Privacy Policy

By using this website, you agree to the terms and conditions contained or referenced in this document.

EBOEHM does not collect any information about your visit to the EBOEHM website unless you have expressly provided it for EBOEHM’s use. EBOEHM records the number of visits to its website, but does not collect e-mail addresses or Internet Protocol addresses and does not place cookies on your computer’s hard drive.

EBOEHM provides links throughout the Site to enable you to subscribe to mailing lists, ask questions by e-mail, request information and materials, and make comments and suggestions. EBOEHM may request additional personal information from you, such as your name, telephone number, postal address and e-mail address, to assist us in responding to your requests.
All information obtained through the EBOEHM website is stored in a secure location with the safest possible methods and safeguards. EBOEHM will not sell or otherwise share your personal information with any person, company or government entity unless required to do so by law or in connection with a judicial or regulatory investigation or proceeding.
The information contained on the EBOEHM website is provided for general information purposes only. None of this information is intended or should be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. Although reasonable efforts are made to ensure that the information contained on the website is as accurate as possible, omissions and errors may occur and the information may not reflect the latest developments. EBOEHM expressly disclaims any liability to any person for the consequences of any act or omission based in whole or in part on the contents of this website.
This Privacy Policy applies only to activities related to the EBOEHM website. Other websites, including those linked to the EBOEHM website, may have their own privacy policies. EBOEHM has no control over these third party websites and this Privacy Statement does not control or endorse the use of these third party websites. EBOEHM does not endorse and is not responsible for the content, accuracy or quality of any products or services provided or advertised on such third party websites.
All online transactions are conducted on a secure server. This means that the information entered on the transaction page is encrypted with SSL (Secure Socket Layer) before transmission. The secure pages at the bottom of the browser screen display a “closed” lock icon and the website address in the address bar at the top of the browser screen begins with “https” instead of “http”. Donation pages are verified by Verisign and transactions are processed through a Verisign merchant account.
EBOEHM reserves the right to change this policy at any time. EBOEHM will post a notice of changes on its website if and when the terms of this policy are changed.

Our Privacy Policy describes the information we receive when you visit our site and how we use that information.

We receive two types of information when you visit our site:

Information is automatically collected.

The information you choose to provide.

Automatically collect information Automatically collect information

When you visit any website, the site may automatically collect information about your visit. When you browse our site, read pages or upload information, we collect certain information to measure how many visitors come to different parts of the site to make it more useful.

Example: We use browser information to help us build our website so that as many people as possible can view the pages correctly.

For each visitor, we collect and temporarily store the following information:

  • The Internet Protocol address of your computer (IP address).
  • The domain from which you access the Internet.
  • The address of the site from which you came to our site.
  • The date and time you arrived at our site and how long you spent there.
  • The name and version of your computer’s operating system and browser.
  • The pages you visited.

We use this information to improve our website and provide better service to our visitors. We use Google Analytics tools to aggregate this information. This information is only available to our web managers and employees who need it to perform their duties. It is only stored for as long as it is necessary for analysis purposes.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Privacy Protection Department

Visit for materials related to the Agency’s confidentiality programme.
Measurement and configuration of the website

The M-10-22 Office of Management and Budget (OMA) Memorandum on “Guidance on the Online Use of Web Measurement and Configuration Technologies” allows federal agencies to use web measurement technologies and settings such as sessional and persistent cookies.

We use cookies to improve the website’s functionality for visitors and to better understand how the public uses our website.
session cookies

Some services on our site use session cookies. This is true:

  • Small pieces of text temporarily stored on your computer.
  • This is used to make it easier to find and navigate the site.
  • Removed when you close your browser.

As defined by OMB, we use session cookies such as “Use one tier one session”. Tier 1 usage includes “any use of web measurement technology and settings for a single session”. The data collected through our session cookies will only be stored as long as it is necessary to use it for measurement purposes.
Persistent cookies

Some of the services on our site use multisession cookies, also known as persistent cookies. Persistent cookies:

  • Small pieces of text temporarily stored on your computer.
  • It is installed on the computer for more than one session.
  • It is used to distinguish between new and returning visitors to the site, to customize our site for frequent visitors, as well as to evaluate the design and content of the site.

The permanent cookies stored on your computer expire two years after your last visit to our website. The data collected through persistent cookies will be stored by the FDA department linked to the website using the cookie.