Privacy Statement

This web site is an information and communications service provided by Wake AHEC and/or its affiliated organizations. Please read this agreement carefully. By using this web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions described in this document. We reserve the right to modify these terms and policies and recommend you periodically review them. Your continued use of the web site will constitute your agreement to the most current version of the agreement.

Use of the Web Site
You warrant that you will not use this web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. You are personally responsible for the material that you send.

Warranty Disclaimer
You assume full responsibility for using the information on this web site and you understand Wake AHEC and its affiliated organizations will not be held responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from your use of the site. While we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, and completeness. We can also not warrant that the site and the files that are provided to be downloaded are error or virus free.

External Links
In order to provide visitors with greater value, Wake AHEC may provide links to various third party web sites. However, even if a third-party affiliation exists between Wake AHEC and that destination site, Wake AHEC exercises no authority over linked sites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. Wake AHEC assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent methods or actions and is not responsible for the independent policies or procedures of destination sites. Similarly, Wake AHEC cannot take responsibility for the privacy initiatives or the content of such web sites. These destination links are provided only for your convenience, and as such, you access them at your own risk. However, Wake AHEC wishes to ensure the integrity of our web site and its destination links, so any comments pertaining to the Wake AHEC web site or any sites accessed through Wake AHEC links are greatly appreciated.

Material on the web site is protected by copyright law. Unless otherwise stated, users may print or download information from this site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided they identify the source of the material and include a statement that the materials are protected by copyright law. Any reproduction of artwork or photographs appearing on the pages of the web site is prohibited without prior written consent. All content on the web site provided by third parties is subject to any applicable terms and conditions provided by that third party and you agree to be bound by those terms and conditions.

General Information Collection
Wake AHEC tracks and collects general information regarding the use of this site. Information such as which pages are visited, the length of time visitors stay on the site, the browsers visitors use, and the times people log on to the site, is collected in aggregate and not applied to specific visitors. Such information may be shared, in aggregate, to help others determine how the site is used and what can be done to make it more helpful to our audience.

Personal Information
You may use the Wake AHEC web site without providing any personal information. However, you may be asked to provide personal information if you choose to complete an on-line form. If you ask us a question and supply your email address, or if you register on our website, you are authorizing us to respond to you with an unencrypted e-mail message. If you are not comfortable using an on-line form without encryption, you can call Wake AHEC directly and we will be happy to help you over the phone. Personally identifiable information provided by visitors (name, e-mail or home address, phone numbers, etc.) may be shared with other North Carolina AHEC divisions and/or incorporated in a database that is shared with other North Carolina AHEC divisions.

Limitations on Disclosures
Wake AHEC will not release your street address, telephone number, credit card number or e-mail address to third parties without your consent, except as noted in this document, or when required by law or court order.

Surveys and Questionnaires
Our online surveys and questionnaires may ask visitors for contact and demographic information. The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site but is only used for internal analysis for improving our web sites.

Wake AHEC’s registration system requires users to give us contact information such as their name and e-mail address, and demographic information such as address and ZIP code. The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary and to track participation and transactions. Users may choose (opt-in) to receive future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected on our site. We use this data to tailor the visitor's experience on our site.

E-Commerce Transactions
Some Wake AHEC site features may use applications to collect data to facilitate online registration or an e-commerce transaction. Wake AHEC may store this information to verify the transaction for customer service and accounting reasons and may use this information to help personalize your experience on the Wake AHEC site. The Wake AHEC website uses Secure Sockets Layer encryption as a safeguard for online registration transactions. Name and address information collected by Wake AHEC are transmitted to First Data Global Gateway Connect to facilitate the credit card process. Credit card numbers used for these transactions are collected on a form hosted and processed by FirstData Global Gateway Connect, who verifies and processes payments. Credit card numbers are not captured or stored on the Wake AHEC site or in our database.

Our site gives users the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor. This site also gives users the following options for removing their information from our database in order to stop receiving communications or our service:

Wake AHEC gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:

  1. You can send an e-mail to wakeahecinfo@wakemed.org
  2. You can send mail the following postal address:
    Wake AHEC
    3261 Atlantic Ave., Suite 212
    Raleigh, NC 27604-1657
  3. You can call the following telephone number: (919) 350-8547
  1. Correct the information on the registration form during the online registration process
  2. E-mail wakeahecinfo@wakemed.org
  3. Call the following telephone number: (919) 350-8547
  4. Users with MYAHEC accounts may also update their information by logging into their My AHEC account.

Contacting Wake AHEC about the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this web site, or your interaction with this web site, contact:
    Wake AHEC
    3261 Atlantic Ave., Suite 212
    Raleigh, NC 27604-1657