Health Affairs is committed to maintaining the privacy
of personal information that you provide us when using Health
Affairs Web site. We do not sell, exchange, or release your
personal information (such as name or e-mail address).
Health Affairs maintains this Web site in conjunction with Stanford University’s HighWire Press (see http://highwire.stanford.edu/about/privacy.dtl). Together we offer online services and access to the journal Health Affairs.
Information We Collect
Information we collect may include your name, address (postal and e-mail), and telephone and fax numbers, as well as facts about your profession or other demographic information. If you request access to paid content, including subscriptions, we will also ask you for payment information such as credit card type and number.
How We Use Information Collected
The information we collect may be used to:
• Process, validate, and fulfill orders or subscriptions to Health Affairs.
• Improve the content and/or services of our Web site.
• Send notifications about new or existing products, content, or services.
• Report aggregate activity about our Web site to funders who have given us grants to support
Health Affairs on the Web.
We do not release any information about your use of our site, including your e-mail address, to any third party. We do not rent or sell your e-mail address to any third party.
How To Stop Receiving Information From Us
You may choose at any time to stop receiving offer information
from us about content or services. You Contact
Us to stop receiving information from us, or:
•Call Customer Service & Fulfillment at 301-656-7401, ext. 900, or fax your request to 301-654-2845,
Attn: Judie Tucker
•Send postal mail to Customer Service, Health Affairs,
7500 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 600,
Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Under normal conditions, you can expect your request to take 48 to 72 hours to be processed.
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