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MISSOURI SUICIDE PREVENTION NETWORK PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

Missouri Suicide Prevention Network (“MSPN,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) respects the privacy of your information. This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the information you provide to us in using our website (“Site”) and the services provided through our Site (collectively, “Services”).          

 

From time to time, we may change this Privacy Policy. If we do, we will post an amended version on this webpage. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically.    

This Privacy Policy covers the following topics:

1.    Information We Collect Online

2.    How We Use Your Information

3.    How We Share Your Information

4.    Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

5.    “Do Not Track” Signals

6.    Choices About Your Personally Identifiable Information

7.    Security

8.    Third-Party Links

9.    Children’s Privacy

10.  Accessibility

11.  How to Contact Us

 

1.     Information We Collect Online

We collect Personally Identifiable Information from you through your use of the Site and Services. “Personally Identifiable Information” is individually identifiable information about an individual consumer that we collect online and that we maintain in an accessible form. We collect the following types of Personally Identifiable Information:

Information You Provide 

We may collect the following Personally Identifiable Information that you voluntarily provide to us in using our Site and Services:

  • Register for Advocacy Alerts. To register for advocacy alert handbooks, by signing up for the membership, you will provide your name and email address. 

 

  • Join Newsletter. To sign up for our newsletter, you will provide your email address. 

 

  • Contact Us. To contact us provide your name, email address, and any additional personal information you choose to provide. 

Information as You Navigate Our Site

We automatically collect certain Personally Identifiable Information through your use of the Site and Services, such as the following:

  • Usage Information. For example, the pages on the Site you access, the frequency of access, and what you click on while on the Site.

  • Device Information. For example, hardware model, operating system, application version number, and browser.

  • Mobile Device Information. Aggregated information about whether the Site is accessed via a mobile device or tablet, the device type, and the carrier.

  • Location Information. Location information from Site visitors on a city-regional basis. 

Third Party Information 

In some cases, we may receive certain Personally Identifiable Information from you about a third party. For example, as part of our contact us process, you may provide the Personally Identifiable Information of a third party. If you submit any Personally Identifiable Information about another individual to us, you are responsible for making sure you have the authority to do so and to allow us to use their Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

 

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the Personally Identifiable Information we collect to provide the Services to you, to improve our Site and Services, and to protect our legal rights. In addition, we may use the Personally Identifiable Information we collect to:

  • Email you our blog posts and newsletters;

  • Contact you regarding our products and services that we feel may be of interest to you;

  • Communicate with you about our Site or Services or to inform you of any changes to our Site or Services;  

  • Provide support;  

  • Maintain and improve our Site and Services;

  • Protect the security and integrity of our Site and Services;

  • Investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of our Terms of Use, and to otherwise fulfill our legal obligations;

  • Monitor compliance with and enforce this Privacy Policy and any other applicable agreements and policies;

  • Defend our legal rights and the rights of others; 

  • Fulfill any other purposes for which you provide it or any other purpose we deem necessary or appropriate;

  • Efficiently maintain our business; and 

  • Comply with applicable law.  

3. How We Share Your Information

We may share the information that we collect about you in the following ways:

  • With vendors who perform data or Site-related services on our behalf (e.g., email, hosting, maintenance, backup, analysis, etc.);

  • With vendors to prepare, deploy and analyze advertising content;

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

  • To establish, exercise, or defend our or a third party’s legal rights, including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention;

  • With any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that Personally Identifiable Information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that Personally Identifiable Information;

  • With any other person or entity as part of any business or asset sale, equity transaction, merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, or in preparation for any of these events; 

  • With any other person or entity where you consent to the disclosure; and

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the Personally Identifiable Information or for any other purpose we deem necessary, including to protect the health or safety of others.

4. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

How We Use Cookies

Like many other companies, we use cookies and other tracking technologies (such as pixels and web beacons) (collectively, “Cookies”). Cookies are small files of information that are stored by your web browser software on your computer hard drive, mobile or other devices (e.g., smartphones or tablets). 

We use Cookies to:

  • Estimate audience size and usage patterns;

  • Understand and save your preferences for future visits, allowing us to customize the Site and Services to your individual needs;

  • Advertise new content and services that relate to your interests;

  • Keep track of advertisements and search engine results;

  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions to resolve issues and offer better site experiences and tools in the future; and

  • Recognize when you return to the Site. 

We set some Cookies ourselves, while separate entities set other Cookies. We use Cookies other entities set to provide us with useful information, to help us improve our Site and Services, to conduct advertising, and to analyze the effectiveness of advertising. For example, we use Cookies from Google and other similar companies. 

 

How You Can Opt Out of Cookies

 

Browser Settings

You can block Cookies by changing your Internet browser settings to refuse all or some Cookies. If you choose to block all Cookies (including essential Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.

 

You can find out more about Cookies and how to manage them by visiting www.AboutCookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Platform Controls  

 

You can opt out of Cookies set by specific entities by following the instructions found at these links:

Google: https://adssettings.google.com

Advertising Industry Resources

 

You can understand which entities have currently enabled Cookies for your browser or mobile device and how to opt out of some of those Cookies by accessing the Network Advertising Initiative’s website or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s website. For more information on mobile specific opt-out choices, visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s Mobile Choices website.

Please note these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised. Therefore, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses Cookies or other tracking technologies to help us analyze how users interact with the Site and Services, compile reports on their activity, and provide other services related to their activity and usage. The technologies used by Google may collect information such as your IP address, time of visit, whether you are a returning visitor, and any referring website. The information generated by Google Analytics will be transmitted to and stored by Google and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies. To learn more about Google’s partner services and to learn how to opt out of tracking of analytics by Google, click here.

5. “Do Not Track” Signals

Some internet browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Given that there is not a uniform way that browsers communicate the “Do Not Track” signal, the Site does not currently interpret, respond to or alter its practices when it receives “Do Not Track” signals. 

6. Choices About Your Personally Identifiable Information

Review and Request Changes to Your Personally Identifiable Information

 

To review or request changes to any of your Personally Identifiable Information, please contact us at admin@mospn.org

Marketing Communications 

To unsubscribe from our marketing emails, please click the unsubscribe link included in the footer of our emails. You also may submit a request to us at admin@mospn.org.

7. Security

 

We maintain commercially reasonable security measures to protect the Personally Identifiable Information we collect and store from loss, misuse, destruction, or unauthorized access. However, no security measure or modality of data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Although we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

8. Third Party Links

 

The Site and Services may contain links that will let you leave the Site and Services and access another website. Linked websites are not under our control.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to Personally Identifiable Information that is acquired by us on this Site and Services. We accept no responsibility or liability for these other websites. 

 

9. Children’s Privacy

 

The Site and Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under 13.

 

10. Accessibility

 

We are committed to ensuring this Privacy Policy is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you wish to access this Privacy Policy in an alternative format, please contact us as described below. 

11. How to Contact Us

 

To contact us for questions or concerns about our privacy policies or practices, please email us at admin@mospn.org.

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