Last updated January 29, 2009
This statement discloses the privacy practices and policies for infirststeps.com.
This statement includes:
should first contact CSC by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you
should then contact the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s (FSSA) First Steps office at (317) 233-6092.
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site.
- How the information is used.
- With whom the information may be shared.
- The security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under CSC control.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Sharing and Use
We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different
from what is disclosed in this statement. CSC does not collect information
from our users other than what is expressly described. CSC does not share any
this web site with outside parties except the State of Indiana and to certain web
site users during their normal course of Early Intervention practice. The information
and what is disclosed is contained within this policy.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer containing
information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any
personally identifiable information on our site. Once the user closes
their browser, the cookie simply terminates. If a user rejects the cookie, they
may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will be
limited in some areas of our site. For example, users
will not be able to log
on to secured areas of the site.
We use IP addresses and visitation dates to analyze trends. The web server
automatically logs IP addresses but they are not linked to personally
and the log files are not a shared source of information.
We collect resolution size of your monitor so the site may be better designed.
Screen size can’t be used for personal identification.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that CSC is
not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our
users to be aware when they leave the site and to read the privacy statements
of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web
The State of Indiana’s First Steps
official policy may be found at http://www.in.gov/core/privacy.htm
Browser Types and Versions
In order to make the site more effective we collect the type and version of the
browser being used to navigate the site. This information can’t personally
Web Site Tracking
This site uses clear gifs to track your usage of this web site. The web site stores
the following information:
This information is available as the electronic version of the “Early Intervention Record Access Log”. For those users that have permission, it is viewable in summary and detail form to the following users of the web site:
- Your name
- The page that was viewed
- The name of the child that was viewed
- The date the page was accessed
- IFSP Team Members
- Direct Service Providers
- FSSA First Steps
- First Steps’ Central Reimbursement Office
This website takes every precaution to protect information. When users submit
sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both
online and off-line. When our site requests user name/passwords that
information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in
the industry; SSL. While on a secure page the lock icon on the bottom of Web
browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes
locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just ‘surfing’. To learn
more about SSL, follow this link http://www.verisign.com
. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also
do everything in our power to protect information off-line. All of our
information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted
in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific
job are granted access to said information. Furthermore,
employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally,
the servers that we store information on are kept in a secure environment. If
you have any questions about the security of our website, you can send an email
to email@example.com .
Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to correct or update the
information provided to us. Please call (317) 233-6092 for information.
Notification of Changes
Board area of the web site. We will use information in accordance with the Privacy
which the information was collected.