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Privacy Statement

TMF Health Quality Institute is committed to protecting your privacy for a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the TMF website and governs data collection and usage. By using the TMF website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

When you visit the TMF website, we will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. For example, if you choose to request more information from us or register for a training event or e-mail newsletter, we will ask you to provide detailed contact information. This information may include your e-mail address, name, home or work address, business name, telephone number, and other additional information so we can best respond to your request. You are not required to provide this information and may visit our site anonymously.

TMF and our internet service provider (ISP) also use analytic programs that collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include IP address, date and time of visit, browser type, domain names, referring website location of visitor’s machine (by state and city only) and pages visited. Most websites collect these statistics to better understand their site visitors and make improvements that better the user experience. TMF does not share or transmit this information to any other party or organization.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through TMF public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: TMF does not read any of your private online communications.

The TMF website links to governmental and private, third-party websites. Once you leave the TMF website, you are subject to the privacy policy for the sites you are visiting.

Use of Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally-identifiable information to outside parties. However, your personally identifiable information may be made available to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

TMF keeps track of the website and pages our customers visit within the TMF website in order to determine what TMF services are the most popular.

TMF websites only keep data collected long enough to achieve the specified objective for which they were collected.

TMF websites use a variety of technologies and social media services to communicate and interact with visitors.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow), which enables sites’ or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Your web browser may alert you or permit you to refuse, disable or delete cookies. You do not need to have cookies enabled to view content on this website.

Security of Your Personal Information

TMF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. TMF secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment that is protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Changes to this Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

All rights reserved. All information on this site is provided as a public service only and should not be relied upon as medical or legal advice. TMF shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the use of or reliance upon information supplied herein. Any trademarks or trade names used on this site are the property of the respective owners. Any links to other organizations contained on this site are for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement by TMF.

TMF recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of health care information. We caution anyone from transmitting such information via standard internet e-mail because we cannot guarantee confidentiality or privacy of any health care information.

Contact Information

TMF welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that TMF has not adhered to this statement, please contact TMF at privacy@tmf.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.