Privacy Policy

ATNConnect Privacy Policy

Last updated: April 2023

Screening and Intervention for Glaucoma and eye Health through Telemedicine (SIGHT) is a vision health initiative (“SIGHT Studies”) funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Westat, Inc., a health and social science research organization located in Rockville, Maryland, develops and maintains the SIGHT Studies website (“Website”) to support SIGHT activities. By using the Website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Data Collected

Usage Data

SIGHT Studies may collect Usage Data for statistics on traffic to the Website, to find out about general visitor interest on the Website, and to help make the Website more useful to visitors. Usage Data is collected from your browser or mobile device when using the Website and may include information such as your device’s IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. If you access the site from your mobile device, we may collect certain information, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

SIGHT Studies uses Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Website and store certain information. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. The SIGHT Studies website uses session cookies which are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Use of the Data

We may use the data we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Website, including to monitor the usage of the Website.
  • To identify usage trends, and to evaluate and improve the Website.

This Website is operated from the United States. If you are visiting the Website from outside the U.S., you agree to any processing of any personal information you provide to us according to this policy.

Google Analytics

Currently, SIGHT Studies uses a service provider, Google Analytics, to monitor and analyze the use of the Website. This service provider may collect, store, use, process, and transfer information about your activity on the Website in accordance with its privacy policies.

This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having your activity on the Website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: or Google’s Terms of Use web page:

SIGHT Studies retains Google Analytics data for internal analysis purposes.

This website contains links to other sites. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. SIGHT Studies is NOT responsible for the privacy practices or the content on other sites. The linked sites may collect information from you when you enter their site. This collecting of information is not subject to our control. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policies of the sites you visit when linking from this Website.

You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us: By email: