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Last updated: May 8, 2024

Your privacy is important to Boston IVF, LLC. This Privacy Policy applies to data collected by Boston IVF, LLC (“Boston IVF”, "we", "us") and applies to your use of our websites (, and (the “Websites"), and through our interactions with individuals by email, telephone, or other means. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and disclose personally identifiable information that we collect from you when you use the Websites or you otherwise interact with us. Visitors of the Websites should also review our Website terms. This Privacy Policy applies to all webpages and sites where it is posted.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the protected health information that Boston IVF may collect. For more information about our privacy practices relating to protected health information, please see the Boston IVF Notice of Privacy Practices.

Information We Collect

We collect information, including personal information, to provide better services to you. We use the term “personal information” to refer to any information that identifies or can be used to identify you. Common examples of personal information include: name, email address, digital identifier, such as your IP address, information about your device, and certain metadata.

The personal information which we collect includes, but is not limited to, the following circumstances and data elements:

Information that you provide to Boston IVF.

  • Contact Us. When you express an interest in obtaining additional information about our services, request information about the patient portal, request support, fill out forms, or use our “Contact”, “Ask a Question,” or “Ask Rhonda” features, we collect your personal information, such as your name, date of birth, phone number, email address, zip code and information in any comments that you provide.
  • Appointments. When you request an appointment, we collect your personal information, such as your name, date of birth, phone number, email address, zip code, insurance provider, and information in any comments that you provide.
  • Events. When you register for or attend an event, we will collect the personal information you provide, such as your name and email address.
  • Newsletters. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we may collect your name and email address and other information you provide to send you emails and information about our services.
  • Clinical Studies Inquiries. If you inquire about a clinical study, we will collect the personal information you provide, including your name and email address.
  • Testimonials. If you agree to provide your testimonial, we will collect the personal information your provide, including your name, photo, partner’s name, email address, state, treatment type, diagnosis, doctor name, treatment location, length of treatment, and the content of your testimonial. Note that we may post your testimonial on our Websites with your consent.

Social Media. If you post information on our webpage on a social media platform, we may use the information to respond, to promote our business and services, and in the normal course of our business operations. We may collect your personal information, such as your social media username, and other personal characteristics that you have made publicly available on the social media website. Note that the third-party operators of social media websites also receive such information, and their use of your personal information is governed by their own privacy policies.

Automated Data Collection: Cookies & Similar Technologies. We and our partners use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit one of our Websites or open one of our emails, and this may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. These similar technologies include web beacons and web server logs. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with services from our partners.

We use such technologies to collect personal identifiers (such as your IP address), information about your device (such as your browser characteristics, device IDs and characteristics, and operating system version) and information concerning your usage of our Websites (including the link you used to reach a given webpage) and interactions with our emails. We use this information to determine how many users have visited particular webpages, viewed particular videos, or opened messages or alerts, and we may also use such information. This helps us establish, maintain, and manage our relationship with you, and also helps us to optimize and provide the Websites for your use and benefit, to improve our marketing activities, and to enforce our Websites’ service terms and prevent malicious conduct.

In some cases, our third-party partners may process information collected by cookies and similar technologies that we permit them to use on the Websites. Please see our Cookie Policy for more details. With respect to any social media pages that we may use, please see the privacy policies and any cookie policies of the applicable social media providers as to their automated data collection practices.

You may be able to change a web browser’s settings to block and delete cookies when you access the Websites through that web browser. However, if you do that, the Websites may not work properly; also, we will still receive basic information (such as last URL visited) when you navigate to the Websites. Boston IVF does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals or similar signals, unless required by applicable law.

How We Use Information We Collect

We use the personal information we collect from our Websites and through our interactions with you to provide, maintain, and improve it, to develop new products and services, and to protect our company and you. We also use your personal information in ways that are compatible with the business and commercial purposes for which it was collected or authorized by you, including for the following purposes:

  • To present, operate, or improve the Websites and our products and services, including analysis of Website activity;
  • To inform you about the services and products available from Boston IVF;
  • To authorize access to our Websites;
  • To personalize your experience to deliver content and products that most interests you;
  • To send you marketing and promotional communications;
  • To market other products and services to you;
  • To administer Website features;
  • To improve the patient experience;
  • To post testimonials;
  • To respond to your questions, comments, and requests and to provide support to you;
  • To comply with all applicable legal requirements; and
  • To investigate possible fraud or other violations of our Websites’ service terms or this Privacy Policy and/or attempts to harm you.

Our Disclosures of Information

We may disclose any of the categories of personal information listed above for our business and commercial purposes as described below.

Service Providers and Vendors. Boston IVF uses service providers and vendors to provide services on Boston IVF’s behalf and Boston IVF may disclose your personal information to them. Boston IVF informs these vendors and services providers that they may not share or use your information for any other purposes. 

Legal and Similar Purposes. We may disclose your personal information for legal reasons. Specifically, we will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Boston IVF if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

  • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request;
  • enforce Website’s service terms, including investigation of potential violations;
  • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or
  • protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Boston IVF, you, or the public as required or permitted by law.

We will attempt to notify you about legal demands for your personal information when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but we do not promise to challenge every demand.

Merger, sale, or other asset transfers. We may disclose your personal information in the event of a business transfer. If we establish a new related entity, are acquired by or merged with another organization, or if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another organization, personal information about our users is often a transferred business asset. In the event that Boston IVF itself or substantially all of our assets are acquired, personal information about our users may be one of the transferred assets.

