<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1538973079464292&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Global Lyme Alliance Inc. (“GLA”) maintains the highest level of respect for the privacy. This notice describes how information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.This Notice of Privacy Practices ("notice") describes how we may use and disclose your information. We are required by law to:

  • Maintain the privacy of your information.
  • Provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your information.
  • Abide by the terms of this notice.
Permitted Uses and Disclosures of your Information.

As permitted, we may use and disclose your information for the following purposes only:


Under certain circumstances, we may use and disclose information for research purposes. Before we use or disclose medical information about you ,we will either remove information that personally identifies you or gain approval through a special approval process designed to protect the privacy of your medical information. In some circumstances, we may use your information to generate aggregate data (summarized data that does not identify you) to study outcomes, costs and provider profiles and to suggest benefit designs for your employer or health plan. These studies generate aggregate data that we may sell or disclose to other companies or organizations. Aggregate data does not personally identify you.

To Avert Serious Threat to Health or Safety

We may disclose your information to prevent or lessen an imminent threat to the health or safety of another person or the public. Such disclosure will only be made to someone in a position to prevent or lessen the threat.

As Otherwise Required By Law

We will disclose medical information about you when required to do so by law. If federal, state or local law within your jurisdiction offers you additional protections against improper use or disclosure of medical information, we will follow such laws to the extent they apply.

Other Uses and Disclosures

Other uses and disclosures of your information not listed in this notice will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke this authorization at any time unless we have taken action in reliance upon it.Your Rights With Respect to Your InformationYou have the following rights regarding information we maintain about you:

Information That Is Collected By Visiting Our Site

When you visit this Site, we have access to the following types of informationabout you:

  • Site registration. GLA has constructed this Site so that you may visit usand review information about the services we offer without revealing your identity or volunteering any personally identifying information.
  • IP address.We record the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer when you visit the Site. The IP address does not identify you personally, but it allows us to maintain communications with you as you move about the Site.
  • Cookies.Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other Web-accessing devices by our websites. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, and to enhance our website and your experience when you browse our website. We also collect information about your use of the Site through cookies and similar technology. Cookies allow us to recognize you and maintain your preferences when you return to our Site. Cookie technology collects “clickstream” data, which does not include personally identifying information, but which reflects your activities on the Site and helps us to customize our Site experience and anticipate what maybe of interest to our users, by monitoring traffic in popular areas and modifying the services and information to meet customer demand.
Disclosure To Third Parties

GLA will not disclose your information without your consent. We may use third parties to provide services and information. We also may use third parties to analyze data collected in the course of our normal business operations, including on this Site. We will not disclose your information to anyone other than our employees and those third parties with whom we have a business relationship. If we allow a third party to have access to your information, they will only be permitted access for purposes that are consistent with this privacy policy and specifically, we do not disclose an individual’s personal data to third parties, except when one or more of the following conditions is true:

  • We have the individual’s permission to make the disclosure
  • The disclosure is required by law, legal process or mandatory professional standards
Other Important Information About Our Relationship With Third Parties
  • Links to other sites. GLA websites may also feature links to websites that we believe you might find useful and informative. Please be aware, however, that, other than the websites controlled by GLA, we do not endorse or recommend these sites’ content or services, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware of and read the privacy policy of each site you visit. Remember, the statements in this privacy policy apply solely to information collected by API-Direct.
  • Advertisers. We do not permit advertisers to display their advertisements at the Site, and we will not permit third-party advertising servers to use cookies to collect information from users at the Site.