ICPS Privacy Policy


Effective Date: 4/28/2009

The Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety ("ICPS") is committed to protecting your privacy. This Online Privacy Policy will provide information to you regarding how we collect and use your personal information, and about choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this Online Privacy Policy carefully. From time to time, we may revise this Online Privacy Policy to address new issues or changes to our web site or practices. These changes will be posted on this page so that you will always know our position on privacy. Please check this Online Privacy Policy periodically to see if there have been any revisions.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please contact our Privacy Contact,
Carol Birk at (317) 616-1958 or cbirk@indypatientsafety.org

Scope of Online Privacy Policy

This Online Privacy Policy applies to ICPS 's method of collection and use of information gathered by us through your use of http://www.indypatientsafety.org. The privacy practices of third party sites are not covered by this Online Privacy Policy. Once you leave this web site via a link or otherwise, this Online Privacy Policy does not apply and ICPS cannot and is not responsible for how data and information obtained from you on other web sites is used by the operators of such web sites. ICPS disclaims any liability for any third party's use of your Personal Information obtained through using the third party web site.

Types of Information Collected by ICPS

Personal information collected ("Personal Information") may include the following: (i) name, (ii) title, (iii) address, (iv) email address, (v) telephone number, (vi) password, (vii) credentials and (viii) affiliation.

Personal Information is collected in order to provide superior service to you. We may also request Personal Information from you in connection with your use of, or participation in, the web site, including registrations, requests for additional information or in connection with other services or resources provided on or through the web site. [Personal Information is collected on servers owned and maintained by a third party and leased to us.] We may use your Personal Information to send you information. We may also use your Personal Information to keep in touch with you when necessary, for example, to send you confirmation or reminder email messages. If you identify yourself to us by sending us an email with questions or comments, we may use your Personal Information to respond to your questions or comments (we may also file your comments for future reference.)

ICPS does not sell or share Personal Information collected through this web site to any third party without your permission, unless we are legally required to do so. We reserve the right to provide or use your Personal Information in the following circumstances. We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the web site, or a physical threat to you or others.


ICPS does not currently collect cookies (small computer files that are transferred to a computer's hard drive and which provide knowledge about site visits).

Privacy of Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The ICPS web site is not intended to or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect Personal Information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Personal Health Information

The ICPS web site is not intended to or designed to solicit personal health information. ICPS does not collect personal health information via the ICPS web site.


We believe that protecting the security of your Personal Information is critical. Therefore, we have put strong security measures in place to protect your Personal Information. Access to Personal Information is limited to ICPS employees or other authorized individuals, and identities are verified by internal network access rules and application username/password pairs. Data is physically stored through a third party data system at private facilities on servers leased by us. Data fields that identify individuals are separated from non-sensitive data fields. Data identifying Personal Information is encrypted through use of industry standard SSL 128 bit encryption methods and practices. Data decryption keys are kept physically separate from encryption keys and encrypted data. Records are marked with tamper-proof authentication digests.

Access to Personal Information

At your request, we will use reasonable efforts to provide you with access to your Personal Information and to revise, update or replace Personal Information that you inform us is in error. Please contact our Privacy Contact, Carol Birk at (317) 616-1958 or cbirk@indypatientsafety.org to request access to any Personal Information or to request a change in your Personal Information.

E-Mail Policy and Opt-Out

You can opt-out of use of this web site or unsubscribe from receiving emails from us by sending your request to our Privacy Contact, Carol Birk at cbirk@indypatientsafety.org with the subject line "unsubscribe" or by following the instructions on any e-mails that you receive from ICPS.