We respect your privacy! The HDA Research Foundation ('the Foundation') believes that you have the right to know what information is being collected about you when you visit our site, and what is done with that information. The terms of this policy will govern the use and any information collected while it is in place.
The Foundation 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.
The Foundation 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 Foundation 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 Foundation site. This information may be aggregated in an anonymous manner.
The Foundation may sell, rent, loan, trade, lease, or otherwise disclose any personal information collected at this site. Specifically, but not exclusively, The Foundation 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 the Foundation, or (iii) to third parties to provide you with goods and services you request, for example to register you for an event, or to carry out internal operations of the site. These third parties may include, but are not limited to, shipping or credit card processing companies.
The Foundation collects anonymous browser information, and analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of the materials available on our site. Our logs are not personally identifiable, and we will make no attempt to link them with individuals that actually browse the site.