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Privacy Policy

Welcome to PHF's website and thank you for reviewing our privacy statement. PHF is a non-profit organization that is building users’ trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices.

During a visit to PHF's website, the following information will be collected and stored automatically about the visit:

  • Domain names and IP address: Our Web server will automatically recognize a visitor's domain name and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer when surfing the Web), but not the visitor's e-mail address.
  • E-mail addresses: We collect the e-mail addresses of those who subscribe to our list services and those who register for our online products and services. PHF will not sell or share e-mail addresses with any group.
  • Other collected information: We collect aggregate information on what pages our visitors access or visit. We also collect information volunteered by visitors, such as information provided in onsite training sessions, job postings, and book purchases. Information we collect may be used to notify visitors about updates to our Web site and may be used to contact visitors for customer service purposes.
  • Cookies: We use cookies to record session information as a method to improve the user experience for those visiting the site. PHF will not sell or share any personal information about Web site visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.
  • Security: We transfer certain types of data, such as credit card information, only to our online ordering fulfillment company.

The contents of all material available on this website are copyrighted by PHF unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed for any part of an original work prepared by a United States or state government office.

All rights are reserved and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of PHF or as indicated below.

Users may download pages or other content for their own personal use on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of, and with express attribution to PHF.


While PHF makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, PHF does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness. Reference herein to any commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by PHF unless expressly stated.

At certain places in this site, links to other Web sites can be accessed. These sites contain information created, published, and maintained by organizations independent of PHF. PHF does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites, nor any commercial product or service referenced therein, and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located therein.

PHF assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of the information contained herein or obtained at linked sites and expressly disclaims all liability for damages arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.

Privacy Policy