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RECOVER Website Privacy Policy

The RECOVER website ( is a tool of the RECOVER Initiative, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and managed by RTI International. This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect on the website and how we use it.

By visiting the RECOVER website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Medical Disclaimer

This website is not for medical care, advice, or treatment. Do not use the RECOVER website in place of seeing a healthcare provider.

Personal Information

The RECOVER website only collects personal information that you provide voluntarily. You may choose to provide your information on this website to:

  • subscribe to a newsletter about the initiative, or
  • share the website on your social media platforms or via email.

You may choose to sign up for email newsletters. We use Mailchimp to provide these newsletters. View the Mailchimp privacy and disclosure policies. You can easily and quickly unsubscribe at any time. Manage your email subscription preferences.

Website Usage Information

The site uses cookies (small information files that register your activity on our webpage) to collect data about website use. Usage of a cookie is not linked to your personal information.

The information collected includes:

  • Date and time of your visit to this website
  • Pages you visit on the website
  • Time you spend on each page
  • Your actions on each page (e.g., clicking a button)
  • Type of device you use to visit the website (e.g., mobile phone or laptop)
  • Your device's IP (internet protocol) address, which identifies a device on the internet but not the person using the device
  • Your device's operating system (e.g., Windows or iOS)
  • The browser you use to visit this website
  • General demographic data

We use Google Analytics to collect and process website use data. We use the information from this service to analyze our website traffic and to improve our site. We do not track individual users, and we do not link the information to any other database to identify individual users. Learn more about how Google collects and uses data when you use our site.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites, as indicated by this graphic notice (External link icon). We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. Linking to a non-federal website does not indicate an endorsement by RECOVER of the sponsors or of the information and products presented on the website. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of any website to which they connect through the RECOVER website.

If you have questions about this policy or have any concerns about our use of your information, please contact us at


We may update this Privacy Policy. We will post updates on this website. If we make big changes, we will try to tell you directly. For example, we may send you an email or put a pop-up message on the website or app. If you visit the website, it means you agree to the updated Privacy Policy.

Here is a list of the versions of this Privacy Policy:

Version 1 (27 May 2021)
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