Coalition to Stop the Spread

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website of the Coalition to Stop the Spread (“Stop the Spread Coalition” “we” “us” or “our”). We know your online privacy is important to you, and we want you to know how we may collect, use, or disclose Personal Information on the website www.stopthespreadcoalition.com (“Website”). “Personal Information” is any information about an individual that, alone or in combination with other information, can be used to distinguish or trace the individual’s identity or that is linked or linkable to an individual.

This Privacy Policy applies to Stop the Spread Coalition’s online collection of Personal Information via this Website. Please note that this Policy does not govern Stop the Spread Coalition offline collection of Personal Information or collection of Personal Information, online or offline, by Stop the Spread Coalition affiliates, or any other entity, unless otherwise specifically stated by Stop the Spread Coalition. This Policy does not apply to Stop the Spread Coalition’s presence on a third-party social networking site or any mobile applications not offered for download on this Website. Please see the privacy statements at those locations to learn how your information will be handled.

Stop the Spread Coalition is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If any term in this Privacy Policy is unacceptable to you, please do not use this Website or provide any Personal Information. By accessing or using the Website or providing any Personal Information to Stop the Spread Coalition, you signify your acknowledgment of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time (see Updates to Privacy Policy below) and your use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

How We Use and Disclose Your Personal Information

We collect the Personal Information you provide us when you request information, subscribe to the receive email updates, complete the contact forms, request to join the Coalition to Stop the Spread, communicate with us via email, or otherwise contact us. Stop the Spread Coalition uses such information to provide you service, improve its offerings, and advance its mission.

We may use or disclose information collected about you, including Personal Information, to operate or improve our Website, to process membership applications, communicate directly with you, understand the effectiveness of our communications, notify you about updates, and generate relevant resources to serve our mission.

We may share your Personal Information with our service providers and affiliates, as well as other organizations that work with the Coalition to Stop the Spread. We may make this information available to other third parties. We will disclose Personal Information if required by law and may share it in order to protect the legal rights, property, or safety of us or third parties. We also will disclose Personal Information to any new or successor entity should Stop the Spread Coalition be reorganized, acquired, or merged with another entity, in whole or in part.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Like many websites, this Website may use cookies, image tags, and similar technologies. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is stored on your computer. Image tags (also called web beacons, web bugs, clear GIFs, or single-pixel GIFs), which work in conjunction with cookies, are small image files that may be located on select pages of our Website or within web-based emails that we may send. We may also collect  information that your browser makes available as a function of visiting our Website, including your IP address; domain from which you access the Internet; operating system and information about the device or browser used when visiting the site; date and time of your visit; content you visited or downloaded; and website (such as google.com or bing.com) and website referral source (email notice or social media site) that connected you to the website.

Our Website may use two types of cookies: single-session (temporary) and multi-session (persistent). Temporary cookies last only as long as your web browser is open, and are used for technical purposes such as enabling better navigation through our Website. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods and are used for purposes including tracking the number of unique visitors to our site and information such as the number of views a page gets, how much time a user spends on a page, and other pertinent web statistics. Cookies, by themselves, will not be used by Stop the Spread Coalition to disclose your individual identity.

We use these technologies to learn how our site is used, and improve the performance and offerings of our Website. These technologies do not collect Personal Information, as they do not collect information that can be used to distinguish or trace your individual identity or which is linked or linkable to you. We may share information collected via these technologies to improve our offerings, to advance our mission, or for other purposes.

Email, Mail, and Telephone Communications

If you decide you no longer wish to receive periodic mailings, telephone contacts, or emails from us and like-minded organizations, please let us know by following the instructions you can find on this Website or in the mailings themselves. For example, should you wish to opt-out from emails, you may follow the instructions in the email on how to unsubscribe from such mailings.

Children’s Privacy

This Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly contact or collect Personal Information from children under 13, and our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13. When a user discloses Personal Information on the Website, he or she is representing his or her age as at least 13 years. If we are informed that we have unintentionally received Personal Information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we have received Personal Information from a child under 13, please let us know by emailing us at contact@stopthespreadcoalition.com.

Third-Party Links

This Website may include links to online offerings provided by third parties that Stop the Spread Coalition does not own or control. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party offerings. We encourage you to visit any privacy statement available at those locations to learn how your Personal Information may be collected and used. These third-party websites may send their own cookies and other tracking devices to you, log your IP address, and otherwise collect data or solicit Personal Information. STOP THE SPREAD COALITION DOES NOT HAVE CONTROL AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT THIRD PARTIES DO IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR WEBSITES, OR HOW THEY HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION AND CONSULT THE PRIVACY POLICIES POSTED ON EACH THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Security

Stop the Spread Coalition has taken steps designed to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of your Personal Information. Please note that Personal Information sent over an unsecured Internet connection could be obtained by third parties.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website. Any transmission is at your own risk.

Updates to Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change materially at some time in the future, we will post an updated policy to our Website. You are responsible for periodically monitoring and reviewing any updates to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of our Website after such amendments will be deemed your acknowledgement of these changes to this Policy.

Disclaimer

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE RESOURCES ON THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. STOP THE SPREAD COALITION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

Limitation of Liability

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WITH STOP THE SPREAD COALITION OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INTERNS, OR VOLUNTEERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY), WARRANTY, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE. To the extent that we may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of our liability will be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.

WE ARE NOT A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER AND ARE NOT OFFERING MEDICAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, IMMEDIATELY CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR DIAL 911. THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY ACCESSING OR USING STOP THE SPREAD COALITION’S WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCESSING INFORMATION INTENDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. IF YOU DO NOT OR CANNOT AGREE WITH THIS STATEMENT, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.

Contact

If you have questions concerning this Privacy Policy and/or the Website, please contact us at contact@stopthespreadcoalition.com

Effective Date: 3/1/2021