Premier, Inc. Corporate Privacy Policy

 

To view Premier’s Notice of Privacy Practices click here.

To view Premier’s Terms and Conditions click here.

To view Premier’s Subsidiaries click here.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

This Privacy Policy explains Premier, Inc.’s (“Premier,” “we” or “us”) online information practices and the choices you can make about the collection and use of information you submit or we collect through our Premier, Inc. website and our other related websites, mobile websites and mobile Premier applications (“mobile apps”), services, tools, and other applications (the “Site”).

This Privacy Policy also applies to all of Premier’s current U.S. subsidiaries which can be found at the following link.

For further questions regarding the Privacy Policy, Notice of Privacy Practices, or other HIPAA concerns, please e-mail our Privacy Team at PremierPrivacy@PremierInc.com.

COLLECTION

You may browse many parts of our Site, including our home page, without disclosing any personal information about yourself. Within these areas we only collect and store the information that is automatically recognized by the Web server, such as your IP address and files you request from the server. This information may also include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that you just came from (whether this URL is on the Site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the Site or not), and what browser you are using.

The personal information that you provide during your use on this Site as part of any requested registration process (if applicable), including by way of example, your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and password (collectively, “Personal Information”) and the activity data we collect based on your use of the Site, such as communities visited, responses to blogs, chats, and your posts (collectively, “Activity Data”) enable us to provide users with a robust, interactive service and make ongoing improvements to the Site and any services provided via the Site.

We may collect Personal Information and Activity Data and store it on our system. This information is used to better understand and serve you by responding to your particular interests.  Any such information as associated with you personally is subject to this Privacy Policy.

USE

All content on the Site is the exclusive property of and owned by Premier, its licensors or its content providers and is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. You may access, copy, download and print the content contained on the Site for your personal and non-commercial use, provided you do not modify or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice that appears on the material you access, copy, download or print. Any other use of content on the Site or use of the Site for purposes competitive to Premier, is expressly prohibited.

You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. Premier reserves the right to prohibit any person from using the Site for any reason whatsoever. Premier, or its licensors or content providers, retain full and complete title to the content provided on the Site, including all associated intellectual property rights, and provide this content to you under a limited license that is revocable at any time in Premier’s sole discretion.

The Site and its content will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Premier. Accordingly, Premier assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any information transmitted in connection with your use of the Site.

DISCLOSURE

Information collected on the Site may be shared with:

Premier

We may share the information we collect about you with our affiliates and subsidiaries. The information may be disclosed: to provide joint content and our services (e.g., registration, transactions, analytics and customer support); to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts, violations of our policies, fraud and/or data security breaches; and, to guide decisions about our products, sites, applications, services, tools, and communications.

Service Providers and Other Third Parties

We may disclose your information to service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as, but not limited to, fraud investigations, software development, email delivery, marketing communications, bill collection, payment processing, and site analytics and operations).

Legal

We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with such legal process, or to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

Mobile Application

If you access the Site through a mobile device or app, we may also share your information with carriers, operating systems and platforms.

PROTECTION

Password Protection

Any Personal Information provided and created under a password is protected.  You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your device and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

No Guarantee of Security

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this Website. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, email sent to or from this Site may not be secure.

We endeavor to safeguard your Personal Information by storing it on secure servers; however, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware, software and other factors may compromise the security of your Personal Information at any time.

This Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, privacy policies and/or practices on other websites. When linking to another website, you should read the privacy notice stated on that website. This Privacy Policy only governs Personal Information collected by us via this website, if any.

SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES

We may employ other companies or people to perform tasks on our behalf who would also have access to your Personal Information. The Services may contain links to third-party websites. We have relationships with third-party providers to provide content, products, services, and functionality through the Services.

Because Premier has no control over such websites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Premier is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

We are not liable for the acts or omissions of any third party, including any such party’s failure to keep your Personal Information secure.

Additionally, if we sell our business, go out of business or file bankruptcy, your Personal Information will be transferred to a third party and you hereby consent to such transfer.

CONSENT

Your Consent

By using this Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this Site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy only applies to the information obtained through this Site. Information provided to Premier by other means shall be governed by a separate agreement between you and Premier.

Consent to Promotions

By registering for or using this Site, you consent to receive various marketing promotions, offers, invitations and other communications and you hereby waive any legal rights or remedies you may have available at law or equity to bring claims against us, or its agents relating to or arising from the sending, transmitting, distributing or marketing of such special offers and promotions or invitations of any kind to you or your receipt thereof.

If at any time you no longer wish to receive such special offers or promotions, you can unsubscribe at the following link.

COOKIES

Cookies Policy

Premier uses cookies to provide all of the features and functions of the Site to you. By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy, as outlined here, explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

How Premier Uses Cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising. We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-Party Cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

LEGALLY REQUIRED RELEASES

We may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is:

  • required by subpoena, law, or other legal process;
  • necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies;
  • necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms;
  • necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or
  • necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of Premier, our Users, employees, and affiliates.

You agree and authorize us to release Personal Information when we, in good faith and subject to legal advice, believe such release is reasonably necessary to comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations, to protect the safety, property or rights of any party or to enforce these Terms.

CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via this Site from visitors in this age group. If a child has provided Premier with personally identifiable information, the parent or guardian of that child may contact Premier at the email address provided at the end of these Terms.

INFORMATION RETENTION

We retain the information we collect about and from you for as long as necessary to fulfill a business purpose or comply with a legal request. We may also choose to anonymize certain of the information you provide to us so that it can no longer be attributed to you if we would like to retain it for longer periods of time.

DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT

If you ever decide to terminate your use of the Site and wish to delete your Account, you may do so by contacting the Privacy Team at PremierPrivacy@PremierInc.com.

You acknowledge that termination of your Account does not automatically delete your Personal Information from servers used to enable, facilitate or support the features and functions provided by the Site and you agree that we may retain, store and use your Personal Information as described in, and subject to, these Terms.

OUR COMMITMENT

Premier is committed to its mission of improving the health of communities.

We will live up to the privacy standards outlined in this policy because we are obligated to act in good faith, to fulfill the organization’s mission of service and to act in accordance with Premier’s core values of integrity, passion for performance, innovation, and focus on people.

Meeting these obligations compels us to be candid, to act in the public’s best interests and to protect the privacy and confidentiality of all information provided to us, as outlined in this policy.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Changes in this policy will be posted on this page so that you may always be aware of what information is being collected, how it is being used, and under what circumstances it is being disclosed.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on December 8, 2017.

CONTACT US

For further questions regarding the Privacy Policy, Notice of Privacy Practices, or other HIPAA concerns, please e-mail our Privacy Team at PremierPrivacy@PremierInc.com.

You can also visit the “Contact Premier” page.