Privacy Statement for Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Website

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the HMS Center for Primary Care website.

Information gathering

“Personal Identifiable Information” such as name, address, email address, and telephone number, may be collected (for example via a webform) to fulfill visitor requests or provide additional functionality. Visitors are under no obligation to provide personal information, and are encouraged to contact the Center for alternative methods of submission.

The website may also collect your IP address, pages visited, as well as information about your browser type, and operating system.

Use of information

Personal identifiable information will not be disclosed to any third parties, except as required by law, or when you have explicitly given permission to share that information (ex: your name on a conference roster).

Website administrators may use the information collected to tailor site content to user needs, generate aggregate statistical reports, and diagnose problems. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses.

Terms of Use

The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care reserves the right to remove any comments or feedback from its website, blog, or any affiliated online presences that are profane, defamatory, or off-topic.


This site has security measures in place to help prevent unauthorized access to and misuse of the personally identifiable information under our control.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this site, contact the Center at

This website may contain links to other independently run websites within the Harvard network and to some sites outside the “” domain. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Effective Date

The effective date of this statement: February 27, 2013