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

We use cookies to collect non-identifying information about you as a user, such as Web-surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific website. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded by a browser when a site is visited. Cookies are returned to an originating site and/or third-party site on subsequent visits. Cookies may serve several functions, including remembering user preferences, visited pages, time and dates, and other metrics. JSI does not link information obtained through cookies to individual user's personal information. You may disable use of cookies on this site through your browser settings. However, please be aware that disabling cookies may adversely affect the operation of some features of our sites.

We may also use small pieces of code called "web beacons" to collect such things as page views and email responses.

We use Google Analytics - a service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to allow us to see how you use our site. Google's ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our sites is described by the Google Analytics Terms of Use available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and the Google Privacy Policy available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. We have no control over either of these Google policies, and they may change at any time.

You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to our sites by disabling cookies in your browser. Google also provides an "opt-out" tool (which must be installed in your browser) which will prevent your browser from making your site activity available to Google Analytics . The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout . We are not responsible for this tool. If you choose to use it, you do so at your own risk.

We also use Vimeo: (link is external), which sets a cookie when the video is played to maintain the integrity of video statistics

Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.

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.