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Privacy Policy

The ACEP Foundation respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site.

What information does the ACEP Foundation collect?
Most data the ACEP Foundation collects is used only to help us better serve Web visitors. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members, customers and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, a notice of the changes will be placed on the Web site.

From general users, the ACEP Foundation does not collect personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data such as the number of hits per page are collected. Aggregate data is only used for internal and marketing purposes and we do not provide any personally identifying information.

How does the ACEP Foundation use data collected?
The ACEP Foundation uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user's hard disk for use either during a particular session ("per-session" cookie) or for future use ("persistent" cookie). The ACEP Foundation uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the Internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. Users may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a "persistent" cookie and rather accept only a "per-session" cookie, but will need to log in each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the user declines the attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine members' interest areas and provide the most relevant information. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

What privacy issues arise with links to other sites?
This Web site contains links to other web sites. The ACEP Foundaiton has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.



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