Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank website. Your privacy and security are very important to us. Please be aware that the Infant and Young Child Image Bank does not collect personal information when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide that information. However, we do collect some technical information about your visit to https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org.

This is how we handle information about your visit to our Web site:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you visit https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org, we may store some or all of the following:

  • the IP address from which you accessed our site
  • the date and time
  • the URL of the website from which you linked to our site
  • the name of the file or words you searched for
  • the pages you visited on our site
  • the items clicked on a page
  • the browser and operating system used

We do not collect or track any personal information through these processes. We use this information, in the aggregate, to make our website more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology used, to detect operational problems, and to improve the website's overall security.

Information You Provide to the Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank

You do not have to provide any personal information to view this website.

You may choose to provide your contact information to the Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank if submitting feedback through our Feedback form or through our Image Use form. We may also invite you to sign up for a newsletter or participate in online surveys.

The Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank will only use your personal information for the purpose for which it was provided, such as to respond to your message or to share among the organizations supporting the website in order to assess the reach and impact of this resource. In certain instances, your comment or suggestion may be forwarded to organizations who have submitted images to the Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank so as to better respond to your comment or inquiry.

Some of our surveys or newsletters may be sent using third-party email distribution systems. In these cases, the email privacy policy will be available to you at the time you sign up for the newsletter. A link will be provided at the bottom of each newsletter with instructions on how to unsubscribe.

When you voluntarily submit information, it constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the purpose stated. When you click the “Submit” button on any of the Web forms found on our sites, you are indicating your voluntary consent to the use of the information you submit, for the stated purpose.

Cookies

When you visit some websites, their web servers generate pieces of information known as cookies. Cookies are commonly used to recognize your computer in the future.

https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org uses single-session cookies to serve technical purposes, like providing seamless navigation through our site. These cookies do not permanently record data, and they are not stored on your computer's hard drive. https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org's session cookies are only available during an active browser session. When you close your browser, the session cookie disappears.

https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org also uses multi-session cookies to help us understand how people use the site, and how we can make it better. Traffic statistics are collected anonymously and aggregated, and no information is traceable to any specific individual. USAID does not collect PII (personally identifiable information) such as social security numbers, date, or place of birth.

Cookies-Tier 1 (single session) and Tier 2 (multi-session without PII)-are used on https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org in compliance with OMB Memorandum 10-22, Guidance for Online Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (link is external) (PDF). https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org does not use Tier 3 (multi-session with PII) cookies.

Cookies may also be set by the following third-party providers on https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information. You can remove or block cookies by changing the settings of your browser. For Opt-out instructions relating to cookies, please visit: http://www.usa.gov/optout_instructions.shtml (link is external).

Accessibility

The Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank is committed to providing access to all individuals seeking information on https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org. To provide this information, this site has been built to comply with Section 508 (link is external) of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended). Section 508 requires that all individuals with disabilities (whether federal employees or members of the general public) have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) and have trouble accessing information on this site, please contact info@spring-nutrition.org with the nature of the problem, the URL (web address) of the information you tried to access, and your contact information. We will contact you as soon as possible, and do what we can to provide you with the information you need.

Accessing Documents in Different File Formats

Some documents on https://iycf.spring-nutrition.org are in Portable Document Format (PDF), so you can view publications in their original format regardless of the type of computer, browser, or operating system you use to access the Internet. In order to view, navigate through, and print PDF documents, you must first download the free Acrobat Reader software (link is external). For best results, you should install version 10.x or later. Visit the Adobe Reader Help and Support page (link is external) for troubleshooting tips. If you use a screen reader, you may want to visit Adobe's Reader accessibility (link is external) page, which has a user's guide for accessing PDF documents with assistive technology.