Privacy Policy

Scripps Listens Privacy Policy

By using this website, you agree to the following Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to all of these terms, please do not use this website. Scripps Health reserves the right to change, modify, add, or delete portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of this website following any changes to the Privacy Policy will mean that you accept those changes. Please refer to the data listed at the bottom of this page to determine when the last changes were made.

What information do we collect?

  • We collect information from you when you register on the site, respond to a survey or communication such as email, or participate in another site feature.
  • When registering, we will ask for your name, email address and other information, such as your ZIP code, the location of your primary care physician and how often you use Scripps Health services.
  • We will never ask for your social security number or medical record number.
  • We also collect information about prize recipients so that we can fulfill the prize distribution.
  • Like many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and to gather information about visitors and visits to our website. Please refer to the “Do we use ‘cookies’?” section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:

  • To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interest, and exclude any content that is not relevant to you.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature.

How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Do we use “cookies”?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to host and develop Scripps Listens or to otherwise assist us in better understanding our site visitors and may provide the information we collect to such providers to enable them to perform such services and to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. The term “outside parties” does not include Scripps Health. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

How can you opt-out, remove, or modify information you have provided to us?

To delete your account with Scripps Listens, simply unsubscribe from your account. You may unsubscribe at any time. You may also email

Changes to our policy

The most up-to-date Privacy Policy will always be available on the sign-up page of Scripps Listens at This Policy was last modified on January 25, 2018.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy.