Legal Statement

Privacy & Legal Notices

Thank you for using the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria website. Your use of this website indicates your knowledge and understanding of the following information, which is subject to change at any time without other notice.

Site Content and Communication

The entire contents of the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria (also referred to as the Partnership) website are copyright 2005-2010 unless otherwise noted. You may freely reproduce and distribute, for personal or nonprofit use, any original text and data on a site produced by the Partnership and not protected from you by password or other security method. In no case may you reproduce or distribute material in such a manner as to misrepresent the Partnership's authorship or purpose of publication, or in any way that violates any applicable law. Any information provided to the Partnership through this website, or through electronic mail, shall be the exclusive property of the Partnership and the Partnership shall be entitled, unless restricted by law or otherwise noted when you provide the information, to use such comments or information for any purpose whatsoever without notice, consent, or compensation to you.

We have worked hard to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the material on the Partnership's website. Nevertheless, the Partnership does not warrant that all material is free from error or will be suitable for any specific purpose. You agree not to hold Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria, its officers, employees or agents liable for any losses caused by the use of or reliance on any information. You are encouraged to verify all information with the appropriate department or agency before relying on it for a particular purpose.


It is the policy of the Partnership that personal information about you will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide the services or benefits you desire; only appropriate information will be collected; and you will be given the reason the information is collected and be able to examine any related personal records about you which are maintained by the Partnership to the extent provided by law. In order to use certain services we offer, you may be required to submit personal information about yourself. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, and other information used to identify your relationship with the Partnership. This information will be safeguarded in compliance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Should you not provide this information, we may not be able to offer you the services you desire.

Certain parts of the Partnership's Web site may make use of the web technology commonly known as "cookies," to enhance the services provided to you. You may disable cookies in the preferences of your web browser, but the services relying on cookies may not function correctly if you do. Certain information about you will be automatically recorded by virtue of your use of the Partnership's website. This information includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the parts of this Web site you visited, the type of web browser you used, and the dates and times of your visits. No personal information (such as your name or e-mail address) is automatically recorded when you visit this site, unless you affirmatively provide it.

Although the Partnership will generally not initiate the release of information about you to other individuals or agencies without your knowledge and consent, you should be aware that the Partnership may be required by law to release certain information about you under certain circumstances. The Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria will strictly comply with the provisions of the Virginia Privacy Protection Act and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act in this regard, as well as with all other laws and court orders governing the release of your information. Personal information, including your electronic mail addresses, you furnish to the Partnership for the purpose of receiving electronic mail from the Partnership, may be withheld from third parties upon your request.


The Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria works aggressively to implement Web accessibility standards that ensure access to our website by persons with disabilities. If you have any suggestions for ways to improve accessibility, or to request an accommodation to make full use of this site, please contact us.


From time to time, the Partnership may offer contests to increase interest in and traffic on our Web site, or to promote Partnership programs. In no case shall any purchase, fee, payment, or other consideration be required as a condition of entry in a contest. All random drawings will be witnessed to ensure fairness. Unless otherwise specified, employees of the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria, employees of prize providers, and members of such employees' households are not eligible to win any contest offered on the Partnership's website. All taxes and fees associated with the receipt of prizes are the responsibility of the winners. The Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value for prizes advertised. The availability of prizes from a non-Partnership donor shall not constitute endorsement of the donor by the Partnership. Each individual contest may list additional rules for that contest.