How we use your data

We use your data for limited purposes and do not sell it to any third parties. Specific uses are defined below.

HealthLynked processes information differently depending on how a user submits the information through our HLYK Sites. For questions, please email [email protected]

Providing requested services

We may use the data to fulfill your requests for services and information. For example, using your contact information to respond to your customer service requests, or to enable registration for one of our conferences.


We use data we collect to send email newsletters, or information about conferences and HLYK events (if you have opted in for this information). We may also use the data to send you email communications, such as information about your account or updates to the site.


We may use the data to prevent illegal activities, to enforce the Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law.


HLYK connects Google Analytics client ID data with HLYK user ID data so that we can create a more personalized experience for users, even when not logged in.

Behavioral advertising

In order to help HLYK better market on third party platforms, HLYK works with third parties to collect information about your use of our website so that HLYK can provide advertising about HLYK’s offerings (such as products and services) tailored to your interests, including free educational resources and content recommendations. That advertising may appear either on our website, on our apps, or on other websites.

Program specific uses

In addition to the uses identified above, we may use your personal information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your data or pursuant to your consent, such as applications for various HLYK programs, nomination forms, and requests submitted by users including as defined below.

Podcast programming
HLYK University Conferences

HLYK collects and processes personal information to:

  • evaluate the application for attending a HLYK conference or events
  • process payment through our third party vendors that manage secure payment processing on HLYK’s behalf
  • process registrations and identifications for attendees
  • manage the information required for planning and running events, including exhibits, activities, parties, and meals
  • communicate to registrants regarding notifications, newsletters, updates, and information pertaining to their application or future HLYK events
  • show participation at HLYK conferences through photography, recordings, and video in and around HLYK conferences
  • manage store and process photos which are maintained by HLYK, it’s photographers and audiovisual teams, and/or distributed to HLYK’s partners
  • post-photography and recordings from events on social media, and or photography sites, such as Flickr.
HealthLynked University for Physicians

HealthLynked collects and processes personal information to:

  • manage user accounts and evaluate the user’s progress while utilizing HealthLynked University
  • understand how the HealthLynked University website is used, and the nature and scope of how HealthLynked University impacts its users and inspires outcomes and results
  • connect the HealthLynked University community with events and details that may help enhance users’ experience with the website
HealthLynked University Lecturers

HealthLynked collects and processes personal information to:

  • evaluate nominations for HealthLynked speakers
  • communicate with applicants in the event they are selected for an interview or requested further information
  • store information on file in case it is needed in the future
  • connect with HealthLynked speakers that opt into the online speaker community website and help drive new insights, events, and communication among HealthLynked speakers.