The PROMIS® Network is committed to protecting the privacy and security of our Web
site visitors and e-mail subscribers. To protect the privacy of visitors and subscribers,
we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices
you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this
notice easy to find, we make it available on our Home page.
Information Collection & Use
The PROMIS® Network collects information on this Web Site when you willingly register
or request a subscription to our e-mail publications. This information can include:
- Your name
- Your postal mailing address
- Your e-mail address
- Your telephone and fax numbers
- Your professional designations
- Demographic information, such as your organization
By filling out a form, you are authorizing us to use that information. The PROMIS®
Network uses this information to respond to your requests for information, for registration
in its programs, and to fulfill requests for our publications. We also, at your
request, may use the information you provide to advise you of information about
our programs, newsletters, and other resources.
How We Protect this Information
When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information, we redirect
visitors to a secure server and encrypt all information. The PROMIS® Network has
implemented security measures in place in our physical facilities, which are designed
to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected
from you on our site.
E-mail and online forms are may not be secure against interception and senders and
sender should not expect privacy. Identification of the sender and recipient, and
access to content is possible. If you are concerned about transmission of personal,
business, or quality improvement information, contact the PROMIS® Network at the
telephone number, mailing address, or e-mail address below.
How You Can Access or Update Your Information
Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to contact information that we
maintain about them. Visitors may also have inaccuracies in their contact information
corrected by the PROMIS® Network. To access or update your contact information, contact
PROMIS® at the telephone number, mailing address, or e-mail address below.
Receiving Communications from Us
The PROMIS® Network maintains e-mail lists to keep subscribers informed about important
news, resources, and events. We provide users with the opportunity to opt–in to
receive these communications from us at the point where information is requested.
We do not send promotional e-mail to visitors unless we have received their informed
consent. Nor do we share the e-mail addresses of our subscribers with anyone outside
of PROMIS®. Subscribers may remove themselves from our e-mail lists at any time by
following the instructions in any message.
Visitors who have voluntarily provided us with their postal mailing address or fax
number may receive periodic communications from us about programs. If you do not
wish to receive such communication, contact the PROMIS Network at the telephone
number, mailing address, or e-mail address below.
This information is used to support some necessary site features and to better understand
how visitors use our site. We do not retain this information.
The PROMIS Web Site automatically collects and records the following session information.
- Date and time of each visit
- Domain name and IP address
- Pages visited
- Computer platform and Web browser used
- Search engines and search terms that brought visitors to our site
- The location of visitor’s Internet service provider (by country and state)
The PROMIS Network does not collect any personal identifiable information.. Nor
does PROMIS sell or transmit any Web tracking information to other parties or organizations.
This information is used internally, in aggregate form in assessing improvements
needed for the Web Site.
Links to Other Web Sites
NIHPROMIS.org contains links to other Web Sites. The PROMIS Network is not responsible
for the privacy practices or the content of these Web sites.
changes may include changes in how we gather information or how we use the information
you; however, you should check this site periodically to be fully aware of the terms
its stated information policy, you may contact The PROMIS® Network at the telephone
number, mailing address, or e-mail address below. You may also contact your state
or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state or local consumer protection
office, or The Federal Trade Commission by telephone at 202–FTC–HELP (202–382–4357)
or at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.
The PROMIS Network
c/o American Institutes for Research (PNC)
10720 Columbia Pike, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20901–4449