At Hometown, we are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this Website.
To our visitors and to our customers, we offer this pledge:
Hometown uses its best effort to respect the privacy of its online visitors. When you visit our Website and access information, you remain anonymous. This means that we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. We do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. Hometown only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail address, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. This information is used for internal purposes solely by Hometown. or other entities that are involved in the operation of this site.
Cookies and non-personal information
“Non-personal information” means information that does not permit us to specifically identify you by your full name or similar unique identifying information such as a social security number, address or telephone number. Hometown uses various technologies, which may include “cookie” technology, to gather non-personal information from our website visitors such as which pages are used and how often they are used, and to enable certain features on this website.
A “cookie” is a small file containing information that is placed on a user’s computer by a web server. Typically, these files are used to enhance the user’s experience of the site, to help users move between pages in a database, or to customize information for a user.
At Hometown, a cookie is only used to identify one unique visitor from another visitor during a particular session. A session is the period of active site-use while that unique visitor is linked to our server. We may use cookie technology during a session as a tool to carry forward your input information during the enrollment process. This enables the visitor to input their information once and have the information appear later during the enrollment process. No personally identifiable information is stored on the cookie. The cookie expires and is deleted from the visitor’s computer as soon as they close their browser.
Third Party Links
We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction; or (iii) we are required by law. Hometown has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties.
We may provide links to third party sites. These third party links are made available to you as a convenience and you agree to use these links at your own risk. Since we do not control those Websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party sites.
Ritu Singla, Vice President of Clinical Research