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Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

Disclaimer, Policies & Usage

Learn more about our site, how we use your information, and using our content.

Disclaimer The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) is a resource for sharing information and support. APFED members, moderators and executive board members do not offer medical advice.

The information provided on the APFED website, newsletter and message board are designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/APFED member and his/her physician. Please verify any information you receive from APFED with other sources and with your licensed health care provider. Decisions regarding medical care should be made with your healthcare provider. Consumers should never disregard or delay seeking medical advice due to the content of this website.

APFED does not control the content posted by members of the group, and therefore, the accuracy, integrity or quality of posted messages cannot be guaranteed. APFED, its moderators, executive and medical boards cannot be responsible for any adverse effects of any actions you take because of materials or information you have received from this group.

The APFED executive and medical boards, volunteers and moderators do not assume, and hereby disclaims, any and all liability to any person or entity for any claims, damages, liability or other loss including, without limitation, any liability for injury or other damage resulting from any use of, or reliance on, this service or from the posting of any content or material by any third party.

Privacy Policy American Partnership For Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information that you share with us. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer), browser type, screen resolution, what type of search engine brought you to our site only to give us an idea how to improve the web pages.

Our database contains private information including name, address, contact information and medical information. If you provide any private or nonpublic information it will be restricted to site administrators and individuals on a need-to-know basis and will not be sold or given outside of APFED without consent from you.

Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected fromGoogle Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

How to contact us to review personal information that is collected and request corrections:
You may view and edit your personal information and also change your status on receiving communications from us by contacting us.
Email: mail@apfed.org
Postal Address:
American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders
PO Box 29545
Atlanta, GA 30359
Phone: 713-493-7749 (8am – 4pm CST, Monday – Friday)

Security Measures in Place to Protect personal information that is collected:
Our site uses SSL encryption when displaying and collecting personal information. APFED has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under APFEDs control. APFED employs strict security measures to safeguard online transactions. All personal information is stored in a secured database.

Advertising policy APFED is primarily a volunteer run organization. The APFED website is funded entirely by the operating income of the organization and does not accept advertisements. Our organization does receive support in the form of educational grants from corporate sponsors. Sponsorship does not influence content of educational materials or our website.

Website Content Usage All material contained on this website is the property of APFED. Reproduction of any material on this site, in whole or in part, is strictly forbidden without the express written consent of APFED. For permissions, please email APFED.

Updated 8/15/2016