Privacy Policy

The Nebraska Health Care Association (“NHCA”) is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that is collected from you as you use this Web site (the “Site”). The scope of NHCA’s commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to NHCA’s use of such information as described herein. This policy applies to NHCA and affiliates Nebraska Nursing Facility Association, Nebraska Assisted Living Association, Licensed Practical Nurse Association of Nebraska, Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Nebraska Health Care Learning Center, Care PAC, and Nebraska Health Care Foundation.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

NHCA collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request information or a response, sign up for events, and participate in user posting areas. The personally-identifiable information (“Personal Information”) collected may include, without limitation, your access ID/password, company or school affiliations, and contact information (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone/ fax numbers).

How may my Personal Information be used?

NHCA uses Personal Information to fulfill requests for information, to process requests to participate in events, and to review and consider any other service requests submitted. NHCA may keep any Personal Information on file and use it to contact you for business development purposes. NHCA may also use Personal Information in analyzing Site user behavior in order to measure interest in specific items posted on the Site. E-mail addresses provided at registration allow NHCA to send targeted e-mail to individuals. If you do not wish to receive e-mails as a result of the Site’s registration process, contact nhca@nehca.org. NHCA uses Personal Information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. NHCA may provide Personal Information to any of its affiliates.

Are cookies and IP addresses used?

The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help determine which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. Cookies also let us know whether you have registered on the Site and otherwise enables NHCA to relate your current usage of the Site to prior usage of this or other Sites of NHCA or its affiliates. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. NHCA also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with NHCA’s server and to administer the Site.

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

NHCA will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) Personal Information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of NHCA), whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following exceptions:

NHCA may disclose Personal Information to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;

NHCA may disclose Personal Information to third parties who deliver information from us to you for the purpose of performing such delivery;

NHCA may disclose your Personal Information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure;

NHCA may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to NHCA;

If NHCA and/or any of its affiliates reorganizes, information collected by NHCA or such affiliates on their Web sites may be disclosed according to the organizational changes.

Links to third-party sites

NHCA may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site.

How can I access, change, and/or delete information?

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any Personal Information submitted to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered, or e-mail nhca@nehca.org.

Security

NHCA has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized NHCA personnel are provided access to Personal Information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, NHCA cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your Personal Information.

Transborder hosting and transfer of information

Personal Information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to NHCA offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

Children’s on-line privacy protection

NHCA understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and NHCA will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Consent

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by NHCA in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. NHCA reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. NHCA will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail nhca@nehca.org.