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Health Care that Works for All Americans

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It's Up To You

What's next in the national discussion about our health care? This is your chance to be part of an important debate. Use the resources of this web site to learn about our health care system.

What happens next, depends on you.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Citizens' Health Care Working Group web site and for reviewing our Privacy Policy.

This web site has been provided as a public service to engage the American people in the dialogue about health care. The Working Group has completed its activities and will no longer maintain this site, and will collect no personal information from you.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored

The Citizens' Health Care Working Group will not collect personal information about you when you visit our web site.

When you browse through any Web site, read pages, or download information, certain information about your visit can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit, but this information does not identify you personally:

  • Your Internet domain (for example,, if you are using an America Online account, or, if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain).
  • Your Internet Protocol address
  • Your browser type and version
  • Your operating system
  • The pages visited and the time spent in each, and
  • The time and date of the visit.

We use this information for statistics on the traffic to our site, to find out about general user interest in various areas of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We track the keywords that are entered into our search engine to measure interest in specific topics, but we do not monitor which terms a particular user enters.

No additional information is collected about your visit, and we do not record information about individual behavior or use of the site.

Personally Provided Information

You do not have to provide personal information to visit our Web site.

If you provide us with additional personal information through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we use that information only to respond to your message or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. The information provided is handled on a confidential basis.

All communications sent to the Working Group will be archived and destroyed in accord with standard retention policies.


The Citizens' Health Care Working Group does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required by law enforcement or statute.

Systems of Records

Electronically submitted information is maintained and destroyed according to the principles of the Federal Records Act and regulations and guidance from the National Archives and Records Administration, and in some cases may be subject to the Privacy Act. If information that you submit is to be used in a Privacy Act system of records, there will be a Privacy Act Notice provided.

Links to Other Sites

Our Web site has links to Federal agencies and also selected links to other Web resources. This privacy policy does not apply to those sites. Upon entering a new site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site.

Last revised: October 19, 2006