Welcome to BABYFRIENDLYUSA.ORG, a website owned and operated by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., a nonprofit corporation with a principal place of business at 4 Executive Park Dr., 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12203 (sometimes referred to as “we,” “us,” “our,” or “BFUSA”).
Personal Information BFUSA Collects
BFUSA and/or our contractors, collect and store any information you choose to put in an e-mail you send or contact form you submit.
BFUSA, and/or our contractors, also collect data on how the Sites are used: for example, number of page visits and duration or the type of browser. This “usage data” includes what some jurisdictions consider personal information, like visitors’ devices’ Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses (which include general location).
Use of Personal Information
BFUSA, and or our contractors, collect personal information, such as your name, title, email address, postal address, or phone number, when you visit the Sites, place a request online or by phone, save your information with us online, contact us with a question or concern, or participate in a contest, promotion or survey. We also collect anonymous information to help improve the content and relevancy of the Sites, the content and layout for visitors, and generally enhance the experience of BFUSA’s members and visitors to the Sites. We may wish to communicate with you from time to time via e-mail to provide you with information regarding your account. On occasion, the information gathered through the website might be used to customize your information or update you on new products or promotions. You may also contact us to update your address or let us know of changes.
Retention of Personal Information
Transfer of Personal Information
BFUSA may store or process your data outside your city, province, state, or country, including through one of our contractors. As a result, your personal information may be stored in a jurisdiction that operates under privacy and data protection laws different from (and potentially less protective than) those of your home jurisdiction.
Contractor and Other Third-Party Access to Personal Information
BFUSA reserves the right to disclose personal information to attorneys or law enforcement authorities to address contract violations or illegal behavior, or to enforce our rights. BFUSA will disclose information demanded in a court order, subpoena, or otherwise required by law, or to prevent harm to persons or property. We may share personal information in connection with a corporate transaction, like a merger or sale of our company, the sale of most of our assets, or a bankruptcy.
Our contractors help us with hosting and storage of the Sites, monitoring use of the Sites, marketing to and communications with users of the Sites, and payment processing. BFUSA is not responsible for the conduct or policies of our contractors (including plugins, webinar hosts, and webinar payment processors).
Protection of Personal Information
We have in place certain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial safeguards to protect the security and privacy of your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of personal information or other data, including during transmission and storage. Use of the Website is at your own risk.
BFUSA provides this Policy to be transparent to the users of the Sites and for no other purpose. BFUSA does not accept any other legal responsibilities that would not otherwise be applicable.
Last revised February 23, 2023