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Introduction

This website www.PIH.org (the “Site”) is operated by Partners In Health, A Nonprofit Corporation, also referred to in this Cookie Policy as “we,” “us,” or “PIH.” PIH is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with PIH’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and explains what cookies are and how and why they may be stored on and accessed from your device when you access this Site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data, usually a unique string of letters and numbers. They are commonly used throughout the Internet and are stored on and accessed from your device when you visit a website (including this Site). This allows the website to recognize your visit from those of other users of the website. You can find more information at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

How does this Site use cookies?

This Site uses the following cookies for the following purposes:

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

Cookie

Name(s)

Description

More information

Google Analytics

_utm*, _ga*

Used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited. We use the information to compile statistic reports of our users’ browsing patterns so that we can improve the Site.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Doubleclick, googleadservices

*SID, AID

Used for search and ad retargeting on Google products.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Microsoft

MUID

Used for search and ad retargeting on Microsoft/Bing products.

Microsoft Bing ads privacy policy

Blue State Digital Tools

_bsd*, spud, source/subsource

The BSD Tools and the CallOut products automatically set cookies on end user browsers to facilitate webform auto-filling, session tracking, and action attribution.

Blue State Digital Data Protection resources

Facebook, Twitter, & other social media

guest_id, metrics_token, personalization_id, lang, fr

All social media platforms have their own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.

Facebook Privacy Policy ,

Twitter Privacy Policy

ABTasty

ABTasty, ABTastySession

ABTasty is an A/B testing and experiment platform used to compare several versions of webpages.

ABTasty ToU

FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

Partners In Health

_splash, node*, SESS*

Used to ‘remember’ if a user has visited a page in order to redirect the browser to the appropriate location

 

Stripe

stripe*

Used for assisting contribution processing

Stripe Privacy Policy

PayPal

PYPF

Used for assisting contribution processing

PayPal Privacy Policy

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics as described in “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps .” You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. Portions of our website may also use Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including DoubleClick, which provide interest-based ads based on your visit to this or other websites. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt-out of interest-based ads.

Combining the cookie information with other data about your computer

When you enter the Site, we may also collect information, where available, about your computer for system administration purposes, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information may be combined with the data we collected via the Google Analytics cookies above. This information is statistical data about our users’ browsing patterns and generally does not identify our users, except when a user gives an online donation, in which case we would be able to identify those users based on their IP address.

Your consent to the use of cookies

By using this Site, you agree that we can store and access the above cookies on your device.

Refusing or withdrawing your consent to the use of cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your Internet browser. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser’s ‘help’ section or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you adjust your Internet browser settings to refuse the setting of cookies, you may be unable to access or use fully certain parts or functionality of the Site (such as being unable to reach our homepage in certain cases).

Do not track preferences

Do not track is a function that allows visitors to opt out from being tracked by websites for any purpose including the use of analytics services, advertising networks and social platforms. Do not track options are available in a number of browsers including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.

  • If you enable do not track in your web browser, we will respect your choice.
  • If you have enabled the do not track function, you will not be tracked with Google Analytics.
  • If you have disabled all cookies from your browser, we will still collect some general data about your browsing (e.g., a record of a visitor to our website). Additionally, the Site may not function as intended if cookies are disabled.

Contact us

If you have any questions or need further information about our cookie practices, please contact us at info@pih.org or write to us at Partners In Health, 800 Boylston Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02199, USA. This Cookie Policy, the Privacy Policy and/or the Terms of Use may be amended by us at any time. Please check this page periodically to inform yourself of any changes. It was last amended on August 31, 2018.