Website Privacy Policy

We take your privacy seriously, and we have created this website privacy policy to disclose our information gathering practices for the personally identifiable information (PII) collected at www.clinicalgenome.org and search.clinicalgenome.org.

You should be aware that when you are on the site, you can be directed to other websites that are beyond our control, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of such linked websites. You should read the posted privacy policy of any website you access.

Like most websites, we collection non-PII of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site and the date of time of each user request. This information is aggregated to help maintain the site, e.g., to ensure the site is working properly, to determine the number of visitors to our site, and to help make the site more useful. We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.

If you choose to identify yourself when registering or by using online forms, we will store and may retain for as long as the information is needed, any personally identifying information provided, such as your name, address, email, and phone number. This information will be used to support your account, fulfill requests, and it may be use to provide you additional information at a later time. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this policy. If you provide and/or request information, we may disclose your information to third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If you specify that you do not want to disclose the information to third parties, we will honor your request, but it may be impossible to fulfill your request.

We use secure socket layers (SSL) security protocol for certain data transmissions when sensitive data is being transmitted over the Internet. SSL is a standard industry tool used to provide data encryption and it protects personal information transmitted to and from a your computer and us. This usually allows for safe transmission of personal information over the Internet.

We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors. These cookies are not required for site functionality. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube, may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.

To gauge the effectiveness of the website, we work with web analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) hosted by third parties who receive non-PII from your browser, including but not limited to the site or the advertisement you came from, your IP address, your general geographic location, your browser and platform information, and the pages you view within our site.

Users may opt-out from enabling cookies and other tracking tags and mechanisms in browser settings tools, usually by choosing between several options offered by the browser-including "do not track" options. Some browsers allow blocking cookies from specific websites.

We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time and without prior notice. Check this page regularly for updates to this privacy policy.