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Privacy and SMS Policy

Privacy Policy

The Health & Medicine web site is intended to serve as a tool to inform users about our organization and our mission. In the course of providing this online service, you may be asked for your name, address, email address and other information.

Our policy regarding the privacy of your personal information is as follows:

  • Personal Information: As part of some interactions on this site you may be asked for your name, address, e-mail address and other contact information. The information we collect is intended to help us improve the content of our site, to provide all of our stakeholders with accurate information about information about particular health research, policy and advocacy issues and ways to become involved in effecting change. If you join or donate to Health & Medicine Policy Research Group online, you may receive communications from us by direct mail or email. You can, at any time, ask to no longer receive these communications by following the directions included in the communication. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SHARED WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT AND WILL NEVER BE SOLD.
  • Browser Information: Our web server may place cookies on your machine containing information you have given us (for example, your state or zip code). These cookies are designed to allow us to provide you a more focused user-experience (for example, allow us to display information based on your state or zip code). These cookies are nonessential to the working of the site, and you may block them from being placed on your machine without any loss of site functionality. Our web server also collects anonymous information that we use to help diagnose problems with our server and to track web traffic on our site.
  • Contact Information: If you have any questions about our privacy policy, our postal address is: Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, 29 E Madison Suite 602, Chicago Illinois 60602-4404. Or you can reach us by telephone at (312) 372.4292 or contact us by email.


SMS Terms & Conditions

Health & Medicine is committed to building user trust and confidence by promoting and complying with the use of business practices that help protect the privacy of the user and his/her data. For more information you can view a copy of our company’s privacy policy.

Health & Medicine offers recurring text message services. By opting-in to any such service, you are confirming your entry into a recurring texting program and you give your consent to Health & Medicine to use an automatic system to deliver text messages to the phone number to which you have directed it to transmit text messages. Message frequency varies.

Health & Medicine does not charge for our texting service; however, message and data rates may apply from your mobile carrier. Participation in the service is standard rated (no premium content). Subject to the terms and conditions of your mobile carrier, you may receive text messages sent to your mobile phone.

By providing your consent to participate in our texting service, you approve any such charges from your mobile carrier. Charges for text messages may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance.

Health & Medicine reserves the right to terminate the SMS service, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. The information in any message may be subject to certain time lags and/or delays. If you have any questions or need help, text HELP into the text thread.

To stop receiving text messages, text STOP or QUIT. By enrolling in the texting service, you consent that after having submitted a request to opt-out you will receive one (1) final message confirming that you have been removed from the system. Following the opt-out confirmation message, no additional text messages will be sent unless you rejoin the system.