Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

The EHE Foundation is committed to safeguarding your privacy and personal data. Please read the following information carefully, as this page states the Terms and Conditions under which you, the website visitor ("you" or "visitor"), may use this website ("site"). By using this site, you agree to the Terms and Conditions outlined below. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this website. The EHE Foundation ("the Foundation", "we", "it" or "our") may, at its sole discretion, revise these Terms and Conditions at any time.

The EHE Foundation does not provide medical advice. The information provided by the Foundation on this site is for your general information only. Information on the site is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultation with qualified health professionals. We encourage you to take all information and any questions to your health care provider. Reliance on any information provided by the Foundation on this site or by any other means is solely at your own risk.

The Foundation strives to provide accurate information in all its materials and on this site. We make no representations, warranties, or assurances regarding the availability, accuracy, currency, or completeness of this site or its contents.

The EHE Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is established for the protection of your personal information and describes the types of personal information the Foundation collects and how your personal information is stored and used.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by the Foundation, both online and offline, any electronic, written or oral communication you share with us, and any information you provide to third-party vendors operating on behalf of the Foundation.

Personal Information Collection and Use
The Foundation does not collect any personal identifying information about you unless you voluntarily submit information to the Foundation. When you provide your personal information, you will have clear notice informing you about the purpose for which the information is collected and used.

The Foundation collects several types of information about you, depending on the action you take. This includes personal information that you directly submit to us as part of a request for information, registration, research participation, events, survey or donation form, as well as through other digital and non-digital interfaces and platforms, such as email and social media. The Foundation collects information on your web behaviors as you use the Foundation website.

The Foundation may use your information for the following purposes:

  • To contact you. The EHE Foundation will contact you by email, phone, SMS, or another form of electronic communication to respond to your inquiries or requests and about programs, research, fundraising, related services, or security updates when necessary or reasonable.
  • Payment processing. Your information will be used in order to process payments in the event of a payment or other similar request.
  • To update you. We will keep you informed with news, general information, special offers, new services, and events.
  • Marketing and promotional initiatives. The EHE Foundation will use non-specific information gathered from you in order to improve our marketing efforts.
  • Managing your account. Your personal data can enable access to multiple functions of our services that are available to registered users.
  • To provide and maintain services. Providing and maintaining our services and website, as well as monitoring the usage of our services and website.
  • For other purposes. The EHE Foundation will use your information for data analysis to identify usage trends or determine the effective of our marketing campaigns when reasonable. We will use your information to evaluate and improve our products, services, and marketing efforts.

Information that the Foundation collects may be stored, processed in, and transferred between any of the countries in which the Foundation operates. Personal information that you provide for publication on the website may be published on the internet and may be available around the world. The EHE Foundation is based in the United States; however, we process data both inside and outside of the United States. If you live outside of the United States and you engage with our website, you are sending personal data into the United States which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.

Cookies We Use
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Websites use cookies to help users navigate efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies that are required for the website to operate properly are allowed to be set without your permission. All other cookies need to be approved before they can be set in the browser. Strictly necessary cookies allow core website functionality such as user login and account management. The website cannot be used properly without strictly necessary cookies.

How We Share Your Information
The Foundation will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your permission, except as required by law. Only with your permission will the Foundation provide your personal information to a healthcare professional. We will not knowingly disclose your personal information to any entity that does not comply with the level of personal information protection required by applicable law.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed about what personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have about you. 
  • The right to have information about you rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete. 
  • The right to object to our processing of your personal data. 
  • The right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to be provided with a copy of the information we have about you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw your consent to have your personal data stored and processed. 

Security of Personal Information
We utilize a range of security measures to prevent misuse, loss, or alteration of the information you give us. The Foundation takes reasonable precautions to secure, protect, and ensure the integrity of personal information, and we recognize our responsibility to protect information from loss, misuse, or improper access. You should be aware that there is no guarantee that your information is completely safe from breach of our computer systems and servers. Because we cannot guarantee the security of the information you provide us, you must access our website and utilize services at your own risk.

Third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. In the event of a breach, the Foundation will comply with regulatory obligations.

Social Media
You may share information from our website or the Foundation’s social media accounts with people associated with your social media account and your social media account provider. By sharing this information, you authorize the Foundation to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information the Foundation shares will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy. Please note that any information you post within 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.

Third Parties
The Foundation may provide links to other third-party websites. The Privacy Policy described here does not apply to any other websites. Please check the privacy sections of any website you access.

Inquiries or Concerns
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal information, including but not limited to data privacy, data corrections, removal of data, or disclosure of data, please contact [email protected].

These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are effective as of December 14, 2021.