This is a privacy policy for the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) Web site and was created in order to help you understand how WISH uses the information that is automatically collected from your computer and the information that is submitted to the Web site. WISH is committed to protecting the privacy of its Web site users. As defined by our Terms of Use, by engaging and using this Web site you are agreeing to be legally bound to this Policy. If you are not in agreement with this policy or lack capacity to form a legally binding contract then you are not permitted to use this Web site.

Information we collect from you will, generally, be used for the purposes for which it was collected and limited additional purposes as set forth in this Privacy Policy statement.

The Collection of Information

This Web site collects information from you with respect to two categories: General Information and Personal Information.

General Information: WISH automatically collects non-personal information from our Site’s “cookies”, registration forms, online surveys, and other tracking mechanisms etc., such as:

  • Your domain name and internet host
  • IP address, browser type and/or operating system
  • Your post or zip code
  • The dates and times of your entry
  • Pages you visit and links used
  • The domain name from which you linked to our Site
  • Your age
  • Other general demographic information.

WISH uses this general information to help with the administration of the Web site and to diagnose any problems that arise. We reserve the right to share this information with our business partners and any third parties on an as-required basis.

Personal Information: Depending on individual requirements WISH collects personal information from our Site’s registration forms and contact information, such as:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Credit card and bank information
  • Job, fellowship and/or volunteer position title and application information
  • Biography

We may use the information from these forms, transactions, and applications for the purpose for which it was collected. We also work with certain third parties and, in some cases, personal information may be shared with these third parties in order to pursue the WISH mission and goals.

WISH will not disclose or sell any personal information to third parties, unless it is for the sharing of information with business partners and in some limited circumstances. These circumstances are:

  • To change hosts or when our host transfers business assets
  • With your permission to disclose the information
  • To share it with agents or contractors who perform services for us
  • There is a requirement by law.


Cookies are used on this Web site to allow WISH to measure site activity and to benefit user experience by remembering preferences and passwords. Users are advised that optimal use of this Web site requires cookies to be enabled and accepted.

Updates & Corrections

WISH and this Web site give users an opportunity to change any information previously provided to us. In order to do so, said user must contact the administrators of the Web site with the changes they wish to make.

Site Security

We have put in place reasonable safety and security measures to best protect any information under our control including its loss, misuse and alteration. We cannot guarantee the security of collected information including both personal and general. Additionally we assume no liability for the use of general or personal information form this Site, whether obtained legally or illegally, by parties other than WISH.

Links to other Websites

Links to other websites can be found throughout this WISH Web site. We state that we take no responsibility for the content and privacy practices of any other website or organization.


We will strive to respond promptly to any parent or guardian of a child or minor who has accessed and uploaded information to this Site. We will identify this content and delete it from our records upon notification.

Contacting Us

Please contact our administrators if you have any questions or concerns regarding the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

By using this Web site you are signifying that you agree with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as set out here.