Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact you. CHR collects only the personal information you provide to us. We collect personal information when you fill out a contact form, or when you use certain services provided by the site, such as ordering one of our publications, applying online to be a egg donor, or creating an account for the egg donor or embryo adoption wish list.
We acquire this personal information to assess whether the user is a candidate for the service they are requesting. We collect only the minimum amount of information necessary to make this assessment. Information we commonly collect includes:
- Email address
- Phone number
- Country and state of residence
- Any information you provide to CHR about your medical history
All personal information, however collected, is used only by CHR and its affiliates, for the sole purpose of supplying the services requested by the user, and is never disclosed to any third parties.
We may also collect non-personal information through the use of "cookies." CHR does not store any personally identifiable information in any cookies on your computer. You are also opted into retargeting campaigns for the Center for Human Reproduction and our partner company Fertility Nutraceuticals, LLC. This campaign does not use any personally identifiable information about you.
Although CHR takes considerable effort to ensure the security of its website infrastructure and data, we make no warranties concerning the security of communications and data. The site is provided "as-is," and you use it at your own risk.
Storage of Personal Information
In accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, we store all health information for a minimum of 11 years after a patient’s treatment, or after the information is provided to us. Personal information will, likewise, be stored for 11 years after the user provides it to CHR before deletion.
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), individuals who reside in the European Union and have provided personal information to CHR are entitled to a copy of that information upon request, or to have that information deleted at any time. If you would like to see a copy of your personal information, or to request deletion of it, please click here to learn how.
Please note that different requirements apply to the medical records of people who become CHR's patients. If you are a current or former patient of CHR and would like to discuss the storage of your medical records, please contact your clinical coordinator.
This Website Uses Google AdWords and Facebook Ads
This website uses the Google AdWords and Facebook Ads remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites (including Google) to previous visitors of our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a certain objective on our site (for example, using the contact form to make an inquiry). This could be in the form of an advertisement on Facebook, or a site in the Google Display Network.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
If you are a resident of the European Union, you will not receive marketing-oriented email correspondence from CHR, or any of its affiliates, unless you have opted in. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of the emails we send you.
If you are not a resident of the European Union, by providing your email address to us, you are automatically opted in to receive emails from CHR, Fertility Nutraceuticals, What’s My Fertility?, or the Foundation for Reproductive Medicine. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of the emails we send you.
Questions or Concerns?
If you have questions or concerns about how your personal information is being used by CHR, please contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected].