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Privacy Policy

The Kaiser Family Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to our websites. Outlined below is our online privacy policy for information collected through our websites and email lists. If you have questions about these policies, we encourage you to talk to us by using our feedback form.

Resale or disclosure of information to third parties:
We do not share or otherwise disclose any personal information, including your name, address, or email addresses with other organizations. Only Foundation staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.

Browser information collected on our websites:
As with any website operator, the Kaiser Family Foundation analyzes its websites logs to constantly improve our websites and tailor them to the needs of our visitors. We use a third-party service to provide real-time reporting of browser accesses to our site to us and our authorized agents. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.

Personalization of Content:
We use cookies (http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Internet/2002/Cookies.asp ) on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site and to continue to improve it.

You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/ . However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at this and on other sites throughout the Internet may not be complete.

Privacy of our email lists:
The Kaiser Family Foundation maintains several email lists to keep email subscribers informed about recent publications and the latest developments in health policy. Individuals who provide optional information may also receive materials by mail or fax and or be contacted by telephone. We do not share the email addresses with anyone outside of the Foundation staff or its authorized agents. We configure our email software to refuse to divulge the email addresses of our list subscribers to anyone but authorized Foundation staff and agents. Only Foundation staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.

Children’s privacy:
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children. It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children, please do so through our feedback form.

Security:
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect our site from the loss or misuse of information that we have collected from you.