HITE is designed to be used by health and social service professionals as they assist
their clients or by individuals directly seeking services. HITE is committed to
protecting your privacy online and to keeping you informed of your online rights.
Use of HITE does not require an account. However, you may create an account if you
wish to use certain features. Creation of an account will require you to provide
certain personal information, which will be kept subject to the terms of this Privacy
Policy (the "Policy").
Please read the following information carefully and check back periodically as this
information may change. This Policy applies to the website and services of HITE.
Third party websites and services you may access via HITE are not subject to this
Policy and may have their own privacy policies. We recommend that you read the privacy
policy or notice of any such third party website or service to find out how they
protect and/or handle your personal information.
What Information HITE Collects:
- Information you provide HITE directly: While you may visit HITE without providing
personal information, in order to fully utilize all of HITE's functionalities and
other content, you may register for an account in which HITE will require certain
personal information. Such personal information required or requested for registration
may include, but shall not be limited to: name; birth date; physical and electronic
address(es); telephone number(s); place(s) of employment; occupation or specialty;
HITE user name and password. HITE collects and may use your search queries, preferences,
and browsing history.
- Information HITE collects automatically through your usage: HITE may have and utilize
capabilities to automatically collect certain information about you through your
navigation and use of HITE and its services. This type of information includes your
browsing activity and behavior, such as other websites you visit, as well as cookies
and other technologies. Information about your computer or device may also be collected
- Information HITE collects through other means: HITE may have certain relationships
with third parties such as advertisers, marketing groups, online social networks,
or product developers which are featured through HITE, from which HITE may obtain
information about you. HITE may also collect data through your use of third party
products acquired from HITE. The information collected through such means may include
location, demographic, and other personal information about you.
How HITE Uses the Information: HITE may use your personal information to
fulfill requests you make through the services, and to improve the operability of
the website and services. HITE may also use your personal information to communicate
with you about your account, your usage, any user submissions you generate, or other
content. HITE may also utilize your personal information to enforce and/or convey
legal terms and notifications pertaining to HITE and your usage.
Information Sharing and Disclosure: HITE may share your personal information
with trusted partners in order to provide you with the services of HITE, but only
those with which HITE has received written agreement as to the confidential treatment
of such information. In the event that HITE shares your personal information with
a third party, HITE will take the reasonably necessary steps to ensure that it does
so safely and securely. Any individual that HITE authorizes to have access to, or
control of, your personal information shall be required to protect it in a manner
consistent with this Policy and said individual does not have the permission to
use your information in any manner which is inconsistent with this Policy or outside
the scope of the role HITE intended for them. HITE may also share your information
if required by law or to respond to a legal request.
Security of Personal Information: HITE utilizes physical, electronic and
administrative procedures to safeguard your personal information. HITE uses a secured
server behind a firewall to protect your stored account information. Safeguards
are also implemented for protection of your personal information at HITE's facilities.
Access to your information is limited to employees, agents, and contractors with
specific access and who are required to properly handle and protect such information.
While HITE cannot guarantee total security of your personal information, it can
assure you that it implements safety measures which are standard in the industry.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information: HITE maintains the personal
information which is identifiable to you. At your request, you may have access to
this information for your review and modification. If you want to request any of
your personal information that is maintained by HITE, and subsequently, if there
are any corrections you desire to make, please contact us.
You may also delete your HITE account, which will result in the removal of some,
but not all, of your personal information from HITE's records.
technologies to collect information about you for purposes of improving HITE and
your user experience. This includes storing your searches and results, preferences,
with this Policy. If you wish, you may choose to disable cookies on your browser,
however, please understand that disabling cookies may limit HITE's functionality
and ultimately, your user experience.
Links to Third-Party Websites and Services: HITE may provide you with links
to third party websites or services either directly on HITE's website or indirectly.
HITE does not have control over such third party sites or services and is not responsible
for any personal information that you may provide while you are visiting or utilizing
them. HITE encourages you to read and understand the privacy policies of any third
party site or service prior to deciding whether or not you wish to provide any of
your personal information. In addition, third party sites may conduct their own
data collection through cookies or other electronic technologies.
Children: HITE does not knowingly collect personal information of children
under 13. In the event that HITE discovers that it is in possession of such information,
it will take reasonable measures to delete the information. If you have reason to
believe that HITE is in receipt of any personal information of an individual under
the age of 13, please notify HITE at the address below. Individuals under 18 should
not use HITE.
Modifications to this Policy: HITE reserves the right to change this Policy
at any time. HITE will post such modifications to its website and all changes will
be effective upon posting. Your use of HITE constitutes your acceptance of the terms
of this Policy.
Questions regarding this Policy: Please direct any questions or concerns
regarding this Policy or its implementation to contact us.