Like most website operators, Epilepsy Foundation New England 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.
Epilepsy Foundation New England also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments, making a donation or joining an email list.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the website choose to interact with Epilepsy Foundation New England in ways that require Epilepsy Foundation New England to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Epilepsy Foundation New England gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Epilepsy Foundation New England are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Epilepsy Foundation New England collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the group. Epilepsy Foundation New England does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. 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.