When you apply for membership in the UHCA, we ask for information such as your name, date of birth, and contact information. We also collect the e-mail addresses and other personal information provided during from email inquiries. Information we collect is stored on computer servers that we use to operate the website and in paper form as a backup.
The personal information we collect is used for billing, for identification and authentication, for the general operation and improvement of organization and events, and to respond to inquiries, and is not used, shared with or sold to other organizations, except: to our service providers, as required to operate the website and provide the services you've requested; for collection purposes; to law enforcement agencies, in emergencies, for internal security matters, or where required by court order or search warrant; or when we have your permission.
By default, member names and city and state of residence are shared with other members in the Member
Directory and members must be logged into view this information. Members have the ability to share more or less personal information with other members by editing their profile.
We may also record your computer's IP address with any financial transaction to help us identify fraudulent credit card use. We may share this information with the financial institution that issued the credit card with which an order was placed or with law enforcement authorities if we determine, or are notified, that the use of the credit card was fraudulent.
Your personal information is not used or disclosed by us for any other purpose.
A cookie is a small amount of data – typically stored as text file – that is placed on your computer or other device when you visit a particular website. Cookies do not store personal information about you, just information identifying your device. To access the members only section of the UHCA website, you need to enable cookies within your browser settings.
Like most standard websites, we use log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. None of the information stored in the log files is linked to personally identifiable information.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Our website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We do not store credit card information in our database. We follow generally accepted industry practices to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
You are responsible for the security of your password. Make sure you keep it in a safe place and do not share it with others. Always remember to log out after your session ends to ensure that others cannot access your private personal information. You should take this precaution even if you are not using a public computer.
You may keep your personal information current by visiting the account area of our website or by contacting the Membership Secretary. You can also edit the personal information you choose to share with other members in the Member Directory.
This website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites.
Unless you have specifically opted-out of receiving electronic communications from UHCA, your personal information will be used to send you UHCA News and Updates, information from the event hosts, information about affiliated clinics or programs, and information or special offers from any of our official sponsors. Note that your personal information is not shared with third-party clinic organizers, event hosts, or sponsors.
You can change your communication preferences or unsubscribe from future mailings by clicking the preferences or unsubscribe links at the bottom of the email. If you would like to opt-out by other means, you can do so at any time by communicating your preferences to the email or phone number listed on the Contact Us page of the website.