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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the sequoiaproject.org and associated web sites, and The Sequoia Project legal entity and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Sequoia Project include sequoiaproject.org, associated web sites, and The Sequoia Project. The Sequoia Project website is a fostering health information exchange site. By using The Sequoia Project website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

 

Collection of your Personal Information

The Sequoia Project may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name and contact information, should you wish to receive updates regarding The Sequoia Project’s activities. If you join The Sequoia Project as a member, apply to have your system validated as “Exchange Ready” or to participate in the eHealth Exchange, we collect contact and billing information and use this information to provide the services, complete the purchase transaction, support the business relationship. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future in support of the services you receive from The Sequoia Project.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Sequoia Project. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Sequoia Project website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Sequoia Project’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

The Sequoia Project encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from The Sequoia Project so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Sequoia Project is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of The Sequoia Project website.

Use of your Personal Information

The Sequoia Project collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. The Sequoia Project may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Sequoia Project and its affiliates. The Sequoia Project may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Sequoia Project does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The Sequoia Project may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

The Sequoia Project may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Sequoia Project, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Sequoia Project may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Sequoia Project, in order to determine what The Sequoia Project services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Sequoia Project to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The Sequoia Project will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Sequoia Project or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Sequoia Project; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Sequoia Project , or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Sequoia Project website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Sequoia Project pages, or register with The Sequoia Project site or services, a cookie helps The Sequoia Project to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The Sequoia Project website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Sequoia Project features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Sequoia Project services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

The Sequoia Project secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Children Under Thirteen

The Sequoia Project does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from The Sequoia Project by contacting us here:

– Web page:www.sequoiaproject.org
– Email: admin *at* healthewayinc *dot* org

Changes to this Statement

The Sequoia Project will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Sequoia Project encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The Sequoia Project is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Sequoia Project welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Sequoia Project has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Sequoia Project at:

The Sequoia Project
c/o Healtheway, Inc.
8300 Boone BLVD
STE 500
Vienna, VA 22182

Email Address: admin *at* sequoiaproject*dot* org

Effective as of September 10, 2015