Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Information

  • Privacy Policy
  • Purpose Of Policy: This policy addresses the following privacy and security practices during your visit to this website: What we automatically collect online ; Why we collect information; How private information will be used; Choices on how we use the information you provide; Information practices for children; Cookies or other tracking devices; What security measures have been implemented; What is being monitored; Methods of securing your information; Your rights under the Privacy Act of 1974.
  • This Privacy & Security Policy explains our online information practices only and does not apply to non-IHAA websites that you are able to reach from this website. We encourage you to read those privacy policies to learn how they collect and use your information.
  • Scope: This policy facilitates email domain name uniformity.
  • What We Automatically Collect Online: We may collect information about your visit that does not identify you personally. We can tell the computer, browser, and web service you are using. We also know the date, time, and pages you visit. Collecting this information helps us design the site to suit your needs.
  • In the event of a known security or virus threat, we may collect information on the web content you view.
  • Why We Collect Information: Our principal purpose for collecting personal information online is to provide you with what you need and want, address security and virus concerns, and to ease the use of our website.
  • We will only use your information for the purposes you intended, to address security or virus threats, or for the purposes required under the law. See "Choices on How We Use the Information You Provide" to learn more.
  • We collect information to: Respond to your concerns; Reply to your "feedback comments"; Manage your access to restricted areas of the website; Monitor Website activity that is visited; Fulfill requests for reports and other similar information; Register you for a member account.
  • How Private Information Will Be Used: We may share personally identifiable information you provide to us online with representatives as needed to speed your request or transaction. We may share some information we collect automatically, such as IP address, with other government agencies. Also, the law may require us to share collected information with authorized law enforcement, homeland security, and national security activities. See the Privacy Act of 1974 below.
  • Choices On How We Use The Information You Provide: Throughout our website, we will let you know whether the information we ask you to provide is voluntary or required. By providing personally identifiable information, you grant us consent to use this information, but only for the primary reason you are giving it.
  • Information Practices For Children: We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13. If in the future we choose to collect personal information from children, we will comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
  • Cookies Or Other Tracking Devices: A "Cookie" is a small text file stored on your computer that makes it easy for you to move around a website without continually re-entering your name, password, preferences, for example. 
  • Tampering with IHAA's website is against the law. Depending on the offense, it is punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
  • Your Rights Under The Privacy Act of 1974: The Privacy Act of 1974 protects the personal information the federal government keeps on you in systems of records (SOR) (information an agency controls recovered by name or other personal identifier). The Privacy Act regulates how the government can disclose, share, provide access to, and keep the personal information that it collects. The Privacy Act does not cover all information collected online. The Act's major terms require agencies to: Publish a Privacy Act Notice in the Federal Register explaining the existence, character, and uses of a new or revised SOR; Keep information about you accurate, relevant, timely, and complete to assure fairness in dealing with you; Allow you to, on request, access and review your information held in an SOR and request amendment of the information if you disagree with it.
  • When IHAA collects information from you online that is subject to the Privacy Act (information kept in an SOR), we will provide a Privacy Act Statement specific to that collected information. This Privacy Act Statement tells you: The authority for and the purpose and use of the information collected subject to the Privacy Act; Whether providing the information is voluntary or mandatory; The effects on you if you do not provide any or all requested information. may track you too.