At the Michigan Rheumatism Society, we believe anyone who uses the Internet should be fully aware of how their information is used, and are committed to doing business with the highest ethical standards.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
“Non-Personal Information” is information that is in no way personally identifiable and that is obtained automatically through your use of the Site with a Web browser.
“Personally Identifiable Information” is non-public information that is personally identifiable and obtained in connection with providing a product or service to you. It may include information such as name and address.
When you enter the Site, we collect Non-Personal Information, such as your browser type and IP address. Likewise, in order to offer you meaningful products and services and for other reasons, we may collect personally identifiable Information about you from the following sources:
- Information you give us on applications or other forms on the Site; or
- Information you send us via any medium, including, but not limited to email, telephone, and social media interaction
Information you provide to third-party websites is not within the control of the Michigan Rheumatism Society and you provide such information at your own risk. The terms and conditions of use and the privacy policies of those websites that you provide information to will govern their use of such information.
Cookies & Pixels
The Site may send a “cookie” to your computer. A cookie, or pixel, is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie or pixel cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie and pixel files created by other sites. Cookies and pixels do not damage your system. Cookies and pixels allow us to recognize you as a user when you return to the Michigan Rheumatism Society website using the same computer and Web browser.
In the course of optimizing service to our users, we may allow authorized third parties to recognize a unique cookie or pixel on your browser. Any information provided to third parties through cookies or pixels will not be personally identifiable, but may provide general segment information for the enhancement of your user experience by providing more relevant advertising.
The Michigan Rheumatism Society uses third-party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies and pixels, through sites like Facebook and Google. This means we have the ability to show ads to you on Facebook, or other websites across the Internet. As always, we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through Facebook, or any other third-party remarketing system.
Most browser software can be set to reject cookies. If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from www.mirheumatism.org or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Please keep in mind that if cookies aren’t enabled, certain functionality on the Site may not work properly and your experience may be limited.
Information Sharing And Disclosure
The Michigan Rheumatism Society is committed to protecting your personal information. We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent.