California residents should carefully review the section below titled "Privacy Notice for California Residents."
Collection and Use of Information
The information we receive and how we use it depends on what you do when visiting our website. You may choose to provide GHX personal information using this website, for example by entering that information into data fields on the website or emailing GHX at the email addresses provided on the website. Personal information includes data that specifically identifies you or your household, such as your name, organization and title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number. For example, you may use the website to request a publication, attend a conference, or submit a question.
GHX and its service providers also collect certain data that is specific to you but that does not directly identify you as an individual person. This information tells us about how people use the website so that we can analyze its effectiveness and provide you with a better web experience. We collect and use this information through a variety of technologies, including "cookies" and techniques used to track who is reading a web page or email, when, and from what computer, as discussed below.
This website uses several types of cookies to help its operation. A cookie is a small piece of information sent from a web server to a browser to be stored and read back later by the application. Some cookies are set to expire when you end your session on the website. Others last for longer periods unless you reject or disable them. The website uses browser cookies and may use flash cookies (also called local shared objects), which differ in that flash cookies can store more data, store different data, and store data in a different place on your browser. The types of cookies used on the website are described below.
Site Performance Cookies
Site performance cookies collect information about how users navigate the website. These cookies collect only aggregated, anonymized information, and do not collect information that individually identifies users. This information is used to help the website’s performance.
Functionality cookies remember choices you have made to customize your view of parts of site pages (e.g., languages, text sizes, fonts, etc.).
The website may use local shared objects, or flash cookies, to personalize your visit by storing your preferences.
These cookies are used to present relevant GHX advertising messages to you on other sites.
Alerts, Options, and Disabling Cookies
The website is set to alert you when it first attempts to send a cookie to your computer and allow you to disable the cookie using your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings. You can manage flash cookies using the local settings manager native to your operating system or, for earlier flash player versions, using the online settings manager for the flash player. Please note, however, that disabling or deleting cookies may affect the functionality of some features on the website.
Web Beacons and Site Analytics
Web beacons, also known as web bugs or pixel tags, are tiny graphic images that are unobtrusively placed on a website or in an email. The website may use web beacons together with cookies to help analyze your use of the site. When the code for a web beacon points to the website to retrieve the image, it simultaneously passes information to the site’s servers about your use of the website, including the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions taken in connection with the website. Web beacons can also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type and language, access times, referring website addresses, and previously-set cookie values.
You may use the appropriate settings on your browser software to prevent cookie storage; however, doing so may affect the functionality of some features on this website.
Some electronic devices include location-enabled technology. If you use these devices to access the website, you may be sending the website information about your location. GHX does not use or keep this information, except to provide the services you have requested. Your device may allow you to disable this technology.
Sharing and Transferring Your Information
Some materials and features associated with this website may necessarily be available only to users who provide their contact information (e.g., conference registrations, responses to inquiries).
GHX and its service providers may transfer information between them for business purposes. For example, GHX service providers may handle technical support, marketing and market research, data management, email distribution, or information analysis. We furnish our service providers the information they need to perform these and other services, and we work with our service providers to respect and protect your information. We may also provide your information among GHX affiliates and subsidiaries. The entities with which we share information may be located in the United States or other countries.
GHX does not sell your personal information to any third party. We may sell or transfer non-individualized information to third parties, including summary or aggregated, anonymous information about all or sub-groups of users of the website, for purposes such as reporting or marketing.
In the event that GHX or some of our assets are sold or transferred or used as security, or to the extent we engage in business negotiations with our business partners, the information collected on this website may be transferred or shared with third parties as part of that transaction or negotiation. We may also provide information or provide access to information to any of our affiliated businesses or to our business partners.
On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information without your consent and without notice to you as required to comply with laws and regulations, or to comply with court orders, subpoenas, or lawful discovery requests. Information collected from you may also be used or disclosed to authorities or service providers to prevent, detect, investigate, or respond to security breaches or fraudulent or illegal activity
Protecting Your Information
GHX has implemented reasonable physical, technical, and organizational safeguards to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, acquisition, or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Although we strive to keep your personal information secure, no safeguards can be guaranteed to be completely secure, so you should exercise caution when transferring personal and other sensitive information over the Internet. Please advise us immediately at the address listed below of any incident involving loss, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure of personal information that is in our custody or control.
