NWAHSHS respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, NWAHSHS has implemented the following policy.

About the Information We CollectMost of the data and information we collect through our Web site is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.

From Casual Web Site Visitors and General Users. We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our Web site. When you use the public areas of our Web site you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don't collect any personally identifying information.

From Our Staff, Clients, Donors and Other Customers. At times while visiting our Web site you will be asked to provide certain information. In most cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask clients to provide their name, title, organization name, address, telephone, and e-mail. This information will never be sold to third parties.

Customer ListsOur user list is not for sale. When you visit our Web site or become a user, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.

Credit Card Account InformationWe utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. NWAHSHS does not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients. We use PayPal (www.paypal.com) for all credit card transactions.

How We Use CookiesCookies are small text files that are sent to your computer when you logon to a Web site that allow us to identify you when you return to the site. NWAHSHS uses cookies in certain areas of the web site to improve the user experience.