The Food Rx web sites are maintained by the Food Rx Project non-profit organization. Their purpose is to provide information about inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, dietary approaches to treatment, and various integrative health therapies to people with IBD; to their families and friends; to healthcare professionals; and to the general public.
What information do we collect and how do we use it?
You may browse our web sites without identifying yourself or providing any personally identifiable information about yourself. When you interact with us through your computer, however, we do record certain non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of visits to web site pages.
If you elect to donate, register for an event, sign up for email newsletters, or sign up to participate on the blog, you may be asked to provide personal information that may include items such as name, address, city, state, zip, phone number and email address.
We may use this information to communicate with you by e-mail or post from time to time. Food Rx keeps all names, addresses, and all other personal information supplied by participants of the Food Rx web site strictly confidential. Please keep in mind, however, that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, e.g. on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas, that information may be collected and used by others.
Some parts of our web sites may also use ‘cookies,’ which are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer through your web browser. You may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is sent. However if cookies are rejected, some pages on our web sites may not function properly.
Do we share your information?
We do not share your personal information with any third-parties. In the event that we change this policy in the future, Food Rx will as a minimum will use the “opt-out” approach. An “opt-out” is obtained when Food Rx, through some interaction that gives an individual an opportunity to decline or “opt-out” of disclosures to third parties. If the individual does not opt out, permission is deemed granted.
What security do we provide to protect your personal information?
Food Rx uses multiple electronic and administrative safeguards to protect your information from unauthorized access, such as firewall technologies. Access to your account information is protected via system passwords which are changed periodically. Despite use of these safeguards, we cannot guarantee and do not represent that your information will always be secure from unauthorized access.