Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy's Consumer Privacy Policy

The General Hospital Corporation, d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital ("MGH") is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this site (the "Site").

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what kinds of information we may gather about you when you visit the Site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to manage and edit, the information. This Privacy Policy applies to the Site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to other web sites to which we link.

Information Collection

We collect personal information when you wish to use certain features of the Site, such as registering for events or participating in online forums. When you choose to use these features, we ask for information such as your name, e-mail and business addresses, medical specialty and other demographic information. We use the information that you provide for the following general purposes: to process your registration for educational programs, to fulfill your requests for use of certain features of the Site and to contact you about past and future events.

Through the Site, we automatically gather certain information about the use of the Site, such as the how frequently certain areas of the Site are visited including through the use of cookies, web beacons and other technologies.


We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We may permit certain trusted partners to access your information in connection with their performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We do not otherwise disclose any personal information that you provide to us or any information about your individual visits to our site except when we believe in good faith (i) that the law requires such disclosure or (ii) that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights and property of MGH or others.

We use non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate, so that we can improve the Site and for business and administrative purposes. We also may use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.

Updating Personal Information and Preferences

If you have an account, you may log on and update or change your personal information or preferences. In addition, you may update or change your personal information or preferences by sending e-mail to or writing to us at: MGH Academy 1 Bowdoin Sq, Ste 700 Boston, MA 02114

You may unsubscribe from any of our e-mail updates by following the unsubscribe instructions in the body of any message. We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive promotional information from us by mail for up to 60 days and by e-mail for up to 10 days as we process your request.


We do not solicit any personal information from children under the age of 13. We encourage families to obtain additional information about safe use of the Internet at


Privacy Policy Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy for the Site, we will post the revised Privacy Policy here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us at: MGH Psychiatry Academy
1 Bowdoin Sq, Ste 700
Boston, MA 02114

Last updated: January 1, 2011