NASMHPD Online Privacy Policy

The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) thanks you for visiting our Web site. At NASMHPD we respect your privacy, and so we want you to know that during your visit to our site, you may be providing information to NASMHPD in two ways: 1) Anonymous statistics collected as you browse the site, and 2) Personal information you knowingly give us. We want you to be aware of how we handle this information.

Anonymous Statistics

As you browse the site, NASMHPD's computers collect information about your visit, not about you personally. Using Web server logs, we monitor anonymous statistics such as:

  • How many people visit our site
  • Which pages people visit on our site
  • Which browsers people use to visit our site

We use these statistics to improve our Web site, monitor its performance, and to make it easier for you and other visitors to use. None of this information is associated with you personally. Please note that you do not give us your identity by visiting our Web site, however, you do identify yourself by sending us e-mail (see Personal Information, below, for more information).

Personal Information

Within this Web site, you may be asked to give us personal information, such as when you ask a question via e-mail that requires a response or when you login to our member section to adjust your contact information. This information may include your ZIP code or e-mail address, for instance.

We want to be very clear: NASMHPD will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. We will not sell or give away names, addresses or any information about our site users to any third parties.

Content Disclaimer

This Web site is produced and maintained by NASMHPD and its subcontractors. The site's content is solely the responsibility of NASMHPD and does not necessarily represent the position of the United States federal government, including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) or its centers.

Internet Disclaimer

NASMHPD assumes responsibility only for the information it provides on its home pages. As a convenience to you, there are links throughout this site that will allow you to leave NASMHPD's site. You should be aware that any sites linked here are not under the control of NASMHPD. As such, we can make no representation to you concerning the content of these sites, nor does the fact that NASMHPD has provided a link to a site serve as an endorsement by NASMHPD of any of these sites. You should also be aware that the privacy protections afforded by the NASMHPD site may not be afforded by sites linked to NASMHPD.

Your Privacy is Important to Us

NASMHPD values your privacy, and one of our most important goals is to protect your privacy while you enjoy our Web site. Your information will be protected as described unless the specific Web page says otherwise. Should this privacy policy be modified in the future, this Web page will reflect the revised policy.

If you have any further questions about your privacy and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, please e-mail us, or call us at 703-739-9333. For more information on privacy issues in general, visit the Federal Trade Commission Web site at