Massachusetts Health Information Management Association Disclaimer

Approved August 2014

The Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) is committed to honoring the privacy of our members and the users of our website. The following policy explains the data collection and use practices of the MaHIMA.org website (the “Website”). It does not apply to other online or offline MaHIMA sites, products and services. By accessing the Website, you consent to the information collection and use practices this statement describes.

Informational Accuracy

The materials on the Website have been prepared for informational purposes only. MaHIMA has made every effort to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information presented on the Website. However, MaHIMA does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information posted by MaHIMA or provided by members on MaHIMA’s Website.

MaHIMA does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Website. Reliance on any information provided by MaHIMA and others appearing on the Website at the invitation of MaHIMA, or other visitors or contributors to the Website is solely at your own risk.

Privacy

MaHIMA is committed to protecting the privacy of its Website users. MaHIMA collects unique identifiers (such as membership identification numbers) to verify the user’s identify, provide customized Web pages and customized information. This information is never disclosed or sold to third parties. MaHIMA’s Member Area web page provides member profile data (name, city, state, workplace, e-mail) to other members through its online directory. Other identifying information is not available. Users of this site agree to use directory information for individual, personal, confidential reference purposes only and agree not to use this directory in whole or in part, for mailing lists, solicitations, or other commercial purposes.

Advertising and Promotional Activity

Advertisements, organization and/or corporate logos are to be displayed in designated areas only, such as banner ads or classified ads. Advertisers are responsible for the content of their ads which can include messages containing qualitative or comparative product or service language, price information, or other indications of savings or value; endorsements; inducements to purchase, sell or use the products or services and invitations to participate in market research or other activities.

External Links

To provide users with greater value, MaHIMA provides links to various third party Web sites. These destination links are provided only for your convenience, and do not constitute a referral or endorsement of any of these sites, including the owners, services, products, or content on these sites. You access them at your own risk. Even if a third-party affiliation exists between MaHIMA and the owner of the destination site, MaHIMA does not exercise authority over linked sites. Each such site maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. MaHIMA assumes no responsibility or liability for the independent policies or procedures of destination sites. Similarly, MaHIMA cannot take responsibility for the privacy initiatives or the content of such Web sites.

Control of Your Personal Information

Information will not be shared outside of MaHIMA without your permission. Please be aware that this privacy statement and the choices you make on the Website will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to MaHIMA in the context of other MaHIMA products and services.

Contact Information

MaHIMA welcomes your comments regarding this disclaimer. If you have questions about our privacy statement or our use of your information, you can e-mail us at info@mahima.org or by writing to: MaHIMA PO Box 1149, Attleboro, MA 02703