Thank you for visiting the Web site for Tobacconomics. The following discloses practices for protecting the privacy of visitors to tobacconomics.org
The Information We Collect
We collect information on the number of visitors to the Web site and to individual pages, the domain name, as well as the number of visitors who have accessed or downloaded specific materials posted on the Web site.
When it is volunteered by the visitor, we also collect contact information, including name and e-mail address.This information is collected on a voluntary basis only. Visitors can access all sections of the Tobacconomics Web site without providing any personally identifiable information.
The Way We Use Information
Statistics about the number visitors to the site are not examined at an individual level, but at an aggregated level. This information is used for tracking purposes and to improve the content of our Web site.
Contact information, such as e-mail address, is collected in order to notify visitors, upon their request, about updates and new content on our Web site. Aggregated information on users’ institution and/or area(s) of work may be used for tracking purposes and to improve the content of our Web site.
Collection of Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to personally identifiable information while on our Web site.
We use session based cookies for session navigation purposes. Visitors always can accept or reject any cookies from our Web site by taking advantage of the related settings and tools on their own computers.
Our Commitment to Privacy and Data Security
Tobacconomics does not distribute any information provided online to third parties unless authorized/requested to do so by law.
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. All of our users’ information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. The server that stores personally identifiable information is in a secure environment.
Our Web site contains links to other sites. These links are provided for your convenience and are not intended as an endorsement by Tobacconomics nor as a warranty of the information they contain. Tobocconomics is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other Web sites, and urge users to review privacy policies. Again, visitors always can accept or reject any cookies from our Web sites by taking advantage of the related settings and tools on their own computers.
How to Contact Us
Our postal address is:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute for Health Research and Policy
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, 5th Floor (Room 558)
Chicago, IL 60608