The Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center (UMRHRC) provides this web site as a public service. UMRHRC does not collect personal information about you when you visit this web site, other than automatically collected information and any information you choose to provide.
Automatically Collected Information
The following information is automatically collected and temporarily stored about your visit to our web site:
- IP address from which you access the Internet
- name of the domain you use to access the Internet
(for example, aol.com, if you are using an American Online account)
- URLs of webpages which referred (linked) you to our site
- browser used to access our site
- date and time of your visit
- pages you visited
- words you searched for on our site
This information is used for statistical purposes and to help make the UMRHRC site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
Personally Provided Information
You do not have to provide any personal information to visit the UMRHRC web site.
If you choose to provide UMRHRC with personal information by sending an email, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through this Web site, UMRHRC staff will use that information to respond to your message and provide you with the information or material that you request. Any personally identifiable information provided will be stored in a database. This information will be used solely for the purpose of improving the efforts of the Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center and keeping all users both past and present abreast of rural issues.
UMRHRC does not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party unless required by law.
Links to Other Sites
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, UMRHRC uses software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.