Privacy Policy is a free service of Join Together, a project of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Boston University School of Public Health. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. This document outlines the kind of information we gather from your use of this site, what we do with that information, and our policies to protect your confidentiality and anonymity.

Self-Assessment Responses
All responses you make to the questions in the self-assessment screening test are completely anonymous and confidential. For the purposes of scientific research and usage analysis, your responses will be associated with an anonymous numerical identifier that will not be linked to browser cookies or your IP address (see below for information on cookies and IP addresses). If we publicly release user response data, it will only be in aggregate (group) form.

Email Addresses
Email addresses you submit for the "Tell a Friend" feature will be used only to send informational email about to the addresses you specify. Your name and email address will only be used to notify you of any mailing errors and to identify you to the recipients you specify. Under no circumstances will your email address or that of your recipients be added to any mailing lists. Email addresses will not be sold, traded, given or otherwise distributed outside Join Together.

Browser Cookies and IP Addresses
Join Together employs browser cookies to measure site usage. Join Together does not employ third party cookies from any outside organization.

Join Together also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, when you request a web page from We use your IP number solely for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes, as well as for aggregate site usage statistics. We do not use IP address logs to track your session or your behavior on our site. We do not release this information to other organizations or individuals, nor do we link IP addresses with browser cookies or any information you submit during your site visit.

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