Healthgrades is pleased to provide information to you through our website, while recognizing the importance of your right to privacy and protection when you visit the site. This statement outlines Healthgrades' website privacy policy and explains how we collect, use, and protect your information when you visit

How We Keep Track of Visitors

You may visit our site for general information without registering. Healthgrades automatically collects and stores the following data for all visitors to the site:

  • Your IP address or domain name
  • The date and time you access the site, as well as how long you stay
  • The pages you read

To access more specific or proprietary product information, visitors must register by providing the following personally-identifiable information:

  • Name
  • Company and your title
  • Address
  • Phone and fax numbers
  • E-mail address

We collect this information for our own promotional purposes ONLY, and to serve you better by continually improving the design, content and access to our site. We may use this data to notify you of site updates, to share news, and to contact you about Healthgrades marketing programs.

Our Commitment to You

Healthgrades will take appropriate steps to protect the personally-identifiable information you share with us from unauthorized use, access or disclosure. We will not sell, rent, lease or trade this information to any third parties. In addition, we will not willfully disclose your personal information without first obtaining your permission.


To better serve you with more tailored information when you return to our site, we use cookies on some of our pages. Cookies are pieces of information that are stored in your browser's cache while you are logged on to our site. Once you exit the browser, this information is stored on your computer's hard drive for up to six months. Cookies pose no threat because they cannot read your hard drive, nor can they be used as a virus.

It's Your Choice

If you do not wish to receive e-mail messages from Healthgrades about site updates, company news or products and services, please send a note to We'll respect your choice and remove you from our communication list. Please be advised deletion may take 30 to 60 days.


This policy is subject to change. If you have questions about this privacy statement or if Healthgrades can help you in any other way, please contact us at 800-332-2631, ext. 259 or at