Please read the following terms and conditions before
using this Web site or any other Web site that is owned, operated or sponsored
by Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas
Children’s Hospital. All references to “BIPAI” refer to Baylor College of
Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital
and its entities.
By accessing or using any BIPAI Web site, you agree to the
following terms and conditions. BIPAI recommends that you review these terms
and conditions regularly as they may change at any time at the discretion of
BIPAI. If you do not agree to any term or condition, you should not access or
use BIPAI Web sites.
The following terms and conditions apply to all Web sites
owned, operated or sponsored by BIPAI entities.
BIPAI Web sites are provided to you for your information
and convenience only. BIPAI Web site content*
is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. By
providing access to our Web site content, we do not warrant or represent that:
- The content is
free from technical inaccuracies or typographical errors;
- The content is
free from changes caused by a third party;
- The content is
accurate or complete;
- The content is
up-to-date or current; or that
- Your access to
any BIPAI Web site will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses or
other destructive components.
refers to any materials, documents, images, graphics, logos, design, audio,
videos and any other information provided from or on our Web sites.
Protecting the privacy of children is very important to BIPAI.
BIPAI supports the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act of 1998
(COPPA). For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at BIPAI
Web sites from those who have identified themselves as under 13 years of age.
Learn more about the privacy
practices of Texas Children's
Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine
BIPAI may provide links to other Web sites maintained by
third parties or may provide content on BIPAI’s Web sites from third parties
through the use of “frames” or other methods. These links are provided for your
information and convenience only. BIPAI does not necessarily endorse, support,
authorize or sponsor the content of any linked Web sites.
BIPAI is not responsible for the content of any linked Web
site. If you access or use any third-party Web sites linked to BIPAI Web sites,
you do so at your own risk. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that
other Web sites are free of viruses, worms or other software of a destructive
nature. BIPAI reserves the right to terminate any third-party Web site link at
If a third party links to a BIPAI Web site, it does not
indicate an endorsement, adoption, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation,
joint venture or partnership between BIPAI and that third party. In some cases,
BIPAI may not be aware that a third party has linked to the BIPAI Web site.
A Web site that links to our Web site:
- Should not replicate BIPAI Web site content;
- Should not imply BIPAI is endorsing its products, services or its Web site;
- Should not misrepresent its relationship with BIPAI;
- Should not create a browser, border or frame for BIPAI content;
- Should not present false information about BIPAI products or services; and
- Should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or
Information we collect
Personal information is information that can be used to
identify or contact you. BIPAI and Texas Children's collects only the personal
information you provide to us in the following ways: 1) When you donate, register, create a
profile, or build a fundraising or personal page within the Giving page on www.bayloraids.org
or within the Ways to Give section of the Texas Children’s Web site. 2) When
you access our site and complete mail-to links or forms that are used to
contact Texas Children's, such as their Career Opportunities response
mechanism. These mail-to links and forms collect information you provide in
order for Texas Children’s to deliver requested materials, respond to your
questions, or provide related information.
Privacy and information security
BIPAI respects your privacy and will not voluntarily
release, trade or sell any information you provide without your approval. BIPAI
is not responsible for the release of any information you provide directly to
other users of this website or third parties.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can
be guaranteed to be secure. Please note that your e-mail, like most
non-encrypted Internet communications, may be accessed and viewed by other
Internet users, without your knowledge or permission, while in transit to us.
You should also know that the e-mail functionality on BIPAI’s Web site does not
provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication.
BIPAI employs physical, electronic and procedural
safeguards, in keeping with industry standards and best practices, to protect
your privacy and personal information.
Transmitted data is
BIPAI does not want to receive confidential or proprietary
information from you through any BIPAI Web site. If you transmit information or
post any information via BIPAI’s Web sites, including but not limited to
personal health information or business matters of any kind, it will be treated
as non-confidential and non-proprietary.
A cookie is a small text file stored on your hard disk by
a Web site you have visited. Cookies contain information to remind the Web site
about you the next time you visit. Cookies are used on some password protected
areas of BIPAI’s Web sites to hold your username and viewing options.
BIPAI log files automatically collect Internet protocol
(IP) addresses for security purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally
identifiable information unless the IP address you have designated contains
information such as your name, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org.
response to changing business circumstances and legal developments. In such
instances, BIPAI will post any changes so that you are aware of the information
that we collect and how we use it.
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International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital. All
rights reserved. The text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files,
video files and their arrangement on this and all other BIPAI Web sites are
subject to copyright and intellectual property protection. These materials may
not be copied in whole or in part for commercial use or distribution, nor may
they be modified or re-posted to other sites. Any unauthorized use of
intellectual property that belongs to BIPAI is strictly prohibited and may be
prosecuted under the law.
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