Privacy Policy

The National Home Visiting Resource Center (“the NHVRC”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) respects your privacy. Please read our Privacy Policy to learn more about the types of information we collect from you and how it may be used. By using our site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The NHVRC reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and will post all updates on our website.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Personal Information

The NHVRC may collect personal information such as your name, email address, telephone number, and mailing address for purposes including, but not limited to—

  • Providing you with information through email newsletters and announcements
  • Registering you for trainings or events
  • Responding to user requests and questions
  • Preparing personal stories about home visiting that you elect to send us
  • Seeking your opinion about NHVRC products and services
  • Notifying you about changes to our website and website policies

Nonpersonal Information

The NHVRC collects certain information about your use of our website that does not identify you personally. For example, we can identify if you are using a computer or mobile device to visit our site and the browser you are using. We also know the specific pages of our site that you visit and the date and time that you visit them. Gathering this information helps us improve our website by better understanding trends among users.

Web Browser Cookies

The NHVRC web site may use “cookies,” which are small files stored on your computer, to track the details of your browsing session and to save certain information for future visits. We may also use cookies to monitor the number of visitors we receive and how often they visit so that we can improve users’ experience. Most browsers allow you to reject cookies or to sign up for alerts when cookies are being used. Turning off cookies may impact the site’s functionality in certain sections.

Additionally, the NHVRC collects information through Google Analytics™, which identifies you as a unique user by planting a persistent cookie on your browser. The NHVRC’s Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies or tracking technologies by Google Analytics™ or any other business partner. Please see Google Analytics’ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for more information.

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION

The NHVRC may use your personal information to—

  • Provide you with information about the NHVRC, including projects, partnerships, activities, and new home visiting information
  • Notify you of important information about our website, products, and services
  • Respond to your questions or requests, including requests to register for trainings and events
  • Seek your opinion about NHVRC products and services
  • Identify you, with consent, as the author of home visiting stories, photos, and/or videos you elect to submit to our site; please see our Terms and Conditions page for privacy information pertaining to the subjects of user-submitted content
  • Better understand the way our website is used and strengthen the material we offer and how it can be accessed
  • Fulfill other purposes, with your consent

The NHVRC may share personally and non-personally identifiable information with third parties that help manage our website and databases, and with our partners, affiliates, or other third parties. We will not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected on our site.

The NHVRC may disclose your information to law enforcement, government, or other parties when appropriate to cooperate in investigations of fraud or other illegal or inappropriate activity, in response to a court order or other comparable legal process, or to protect our rights.

YOUR RIGHTS

You may “opt-out” of any services that require personal information at any time. You may also update the personal information we have about you by contacting us as described in the “Contact Information” section below.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The NHVRC site includes links to third-party organizations to help users learn more about home visiting. Linking to a third-party site does not reflect an endorsement, authorization, or affiliation with that site or its views, products, and services. Additionally, we cannot control or guarantee the accuracy of content on other sites. Please note that when you visit a third-party site, you are subject to that site’s terms of use and privacy policy.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The NHVRC site is not geared toward children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Parents or guardians of children less than 13 years of age should monitor their children’s use of our site to ensure they do not provide personal information. Should a child submit personal information to our site, we ask that their parents or guardians contact us so that we may delete it from our files.

SECURITY

The NHVRC has adapted appropriate security measures for our site, including the collection, storage, and processing of personal information and other data. Our hosting partner ensures asset, information, and system confidentiality, integrity, and availability by—

  • Running regular code reviews of systems to ensure patches to code and software are updated
  • Implementing appropriate software (iptables) firewalls on each component of the server configuration
  • Using SSH keys to manage access to all repositories
  • Partnering with world-leading hosting and infrastructure providers that offer Service Level Guarantees for uptime, physical access, backup, and recovery

CONTACT US

Please use any of the methods below to contact us if you have any questions about this privacy policy or if you would like to opt-out of receiving further information from the NHVRC.

Email us at info@nhvrc.org. Send a letter to the National Home Visiting Resource Center, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201.