Privacy Policy

Office of Minority Health

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to information we collect from you. This Privacy Policy only governs OMH's on-line collection and treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that OMH collects on-line from users of the Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response (CCCDPCR) Web site.

What Information May be Collected?

1. Personal Information about Users

OMH collects certain Personal Information from registered users who wish to use or register for continuing education activities offered through the CCCDPCR Web site. This information includes, but may not be limited to:

2. Information Concerning Courses

OMH collects information concerning your participation in on-line continuing education activities offered through the CCCDPCR Web site, including what pages you review and your performance in these on-line activities.

OMH's Use of Your Personal Information

OMH authorized staff uses the information gathered on-line for internal purposes only, for calling to your attention OMH programs that may be of interest to you, or for the purpose of seeking your feedback on the site or activities. OMH will not sell, lease or otherwise give such information to third parties except in the following circumstances:

Access to Your Personal Information

If you would like to review and/or update your Personal Information, you may e-mail OMH at


If you do not wish to receive any notices or other materials from OMH or the CCCDPCR Web site in the future, you may opt-out by e-mailing a request to


OMH recognizes that your privacy is important to you, and therefore we employ standard technical security measures that endeavor to protect information gathered on-line from outside threats. However, OMH does not represent, warrant or guarantee that your Personal Information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or alterations and do not accept any liability for Personal Information submitted to them nor for your or third parties' use or misuse of Personal Information.

Although the CCCDPCR Web site is password-protected, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID and Password, and for all activities that occur under your User ID and Password. OMH is in no way liable for any claims related to the use or misuse of this Password due to your failure to maintain its confidentiality and security.

The Think Cultural Health websites were created in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-18, Rev.1, Guide for Developing Security Plans for Federal Information Systems. It utilizes the controls articulated in NIST SP 800-53, Rev. 3, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organization and uses SSLs (secure socket layers), firewalls and encryption methods for data protection.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

OMH may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.