HL7 Privacy Statement

Overall Policy

HL7 is committed to respecting the privacy of its members and visitors. HL7 has created this policy to protect your privacy online.

Notice and Disclosure

HL7 uses information collected online to keep its members and visitors aware of HL7 activities and events. Free information such as newsletters, conference or seminar details, publications and membership information may be obtained by providing us your contact information.

HL7’s bylaws require that notice of a ballot be communicated to members. HL7 will use email to make this notification

Information Collected

Personally identifiable information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card information and password. We may collect Personally Identifiable Information from you when you make a purchase, register to become a member, voluntarily provide it when you use the site, disclose it in a public area of the site (mailing lists, etc.) or provide it when you communicate with us.


HL7 does not make any personally identifiable information available to any unrelated third parties. However, HL7 members, as well as online registrants, do receive information from HL7 about activities that HL7 is involved with, as a benefit of their participation.

Data Security

HL7 makes every reasonable effort to protect the security of the personally identifiable data in its possession.

HL7 Website Cookies

Cookies are information files that are placed onto the hard drive of your computer by your browser. Cookies allow websites to remember users activities and visits to a site. At HL7, cookies are used so that you do not have to login each time that you access the website. The cookie is used to verify your membership status, which is used to control access to “members only” documents. We do not use cookies to store or gather personal information from our visitors. You can disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. For more information about cookies see [http://www.cookiecentral.com].

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

If you use the HL7 website or mailing lists, you are accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, and we will have the right to use your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to have your information used in any of the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue use of the Site. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Site after we either personally notify you or generally post such changes on the site will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Data Quality and Access

HL7 strives to maintain current and accurate data. Any corrections or requests for information should be sent to

webmaster@hl7.org or

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