Cognitive Consulting Privacy Statement

Cognitive’s Privacy Policy outlines the practices and procedures COGNITIVE CONSULTING (“Cognitive”) adheres to in handling any Personal Information we may encounter with respect to our website, clients, customers, and respondents (“users”). 

In order to protect the Personal Information of users, and in order to comply with all relevant statutes and regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), as well as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”), we adhere to the following Privacy Policy and Principles when handling Personal Information. This Privacy Statement applies to any information that we collect or receive about users, from any source. 

Personal Information

Personal Information is any information that is identifiable with a user. This information may include but is not limited to name, mailing address, phone numbers, email address, identification numbers and, in certain circumstances, opinions and individual preferences. 

Collection of Personal Information 

All Personal Information obtained shall be lawfully collected, compiled, stored, allowed access to, processed and utilized by Cognitive. We collect Personal Information where we have obtained consent to do so or as otherwise permitted by law. All Personal information provided to Cognitive Consulting is confidential. Cognitive will identify the purposes for which we use Personal Information at the time we collect such information from users and obtain consent, in any case, prior to such use. One of the primary purposes for which we collect Personal Information is through marketing research and opinion research. 

Protection of Personal Information

In order to protect users’ privacy and keep your personal information safe, Cognitive has implemented reasonable and appropriate security measures against data breaches.  Access to personal information is allowed only by employees or authorized third party contractors.  Cognitive ensures that all our affiliates and other third parties which are engaged to perform services on our behalf and are provided with Personal Information are required by contract to observe then intent of Cognitive’s Privacy Policies. Although reasonable technical and organizational measures have been taken to safeguard users’ information Cognitive cannot provide a guarantee against any such breach.

Length of Time Personal Information is Retained

Cognitive will use, disclose, or retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as permitted or required by law. 


Cognitive’s website may at times request permission to use cookies.  A cookie is a small piece of data sent to your web browser and stored on your computer.  Cookies help us better understand how the website is used and how it may be improved and optimized for users.  Users may adjust their computer’s web browser settings so that cookies are disallowed and may at any time delete all cookies from their browser.

Residents of the European Union 

Cognitive complies with the General Data Protection Regulation issued by the European Union (“GDPR”) and effective May 25, 2018.  As part of the decision of the European Court of Justice (C-311/18 Schrems II) personal data is transferred to US via other compliance mechanisms in accordance with Chapter V of the GDPR including the Standard Contractual Clauses issued by the European Commission on the 4th of June 2021.  The relevant national laws will take precedence if there is a conflict with this Policy or it has stricter requirements than this Policy.

Residents of California

Pursuant to the California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), and subject to certain exceptions and limitations, Californians can exercise the rights described below with respect to certain personal information that Cognitive holds about them.  You are entitled to the following:

  • Request that Cognitive provide you with details about the personal information we collect, use, and disclosed within the past 12 months
  • Request that Cognitive delete any personal information that has been collected
  • Request that Cognitive not sell any personal information collected

Children’s Privacy

Cognitive adheres to applicable laws and codes pertaining to the protection of children’s privacy, including, without limitation, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 in the United States (as amended). Cognitive does not knowingly collect PII from anyone under the age thresholds prescribed by applicable laws and codes for the collection of PII from individuals without parental consent. If Cognitive became aware that it had inadvertently collected PII from anyone under such age thresholds, the information would promptly be deleted.

Contact Information on our Privacy Policy and Practices

All comments, questions, concerns, or complaints regarding Personal Information and/or Privacy Policy and Practices, should be forwarded in writing to

Last Updated: January 2023