Effective Date:October 20, 2015
Personally Identifiable Account Information
Centers for Independence may collect information you voluntarily share with us in submitting an application for services, as well as other information, for example through Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and the use of “cookies,” which may be placed on your computer when you access the website. (See the sections on IP Addresses and Cookies below.)
We do not sell, rent or loan any of your personally identifiable information to any third party. We may use and share information with the Department of Health Services and those persons and third-party entities specifically involved in the processing of your payment or receipt of services from Centers for Independence. In addition, we may use and share aggregated information that does not uniquely identify you when it enables us to improve and enrich our services and website content. In addition, Centers for Independence reserves the right to use and share your information in the event the agency believes doing so is necessary to operate this website or where such disclosure may be required by law, or to protect the rights of Centers for Independence or the rights of others.
Centers for Independence does not typically log IP addresses, but may do so for systems administration purposes only. IP addresses are not used to track a user’s session. This information only helps us determine how often different areas of our site are visited. We do not link IP address to any information that is personally identifiable.
Centers for Independence may use “cookies” to track the use of our website and to facilitate and enhance your experience on our website. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies enable us to facilitate access to different aspects of our website. For example, by showing when and how you and others visit our website, cookies help us to see which pages of the website are popular and which are not. Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this website, for example, by remembering your address or other personal information when you request information or services on the website.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that disabling this function may impact your use and enjoyment of this website.
Access by Children:
This website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age and Centers for Independence does not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 through this website.
Third Party Ad Networks and Behavioral Advertising
We do not presently engage any third party ad networks, but reserve the right to do so.
Do Not Track
We will automatically collect cookies and other non-personally identifying information when you visit this site. Due to this automatic collection, we do not currently track requests.
Centers for Independence may use your personal information to send you informational communications. If you prefer to receive communications from us through regular mail or by phone, you may notify us at any time by contacting the Customer Contact Center at 414.937.2020.
We limit access to personally identifiable information about you to our employees, the Department of Health Services and third-party agents who we reasonably believe need to have access to your information to provide you with the information or services you request from the Centers for Independence.
This website has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, the agency uses industry standards, such as Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) technology, to help safeguard against such occurrences. In certain areas, the information passed between your browser and our system is encrypted with SSL technology to create a protected connection between you and our website to ensure confidentiality. In the event that a breach into our security systems occurs and there is a possibility that an unauthorized person acquires your personal information, Centers for Independence will notify you of such a breach under applicable law.
Access to Your Personal Information
If you wish to have access to your personal information in our records, please contact us with your request at (414) 937-2020. You may also request that we update your personal information or correct any factual errors that you believe may exist regarding this information.
This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to Centers for Independence. Centers for Independence is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third parties or third-party websites, including any linked or linking websites. To the extent that you disclose personally identifiable information to any such third parties, different rules may apply to their use and disclosure of personal information that you disclose to them. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such websites before disclosing your personal information to them.
Centers for Independence
Milwaukee Center for Independence
2020 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233