Updated November 4, 2019
OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
WE DO NOT COLLECT ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you use our Site.a. Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically. When you visit the Site, we monitor your activity on the Site. This information will not be stored in a manner that is personally identifiable with you. Also, in connection with your visit to the Site, we may collect various categories of non-personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, aggregated statistics generated from visitors to our Site (“Users”).
We use “cookies” to help you access and navigate the Site more efficiently and to statistically monitor how many people are using the Site. A cookie is a small file or tool stored on the User’s hard drive containing information that allows us to deliver customized information to you. You may set your browser to notify you of or decline the receipt of cookies; however, certain features of the Site may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable cookies.
The Foundation uses both “session” and “persistent” cookies on this Site. Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your Web browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. They store information on your computer for a number of reasons, such as helping to determine what areas of the Site you find most valuable. Persistent cookies placed on your computer by this Site do not store any personal information.
b. Emails You Send to the Foundation.
All content found on the GrainFoodsFoundation.org website, including: text, images, audio, or other formats were created for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately. Grain Foods Foundation does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on GrainFoodsFoundation.org. Reliance on any information provided by GrainFoodsFoundation.org, Grain Foods Foundations employees, contracted writers, or medical professionals presenting content for publication to Grain Foods Foundation is solely at your own risk.
Links to educational content not created by Grain Foods Foundation are taken at your own risk. Grain Foods Foundation is not responsible for the claims of external websites and education companies.
OUR PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES
We may retain advertising and/or public relations agencies to perform certain promotional activities on our behalf. Such third party agencies may need to collect personally identifiable information in order to perform their promotional activities, but they will use the personally identifiable information only in connection with performance of their activities, will not use such information for any other purpose and will destroy such information after they have completed their activities.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAW AND FRAUD PROTECTION
We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request
THIRD PARTY LINKS
We may provide links to third-party Web sites. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such Web sites, which may differ from those of the Foundation. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these Web sites before providing any information to them.
We maintain a variety of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards designed to protect the Site from unauthorized access. You should be aware that the Foundation has no control over the security of other sites on the Internet you might visit or interact with, even when a link may appear to said site from ours.
OUR SITE IS NOT FOR USE BY CHILDREN
The Site is a general audience site and we do not knowingly market to children under the age of 13. If a child under age 13 submits information about himself or herself to us through any part of our Site, and we become aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. We require that only persons 18 years of age or older use our Site. By using the Site, you hereby represent that you are at least 18 years old.
Erin E. Ball
Acting Executive Director
Grain Foods Foundation
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 289-6119
Fax: (202) 491-6930
OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES
b. Visiting Our Web sites from Outside the United States.
c. No Rights of Third Parties.