Effective Date: December 19, 2019
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PURPOSE AND SCOPE
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE OBTAIN
The categories and types of personal information we may obtain through the Services include:
In addition, we may obtain identifiers such as government-issued ID numbers and Tax ID numbers, such as U.S. Social Security numbers.
Please note that providing personal information to us is voluntary on your part. If you choose not to provide us certain information, we may not be able to offer you certain products and Services, and you may not be able to access certain features of the Services.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use the personal information we obtain to:
We may combine personal information we obtain through Services with other information for the purposes described above. We may aggregate or anonymize personal information and use it for the purposes described above and for other purposes to the extent permitted by laws applicable to us.
HOW WE DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
The categories and types of personal information listed above under the Section titled ‘PERSONAL INFORMATION WE OBTAIN’ collected through the Services may be shared with the following third parties for the following purposes
We do not sell your personal information to third parties for monetary value or other consideration.
HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information we collect through the Services. However, you should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. While we endeavor to safeguard your personal information please take steps to prevent unauthorized access to your account and personal information. You can do this by, for example, selecting and protecting your password appropriately, limiting access to your device and browser, and signing out of your account at the end of your session.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we retain the personal information we collect about and from you for as long as necessary to fulfill a business purpose or comply with a legal request. We may also choose to anonymize the personal information you provide to us if we would like to retain it for longer periods of time.
YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
We offer the ability for you to update your personal information preferences, limit the communications you receive from us or submit a request by contacting the Privacy Team at PremierPrivacy@PremierInc.com or call 877.777.1552 available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST.
If you ever decide to terminate your use of the Services and wish to delete your account, you may do so by contacting the Privacy Team at the email address above.
We may send various marketing promotions, offers, invitations and other communications to you about our Services, special offers and promotions or invitations to our events. If at any time you no longer wish to receive such special offers or promotions, you can unsubscribe at the following link: https://www.premierinc.com/email-preference-center.
We may use vendors to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. You may exercise choice over how information about your interests is used by ad networks to deliver you relevant advertising for products and services available from us. To learn how to opt out of ad network interest-based advertising in the United States, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/.
In certain circumstances, you may:
We will take reasonable steps, where appropriate under the laws applicable to us, to honor your requests and apply your preferences on a go-forward basis. We will not discriminate against you in connection with your exercise of the foregoing rights by denying you any goods or services, charging you different rates for goods or services, or providing you with a different level or quality of goods or services.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the service more useful to you.
Third-Party Cookies and Third-Party Advertising
Social Media Plug-Ins
On certain webpages of our Services, we may include social media plugins, such as the Facebook “like” button or Twitter “share” button. When you visit a page that displays one or more these plugins, your browser will establish a direct connection to the social media server to load the plug-in. If you are logged into your social media account when you access these pages, the social media site may collect certain activity data, such as your IP address. If you wish to prevent this, please log out of your social media accounts before visiting our Services. Clicking a button may also lead to a collection of certain activity data, such as your IP address. If you wish to obtain more information about social plug-ins, please visit the social media sites’ privacy policies.
Do Not Track Signals
Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature (“DNT”) that signals to the websites that you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Many websites and applications, including our Services, do not currently respond to web browser DNT signals because such signals are not yet uniform. For more information about DNT signals, please visit http://allaboutdnt.com.
What are your choices regarding cookies?
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
The Services are designed for a general audience and are not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information of children under the age of 13 via the Services. If we become aware that a child has provided Premier with personal information without prior parental consent, we will remove all information provided by such underage user from our database.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS PRIVACY RIGHTS
As of January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California consumers (California residents) with certain rights regarding their personal information (“PI”). This page describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights subject to our verification process.
|RIGHT TO SHORT REPORT OF PI COLLECTION||RIGHT TO EXPANDED REPORT OF PI COLLECTION:||RIGHT TO KNOW DATA SOLD/DISCLOSED FOR A BUSINESS||DO NOT SELL* MY PI/OPT-OUT OF COOKIES||RIGHT TO ACCESS||RIGHT TO DELETE YOUR DATA FOR THE PAST YEAR|
|Report will describe for the 12-month period after your request:
(1) Categories of PI Collected; and (2) Purposes
|You will know
(1) Categories/ specific pieces of PI collected
(2) Commercial/ business purposes for same
(3) Sources of PI collected
(4) Third parties we share your PI with
You can opt-out of cookies here by going to the cookie banner and selecting the option to change your cookie preferences: www.PremierInc.com
|You can request access to the data that we have available for you going back for a 12-month period following your verifiable Request.||Note that we will not delete data that is necessary to complete a transaction you initiated; or that we use for our internal purposes.|
|This report is only available twice in a 12month period.||This report is only available twice in a 12month period.||This report is only available twice in a 12month period.||This report is only available twice in a 12month period.|
If you are a California resident, you may send a request as described above by emailing us at PremierPrivacy@PremierInc.com with the subject line “California Privacy Rights” or calling 877.777.1552 available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST.
Please note that under this law we are required to verify the identity of the consumer making a request. We will be requesting information about your existing account with Premier. We will request that you please make sure to provide the email address, the context or any other personal information you believe you have given us and upload a declaration under penalty of perjury verifying your identity or power of attorney if you are an authorized agent. To help process your request, please use the same device and browser you typically use to access Premier’s homepage.
NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL USERS
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND LINKS
Changes in this policy will be posted on this page so that you may always be aware of what information is being collected, how it is being used, and under what circumstances it is being disclosed. If we make material changes that would impact your use of the Services or your privacy, we will endeavor to notify you of the changes prior to the changes taking effect, such as by posting a notice directly on the Services, by sending an email notification (if you have provided your email address to us), or by any other reasonable method.
You can also visit the “Contact Premier” page.