Last updated on December 17, 2019.

Health Advances values the privacy of personal information. California residents have the right to receive notice of the personal information collected about them and the purposes for which we collect this information. Accordingly, this notice is to inform you of the data collection practices related to personal information when engaging with Health Advances.

Health Advances collects information that you provide directly. We may also collect information from third parties such as publicly available sources, referrals, information subscription services such as online news services or databases, conference and program information, government-operated businesses, or from our clients. The categories of Information collected may include identifiers such as your name and contact information, professional or employment-related information, including background, biography, and education history; banking and payment information, geolocation data, audio, visual, and electronic information, internet or other electronic network activity such as cookies, and inferences drawn from any marketing subscription preferences. We may also collect your financial information, social security number, or other government issued identifier, but only if we have first received your express consent.

Health Advances also collects non-personal data and anonymous information from users to be used in an aggregate fashion. For example, Health Advances may collect system-related information, such as browser type and operating system type, to be used for system administration purposes, to help diagnose problems with our servers, to monitor traffic patterns, to determine which services are used most frequently, and to assess site usage. This information can and will not be used or combined with other information in a way that could identify an individual user.

Health Advances may use your personal data for lawful purposes including:

  • Evaluating your personal data to determine which research opportunities are most relevant to your level of expertise and using it to contact you and invite you to participate in these opportunities;
  • Processing honorarium for participating in research opportunities;
  • Providing you with the information you requested;
  • Inviting you to events, or sending you marketing materials about our services;
  • Business development purposes and other B2B communications.

Health Advances’ third party marketing automation platform, ClickDimensions, may gather statistics around email opening and clicks to help us monitor and improve our mailings. We regard all personal data that we collect as confidential and use this information to fulfill our obligations to our research, clients, and to keep you informed of changes and progress at Health Advances.

Presently, Health Advances does not sell and has not sold any personal information for monetary value in the past 12 months, nor do we intend to sell, rent, or share your personal information with third parties that are not affiliated with or providing services to Health Advances. You may opt-out of the sharing or disclosure of their personal information to any third parties by visiting https://healthadvances.com/privacy-notices/notice-of-right-to-opt-out-ca/.

For more information on how your personal information may be used, please visit our Privacy Statement: www.healthadvances.com/privacy-statement.