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Privacy Policy

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CHART is a member-owned malpractice company that helps improve outcomes for patients and communities. Our mission is to protect community hospitals and their physicians from the risks of medical professional liability and equip them to create safer environments of care. Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to ensuring that it is protected.

This privacy policy describes how CHART uses and protects the information that you give us.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Forums & Member Services Requests

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is also visible to other members in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When visitors complete the contact form on the site we collect the data shown in the contact form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


Your IP address and Browser Agent info may be used to track our visitors and is only for analytics. No other personal information is collected for analytics.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with any third party unless you specifically request that we do so. If you request access to third party resources made available through your membership, we will use the necessary profile information to have accounts created for you by the third party providers. We periodically request utilization information from these third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment or ticket, the content and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can send request for an export or to erase your personal data to from your registered email address with us.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We limit administrative access and apply available security updates to this site to protect your personal data. All pages on our site also utilize the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) protocol which means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not under our direct control. These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. You access such linked Websites at your own risk. These websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites to see how the operators of those third-party websites will utilize your personal information.


Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by emailing

2551 Washington Road
810 Summerfield Commons
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241

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