Privacy Statement

TSRC Privacy Statement

The Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care (TSRC) takes the issue of privacy very seriously. This policy is intended to help you understand how TSRC collects, uses and safeguards the information collected on our Web site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use or disclosure of information that is collected or obtained through means other than this Website.

Collection of Information

Visitors may generally browse public portions of the TSRC Web site anonymously without providing any personal information. However, TSRC members are required to provide personal information in connection with registering for or accessing member portions of the site. In addition, personal information will be requested in connection with purchasing products or services, requesting additional information, signing up for newsletters or listservs, participating in forums or submitting questions through this site. In general, a visitor will know when personal information is being collected because he or she will have to fill out a form. TSRC does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under 13 years of age. TSRC will endeavor to correct, update or remove collected personal data if contacted ().

TSRC Use of Information

Any information collected on the Web site will be used by the TSRC only for the purpose stated at the time of collection. Only those who ask to be added to TSRC e-mail lists or who ask for information from TSRC will receive e-mail communications from TSRC. TSRC members may be automatically added to TSRC e-mail lists or certain other private lists if TSRC has an e-mail address for the member. E-mail addresses may be removed from TSRC e-mail lists at any time by following the applicable opt-out procedure specified in the list welcome message or by contacting the TSRC Listmaster and specifying the name of the list. TSRC may share statistical or aggregated, non-personal information about our visitors with affiliates, business partners and other third parties. This data is used for administrative purposes only.

Sharing of Information

TSRC may provide personal information to third party agents that have been hired to help provide a requested good or service. For example, in connection with a product order, TSRC would need to provide the collected the corresponding address to a shipping company to deliver the package.

Cookies and Tracking Information

TSRC may use “cookie” technology to obtain non-personal information from its on-line visitors. TSRC servers may also collect the IP addresses and domain names of visitors for site administration purposes. TSRC does not extract personal information in these processes, nor does TSRC provide this information to third parties. TSRC does not contact on-line visitors based on information in the TSRC cookie file.

TSRC has taken commercially reasonable steps to protect information received from online visitors against unauthorized access and use. All information is protected by TSRC security measures, which are periodically reviewed.

TSRC reserves the right to disclose without notice to the user any information in its possession if required to do so by law, to protect or defend TSRC’s rights or property, or to respond to an emergency. This Web site contains links to third-party Web sites which are not under the control of the TSRC. TSRC is not responsible for the privacy practices of any linked site.

TSRC reserves the right to revise this privacy statement at any time by posting a revised statement on this Web site. Use of this Web site after such change signifies the user’s acceptance of the changed terms.

Specific areas or pages of this Web site may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages and, in the context presented, in the event of any conflict between those specific terms and this Privacy Statement, those specific terms shall control.

This Privacy Statement is effective as of October 15, 2013. Questions about this privacy policy or requests concerning TSRC privacy practices should be directed to the TSRC Webmaster at .