Site policies is committed to the responsible management of visitor information. Visitor privacy is important to us; we are committed to protecting visitor information on our website. This privacy policy informs you of:

  • What limited personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Web site.
  • How the information is used.
  • With whom the information may be shared.
  • The choices available to you regarding the collection, use, and distribution of the information.
  • What security procedures are in place to protect against the loss or misuse of any information collected.
  • This privacy policy may be revised periodically. It is your responsibility to review the privacy policy when you visit the site.

Visitor Usage Information monitors usage of our site to improve our services and overall visitor experience. We typically aggregate this information to produce anonymous reports, such as demographic information, and do not disclose individual visitor data to third parties for commercial use.

Links provides links to other organizations as a service to our readers. We are not responsible for information provided on other websites. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Cookies/IP Addresses does use cookies, which are small pieces of information that a website stores on your web browser to remind the site about you the next time you visit the site. This makes it convenient for you so that you do not have to repeatedly provide necessary information. Cookies and IP addresses are also used on an aggregate basis to track site navigating information and site usage which is not trackable to an individual user. does not store confidential or sensitive information in cookies.

Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. These include the use of encryption and electronic firewalls. VeriSign™ assures viewers that the Center owns and maintains

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about the Privacy Statement for this site or its implementation, please contact us at:

Dept. of Public Health Sciences, A210
Penn State University, College of Medicine
600 Centerview Dr., Suite 2200
Hershey, PA 17033

Phone: 717.531.1440
Fax: 717.531.3922