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Community Partnerships for Older Adults takes your privacy seriously and knows you care about the privacy of the information you provide on our Web site. This
The information you supply if you choose to register on our Web site helps us
provide you information about our program through major program announcements
and our e-newsletter. This information is also used to contact you in the event
that you are awarded a grant. Here are the types of information we gather:
Information You Supply
You need to complete the registration form in order to use some parts
of the Web site, such as the online submission process or the discussion boards.
you register we ask for information such as your name, mailing address, e-mail
address, zip code, organization, role, and whether you would like to receive
notifications from the program. We receive and store in a secure database any
information you enter on our Web site. We use this information to contact you
about services on our site for which you have expressed interest.
You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not
be able to receive program notifications or e-newsletters from us if you choose
Automatic Information Collected
We receive and store certain types of information
cookie is a small amount of
data that is transferred to your hard drive that identifies you as a unique
user. Cookies allow our Web site to access your information when you "login",
keep track of the preference you chose stored in the “my profile” section
of our Web site, estimate and report our total audience size and traffic,
and allow you to use the “remember my password” feature.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser
to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Be aware,
however, that some parts of the Community Partnerships for Older Adults Web
After you have registered with our Web site, an automatic confirmation e-mail
is generated and sent to you using the e-mail address you provided when you
registered. Other e-mails are automatically generated when you make a change
to a personal preference or submit an online application. Any other communications
are sent based on your personal preference file. If you have chosen to receive
communications such as major program announcements, the newsletter or a biannual
survey, these will be transmitted via the e-mail address you provided when
Does Community Partnerships for Older Adults Share
No. Information you provide on the registration form or via any other collection
source on the Web site is used solely for internal purposes and is not shared
with Third Parties.
Although we do not anticipate any of the following,
your information may be disclosed if such action is necessary to comply with
an appropriate law enforcement
investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process
served on our Web site.
You are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having
us contact you if you no longer wish to receive certain communications. If
you no longer wish to
receive major program announcements, the e-newsletter or bi annual surveys,
you can do so by visiting your “my profile” page and choosing not
to receive information. You can also e-mail Community Partnerships for Older
Adults at email@example.com to have your account modified
How Secure Is Your Information?
Your information is protected during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer
(SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized
access to your password and to your computer. If you have logged into our Web
site, please remember
to sign off when you are finished by clicking the “logout” button,
which will end your session.
The servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure
Links to Other Web Sites
Our Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not
responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our
users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements
of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Notification of Changes
this document and post the date on which changes were made.
If, however, we are going to use your personally identifiable
information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection
we will you via the e-mail address you provided when you registered and/or by posting
a notice on our Web site for 30 days.
please contact us at:
Telephone: (207) 228-8374
Fax: (207) 228-8373
Community Partnerships for Older Adults
Muskie School of Public Service
University of Southern Maine
509 Forest Avenue, Suite 290
Portland, Maine 04101-1521