CHADD-MC.org follows the same privacy rules as does the national organization. It is republished below.
Collection of Information
CHADD collects two (2) kinds of information – personally identifiable information that you choose to supply us, and non-personally identifiable information, such as your IP address.
Personally Identifiable Information
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
CHADD does collect anonymous browser information from visitors to the site. This information is not personally identifiable and is not linked to any individual person. To collect this information, when you visit our website, we may store information in the form of a “cookie” on your computer. Cookies allow us to tailor the site and help us to better respond to your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
CHADD may also collect information through IP addresses or environmental variables. An “IP address” is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. “Environmental variables” include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time of your visit to our website, the type of Browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the websites you visit previously and subsequently to visiting the CHADD website, and the pages you visit while at our website. We collect this information to allow us to detect broad demographic trends, to provide information tailored to your interests and to enhance your experience on the CHADD site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner.
Use of Information
Resale or disclosure of information to third parties
CHADD may use the information you provide to fulfill your requests for membership, newsletters, our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, to contact you about your membership with us or to notify you when we make changes to our membership agreements, or to fulfill purchase orders. The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities, and from time to time, to offer you CHADD products, programs, or services.
CHADD will not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected at this site. CHADD may share personally and non-personally identifiable information with third parties that help manage our web site and databases, and with our partners, affiliates or other third parties. Specifically, but not inclusively, CHADD will disclose personal information (i) as may be permitted or required by law or court order, (ii) as may be necessary to protect the rights or property of CHADD, or (iii) to select third party agents with whom CHADD has contracted to carry out internal operations of the site, for example to register you for an event or fulfill a purchase or delivery request made by you.
Browser information collected on our web site
CHADD collects anonymous browser information, and analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of the materials available on our site. CHADD may from time to time link anonymous browser information with personally-identifiable information in connection with the Member section of the site. This will help us better tailor our site and provide you with content and offers that we think may be of interest to you.