Our Privacy Policy

The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas (EFMK) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following privacy policy to protect personal information you provide online.

Commitment to Online Security

Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Personal information is accessible only by staff and volunteers designated to handle online requests. All EFMK agents and contractors with access to personal information obtained on the EFMK web site are also bound to adhere to this policy.

Personal Information that EFMK May Collect Online

EFMK collects the following types of personal information: names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and facsimile numbers.

EFMK does not collect or maintain information from those actually known to be under the age of 13, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.

How EFMK May Use Personal Information Collected Online

EFMK will not use your personal information other than for the purpose for which it was submitted without your consent. At certain points where personal information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a list to receive information. At any time you can add or remove your name from our mailing list by contacting us at epilepsy@stl-epil.org

How Your Information May Be Shared

EFMK never sells or rents personal information.
We will also release personal information to appropriate authorities under the following circumstances:

  • Where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or is requested by an agency conducting investigations or proceedings;
  • Where our records indicate a person may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices;
  • Where your communication suggests possible harm to others.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information epilepsy@stl-epil.org.

Computer Tracking and Cookies

Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.

Problems

If you have a complaint about the EFMK’s compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at epilepsy@stl-epil.org. If we are unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you may elect to file the complaint with the members of the Epilepsy Foundation board of directors.

 

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