National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care (NCHPC) Privacy Statement 

NCHPC is committed to respecting the privacy and security of all visitors to our Web site. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to protect your privacy and to provide you with choices about how that information is shared. By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by NCHPC, as described below. 

Types of Information Requested: 

Users may visit the Web site without giving NCHPC any personal information. NCHPC will collect name, title, organization, mailing address, telephone numbers, email address, contact, demographic, and payment-related information voluntarily provided by individuals who make Guideline purchases. 

How Your Personal Information Is Used: 

NCHPC does not disclose to third parties any information it gathers from the Web site which could be used to track your individual access and navigation of our site. In order to maintain the integrity of the personal information you provide, we deploy computer encryption technology to protect your information from unauthorized access or release. 

NCHPC may use email voluntarily provided by site visitors to notify them of updates, products, services or upcoming events. Site visitors who do not wish to receive such notifications via email can choose to opt out of receiving such information at any time, upon receipt of any promotional email. 

Non-identifiable Web site visitor data may be collected and used in the aggregate to help shape and direct the creation and maintenance of content. 


We use cookies on our site to support our multiple levels of access to NCHPC’s Web site. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use the site. A “cookie” is a text file stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. This information helps us to statistically monitor how many people are using our site and for what purpose. 

Credit Card Security: 

Currently, this site collects information (e.g., name, title, institution, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, payment information) voluntarily provided by individuals who purchase NCHPC’s products online such as the NCP Guidelines. Sensitive information, such as your credit card number, are encrypted and protected with the encryption software SSL when transmitted to NCHPC. Credit card information is not stored or re-used in any manner. 


Messages that you send to us via e-mail may not be secure. NCHPC suggests that you do not send any confidential information to us by e-mail. If you choose to send confidential information to us by e-mail, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept your information. 


NCHPC’s Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage users when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personally identifiable information. 

If you have any questions and/or concerns regarding what is done with information provided via this site, please e-mail your concerns to