Protecting your privacy is important to us. The following statement will help you understand how the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) collects, uses, and safeguards your personal information.
We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you visit this Web site. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which pages of our Web sites you visit, how long you spend there, which files you download, and the type of computer and operating system you use. We aggregate this information to determine which parts of the site are being visited most frequently and which files are being downloaded most often to help us improve the Web site. We collect data on your computer type and operating system to make sure our Web sites work well with a wide variety of hardware and software. Since we do not collect any personal information about you, we cannot link your IP address to any personally identifiable data.
"Cookies" are small text files a Web site can put on a user's computer to recognize repeat visitors. The computer of each visitor to www.calhospitalcompare.org receives a cookie unless the user blocks the cookie. No personal information is contained in the cookie and no personal information is kept on any user. To improve our Web sites, CHCF uses a third-party vendor to help analyze Web site traffic. No personally identifiable information is ever shared with the third-party vendor.
Commitment to Privacy
CHCF strongly supports initiatives to safeguard the privacy of personal information on the Internet. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to CHCF Director of Publishing and Communications Spencer Sherman. This privacy statement is subject to change. Please check here for updates.