The Michigan Healthcare Cybersecurity Council (MiHCC) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing content that gives you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the MiHCC site and governs data collection and usage. By using the MiHCC site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

MiHCC does not collect personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number without your express approval or as a part of membership services.

There is information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by MiHCC. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by MiHCC for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MiHCC  site.

MiHCC encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from MiHCC’s website or membership communication platform  so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information.MiHCC  is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the MiHCC web site and the MiHCC membership communication platform.

Use of your Personal Information

MiHCC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. MiHCC may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, MiHCC may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mailor provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MiHCC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

MiHCC does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

MiHCC keeps track of the Web sites and pages our visitors and members visit within the MiHCC web site and membership communication platform, in order to determine what MiHCC content is the most useful.

MiHCC Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MiHCC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MiHCC; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MiHCC, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The MiHCC Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize MiHCC pages, or register with MiHCC sites or services, a cookie helps MiHCC to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the MiHCC Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

MiHCC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. MiHCC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

MiHCC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company, user, and member feedback. MiHCC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how MiHCC is protecting your information.

Contact Information

MiHCC welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that MiHCC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact MiHCC at We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.