Legal Notices

 

ACCESS TO ADVANCED HEALTH INSTITUTE

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

In accordance with the Public Health Service (“PHS”) Financial Conflict of Interest regulation (42 CFR Part 50 Subpart F and 45 CFR Part 94), the Access to Advanced Health Institute (“AAHI”) will make certain information regarding financial conflicts of interest of senior and/or key personnel on PHS-funded research projects available on written request.  Requests for information regarding such financial conflicts of interest may be made by sending an e-mail with “Financial Conflict of Interest Request” in the subject line to Candice.Decaire at AAHI.org or by mail to the following address:

Access to Advanced Health Institute

Attention:  General Counsel

1616 Eastlake Avenue E, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98102

We will respond within five business days of our receipt of a written request, with the following information:  

  • name of the individual with the financial conflict of interest;
  • individual’s title and role with respect to the PHS-funded research project;
  • name of the entity in which the significant financial interest is held;
  • nature of the significant financial interest; and
  • approximate dollar value of the significant financial interest.

PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated:  March 2, 2022

The Access to Advanced Health Institute (“AAHI“) respects your privacy.  This Privacy Policy describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing information you may choose to provide upon visiting our website (“Website“). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.  

We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy, at our discretion. If and when we make any changes, we will post the updated Policy on our Website. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

You may visit our Website without disclosing any information about yourself; we do not collect information other than what you choose to provide by contacting us to submit your inquiry and certain anonymous information that we collect to improve the content and functionality of our website. It is not our intention to collect personally identifiable information unless you share it with us via our website forms.  If you contact us and choose to provide information, we may use that information to respond to your inquiry, and as permitted by law and this terms of this Privacy Policy. 

No Medical Advice or Services

The content of the Website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or recommendations of any kind. The Website is not intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease. Visiting the Website or providing information to AAHI, including through any forms provided by AAHI, does not create a physician-patient relationship, or any other relationship, between you and AAHI. 

Not Intended for Children under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect any information, much less personal information, from children under 13.  If you are under 13, do not provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, user name, address, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us by email at info@ with domain  aahi.org. 

Notification of Changes to This Policy

AAHI is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to our Website and improving and adding to our existing products, services, and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, AAHI data practices will change from time to time.  If and when our data practices change, AAHI will notify you by posting the changes on this page of our Website. These changes to the Privacy Policy will become effective when posted. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all personal data that we have about you. We stand behind the promises we make and will not materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of personal data collected in the past without the consent of affected individuals. We encourage you to check this page frequently by clicking on the Legal Notices link on any page of our Website.

 

Information Collected Through the Website

The only personal information AAHI currently collects through this Website is the information you send to us when you contact AAHI with your direct questions and comments through this Website or when you complete a questionnaire through this Website.  The information AAHI collects includes: personal information such as name, postal address, email address, telephone, or any other identifiers by which you may be contacted online or offline; information that is about you but individually does not identify you; and specific information you are requesting.  We also collect records and copies of your correspondence, if you contact us.

Security

AAHI takes certain precautions to protect our users’ information and to limit the risk that it will be accessed without authorization, including use of certain industry standard technologies and practices.  We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to AAHI, and you do so at your own risk. If AAHI learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. AAHI may post a notice on the Website if a security breach occurs.  Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.  To receive a free written notice of a security breach, or if you have any questions about the security of the Website, please contact us by email at info@ with domain  aahi.org. 

Unsecured Email Warning

Please note that any information you send to AAHI via email is sent via an unsecured email link. Due to the nature of the Internet, there is a possibility that unsecured (unencrypted) email could be intercepted and read by third parties. Although we take every precaution to protect any and all information you send, AAHI assumes no responsibility for interception of confidential information (including in a resume or CV) that you send in an unsecured email message.

Use of Personal Data Collected Through This Website

AAHI uses the information you provide to respond to your e-mail, to answer your questions, to resolve your problem, or to contact you with further information you have requested regarding AAHI, including information regarding AAHI’s or its affiliates’ products and services or information regarding clinical trials sponsored by AAHI or its affiliates. AAHI also uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our Website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services. 

Anonymous Data Collected Through This Website

In addition to the information you provide when you use our Website, AAHI uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Website. For example, we may use technology to track information such as how many visitors access our Website, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We may also use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our site (for example, if they connected to this Website by clicking on our link from another website) Such technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Website. AAHI and our affiliates use this anonymous data and share it with third parties to improve the content and functionality of our Website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.

Cookies

To collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, AAHI may use temporary “cookies” that collect the first level domain name of the user (for example, if your email address is “fred@123.com,” the cookie collects the “123.com” portion of your email address) and the date and time you accessed this Website. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies keep track of non-personal information such as the URL that you came from and go to next, your navigation through the Website (for example, the advertisements that you click on), the browser and operating system that you use, and your IP address. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. At the present time, AAHI only uses temporary or “session” cookies. These cookies expire when your browser window is closed.

Opt Out of Behavioral Tracking

Contact us by email at info@ with domain  aahi.org. for information on how you can opt out of behavioral tracking on the Website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

AAHI may share personal data collected through this Website with our affiliates, who will only use this data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  Both AAHI and our affiliates may share personal data collected through this website with third-party vendors who act for or on behalf of AAHI or our affiliates, for example, companies that provide support services to us, including data processing services, or that help us market our products and services. These companies receive only information necessary to perform their functions and are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose. In addition, there may be some other limited circumstances in which AAHI or our affiliates may share or transfer the personal data in our databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement; to enforce the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Website; to protect your interests; or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event if you have not opted out of these disclosures.  

If you have any questions or concerns, or wish to opt out of personal data sharing in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization dissolution, or similar event, please contact us by email at info@ with domain  aahi.org. 

Link to Other Sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to AAHI. AAHI and our affiliates operate many different types of websites for different purposes and in different countries where different laws may apply. If you visit one of our affiliates’ Website, please take a moment to review the privacy policy posted on that site to learn what personal data may be collected through that site and how it is processed. This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by AAHI or one of our affiliates. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party Websites or any association with their operators. AAHI does not control these Websites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any Website you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.