Collection of Your Personal Information
ALPP’s website may collect, retain and/or use personally identifiable information that can be used to reveal your identity (“Personally Identifiable Information”, “PII”), such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, city, state, zip code, apartment or suite number, telephone number, fax number, ALPP Member identification number, username, password, or any other identifying information you provide.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by ALPP. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by ALPP for the operation of the Website, to maintain the quality of the Website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of ALPP’s Website.
Use of Your Personal Information
ALPP collects and uses your Personally Identifiable Information to operate the Website and create an on-line community where users and individuals with ALPP certifications (“Members”) can interact and obtain and exchange information concerning ALPP, breastfeeding, lactation, and other relevant issues. On occasion, ALPP may also use your Personally Identifiable Information to inform you of social, legal and political issues that concern ALPP, ALPP certifications, breastfeeding, lactation or other relevant concerns.
ALPP does not sell, rent or lease your PII to third-parties. From time to time, however, ALPP may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering or event that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, etc.) is not transferred to the third party. Additionally, ALPP may share data with trusted partners to help us maintain the Website, perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or other similar activities. All such third parties are prohibited from using your PII except to provide these services to ALPP and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
ALPP keeps track of the pages our users visit within the ALPP Website in order to determine what ALPP services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within ALPP to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Members-Only Section and Member Profile
Members are permitted to register and log into the Members-Only section of the Website in order to communicate with other Members, obtain and share relevant information, participate in member forums, and learn about local and national events involving Members. As part of the Members-Only section, Members can create an online Member profile (“Profile”) that contains Personally Identifiable Information regarding your name, address, email address, phone number, pictures, certifications, preferences, and other PII. Unless the Member gives opt-in consent, ALPP will not disclose the information in the Profile or other PII to other Members or the public.
ALPP’s Website makes discussion groups available to Members. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information and Members should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information. ALPP cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted in the Members-Only forums.
Access and Change to your Personal Information
If you are a Member, you can review and edit the Personally Identifiable Information provided by you to ALPP in the Members-Only section. To do so, log in and click on “My Profile”. Some of your PII in ALPP’s possession may not be accessible or changeable within the Members-Only section. In such cases or if you are not a Member, you may be able to access and/or change your PII possessed by contacting ALPP by phone at (508) 833-1500. We will use commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before providing and/or correcting the requested PII.
You can opt-out of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. However, if you opt-out of cookies, portions of the Website may not function normally or you may be prevented from utilizing certain aspects of the Website.
Security of your Personal Information
We have in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online.
Do Not Track
Our Website does not react to Do Not Track options you set in your browser.
The ALPP Website is not intended for nor does it knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
You acknowledge that any communications or transmissions to or from this Website or any related site may not be completely private even if such efforts are made to secure its privacy as communications and transmissions can be intercepted.
Third-Party Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Third-Party Links and Other Sites
Opt-Out and Unsubscribe Procedures
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive:
- educational messages from ALPP concerning breastfeeding, lactation or other information that may be of interest to ALPP members and/or users of this site; or
- marketing communications from ALPP regarding services or events involving third-party business partners;
then you can opt-out of receiving these communications by sending us an email or postal mail as follows:
|Send Postal mail to:||The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice
PO Box 2170,
South Dennis, MA 02660
In your letter or email, make sure to give us your:
- Full Name
- Mailing Address (including City, State and Zip Code)
- ALPP Membership Number
- Indication that you do not wish to receive educational messages from ALPP or marketing communications regarding services or events involving third-party business partners.
If it is an email communication, simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email. If you experience difficulty with the unsubscribe process, feel free to contact us at email@example.com
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you will be unable to opt-out or unsubscribe from firstname.lastname@example.org. ALPP uses this e-mail account for the sole purpose of contacting you with important administrative or advocacy information that affects your ALPP membership or certification, including but not limited to information concerning the administration of your account, renewal of your ALPP membership, or potential legislative action that affects lactation care providers.