Privacy Policy

National Institute for Health Care Management Educational and Research Foundation (NIHCM Foundation)


The NIHCM Foundation respects your privacy and recognizes the need for appropriate protection and management of your personal data. This Privacy Policy applies to the personal information collected by us when you interact with our websites, product and services, and any other sites or services that link to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, receive, use, share, transfer, and process your personal information.

Please review the entire Privacy Policy, and feel free to contact us using the contact information below if you have any questions.


By accessing our website, you consent to the provisions of this Privacy Policy, including as to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Sites.


"Personally Identifiable Information" (PII) is information that is personally identifiable to you . PII may include information such as your name, address, phone number and other related information that you provide to us.


Our website may contain links to websites, applications, products, services, and platforms owned and controlled by other persons. You understand that these websites are not under our control and are not subject to our Privacy Policy. These websites will likely have their own privacy policies. We have no responsibility for these websites and provide links to these websites solely for your convenience.

You acknowledge that your use and access of these websites is solely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your personal information.

Information We Collect

As stated above, PII generally includes your name, address, and/or email address. However,you largely control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website. In general, we do not collect PII about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Submitting PII through our website is voluntary. As a visitor to our website, you can browse our website to find out more about us and our programs. You are not required to provide us with any PII as a visitor.

How We Collect Information

We collect PII in various ways. Most common are when an individual:

  • Enters an award or grants program;
  • Registers for a webinar, conference, or other online or in-person event;
  • Subscribes to the NIHCM newsletter or other publication;
  • Subscribes to receive updates and other information via email; or
  • Contacts us through the website Contact Page


Our website uses “cookies.” A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. We use cookies to identify the areas of our website that you have visited. We may also use cookies to identify you as an already registered user so that you can access various parts or features of our website. Finally, we may use cookies to personalize the content that you see on our website. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of cookies. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all. We never place PII in cookies.

Web Beacons

We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about your use of our website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our website.

Automatic Information

We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our website, if any, but does not included any PII. This automatic information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the internet, your internet website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website.

Our website uses “Google Analytics” to collect information about the use of our site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit our site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to our site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to improve our site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use.

You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

How Information is Used

We use the PII we collect for several purposes. Among them are as follows:

  • Fulfilling Your Requests for Products, Services, and Information.We use PII to effect your registration, subscriptions, and orders.
  • Providing and Improving Our Website.We may use the PII you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to provide our website to you as well as to make improvements to it.
  • Communicating About Our Website.When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when registering.
  • Communicating About Our Offerings. We may send you emails with promotional information about our programs events, products, services, offerings, benefits and opportunities.
  • Customizing Content. We may adjust and develop our content and offerings based on orders and expressions of interest from users and visitors.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PII to third parties except as permitted by law (below).

Third party disclosures of information permitted by law include but are not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers who provide certain services for our business, such as computer system services, shipping, data management, or promotional services, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill your requests, and (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments or otherwise required to be made under applicable law.

If you attend one of our events, we may occasionally share the RSVP list with an organization partnering with us on the applicable event. If you do not wish your information to be shared in this manner, please contact us.

We may be legally required to disclose your PII, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our legal terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other website users; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, our users, employees, and affiliates.

If our business is acquired or merges, in whole or in part, with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your PII to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your PII according to the terms of this Privacy Policy as well as to any changes to this Privacy Policy as instituted by the new business.

“Do Not Track” Settings

Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our website does not track your movement within our website. Our website does obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. Due to circumstances that are outside our control (i.e. internet transmission issues, web browser/web server incompatibilities, etc.), we may not always be able to detect and honor this setting. However, this does not change our compliance in any other way with our Privacy Policy.


Our website and services are not intended for children under 13 years of age, and no one under age 13 may provide any personal information to us or through the website or our services NIHCM Foundation does not knowingly collect information online from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website or on or through any of its features or provide any information about yourself to us. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the contact information set forth below.

Our Email Policy

We comply with the federal CAN-SPAM Act. You can always opt out of receipt of further promotional and similar email correspondence from us. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business or as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy.


We have security measures in place to protect against the unauthorized access, alteration. loss, or misuse of your PII, though we cannot guarantee against such circumstances. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and not share it with anyone.

Retention of Information

We may retain PII for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which we obtained the PII and thereafter as is necessary or useful to pursue our legitimate business interests.

Access and Portability

In some jurisdictions, applicable law may entitle you to request certain copies of your PII or information about how we handle your PII, request copies of PII that you have provided to us, and/or request that we transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible).


In some jurisdictions, you can request that your personal information be deleted. Please note that if you request deletion of your personal information, or if your account is suspended, terminated, or voluntarily closed, we nevertheless may retain your PII as necessary for our legitimate business interests.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

In order to maintain effective privacy practices, NIHCM Foundation reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time without notice. You are encouraged to periodically review this policy. Your continued use of our website or our services and products after any change to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Questions about Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us using the contact us information found on our website or by emailing

Last Updated: February 16, 2024