Privacy Policy

Collection of Personal Information

Ohioans for Healthcare Access receives both information that is directly provided to us, such as personal information you provide when you visit our site, and information that is passively or automatically collected from you, such as anonymous information collected from your browser or device. In this Privacy Policy, we refer to all of this as the “Information”.

Information You Provide To Us. At some points within our website, you can register, sign petitions, send messages to legislators or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters or text message alerts, or participate in one of our online forums or communities. In the course of these various offerings, Ohioans for Healthcare Access often seeks to collect from you various forms of information, such as: name, address, email address, telephone number and social media information. 

At some point within our website, you may also be able to submit Information about other people. For example, you might submit a person’s name and email address to send refer a friend or even submit a message on their behalf thus submitting the recipient’s name and address. This Information may include, for instance, a recipient’s name, address, email address, and telephone number.

Information That is Passively or Automatically Collected. Ohioans for Healthcare Access, and our “Partners” who include our platform service provider, may use automated means to collect various types of Information about you, your computer or other device used to access our website. A representative, non-exhaustive list of the types of automatically collected information may include: network or Internet protocol address and type of browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon or AT&T) and domains used by such providers, mobile network, device identifiers (such as an Apple IDFA or an Android Advertising ID), device settings, browser settings, the web pages on this platform you have visited, pages visited before and after you visit our website, the type of handheld or mobile device used to view our site (e.g., iOS, Android), location information, and the content and advertisements you have accessed, seen, forwarded and/or clicked on.

Geo-location Information. If you are accessing our site from a mobile device or through a mobile application, you may be asked to share your precise (GPS level) geo-location information with us so we can customize your experience on our site. If you agree to such collection, in most cases, you will be able to turn off such data collection at any time by accessing the privacy settings of your mobile device and/or through the settings in the applicable mobile application.

Information Collected By and From Social Media Services and Other Third Party Platforms. You may also be able to engage with our content on or through social media services or other third party platforms, such as Facebook, or other third-party social media plug-ins, integrations and applications. When you engage with our content on or through our website, social media services or other third party platforms, plug-ins, integrations or applications, Ohioans for Healthcare Access may have access to certain Information in your profile. This may include your name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, location and an ID associated with the applicable third party platform or social media account user files, like photos and videos, your list of friends or connections, people you follow and/or who follow you, or your posts, topics of interests, or “likes.” For a description on how social media services and other third party platforms, plug-ins, integrations or applications handle your information, please refer to their respective privacy policies and terms of use, which may permit you to modify your privacy settings. 

When Ohioans for Healthcare Access interacts with you through our content on third party websites, applications, integrations or platforms, we may obtain any information regarding your interaction with that content, such as content you have viewed, information about advertisements within the content you have been shown or may have clicked on.

Use of Personal Information

Ohioans for Healthcare Access uses your personal information to provide customized information and services and to inform you of new features, services, and products from Ohioans for Healthcare Access.

The Ohioans for Healthcare Access site uses your personal information to operate the site and to deliver services. Ohioans for Healthcare Access does not sell or release personal information.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Ohioans for Healthcare Access may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Ohioans for Healthcare Access or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ohioans for Healthcare Access, the site or the users of Ohioans for Healthcare Access, and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Ohioans for Healthcare Access site or the public.

The Ohioans for Healthcare Access site may have several necessary service partners who assist in providing the service or product associated with the site. As part of the operations of the site, these companies may have access to your personal information. Without this relationship the Ohioans for Healthcare Access partner could not provide its service to you. These service partners must also adhere to these privacy guidelines, and will not have permission to sell (or make any other use of) your personal information.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please email contact@ohioansforhealthcareaccess.org.