EFFECTIVE APRIL 24, 2021
We take your privacy very seriously. This policy describes how Illinois Contraceptive Access Now (“ICAN!”), uses the information that you provide when using our website, ican4all.org (“ican4all.org” or the “Site”). By using ican4all.org, you agree to and consent to the collection and use of your information as described below.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
INFORMATION FROM YOUR BROWSER OR DEVICE
We may collect some information related to the browser or device you are using to access ican4all.org. This includes information such as the type of device, the time and date of your access, your browser type, IP address, and other information related to how your device interacts with ican4all.org.
You can review educational material, information about ican4all.org without providing us with any identifying information. However, to access certain features of ican4all.org (such as making an appointment with a health care provider), you will be required to provide us with certain information about yourself including your name, email address, mobile telephone number where you can receive text messages from us, zip code, your preference of birth control, and your insurance information. While generally you will be able contact providers directly to schedule your appointments, if you need assistance, if we are assisting you with making an appointment or other services, you will also need to provide us with other information (for example a description of why you are contacting us, the best time and method to reach you). If you send us comments or questions, you will also provide us with other information in doing so.
We may also, from time to time, request additional types of personal information. For example, we might ask you about your experience on ican4all.org and the process or otherwise. It’s up to you whether you provide this information. We will not disclose any of this personal information unless
you expressly authorize us to do so. We do not sell or lease your personal information with other parties. We may share your personal information as necessary to provide you with services and resources, as we describe below. We may also collect your information if you sign up for newsletters or for customized information that we may deliver via emails or if you participate in any surveys we offer as part of ican4all.org.
ican4all.org always encourages you to talk to a trusted adult about your decisions, but ican4all.org is designed for and intended for individuals 13 or older. If you’re under 18 and live in Illinois, you can find more information about your rights related to your health at this link.
ACCESSING THE SITE
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Site, and any service or material we provide on the Site, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site.
In order to protect the online privacy of children under the age of 13, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. For that reason, we do not offer ican4all.org to anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not use ican4all.org, or provide ican4all.org with any personal information. If you are under 13 and would like to access our services, please ask your parent or guardian to provide us with the relevant information.
When you use ican4all.org, we use “cookies” or similar files to collect information about you and your device. Cookies are small pieces of instruction stored on your hard drive or device. They may enhance your experience as you navigate ican4all.org. A “session cookie” disappears after you close your web browser or may expire after a fixed period of time. A “persistent cookie” remains after you close your web browser and may be accessed every time you use ican4all.org. We may use both session and persistent cookies. You can set your browser to warn you prior to accepting cookies and/or reject
them entirely. At this time, you do not need to accept cookies in order to use ican4all.org.
We may use Local Storage Objects (“LSOs”) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. We may not recognize or respond to “do not track” technologies employed by your browser.
We may also occasionally use “web beacons” (also known as “clear gifs,” “web bugs,” “1-pixel gifs,” etc.) that allow us to collect non-identifiable information about you. Web beacons are tiny images, placed on a web page or e-mail that can tell us if you have visited a particular area of the ican4all.org. Because web beacons are used in conjunction with persistent cookies (described above), if you set your browser to decline or deactivate cookies, web beacons cannot function.
HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION USES AND DISCLOSURES
When you provide information on ican4all.org, we typically use it to customize your experience and to provide you access and services to ican4all.org. We use your information to help us improve the design and performance of ican4all.org.
While generally you will be able contact providers directly to schedule your appointments, if you need assistance, we may use the information you provide to us to help you schedule an appointment with a health care provider, to help you contact a health care provider, or to help you arrange for transportation to/from that appointment. In those cases, we will disclose your information as needed with the health care provider with whom you will have an appointment. We will contact you initially by email and/or text and continue to correspond with you to arrange for and follow up regarding your appointment through email and/or text messaging.
We may use the information you provide to send you notices that contain information about events, content, materials and services that may be of interest to you. When we do this, we do not disclose your information to third- party organizations. Unless you consent, we will not use the information provided by you in a way that is incompatible with the purposes for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you. We will never try to sell you anything.
SECURING YOUR INFORMATION
OPTING OUT OF COMMUNICATIONS FROM ICAN4ALL.ORG
By providing your email address and phone number to us, you automatically grant permission to ICAN! to send communications to you, unless you opt out at that time. You may also manage your preferences and opt out of receiving email communications by clicking “unsubscribe” from an email sent to you by ican4all.org or by contacting us at email@example.com..
YOUR OPT-IN CONSENT
OPTING TO DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO OTHERS
If you choose to share your personal story with ican4all.org, we may use it on ican4all.org to help others understand our services. We will always get your consent before we share your personal stories on ican4all.org or in any other public forum.
We may use a vendor, such as payment processor, to help assist us in delivering ican4all.org to you for purposes of making donations. In some cases, you may be required to submit personal information (such as your name and address) and financial information (such as a credit card number) to these vendors. We will use a vendor that meets the necessary security requirements for these purposes.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES ACCESSING THIRD-PARTY SITES FROM ICAN4ALL.ORG
ican4all.org may provide links to websites of other organizations or companies that may offer materials and services as well as links to other sites. In using ican4all.org or the linked sites of other organizations or companies, you may have the option to sign up for email lists operated by these organizations or companies. If you choose to request that your address be removed from the organizations’ or companies’ lists, we cannot control whether or not they will immediately stop using your address. To stop receiving communications from these organizations or companies, you should contact them directly.
CALIFORNIA SHINE THE LIGHT LAW
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits individuals who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. We will never disclose your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes without your authorization.
COMMUNICATIONS REPORTING COMPLAINTS
ican4all.org is committed to protecting your privacy and to protecting your information. If you have any complaints regarding these issues or how we process that information, or any other security-related issues regarding ican4all.org, we urge you to contact us. Email us using the on line “Contact Us” Form or at firstname.lastname@example.org.