Privacy Policy

Revised 10/6/2020

The CT Health Policy Project is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to our websites and to our email subscribers. Outlined below is our online privacy policy for information collected through our websites and email lists. We aim to make you feel safe when visiting our websites and subscribing to our email alerts by offering you information about how we manage your personal and non-personal data. Please read this page carefully before using or proceeding to access our websites. While using our websites, you choose to consent to the terms of these policies.

If you have questions about these policies, we encourage you to contact us through our feedback form at the bottom of this page.

Resale or disclosure of information to third parties:

We do not share, sell, or otherwise disclose any personal information, including your name, address, or email addresses, with other organizations. Only CT Health Policy staff have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.

Use of Cookies, Browser information collected on our websites, Personalization of Content:

Like many website operators, the CT Health Policy Project analyzes its websites’ logs to review standard information (such as number of visits to individual pages, referrer URLs, time on site, and other common metrics) to improve our websites and tailor them to the needs of our visitors. We use third-party services, Google Analytics, to provide real-time and archived reporting of browser accesses to our site to us and our authorized agents. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.

You can read more about how Google collects and processes information about you and you can prevent Google from recording and processing data on your use of our websites and storing this information in a cookie. You can read more on Google Analytics’ Privacy and Cookie Policy.

Third-Party Links and Social Plugins:

This Privacy Policy applies exclusively to pages on the CT Health Policy Project’s websites. Pages on our websites contain many links to other relevant websites. In addition, the CT Health Policy Project may maintain a presence on outside websites and social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter. Pages on our sites may feature links that enable users to share our content on social networks via social plugins. These other websites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or may solicit personal information. The CT Health Policy Project is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. Please check with the other sites to review their privacy policies and how they may collect or use information.

When you visit a page on our websites that contains a social media plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection to that social media site’s servers. The information that your browser has visited the page will be transmitted to the social media platform, even if you do not have an account with them or are not logged in to your account. This information (including your IP address) will be sent by your browser directly to one of the social media platforms’ servers.

If you are logged in to your social media account while viewing our sites and sharing content, it is also possible to associate this visit with your social media profile. If you click the share buttons on our site while logged in to your social media accounts, this information may be sent to the social platforms’ servers and stored there.

For more information, please see the privacy policies of the social media platforms we provide users the direct ability to share to: Facebook and Twitter.

Our email lists:

The CT Health Policy Project maintains several email lists to keep email subscribers informed about recent publications and the latest news developments in Connecticut health policy.

We require just basic information from our emails subscribers potentially including email address, name, and, in cases where you’ve asked us to mail you information, your address.

By subscribing to our email alerts and newsletters, you agree to receipt of the emails.

The email addresses of our subscribers, as well as the contact data described above, are stored on MailChimp’s servers. MailChimp uses this information, on our behalf, to distribute our emails and newsletters. Read MailChimp’s Privacy Policy here.

We track the performance of our emails using metrics provided by MailChimp in its tracking of email opens and interaction with our emails (such as link clicks and unsubscribes). Only CT Health Policy Project staff have access to personally identifiable information provided by subscribers to our emails.

Subscribers may opt out of email communication at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of every email or sending a request to

Online donations:

When you make a donation online to support the CT Health Policy Project’s work, we use a third party, Donorbox, to process the credit card payment and therefore, Donorbox may receive personal data about you. For more information about Donorbox’s policies, see their Privacy Policy. 

For any questions or support about online donations, please contact us by phone or email: (203) 427-8242 or

Contacting us with a question:

When you use our Contact form to submit a question about our websites or our work, we need to collect some personal information in order to respond to your request. We will use this information only to respond to your request and will not use it to send you any other emails you did not specifically request. Only CT Health Policy Project staff have access to this information. Should you choose not to fill out this form, you can contact us by phone at our offices.

Registering to attend an event:

When you RSVP for one of our in-person or online events, we need to collect some personal information in order to manage our attendee list and communicate with you about important details regarding the event. Only CT Health Policy Project staff and our authorized agents have access to this information.

We use a third-party service, Eventbrite, to manage our event RSVPs for in-person and online events. You can view Eventbrite’s Privacy Policy for more information. We use a third-party service, Zoom, for managing our webinars. You can view Zoom’s Privacy Policy for more information. Should you choose not to fill out an online form to RSVP for one of our events, you can contact us by phone at our offices.

At the time you are registering for an event, we may also request your permission to subscribe to our email newsletters, daily news, research release announcements or future event invitations. See the “Our email lists” section above for information regarding our subscriber lists.

Children’s privacy:

We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children. It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers.

If you wish to notify us of our receipt of information by children, please do so through our feedback form.


We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. Should we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We would work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.


From time to time, our Privacy Policy may change to improve how we interact with our website’s visitors. Should any changes be made to our policies, we will post them on this page and, along with a revision date, if the changes are significant, we will provide more prominent notice on our website. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back on this page periodically or contact us with any questions.