Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement sets out our privacy policy and explains what we do with the personal information that we collect from our users. Please read the following to understand our views and practices regarding personal information, and how they pertain to you as you use our various features and services.

This statement discloses the current privacy practices for our Web site. If we make any substantive changes to this policy, we'll announce it on our site. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact GLRSN's website designer and manager, Shanmuga Bharathi Nageswaran at snages3@uic.edu.

The Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network will update this policy from time to time so please check back periodically. When such changes occur, you will see the word "updated" next to the Privacy Policy link on the front page of site. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will prominently post such changes prior to implementing them.

This Privacy Statement answers the following questions:

What Information does GLRSN gather about you?

When you decide to register for a quality of care teleconference at GLRSN's site, you will be asked to provide your name, hospital address, e-mail address, ZIP code, telephone number, and other information. This information is required in order to provide continuing education units (CEUs) through Oakton Community College . Even if you are not requesting CEUs, this information is still collected in order for the Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network to provide information to our funder, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

When you give us your e-mail address, we will provide a confirmation to the call as well as send the CEU certificate to that address. We will not use these email addresses for any other purpose. Please note that our evaluation form does not collect any personal information.

How does GLRSN use your personal information?

GLRSN collects personal information to provide you, the user, continuing education units (CEUs). It also helps us identify states where additional promotional efforts about the GLRSN is needed.

Will GLRSN disclose any of your personal information?

GLRSN will disclose your personal information to Oakton Community College to fulfill your request for continuing education units (CEUs). We do not give, rent, lend, or sell individual information to any advertisers.

We may disclose aggregate information (for example, 5 million of our website users clicked on our site last month) in order to describe our services to our funders and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.

What kind of security measures do we take to protect your information from accidental loss or disclosure?

The Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network is committed to protecting your personal information. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The GLRSN may make changes to this Privacy Statement at any time. This site will be updated with the latest version of the Privacy Statement.