Privacy Policy

SimGHOSTS Online Privacy Policy

SimGHOSTS is dedicated to the responsible use of information we receive from you through your use of this website, (the Site). In order to maintain your confidence and trust in our use of this information, we have established the following online privacy policy.

Access to the Areas of Our Website

Our Site has areas that are open to all users with no registration required. Other areas of our Site are password-protected for specific user groups, such as individual, vendor and organizational subscribers (Member).  To access password-protected areas, you must apply for and be granted a Member account.

Information We Collect

Website Usage Information

Our Web server automatically collects and aggregates information about your visit to our Site, including your service provider, browser type, domain names of referring web sites, the pages accessed on our Site, and the date and time of your access. This is anonymous information that does not personally identify you.

Personal Information Collected

When you sign up for the free newsletter, you give us information that personally identifies you including name, contact information (such as your mailing and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) and institutional affiliation, if any.

When you register as a Member you give us, in addition to name and contact information, your job title, organization affiliation, simulation center name and financial information. Once a Member, you may choose to provide additional profile information (such as a directory description, a biography and credentials), to participate in online forums, to create job postings and to otherwise participate in the Site member-only features. We may collect and maintain any of this information.

If you communicate with us by email, we may collect any information from that communication.

If you apply for a scholarship or award, we collect information required to assess eligibility for that scholarship or award and to communicate with you and others about the application.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user’s hard disk for use either during a particular session or for future use. SimGHOSTS uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users or Subscribers over the Internet.

Use of Collected Information

Our primary use of the aggregated and personal information collected is to improve our web services for our users, to respond to users’ interests, requests and preferences, and to develop new services. Information may also be used for marketing and promotion of SimGHOSTS’ conferences and events.

Disclosure to Third Parties

SimGHOSTS makes Member personal information available through its online Directory to other Members using its Site. It also prints a list of names and organizations of Members and Non-Members who participate in certain conferences and events for the purposes of those events.  Members may opt-out of the use of their personal information in the online Directory.

Consent to Use Personal Information

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act of 1998, SimGHOSTS and its agents must store, host and other process the information, including personal data, supplied by users when using this web site. SimGHOSTS may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, you consent to the transfer and storing of the personal information you have provided in countries outside of the EU, including the United States.

Credit Card Information

SimGHOSTS does not disclose credit card account information provided by its Members and Non-Members except to the appropriate clearinghouse as necessary to obtain payment for purchases made.

We may, without specific or further notice to you, release your Web Site usage information, contact information, demographic information, automatically collected data and other relevant information when we believe such disclosure is necessary to:

(a) comply with any law, court order or other legal process,

(b) protect the rights, property or safety of SimGHOSTS, the Site, our Subscribers, our users, employees, contractors, agents or others, or

(c) enforce our user agreement.

Access and control of personal information

You may review and edit the personal information collected when you subscribe to SimGHOSTS by viewing the "Account and Settings" sections tabs that are visible in the top right corner of the website when a user is logged in.

You may request a copy of the information that we have collected and stored, or request deletion of information that we have collected and stored by making a request to

Opt Out Process

We make every effort to contact you only if you have previously chosen to receive communications from us. At any time, you can “opt out” of receiving correspondence from us by sending an email to requesting to unsubscribe . 

If, at any time in the future, we decide to use your personal information for a purpose not currently stated in this Policy, we will modify the Policy to disclose such usage. In addition, we will provide you with the opportunity and ability to opt out of this new use.


We store your personal information in a secure location that is accessible only by designated staff. In addition, we use a secure server to protect the safety and security of transactions over the Internet involving personal information. We work to include security measures in this Site to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure and alteration of the information within our control that you provide to us. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of that information. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Please promptly notify us if your user name or password is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such an event, we will cancel that user name and password and update our records accordingly.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. You are encouraged to become familiar with the privacy policies and practices of every Web site that you visit prior to disclosing any personal information.


By using, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site.

Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy

 This Privacy Policy may change, and use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use.

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on our Site.

Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our Site. You should check our Site frequently, and the page where this Privacy Policy is posted, to see recent changes.     

Contact Us

If you have thoughts, questions or suggestions about this Privacy Policy, or any other aspect of your relationship with SimGHOSTS, please contact us.

a.     ONLINE at:

b.     BY MAIL at:

The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists

7181 N Hualapai Way Suite 130-925

Las Vegas, Nevada, 89166 USA