APC Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy

The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding is committed to protecting the personal information that you provide us when using this Web site. APC has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our Web site.

Policy Overview

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for http://www.a4pc.org. In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy.

The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

This privacy policy notifies you of: What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the site; who collects such information; how such information is used; with whom your information may be shared; what choices you have regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information; what kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control; and how you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding by sending an email to info@a4pc.org. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

Personal Information
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.
We may track anonymous data such as: your IP address, the name of the website from which you linked to our site, the time and date you accessed our site and the pages you visit. We will not use this information to identify you in any way.
We will not sell or share personal information with third parties, including marketing companies, information brokers or any other organization. We will only disclose your personal information without your consent in the event that we are ordered to do so as part of a legal proceeding.

Internet Protocol Address
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”
Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using http://www.a4pc.org. Cookies are pieces of information that are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly.
Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them.

Security
All information provided to the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Tell-A-Friend
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Other Websites
Our site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Future Developments
The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding may need to revise its security policy as it develops new features on its website. We will make every effort to update this privacy policy in a timely manner. It will always remain our policy not to give, sell, or share your personal information with any third party unless legally obligated to do so.