The AAHCM values our visitors' private information and
understands the need for security and trust surrounding such information. The
following policy outlines the ways in which we collect, store and use
personally identifiable information in providing our products and services.
Information Collection & Use
In order to use certain parts of The AAHCM web site, you may need to first
complete a registration form to create a user name and/or password. During
registration you may be required to give contact information. We may use this
information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have
If you purchase a product or service, or choose to make a donation, we request
certain personally identifiable information from you on our order forms. We
encrypt this information using Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) and
digital certificates from PayPal, Inc.
We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have
trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
Occasionally, we may provide you the opportunity to participate in surveys on
our site and through email. Participation in these surveys is completely
voluntary. We use survey results to further improve this site and its content
as well as to enhance our communications with you.
We may use third-party service providers to host and/or conduct surveys. Those
companies will be prohibited from using our users' personally identifiable
information for any other purpose than what has been identified above.
Communications from the Site
Newsletters and Products
Members are automatically signed up for the AAHCM’s E-Newsletter. Members have
the ability to unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the bottom
of any AAHCM E-Newsletter or by sending an "unsubscribe me” request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Members must opt in to
the AAHCMs List-serv to begin service. Unsubscribing from the List-serv by
sending an "unsubscribe me” email to email@example.com
Customer Service and Profile
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us (i.e., your
"profile"), we will send you a welcome e-mail to verify your
enrollment when you become a member.
We provide you the opportunity to opt out of having us use your personally
identifiable information for these purposes.
If you no longer wish to receive electronic newsletters and/or promotional
communications, you may opt out of receiving them by following the instructions
included in each newsletter or communication.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
At times, we share aggregated demographic information about our user base with
our partners. This information does not identify individual users. We do not
link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information in these
Personally identifiable information
We occasionally rent mailing and e-mail lists of our member to third
parties.We do not share personally identifiable information of nonmembers
collected via this site or online surveys with third parties, except insofar as
that information is required to fulfill a service, such as product fulfillment,
that you have requested.
We sometimes use third parties to provide fulfillment and processing functions
on our site. When you register for products and/or services, we may share
information as necessary for the third party to provide those services.
We make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that these third parties are
prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other
The AAHCM may share information about users with its
affiliated sister organization, the Home Care Medicine Action Fund.Any
use of such information by the Home Care Medicine Action Fund will be subject
you agree that this sister organization may also use that address to contact
you.If you opt out of receiving communications from The AAHCM, that
opt-out will also apply to the Home Care Medicine Action Fund.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as
required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our
rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal
process served on the AAHCM. We further reserve the right to disclose or use
your personally identifiable information for the purposes of collecting on
debts owed in connection with the purchase of goods or services on this web
Web Site Tools
We use Google Analytics to understand your usage of our site.
The security of your sensitive personal information is important to us. We
encrypt that information using Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) and
digital certificates. Despite taking these measures to protect your
information, we cannot guaranty its security.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. If we make
material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by e-mail, or by
means of a notice on our home page.
contact us at:
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine
8735 W Higgins Rd
Chicago IL 60631
Last Updated: September 30, 2015