San Antonio HIV Health Services Planning Council
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Information presented on this Web site is collected, maintained, and provided for the convenience of the reader. While every effort is made to keep such information accurate and up-to-date, the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council does not certify the authenticity of information that originates from third parties.
Under no circumstances shall the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained herein from whatever source nor shall the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance.
Collection of Information by WWW.HIV210.ORG
In order to improve the content and usability of this website, the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council automatically collects several categories of information from users. This information includes the following:
1. The apparent Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your Internet Service Provider ("ISP") and/or your computer, if your computer has an IP address assigned directly to it.
2. The apparent Fully Qualified Domain Name ("Domain Name") of your Internet Service Provider ("ISP") and/or your computer, if your computer has a domain name assigned directly to it.
3. The type of browser (such as, for example Chrome Netscape, Internet Explorer, Opera, Konqueror, etc.) used and the operating system resident on a user's computer.
4. The date and time a user visited the site.
5. The web pages accessed at the site, as well as any applications used and forms data.
6. The Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") of the site which a user visited prior to WWW.HIV210.ORG (if detectable), if such user did not connect directly to WWW.HIV210.ORG , or use it as a homepage or "Portal."
This information is used to identify site performance needs; to ensure compatibility with the technology used by WWW.HIV210.ORG 's visitors, and to generally add and improve services offered on WWW.HIV210.ORG. In order to accomplish those goals, from time to time, statistical analysis of the data it collects may be performed.
The Office does not collect data for commercial or marketing purposes, and the Office does not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute the data collected by WWW.HIV210.ORG for commercial or marketing purposes.
Information Submitted to WWW.HIV210.ORG
During a session on WWW.HIV210.ORG, a user may affirmatively submit information to the Council by, among other means, electronic mail ("e-mail"), and by filling in and submitting an on-line form. Such affirmatively submitted information is stored in a secure environment, and will be used by the Office in furtherance of its duties and/or obligations to its citizenry (i.e., "governmental purposes").
The governmental purposes to which affirmatively submitted information may be put include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Helping the Office respond to a request for information not readily available from WWW.HIV210.ORG
2. Keeping lists of parties interested in some particular issue or facet about which the Office anticipates issuing further information in the future.
The San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council does not rent or sell personally identifiable information (i.e., information such as name, address, phone number, e-mail, etc., that identifies a user as a particular person), nor would the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council exchange or trade such information with third-parties without a user's explicit permission.
If a WWW.HIV210.ORG user has elected not to receive further information from the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council, WWW.HIV210.ORG will not send such information. If an WWW.HIV210.ORG user has elected to receive further communication from the Office, WWW.HIV210.ORG will only send information in categories that have been authorized. If WWW.HIV210.ORG sends electronic mail ("e-mail") to a user, such e-mail is NOT confidential, and is identical in nature to that information generally available to the public and news media.
In certain instances, a user may have the opportunity to receive or create a password to access or submit personally identifiable information. One should not divulge a password to anyone, and the Office will never ask a user for a password in a telephone call, fax, e-mail or other form of unsolicited communication. When a user is finished with an application or applications that are password protected, such user should exit the relevant page(s). If the browser used to access said password protected pages is a publicly-accessible browser, users should close down the entire session and, if applicable or possible, flush any temporary caches or other areas where such a password might be stored subsequent to use.
The San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council has integrated industry standard or better security measures and systems into the design, implementation and day to day operation of WWW.HIV210.ORG and its underlying servers and networks. Furthermore, the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council Planning Council maintains ongoing efforts to identify and/or block unauthorized intrusions into or onto WWW.HIV210.ORG, and to upload to or change information on or otherwise cause damage to WWW.HIV210.ORG or the information resident hereon or submitted hereto.
This website and WWW.HIV210.ORG generally, do not use "persistent cookies." Cookies are text files, or entries in larger files, utilized to distinguish between visitors to a website, and to track information during multiple visits to a website. The San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council website uses "temporary cookies" on some parts of WWW.HIV210.ORG, and such temporary cookies expire upon the end of the browsing session. If a user registers to use WWW.HIV210.ORG as a customized portal, the San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council uses a persistent cookie to facilitate such customization.
Web Bugs (a/k/a Web Beacons)
WWW.HIV210.ORG does not use web bugs on its web pages or in any html e-mail generated by use of the portal, or otherwise sent from WWW.HIV210.ORG, for any purpose other than to identify site performance needs; to ensure compatibility with the technology used by WWW.HIV210.ORG visitors, and to generally add and improve services offered on WWW.HIV210.ORG.
No applications on WWW.HIV210.ORG specifically solicit information from minors or seek to determine whether the visitor is a minor. Consequently, because such information will not be specifically identified as being from minors, users of WWW.HIV210.ORG should be aware that personally identifiable information submitted to WWW.HIV210.ORG by minors will be subject to being treated in the same manner as information given by an adult and may become subject to FOIL.
The San Antonio Ryan White Planning Council strongly believes that parental supervision is an important factor in Internet use by minors. Therefore, WWW.HIV210.ORG asks parents to guide their minor children when children are asked to provide any personal information online. WWW.HIV210.ORG further asks that children ask for and receive their parent's permission before providing any information online.
Health Care Information
Any agency providing personally identifiable health care information via WWW.HIV210.ORG will be required to certify that its health care data handling and security procedures are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"). If such data and security services are provided to such agency(ies) by a third-party provider, the agency(ies) shall be responsible for such third party's compliance with HIPAA.
Third Party Links
The content of WWW.HIV210.ORG's webpages is copyrighted, and contain some third party images/graphics that are used with permission. Users are notified, therefore, that one should presume the need to obtain permission from the copyright holder before reproducing or otherwise using images/graphics from this website.
WWW.HIV210.ORG may change this policy from time to time, and reserves the right to do so without notice.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-87) via grant H89HA00007.
The people in the photos on this web site are models and used for illustrative purposes only unless otherwise noted – no representation regarding HIV status is made and should not be inferred.
This site contains HIV or STD that may not be appropriate for all audiences.
Since HIV and other STD's are spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this website.