Privacy Policy

This policy discloses the privacy practices for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education's website. Specifically, this policy explains how the National Center uses and protects personally identifiable information collected by this website.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for http://www.nexusipe.org, the website for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Specifically, this policy explains how the National Center uses and protects personally identifiable information collected by this website.

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personally identifiable information you provide while using this website will be used only in accordance with this policy.

Your information

Your information includes both the information required to create a user account on this website (registration information), as well as the additional information you choose to share on the website.

  • Registration information

    When you create a personal account on this website, you are required to provide your name, email address, job title and organization with which you are affiliated. Your name, job title and organization are always publicly displayed to identify you when you comment on news stories, post on the website forum and otherwise contribute content to the website. A basic public user profile page, which includes this information, is also published when you create an account . Your email address is not publicly displayed unless you choose to display that information via a setting on your Edit Account page.

    When you create an organization account on this website, you are required to provide an organization name and email address. Only the organization name is publicly displayed to identify you when interacting on the website. A basic public profile is created which includes this name. Your email address is not publicly displayed unless you choose to display that information via a setting on your Edit Account page.

  • Mailing/Contact List Information

    Any information you provide when signing up for a mailing or contact list remains private and will not be pubicly displayed or distributed to any other organizations or 3rd parties.

  • Information you choose to share

    Your information also includes the information you choose to share on the the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education website, including (but not limited to) commenting on stories and other content and enhancing your public profile with additional information. Any information you choose to share is viewable by the general public.

How your information is used

The information you provide is used to provide the services of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education website. We also use your information for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and service improvement. If you opt in to mailing or contact lists, we may also send you content relevant to the topic you opted in to.

We will never sell or provide your information to any third parties, except when required to by law. However, please remember that any information you choose to share publicly is indeed public and visible to anyone visiting this website.

You are providing us permission to use your information for the purposes outlined above, but we do not own any of your information. You retain all ownership to any information you choose to share.

Additional details

How we use cookies 
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Deleting Your Account

You may choose to delete your account at any time via the Edit Account page. This will permanently delete your account from The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education website. Any files, comments or posts you have made on the website will remain for historical preservation purposes. To request the deletion of this content, please contact nexusipe@umn.edu.

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes. All updates will be posted on this page. This policy is effective from July 19, 2013.