By accessing and or using any of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association,
Inc. or the Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation, Inc. (collectively “Mass.
Senior Care” or “we” or “us”) internet properties, including but not limited to
maseniorcare.org and maseniorcarefoundation.org (collectively referred to as
the “Websites”), you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this
Policy is an agreement between you and Mass. Senior Care that, among other
things, notifies you of our information management practices, including the types
of information we collect and how such information is used and safeguarded. This Policy applies only to information
collected through our Websites or electronically through other means and does
not apply to information collected offline.
Information We Collect
From time to time when you use or access our Websites, including when you
register to become a member, we may collect Personal Data about you. For purposes of this Policy, “Personal Data”
refers to all personally identifiable information, including your name, email
address, mailing and/or billing address, telephone number, agency or
organizational affiliation, credit card number and other
security/identification information. You
may visit our Websites anonymously, but please note that certain functions are
available to registered members only. By
submitting your Personal Data to us, whether by filling out an online form,
sending us an email, or otherwise, you represent and warrant that your Personal
Data is current, accurate, and complete.
You are responsible for updating your Personal Data from time to time as
In addition to the Personal Data we may collect about you, we also collect
other related technological tools. A cookie is a form of technology that
stores small bits of data on your computer. The cookies help us to
improve our Websites and provide you with better services. For example, cookies may be used as
navigation tools or to facilitate and/or save your log-in and account
information. Most web browsers can be
set to reject cookies. If you reject our cookies, certain of the
functions and conveniences of our Websites may not work properly and in some
cases, may not work at all. We do not link information we obtain from cookies
store or collect Personal Data about you.
Ways We Use Your Personal Data
We may use your Personal Data to:
(1) personalize your experience on our Websites, (2) improve our Websites and
customer service, (3) process certain transactions, (4) send periodic emails,
(5) administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other feature, (6) complete
your registration process for upcoming seminars or other events, (7)
communicate with you about your use of our Websites or the services we provide
you, and/or (8) manage your other requests for services from us. We may combine Personal Data or other
information you provide to us with other information we collect from you or
from third parties so that we can more effectively tailor our services and
offerings to you and our other users.
We do not give, share, sell, or
transfer any of your Personal Data to third parties except as required by law,
to enforce our Website Terms and Conditions, to protect our rights
or property or the rights or property of others, or if we are otherwise
authorized by you to do so. This does
not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Websites,
conducting our business, or providing you with services.
Ways We Protect Your Personal Data
We take commercially reasonable precautions to maintain the security and
confidentiality of your Personal Data.
Such precautions may include: encryption, firewalls, monitoring the
number of employees and/or contractors who have potential access to your
Personal Data, and requiring certain employees and/or contractors to use log-in
names and passwords in order to access your Personal Data. Although we take these precautions in
maintaining the security of your Personal Data very seriously, we cannot and do
not guarantee that unauthorized use or access will never occur or that any
communications over the Internet, telephone, wireless or other communications
means will be uninterrupted, error free or not intercepted by others improperly
and without authorization.
Links to Other Sites
From time to time we may offer links to other web pages. We do not endorse or sponsor other web pages, nor
are we responsible for the privacy policies, practices or the content of such web
pages. We expressly disclaim any
statements or assertions made on such web pages and deny all liability
associated with your use of, and the content on, such other web pages. You may arrive at one of these web pages by
selecting a link on any of our Websites. These web pages might issue their own cookies
or collect Personal Data, so please use caution when visiting an external site.
We are not responsible for the actions
or policies of the third parties who own, license, operate, or are otherwise
responsible for the other web pages.
Other Terms and Conditions
Please also review our Terms and Conditions
concerning your use of our Websites and certain related disclaimers and
limitations of liability.
We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time. All changes to the
Policy will be effective when posted and your continued use of any of our Websites
after the posting will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound
by, all the changes.
This Policy was last modified on August 24, 2009.