Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 3, 2014


This Privacy Statement applies to the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (Global Alliance) website. Information collected through this website falls into two categories: aggregate information and personal information.

Collection and Use

Aggregate information is information from which individual user identities or characteristics have been removed. When a user accesses the Global Alliance website, aggregate information is collected automatically in order to better understand website traffic patterns (e.g., total number of visitors, most visited sections, peak traffic times). None of this information is personally identifiable.

Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. When we collect personal information about you through the website, we do so only if you consent to provide it to us. Specifically, there are two ways we may collect personal information about you:

  1. If you register to join our mailing list, we collect your email address, name, position title, institution name, and area of interests in order to send you our newsletter and information about events; and
  2. If you send us an inquiry through our website, we only collect your email address in order to respond to you.

You may unsubscribe from receiving any communications from Global Alliance, at any time, by sending a request to:

Apart from Personal Information relating to the uses described above, Global Alliance does not collect or wish to receive any information or other materials from you that may be considered personal, confidential or proprietary. All such information and materials received will be considered to be non-confidential, and you will be deemed to have granted to this website an irrevocable license and consent to use, copy, display, and distribute such information and materials for any purpose whatsoever.


Global Alliance will not disclose your personal information other than in if it is required to respond to valid demands or requests from government authorities, courts or law enforcement.  


The Global Alliance website may contain links to one or more third party web sites. Please note that third party websites are not controlled by Global Alliance, and this Privacy Statement does not apply in regard to any personal information that you provide to such third party web sites.

Accessing and/or Updating Your Personal Information

If you would like to access, review, verify or update the Personal Information that you have provided to Global Alliance or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly as provided immediately below.

Additional Information

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy at Global Alliance, please send a written request to:


The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Telephone: 416-977-7599

Toll-free number: 1-866-678-6427

Mailing address:

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

MaRS Centre, South Tower

661 University Avenue, Suite 510

Toronto, Ontario


M5G 0A3

Changes to the Global Alliance Website Privacy Statement

The beginning of this document will always include the date of its last revision and the most recent developments of the Privacy Statement. Your continued use of the Global Alliance website after the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.