log Files

Like most websites, our website may gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream information. We may use this information to track user habits and improve the functionality of this website as a result of our observations.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to passively store information about your use of this website, including your preferences and other session information. A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

Maintenance of Accurate Information

We have established procedures to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner. If you have any reason to believe that Personal Information about you that is stored and maintained by us is incorrect, please contact us via email at info@std-gov.org.

Protection of Personal Information

We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of your Personal Information in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases and the information we collect. Any Personal Information that you provide to us will be stored on our computer network servers. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information. The security measures in place on this website and computer systems aim to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide to us. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the security of your information, please contact us via email at info@std-gov.org.

Links to Other Sites

You should know that while visiting this website, you can be directed, through links, to other websites that are beyond FREEDOM Network’s control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of such linked websites.

Business Transitions

In the event FREEDOM Network goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information might be among the assets transferred. You will not be notified in advance of any such change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.

Acceptance of the Terms of this Privacy Policy

By using this site, you signify your assent to the FREEDOM Network privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. The terms of this Privacy Policy may change from time to time without prior notice to you, so please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions inquiries or complaints about this Policy, or the practices of or your dealings with this website, please contact us through the information below:

FREEDOM Network

Attn: STD Guide

PO Box 2244

1216 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA

info@std-gov.org

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