Privacy Policy


Health Affairs is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide us when using Health Affairs Web site. We do not sell, exchange, or release your personal information (such as name or e-mail address).

Third-party partners of Health Affairs and other Web sites you may access via the Health Affairs Web site have different privacy policies and are not subject to this privacy policy. We recommend that you read the privacy statement of each such Web site to find out how they protect your personal information.

Health Affairs maintains this Web site in conjunction with Stanford University’s HighWire Press (see Together we offer online services and access to the journal Health Affairs.


Information We Collect


Information we collect may include your name, address (postal and e-mail), and telephone and fax numbers, as well as facts about your profession or other demographic information. If you request access to paid content, including subscriptions, we will also ask you for payment information such as credit card type and number.


How We Use Information Collected


The information we collect may be used to:

     • Process, validate, and fulfill orders or subscriptions to Health Affairs.
     • Improve the content and/or services of our Web site.
     • Send notifications about new or existing products, content, or services.
     • Report aggregate activity about our Web site to funders who have given us grants to support
       Health Affairs
on the Web.

We do not release any information about your use of our site, including your e-mail address, to any third party. We do not rent or sell your e-mail address to any third party.


How To Stop Receiving Information From Us

You may choose at any time to stop receiving offer information from us about content or services. Please Contact Us to stop receiving information from us.


About The Use Of Cookies

Cookies are small files that are created to store information on your computer. Health Affairs does not use cookies to track what other sites you have visited or to look at or track any personal or confidential information about you. Cookies are a required feature to support the personalization, registration, and sign-in features within the Health Affairs site. You may use our site without cookies if you choose not to register, sign in, or decline to use the personalization features, such as CiteTrack and e-alerts.

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We may conduct occasional online surveys. For example, when you are within the Health Affairs site, you may see a pop-up window offering you the optional opportunity to participate in a survey. These surveys are entirely voluntary, and you may easily decline to participate.

Policy Modification

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at