AMDA Website Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The University of Louisville/Kent School of Social Work is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information.

CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville website collects personally identifying data such as facility, state and your role in the facility; however, this information is not attached to any individual’s name. The site collects information about the browser and device type (e.g. PC, phone, tablet) that you are using to access the site. We do collect the IP address from which you are accessing the site in order to gather statistics about the various locations from which visitors are accessing the site. Further, we do collect:

  • Internet address (IP address) of computer being used
  • Web pages requested
  • Referring Web page
  • Browser used
  • Date and Time
  • Facility name, state, role in the facility

The site does not collect an individual’s user id, phone number, physical address. No protected health information (PHI) is stored on this site and you will not be asked questions regarding your PHI.

Some pages within the CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville website pages may contain content that is provided by external third parties. For example, a web page may include a graphic logo or script from a third party. Neither the CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville transmits information to these third parties as part of such requests. However, when you visit one of our pages that contain this third party content, information such as IP address, date, browser and requested page are transmitted to that third party. Neither the CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, nor University of Louisville are responsible for the privacy practices of these external third parties.

The CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville operates www.cpgltc.org.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, University of Louisville collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. University of Louisville’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website. From time to time, University of Louisville may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of this website.

We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. We only disclose logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to these websites choose to interact in ways that result in UofL gathering personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that is gathered depends on the nature of the interaction. [For example, we ask registered visitors to identify their role in their facility when they log on. In each case, UofL collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the website. University of Louisville does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. This is a password-protected website and visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

University of Louisville may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. University of Louisville may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, University of Louisville does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. CMS Region IV LTC Quality Improvement Initiative at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville uses tools such as Google Analytics (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.). Google Analytics uses cookies to collect usage information of the site. This information is used to monitor and improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of the site. We do not share any specific information about a particular user with Google. Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices. To opt out of Google’s data collection, read more about the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

University of Louisville discloses potentially personally identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on University of Louisville’s behalf or to provide services available at this website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using University of Louisville’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. University of Louisville will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, University of Louisville discloses potentially personally identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, as required by law, or when University of Louisville believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of University of Louisville, third parties or the public at large. UofL does not actively share personal information gathered from its Web servers. However, because UofL is a public institution, some information collected from UofL websites, including the summary server log information, emails sent to websites, and information collected from Web-based forms, may be subject to the Kentucky Open Records Act. This means that while UofL does not actively share information, in some cases may be compelled by law to release information gathered from its Web servers. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Should we publish your request to help others, we will not publish your email address or name. University of Louisville takes measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. University of Louisville uses cookies to help University of Louisville identify and track visitors, their usage of University of Louisville website, and their website access preferences. University of Louisville visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using University of Louisville’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of University of Louisville’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, University of Louisville may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in University of Louisville’s sole discretion. University of Louisville encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you have questions about what information we collect, this privacy policy or you believe that information has been released without your consent, please contact our support team at help@cpgltc.org.