Effective date: 5/12/2014
Collection of Information
In general, this website gathers information about users as a group, such as which areas users visit most frequently and what services users access the most. This website automatically collects information about users’ IP address, browser type, domain name, date and time of access, and general location. HTCC only uses this data in the aggregate to analyze site traffic and to determine what is most relevant to users.
HTCC requires users to submit personally identifying information to receive materials, to make purchases, to create user accounts, and to apply for certification or recertification. This information typically includes personally indentifying information such as the user’s name, email and mailing addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and credit card information. Applications for certification and recertification require more extensive information.
Use of Information by HTCC
HTCC uses personally indentifying information to complete transactions as requested by users.
HTCC uses email and mailing addresses to make users aware of additional HTCC products and services that may be of interest to them.
HTCC maintains a public CHT directory and a directory that
is available only to other CHTs. You may
choose the information to display by checking the appropriate box(es) on your
user account page.
In general, HTCC will retain user information to ensure proper use of this website and for management and administration of HTCC’s programs.
Use of Information by Third Parties
If completion of a requested transaction requires sharing information with an outside party, such as a credit card company, HTCC endeavors to work only with reputable partners.
HTCC makes the CHT directory available to outside parties through a paid mailing list.
Please be aware that this website may include applications, advertisements, and links to websites owned by third parties. This policy does not apply to portions owned by third parties and HTCC is not responsible for the practices of third parties.
Accessing Your Information
You may review and edit your account information at any time by logging in and going to your account page. You may opt out of certain uses by checking the appropriate box on your user account page.
Security of Information
HTCC uses administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect personally identifying information in its records. Encryption is used to protect sensitive information submitted through this website, such as credit card numbers.
Users Outside the US
HTCC’s operations are located in the United States. Information submitted through this website will be transferred from the country where the user is located to the United States.