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1. Call the Poison Center Helpline (1-800-222-1222) if you or another person have been exposed to something that might cause an unwanted and/or unexpected reaction.

 

2. Remain calm - the majority of poison emergencies can be resolved quickly; over the phone

 

3. Call 9-1-1 if the person is unconscious or has difficulty breathing.

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

Aug 22, 2017
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IPC is committed to protecting your privacy. The intention of this statement is to inform you of how and why information is collected, and the steps that we take to ensure that this information is protected.

 

 

 

Information We Collect About Your Computer

 

When you visit a page on the IPC Web site, we automatically collect and temporarily store your domain name and Internet Protocol (IP) address (every computer connected to the Internet has a domain name and IP address). We also collect the date and time of your visit, the pages you visited, and the address of the site from which you came. This information does not reveal anything personal about you. We use this information for statistical purposes, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

 

 

 

Personal Information

 

Many areas of the IPC Web site require you to submit personal information. If you choose to provide us with personal information about yourself through an e-mail message, online form, or an e-commerce transaction, we will only maintain the information for as long as needed to respond to your question, or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.

 

 

 

Resale or Disclosure to Third Parties

 

IPC does not disclose, give, or sell any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or statute.

 

 

 

Intrusion Detection

 

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

 

 

 

Disclaimer of Endorsement

 

 

The materials posted on this Web site may contain links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. The inclusion of links to Web sites other than the IPC Web site is not intended to endorse or imply the official position or recommendation by the Illinois Poison Center. IPC shall in no manner be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk and IPC’s privacy policy and terms and conditions no longer apply.

 

 

 

Applicable Laws

 

This site is administered by IPC from its offices in Chicago, Illinois. IPC does not claim that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use, export or re-export the materials at this site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation United States export laws and regulations. If you chose to access this site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IPC welcomes your inquiries regarding privacy, copyrights, or general information.

 

 

 

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