Website Privacy

Website Privacy

Active Information Collection

We use web forms on this site to facilitate the provision of organization information. Personal information collected in the course of providing services is treated as confidential and is protected by state law. For more information about this, see the Policy on Law Enforcement and Third-Party Requests for Library Records That Identify Patron Information. We use personally identifiable information collected through the web forms only for the purpose for which it was submitted. We utilize various measures to prevent abuse of web forms.

Passive Information Collection

Data about visits to HOPE Directory websites is collected to evaluate usage, navigation, and site performance. It is also collected for statistical reporting purposes, and to inform future design decisions.

We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous website traffic data. Google Analytics uses a cookie for the duration of your website session. You may opt out of this data collection by disabling cookies in your browser settings. Collected data may include the following:

  • Length of visit
  • Time since last visit
  • Referring site, if any
  • Pages viewed
  • Browser used
  • Screen resolution
  • Connection speed
  • Network name
  • Search terms entered

For privacy reasons, statistics reported by Google Analytics do not include individual IP addresses.

Third-Party Websites

The HOPE Directory website also contains links to external sites, such as community-based organizations and non-profits, that are not maintained by UNTHSC. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites, so you should look for any privacy statements they may have posted. Some third-party websites provide the option of establishing a personal account to take advantage of enhanced services. If you log on to any of these personal accounts from a shared computer, be sure to log off when you are finished to protect the privacy of your account.