Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Health Resources in Action (HRiA), the fiscal sponsor of the Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH), This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that is collected by HRiA, the ways in which that personal information is used by HRiA, and how it is protected by HRiA. HRiA may update this privacy policy, so this page should be checked for changes. By accessing this website, you are agreeing to HRiA’s privacy policy.

Information collection

HRiA may collect and use the following personal information:

Non-personally identifiable information: We may use non-personally identifiable information collected from you and other website users through website analytics to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics. These aggregated statistics would be used to improve the site and for product development and marketing purposes generally. We also may provide such aggregated information to funding sources and other third parties for certain purposes, but such statistics contain no personally identifiable information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Personally identifiable information: The personally identifiable information you provide to us may be used to enhance your experience as a BACH’s member and to improve our website. Personal information is only collected when willingly provided by a user. We may collect personal information, such as, but not limited to, user names or email addresses through contact forms or newsletter sign-ups in order to send BACH-related communications. Information about you may also be received by us when the site is accessed by you via various social media outlets. Your privacy settings with the social network generally establish the amount and type of data that we may receive from it. You should adjust your privacy settings to your preferences on those social media outlets.

Cookies and other tracking technology

We may use cookies, web beacons, local shared objects, tags, and scripts, stationary and mobile advertising identifiers and like technologies (“Cookies”) in connection with use of this site by you, mobile applications and third party websites. Cookies may have unique identifiers, and be present on your computer or mobile device they may also be present on the site or in emails that we send to you. Information about you and your use of the site may be transmitted by Cookies including, without limitation, information concerning your type of browser, device identifier, IP address, search preferences, the date and time of your use, your click through activity with respect to advertisements and time, location and length of visit. Cookies may be stored only during an individual session or indefinitely.

HRiA may use Cookie-gathered data in order to: (i) facilitate your use of the site such as remembering information to avoid you having to subsequently re-enter it on your next visit to the site; (ii) customize your experience on the site; (iii) collect aggregate metrics such as aggregate visitors, demographic usage, geographic usage and total traffic to the site; (iv) for quality assurance purposes and to correct malfunctions; and (v) to provide site enhancements and evaluations.

Other linked sites may use Cookies and collect and use your information derived therefrom differently than www.bostonalliance.org. You must refer to their applicable terms regarding the same. We are not responsible for the use of Cookies and collection and use of your information for anyone other than us.

Securing your data

HRiA will take necessary precautions to make sure your personal information is protected from loss, theft, and alteration, and that all information provided is stored securely. HRiA will not sell, rent, or provide email addresses. However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%. In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations. HRiA may disclose any personal information to the extent that it is required to by law, in regards to any legal proceedings or a necessity to defend or exercise its legal rights.

Updating this statement

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The most current version of the privacy policy will govern our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you and will be located on the site. By continuing to access the site or use any services and products related thereto after those changes become effective, you agree to the revised privacy policy.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. HRiA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party. These resources, events, links and references are provided as aids to help you identify and locate information that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that BACH and HRiA sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the persons or entities who provide such information or services, nor are the references or links intended to state or imply that HRiA is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyright symbol that may be reflected in them.

Questions and Comments?

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or HRiA’s treatment of your personal information, please call 617.279.2269 or write to:

Boston Alliance for Community Health
c/o Health Resources in Action
95 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

(after 4/1/18)
2 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116