RethinkDiabetesMaine.org has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to users’ privacy. This privacy policy describes the information we collect on the RethinkDiabetesMaine.org website (the “Site”) and what we do with that information.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Users are not required to provide RethinkDiabetesMaine.org with any personally identifiable information. RethinkDiabetesMaine.org does not obtain personally identifying information about visitors to our site unless users choose to provide such information. RethinkDiabetesMaine.org receives personal information (such as name, e-mail, address, etc.) only from users who specifically and knowingly choose to provide such information by using the contact form or register as members.

Privacy Policy
There are sections of RethinkDiabetesMaine.org that are password protected and require individuals to register and log-in. We value the privacy of our online community members and provide Web site users with the right to manage their own personal information. When you create an account on the Rethink Diabetes Maine website, we collect the following information:

  • Your name (required)
  • Your email address (required)
  • Your organization (required)
  • Your role (required)

This information can only be viewed by other people who create a member profile. We will never sell, use, disclose or share your name or personally identifiable information (such as email address) with any party other than the Rethink Diabetes Maine. We will only use your email address to contact you on behalf of Rethink Diabetes Maine.

COOKIE POLICY
By use of this Site, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy. By using this Site you agree to the placement of cookies on your computer. If you do not wish to accept cookies from this site please either disable use of cookies on this Site (through your browser settings) or refrain from using the Site.

Overview of Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded by a browser when a site is visited. Cookies are returned to an originating site and/or third party site on subsequent visits. Cookies may serve several functions, including remembering user preferences, visited pages, time and dates, and other metrics. We use persistent and session cookies on this website. Our cookies are anonymous, containing no information that can identify you personally.

For further information regarding cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

Use of Cookies
The Site utilizes cookies for the following purposes: AnalyticsSPAM protectionDisplaying content from external platforms-, and Behavioral Advertising.

Analytics
We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyze web traffic and keep track of User behavior to help us create a more useful and easy to use the Site.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy– Opt Out

Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Site and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

SPAM protection
This type of service analyzes the traffic of this Application, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)
Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Remarketing and behavioral targeting

This type of service allows this Application and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Application by the User. This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from this Site and elsewhere on the internet and transfer that information to partners that that manage and measure the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Facebook Pixel

Facebook users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting . Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

Google Ads

Users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting . Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

If you would like to disable “third party” cookies generated by advertisers or providers of targeted advertising services, you can turn them off by going to the third party’s website and getting them to generate a one-time “no thanks” cookie that will stop any further cookies being written to your machine.

You may also opt-out from targeted advertising on this website more generally, or on other websites on the internet, by using this advertising industry opt-out tool, Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), and Your Online Choices.

LINKS
The Site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

SECURITY
The Site has high industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Although we take measures to protect the security of the information you submit to us on the Site, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us. You submit such information at your own risk and agree that we will not be liable for any damages or injury that may result from unauthorized access to your information.

Storing Your Personal Data
Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers. Details relating to any personal information will be password-protected behind an authentication system, and all passwords are stored using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which is a specification for the encryption of electronic data established by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Comments on the members forum

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Contact us for more information related to the privacy of the information you provide online.

YOUR CONSENT
By using the Site, you agree to the terms of the privacy policy. We reserve the right to change the privacy policy from time to time. If we change the privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page so you are always informed about what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Your continued use of the Site after a change has been posted will constitute your agreement to such change in the privacy policy. This policy was last updated on 10/26/2021.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, you may Contact Us.

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