Privacy Policy


The Women’s Project is committed to delivering information services that recognize and respect customer concerns about privacy. The Women’s Project describes how we recognize these concerns and uphold our commitments to address them.

Organizational Commitment to Privacy
The Women’s Project is a research study run out of Northeastern University. Northeastern University maintains a multi-disciplinary commitment to privacy, including roles responsible for all aspects of information protection that includes security and privacy. A security awareness program helps students, faculty and staff understand their roles and responsibilities in protecting information. Systems that solicit or display personally-identifiable information are protected by authentication and authorization controls.

Information We Collect Automatically
Your web browser automatically sends us information when you visit such as:

  • Type of browser
  • Type of operating system
  • Date and time you access our site
  • IP address of the computer or device you are using

Information Collected during the Login Creation Process
To watch the videos requires the creation of a user profile. This profile only requires you to provide a name and an e-mail address, which will remain confidential. Your IP address will be immediately removed from our database.

How the Information is used
The primary use of personal information is to enable delivery, personalization, and improvement of services related to individuals and organizations that access our website. Personal information is not collected and information may be shared with other departments and business units at the University to the extent necessary to deliver and improve services offered. Aggregate anonymized data will be used to support research.

Google Analytics
The Women’s Project uses Google Analytics to collect statistical and aggregate information from visitors. This data includes how often a user has visited the site, what pages they visited and when, and what sites they used prior to coming to this site. The information collected and shared to us by Google Analytics is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

Contact Information
E-mail: womensproject@neu.edu for any questions related to this policy and The Women’s Project: Love, Sex, and Choices.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
The StopHIV privacy policy is subject to change at any time. We encourage our users to regularly review the privacy policy for any changes. The most recent changes to the StopHIV privacy policy occurred on April 17th, 2014