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I. Information collected online
How you use the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community site will determine whether or not we need to collect information from you and how much information we collect. For many features, we do not require any information on who you are or ask questions about you. For some of our features, such as registration for walks, we need to collect sufficient information from you to provide the service of that feature.
Highmark invites Users to send messages to Highmark regarding the Walk for a Healthy Community program. The information provided through the use of these secure messages and feedback forms will be used by Highmark representatives or other appropriate third parties who need to view this information to respond to the inquiry.
A cookie is a small piece of information about an internet session that may be created when an individual accesses a website.
Cookies can contain a variety of information, including the name of the website that issued them, where on the site the User visited, passwords, and even User names and credit card numbers that have been supplied via forms. Note that most Web browsers can be modified by the User to prevent cookies from being attached to the User.
II. Use of information collected online
Highmark does not sell your non-public personal information to anyone.
All information submitted by any individual to Highmark may be retained to provide a record of such communications and to comply with any applicable legal and/or regulatory requirements and may be verified for accuracy.
In addition, Highmark uses any information submitted by you on the Walk for a Healthy Community site to provide prepare materials for and facilitate the walks in various communities. When you register for a walk and select a sponsoring organization, your registration information is shared with that organization for the same purposes, which may include contacting you to remind you of a walk date.
Information may also be "cleansed" by Highmark (stripped of any information which could identify you personally, such as your name or email address), aggregated with other data, and used for general research, classification purposes, marketing, or other purposes without permission, but only in non-individually identifiable forms.
III. Access to information collected online
Certain Highmark employees may be provided with information regarding Users in order to respond to the individual's needs and provide requested information. Highmark employees are required, by written confidentiality statements, corporate policies, and state or federal laws or regulations to maintain the confidentiality of personal information and to use strict standards of care in handling the information. Employees who do not conform to these confidentiality requirements are subject to disciplinary sanctions that may include dismissal.
B. Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community organization partners
As described above, Highmark may disclose personal information of its Users collected through this website as permitted by law to the organizations it partners with in presenting the Walk for a Healthy Community program. Those partners use the information to prepare materials and activities for the walks and the participants who will be walking under their sponsorship, including, in some cases, contacting Users with reminders about walk dates and activities.
C. Third parties
Other than as set forth above, Highmark does not transmit any personal information collected through its websites to any third party without the permission of the individual. Personal information may be transmitted, however, if there is a specific need to complete a transaction requested by the individual.
IV. Compliance assurance
Highmark makes reasonable efforts to protect your information from unauthorized use or alteration. However, you should be aware there is always some risk in sending information over the internet.
B. Internal compliance program
C. Questions and concerns
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