Privacy Policy

New York Health Works (NYHW) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to our website. Outlined below is our online privacy policy for information collected through our website and email lists. If you have questions about these policies, we encourage you to talk to us by using our feedback form. Also, we may from time to time revise this Privacy Policy. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. By visiting this site, you are accepting the policies described in this Privacy Policy.


Resale or Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We do not share or otherwise disclose any personal information to other organizations or individuals without your permission. Only NYHW staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site. We may, however, share your information with the proper authorities in response to a subpoena, legal order, or official request.

If you join NYHW, NYHW or one of our authorized agents may contact you about future health care issues and events. If you submit a story to NYHW, NYHW or one of our authorized agents may contact you to request authorization to publish your story on our website or in other publicly available materials and obtain other permissions.


Browser Information Collected on Our Website

As with any website operator, NYHW analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ personally identifiable information.


Personalization of Content

We use cookies on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site.


Privacy and Use of Our Email Lists

NYHW maintains several email lists to keep NYHW members, the press, and policy makers informed about breaking events. Individuals must request to join our mailing lists. Individuals who decide to Become A Member of NYHW and provide the requested information may also receive materials in the U.S. mail and/or be contacted by telephone or email by NYHW or one of our authorized agents. We do not share the email addresses on our lists with any one outside of NYHW staff and authorized agents. We configure our list server software to refuse to divulge the email addresses of our list subscribers to anyone but authorized NYHW staff and agents. Only NYHW staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.


Opt Out or Unsubscribe

Privacy and Use of oIf you decide that you no longer would like to be a member of NYHW or receive updates, alerts or other information from us.


Children’s privacy

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our site to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.

It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by emailing us at [email protected]



We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving financial data from our site. In addition, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss or misuse of information at our site that we have collected from you. Please note, however, that no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure.