Privacy Policy:

GVA Health Community ("GVA Health Community") operates and may operate other websites. It is GVA Health Community's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, GVA Health Community collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. GVA Health Community's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how GVA Health Community's visitors use its website. From time to time, GVA Health Community may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

GVA Health Community also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blogs/sites. GVA Health Community only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to GVA Health Community's websites choose to interact with GVA Health Community in ways that require GVA Health Community to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that GVA Health Community gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with GVA Health Community are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, GVA Health Community collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with GVA Health Community. GVA Health Community does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

GVA Health Community may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. GVA Health Community may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, GVA Health Community does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

GVA Health Community discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on GVA Health Community's behalf or to provide services available at GVA Health Community's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using GVA Health Community's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. GVA Health Community will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, GVA Health Community discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when GVA Health Community believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of GVA Health Community, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an GVA Health Community website and have supplied your email address, GVA Health Community may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with GVA Health Community and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. GVA Health Community takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. GVA Health Community uses cookies to help GVA Health Community identify and track visitors, their usage of GVA Health Community website, and their website access preferences. GVA Health Community visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using GVA Health Community's websites, with the drawback that certain features of GVA Health Community's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If GVA Health Community, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that GVA Health Community goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of GVA Health Community may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by GVA Health Community and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, GVA Health Community may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in GVA Health Community's sole discretion. GVA Health Community encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.