Effective May 20, 2019


This Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) describes the kinds of information about you that the Healthy US Collaborative, Inc. (“we,” “our,” “us,”“Healthy US”) may collect when you use our website, located at www.takecare.org (this “Site”), and how we maintain, use, and share this information.

We may change this Policy from time to time. Any such changes will be posted here. If we make a material change in the way we use information that relates to you (“Personal Data”), we will prominently note the change on this Site.

  • We automatically record basic information about everyone who visits this Site. We use this information to help us improve this Site and for other managerial and analytic purposes. This information includes: the Internet domain from which you access this Site; your IP address; the type of browser and operating system that you use; the date and time you visited this Site; the pages that you visited on this Site; and the address of the website you linked from to get to this Site.
  • If you use a mobile device to access this Site, we may collect certain additional information. We may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device, your mobile operating system, and the type of mobile Internet browser that you use. We may at times use this information for research purposes or for improving this Site or our programs and services.
  • We may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to help you navigate this Site, to allow us to learn how you use this Site, and to improve this Site. Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. If you decide not to permit cookies on your computer, this may affect your ability to use this Site. From time to time, we engage third parties who use cookies to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information regarding visits to this Site. We use this type of information to understand how our Site is used and improve its functionality. We do not have access to, or control over, third party cookies. These service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
  • We may use web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about how you use this Site and to operate it and improve it. Web beacons are clear electronic images embedded in webpages that can allow us to recognize what portions of this Site you viewed and when you viewed them.
  • When you use this Site, operators of social media servicescan place a cookie on your computer to recognize individuals who have previously visited this Site. If you are logged into a social media account while using the Services, the social plugins may allow that social media operator to receive information that you have accessed and used this Site. The Healthy US Collaborative does not control any of the content from the social media plugins. For more information about social media plugins, please refer to the privacy statements and other legal notices of the social media platform.
  • Inquiries: If you choose to contact us, whether by email or using a webform on this Site, you may choose to provide us with your name and personal contact information, such as your email address, phone number and postal address. We will use such information to respond to your inquiry or otherwise for the purpose that it was provided. We may also use this information to provide you with follow up information, such as newsletters, that we believe may be of interest to you. Any such electronic communications would include a method to unsubscribe from future such communications.
  • Requests: If we request that you provide Personal Data, we will use it only to fulfill the purpose for which you provided the information or as we otherwise specify when we request the information.
  • If we engage service providers: We may at times contract with third party service providers to perform functions for us. These service providers may be given access to the information we collect for the purpose of performing those functions, but they will be contractually bound to maintain the confidentiality of the information and not to use it for any other purpose.
  • If we transfer our assets: If we were to transfer all or substantially all of our assets to another organization, one of the assets we would likely include in the transfer is our database of Personal Data.
  • To comply with law: We will disclose Personal Datawhen we are required to do so by law, regulation, or securities exchange requirement (e.g., in response to a court order or subpoena), in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or to exercise or protect our legal rights.
  • For safety reasons: We may disclose Personal Data when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to safeguard anyone’s property or safety.

The Site may include links to other websites whose privacy practices differ from ours. If you submit Personal Datato any of those sites, your information will be governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any website that you visit.


When we are in possession of Personal Data, we maintain it using physical, electronic, and managerial safeguards to help ensure the security and confidentiality of such information against reasonably foreseeable risks. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is entirely secure, however. Therefore, while we endeavor to use commercially reasonable means to protect any Personal Data that we may have, we cannot guarantee that no one will ever gain unauthorized access to Personal Data.


We do not use your Personal Data to make automated decisions about you without any human input.


If you are residing inthe European Unionwhen you provide Personal Data through this Site, you have certain additional rights, as described in this paragraph.You have the right to: (i) request confirmation of whether we store, use or share any of your Personal Data; (ii) obtain access to or a copy of your Personal Data; (iii) receive an electronic copy of Personal Data that you have provided to us, or ask us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”); (iv) restrict our uses of your Personal Data or object to those uses; (v) seek correction of inaccurate, untrue or incomplete Personal Data; or (vi) request erasure of Personal Data held about you by us, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. Where we are relying on consent to process your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. However, withdrawing consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent. In addition, if you are a resident of the European Union, you have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority if you believe that your Personal Data has been collected or used in violation of relevant privacy requirements. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the email or physical address set out below. You will not have to pay a fee to exercise any of these rights.


We will retain Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlinedin this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.


We do not use this Site to collect any Personal Data relating to you in the following special categories: (i) data revealing your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership; (ii) genetic data; (iii) biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying you; or (iv) data concerning your health, sex life or sexual orientation.


This Site is intended for use by adults. We do not target, or knowingly collect any Personal Datafrom, anyone under the age of 18.


“Do Not Track” is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. This Site does not respond to “Do Not Track” settings.


This Policy is governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws rules. Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, any dispute, claim or controversy concerning, relating to, or arising out of, or in connection with, this Policy or this Site will be settled by final and binding arbitration in the State of New York by a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association. In the event of any such arbitration, each party will bear its own attorneys’ fees and costs, unless the claim is based on an applicable statute that provides otherwise.Any controversy or claims will be kept confidential by the parties and their attorneys and advisors, without publicity, and except as may be required by law, no party or arbitrator may disclose the existence, content, or results of any arbitration under this Policy without the consent of both of the parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may immediately bring a proceeding seeking preliminary injunctive relief in a court having jurisdiction thereof which shall remain in effect until a final award is made in the arbitration. The decision of the arbitrator will be in writing and binding and conclusive on us and you, and judgment to enforce the decision may be entered by any court of competent jurisdiction.


If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or concerns, or otherwise wish to contact us regarding this Policy, please email us at info@healthyuscollaborative.org or write to us at The Healthy US Collaborative, Inc., Attention: TakeCare,1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036.We will work with you to obtain a prompt resolution of any issues you may have.