HAPonline.org's Privacy Statement

Haponline.org is committed to the responsible management of visitor information. Visitor privacy is important to us; we are committed to protecting visitor information on our website with the same care we utilize for protecting general member information. 

This privacy policy informs you of:   

  1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the website
  2. How the information is used 
  3. With whom the information may be shared 
  4. The choices available to you regarding the collection, use, and distribution of the information 
  5. What security procedures are in place to protect against the loss or misuse of any information collected 

This privacy policy may be revised periodically. It is your responsibility to review the privacy policy when you visit the site.

Information Collected for Members-Only Access

Haponline.org collects personally identifiable information when members voluntarily register for access to password-protected sections of our website. This information is pertinent to allow members to log in properly and to access secured information. 

To gain access, you must submit the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Title
  • Member organization name
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Self-selected password 

HAP maintains this information for you and requires that it be updated regularly.

You are able to check and/or change this information at any time by contacting the HAP Member Services Department at (717) 561-5270.


Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our secure sockets layer (SSL) software is the industry standard for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the Internet.

Visitor Usage Information

Haponline.org monitors usage of our site to improve our services and overall visitor experience. We typically aggregate this information to produce anonymous reports, such as demographic information, and do not disclose individual visitor data to third parties for commercial use.  


Haponline.org provides links to other organizations as a service to our readers. We are not responsible for information provided at other websites. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Cookies/IP Addresses

Haponline.org does use cookies, which are small pieces of information that a website stores on your web browser to remind the site about you the next time you visit the site. This makes it convenient for you so that you do not have to repeatedly provide necessary information.

Our Commitment to Security

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. These include the use of encryption, electronic firewalls, and customized passwords.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the Privacy Statement for this site or its implementation, please send an email to:  webmaster@haponline.org or write to the following address:

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
30 North Third Street, Suite 600
Harrisburg, PA 17101