We are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website. Our Privacy Policy is set forth below.

By using this website, you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions. If you do not accept these conditions, do not use this website. We at Freedom Institute may change this agreement from time to time, based upon any changes to our website and our users experience on it. You are advised to consult this policy regularly for any such changes.

How Freedom Institute Uses and Collects Information About You

Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with an efficient and informative experience while visiting our website, to send you information upon your request, and to increase your knowledge and awareness of chemical dependency resources and treatments.

Aggregate Data

We may record usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to this website. This information may include the websites that you access immediately before and after your visit to our website, the Internet browser you are using and your IP address. If we use such data at all, it will be on an aggregate basis, and we will not disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally.

Personally Identifiable Information

If you submit information to our website in a request for information, we will, of course, record and use any personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address for such purposes. From time to time, we may use your email address to contact you with information about upcoming events. If you do not wish to be contacted by our organization in the future, please indicate your wishes in your initial communication with us. The personally identifiable information that you provide to us through this website will never be used in any manner other than as described in this Privacy Notice, unless we have your permission.

We may use external service providers to operate our website and employ other persons to perform work on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and e-mail. These persons, as well as our own employees, may have access to the personally identifiable information you submit through the website, but only for the purpose of performing their duties and may not use it for any other purpose.

We will not provide any personally identifiable information to any other persons, except if we are required to make disclosures to the government or private parties in connection with a lawsuit, subpoena, investigation or similar proceeding. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any such information in those circumstances.


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