Privacy policy & Disclaimer

General Status Disclaimer

The African American AIDS Task Force (AAATF) website is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through website should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your healthcare provider.

Copyright Status Disclaimer

CDC and other government information included on the AAATF Website is in the public domain; however, you will encounter information that is owned/created by others, including copyrighted materials and other materials sponsored by private companies or non-government organizations. Those other parties retain all rights to publish or reproduce those documents or to allow others to do so. Any copyrighted materials included on this site remain the property of their respective owners/creators and should not be reproduced or otherwise used. It is not the intent of AAATF to violate or infringe upon any copyrights. If you believe we have done so, please e-mail us and we will take care of the matter promptly.

Liability Disclaimer

AAATF does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in abstracts or documents available from the AAATF Website.

Medical Information Disclaimer

AAATF does not intend to provide specific medical advice, but we may provide Website visitors with information to better understand their health and risk factors for specific diseases. AAATF urges you to consult with a qualified health care provider for diagnosis and answers to your personal health questions.

Photo Disclaimer

The majority of people pictured on the website are primarily models and used for illustrative purposes only.

Privacy Policy

The African American AIDS Task Force respects the privacy of visitors to the AAATF Website. AAATF does not provide personal identifying information to any outside organization or any government agency.

What information is collected?
What information is not collected?
Why is information collected?

We may collect a limited amount of information on usage of the Website for statistical purposes to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We also collect mailing address information from users to fulfill online publication orders.

What information is collected?

The information collected includes standard server log information, such as the domain name or IP address from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site; the pages you viewed; the type of browser and operating system you used to access our site; and, if you linked to our site from another Website, that Website's address. We collect this information on an aggregate basis only. Our Website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that actually browse the site. For example, we track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole, but pages viewed are not identified with individual users. When inquiries are sent to us via e-mail, we store the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. To fulfill online publication orders, users must submit their name and mailing address. All information submitted is considered restricted and confidential.

What information is not collected?

Unless otherwise required by statute, we do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our Website. We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.