Desert Star Institute for Family Planning (the Institute) is committed to being transparent in our data collection and in protecting your privacy This Privacy Statement applies to the Institute’s web site and governs data collection and usage. By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The Institute collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Institute also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Household income is collected to determine eligibility for our IUD access program.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by this website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of this Web site.

The Institute encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from this website so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The Institute is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on any other Web sites.

Use of Your Personal Information

The Institute collects and uses your personal information to operate the site and deliver the services you have requested. The Institute also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Institute and its affiliates. The Institute may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Institute permits the use of digital signatures and digital authorizations for submitting your information and service requests to the Institute. All such digital signatures and authorizations are considered valid as if in ink and may be rescinded at any time by written request to the contact addresses below.

The Institute does not sell, rent or lease its contact lists to third parties. The Institute may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Institute does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. You may verify or modify your registered information or request its removal at any time by email or mail at the addresses in the contact section. You may also opt out of communications such as email by contacting the Institute.
The Institute will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law.

Social Media

You may share information from our websites with people associated with your social media account and your social media account provider. By sharing this information, you authorize Desert Star Institute for Family Planning to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information Desert Star Institute for Family Planning shares will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy. Please note that any information you post within these public forums or social media pages may become public and may be read, collected and used by anyone. Please exercise caution when deciding whether to disclose your personal information in these forums.

Use of Cookies

The web site uses “cookies” to help the Institute personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Online Donations

Visitors to our website who make monetary contributions through our website are asked to provide information, which is kept on a proprietary database. We will not share, sell, or exchange donor information for third party’s fundraising or marketing purposes.

Security of your Personal Information

The Institute secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Institute secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected using encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Desert Star Institute for Family Planning is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites hyperlinked to its websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our websites and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

Retention of Your Information

Information you provide to the Institute will be retained for no longer than reasonably necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was obtained, or for a period specifically required by law or regulation. Your information will be disposed of in a manner that seeks to prevent loss, theft, misuse, or unauthorized access.

Accessibility

Desert Star Institute for Family Planning is committed to providing content and functionality for all website visitors. This Institute is continuously updated to ensure accessibility and up-to-date content.

Changes to This Statement

The Institute will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Institute is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Please contact us by phone at 480-448-6753, by mail at 5501 N 19th Ave, Suite 420, Phoenix, AZ 85015, or by email at info@desertstarfp.org.