Links to Other Sites
The website may contain links to other sites, content, or resources, including links to other sites operated by GHX or other entities. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you will leave this website and will be subject to the policies and privacy practices of the other site, which may differ significantly and be subject to different laws. You should review the policies of other sites you visit. GHX is not responsible for the content, technology, security, or practices of linked sites operated by others, or for your use of linked sites.
The website is not aimed at or intended for children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of sixteen through this website. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have inadvertently collected personal information relating to a child under the age of sixteen, we will delete that information from our records.
Review, Modify, or Delete Your Information
We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you prefer not to receive information from us or would like to update or change your personal information or preferences, please follow the instructions below to review, modify, or delete your personal information.
To unsubscribe from receiving periodic emails from us, please follow the instructions for unsubscribing that may be found in emails we send you.
If you request that your registration information be deleted or if you unsubscribe from communications, we may maintain information about your transactions or service inquiries for future service and recordkeeping purposes. In some circumstances, a change in or withdrawal of consent may severely limit our ability to provide you information, products, or services. In some circumstances we may not agree with your request to change your personal information and will instead append an alternative text to the record in question.
Privacy Notice for California Residents
The effects of the laws and regulations described below on any particular individual may vary according to the circumstances. This section is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
The CCPA has an effective date of January 1, 2020, with certain important exceptions. Among these are exemptions from certain CCPA requirements until January 1, 2021 for personal information collected in the context of (1) employment; or (2) one business providing products or services to another business ("B2B" information). GHX is a B2B business, meaning that it provides products and services to other businesses rather than to individuals directly. If you are using this website in a context that is subject to exemption, many of the individual CCPA rights described in this section may be inapplicable to you unless and until such exemptions no longer apply.
Categories of California Personal Information Collected
In the past 12 months, GHX has collected, used, and disclosed personal information in connection with this website in the CCPA categories listed in the table below. Please refer to the section titled "Collection and Use of Information" for more detail.
|Identifiers and California Customer Records Statute Categories||Name, email, mailing address, IP address|
|Commercial Information||Products or services viewed|
|Internet or similar website activity||Information on visitor’s interaction with this website|
|Geolocation data||Physical location*|
|Inferences drawn from other personal information||Profile reflecting a person’s preferences, behavior, etc.|
*Please see "Location-Enabled Technology" above.
Categories of Sources
Business Purposes of Uses and Disclosures
GHX has not knowingly "sold" any personal information collected through this website within the meaning of CCPA during the last 12 months, and does not intend to do so in the future.
Categories of Third Parties Receiving Information
California Consumer Rights
Subject to the CCPA exemptions described above, CCPA provides or is scheduled to provide California residents certain rights with respect to their data, including:
Exercising Personal Data Rights
You may request exercise of your CCPA rights using the information below under "Contact Us." Only you, or someone legally authorized to act on your behalf, may make requests related to your personal information. You may also make request on behalf of your minor child. You may only submit requests for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period.
Any request related to personal information under CCPA must provide sufficient information to:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and connect the personal information we have collected to you. We may request that you submit information to verify your identity or authority using a form we specify. If it appears your personal information is subject to a CCPA exemption, we may respond to that effect. We will only use personal information provided in a request to verify your identity or authority to make the request.
Do Not Sell Requests
Because GHX does not and does not intend to sell any personal information collected through this website, we do not currently provide a "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" button or option on this website. However, GHX will treat personal information we collect from you as subject to a do not sell request. There is not yet a consensus as to whether third party cookies and tracking devices associated with our websites and mobile apps may constitute a "sale" of your personal information as defined by the CCPA. You can exercise control over browser-based cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.
Do Not Track Requests
Because there is no current industry standard on responding to web browser "do not track" signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about online activities over time, GHX does not respond to them at this time. Further, we do not understand them to operate in that manner or to indicate a do not sell expression by you, so we currently do not recognize these as a do not sell request. We understand that various parties are developing do not sell signals, and we may recognize certain such signals if we conclude such a program is appropriate.
California "Shine the Light" Law
California residents who use this website may request from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at the address provided below.
Global Healthcare Exchange
Attn: Director, Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
1315 West Century Drive, Suite 100
Louisville, Colorado 80027
Last updated: January 1, 2020