Links to Unaffiliated Third-Party Websites

The Websites may contain links to webpages operated by parties other than Boston IVF. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy policies or other practices of such websites. Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. This Privacy Policy only applies to our Websites.

No Use by Children

The Websites are not intended for use anyone under 13 years of age. Boston IVF does not knowingly allow anyone under the age of 13 to participate in any activity on the Websites. If a child has provided us with personal information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us to have the information deleted from our records. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13 in the applicable jurisdiction, please contact our Privacy Officer by mail or phone: 130 Second Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 or (781) 434-6500.

How We Protect Information

Boston IVF takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of its Websites’ infrastructure and data. However, it is not possible to guarantee that information sent through the internet will be completely secure, and we are not responsible for the actions, content, information or data of third parties that may affect you or your information. No method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure.

Privacy Rights

Certain jurisdictions have specific legal requirements and grant privacy rights with respect to personal information, and we will comply with the restrictions and any requests you submit as required by applicable law. If you are seeking to exercise your rights under the law of a specific jurisdiction, please contact us using the Contact Us section below.

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents have the right to request from a business any personal information that a business may have shared with a third party for their direct marketing purposes.  We do not share personal information with any third party for their direct marketing purposes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Boston IVF reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time, without advance notice.  We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are material, we will provide a more prominent notice for a reasonable time period (including, for certain services or programs, email notification or privacy policy changes). We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us by mail or phone:

130 Second Avenue

Waltham, MA 02451

(781) 434-6500

Cookie Policy

We use cookies and similar technologies (referred to herein simply as “cookies”) to facilitate and improve the performance and security of our Websites and to enhance user experience.

The Websites may utilize or permit several different categories of cookies, as follows:

  • Essential cookies – These cookies are essential for the proper operation of the Websites. For example, they may facilitate page navigation or assist with security checks.
  • Functional/preference cookies – These cookies allow us to remember your preferences (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and allow us to make the Website experience better for you.
  • Marketing cookies – These cookies are used to highlight articles, other content, or services that we (or in some cases a third party) believe will be of interest to you based to some extent on your use of the Websites.
  • Analytics/performance cookies – These cookies help us understand how our Website perform, how visitors interact with the Websites, and whether there may be technical issues. These cookies also allow us to analyze how visitors use our Websites and to measure website performance, and they also allow us to provide a quality experience by customizing our offering and quickly identifying and addressing issues that arise.

Use of Cookies on Our Websites

We do use or allow certain third parties to serve cookies on the Websites. We may allow third parties to serve cookies to help identify fraudulent or automated traffic on the Websites. In addition, third parties that provide content feeds may serve cookies. We may use third-party cookies to help us with market research, improving functionality, and enforcing Website terms and policies. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help us evaluate our website traffic. You can see how Google Analytics uses cookie information across various websites by visiting, or any successor webpage that Google may provide.

Cookie Name and Provider


Hotjar (_hjSession_***, _hjTLDTest, _hjSessionUser***


Google Analytics (_gid, _gat, _ga, _ga***, AEC, _gat_gtag***, _utmt, _utma, _utmz, _utmc, _utmb)


Google Ads and DoubleClick (NID, IDE, _gcl_au, testcookie, 1P_JAR, DV, ar_debug, DSID, test_cookie)

Advertising and marketing

Google (SSID, _Secure-3PSIDTS, _Secure-3PSIDCC, _Secure-1PSIDCC, _Secure-1PSIDTS, _Secure-3PSID, _Secure-3PAPISID, SAPSID, APSID, _Secure-1PAPISID, SID, HSID, SIDCC, _Secure-ENID, SEARCH_SAMESITE)


Bing Ads (uetvid, _uetsid, MUID, MSPTC, _SS, MR, SRCHHPGUSR, SRCHUSR, SRCHUID, SRCHD, PPLState, KievRPSSecAuth, MSPTC)

Advertising and marketing

StackAdapt (sa-user-id, sa-user-id-v2, sa-user-id-v3, sa-camp-***)

Advertising and marketing

Eventbrite (G, _tld_, ajs%3Atest, ajs%3Acookies, mgref, cookie.js, AS, AN, SP, SS, csrftoken, ebEventToTrack)

Advertising and marketing

ExactTarget Marketing (igodigitalstdomain, igodigitaltc2, igodigitalst_***)

Advertising and marketing


Advertising and marketing

Cloudflare (_cf_bm, _cfuvid)


Salesforce (_sfid_13aa)




Termly (csrf_token)


Pubble (pubble_gen_uid, JSESSIONID)

Advertising and marketing

Add This (uvc, loc, na_tc, uid, ouid, ssc, mus, na_id)

Advertising and marketing

Facebook (_fbp, fbclid)

Advertising and marketing

Microsoft (ASP.NET_SessionId)


Tapad (TapAd_TS, TapAd_3WAY_SYNCS, TapAd_DID)

Advertising and marketing (_kuid_)

Advertising and marketing

Exelator (ud, EE)

Advertising and marketing

Media Innovation Group (ov, syncdata_DBC, mdata)

Advertising and marketing

TradeDesk (TDCPM, TDID)

Advertising and marketing

Media6degrees (sglst, clid, acs)

Advertising and marketing

Blue Kai (bku, bkpa)

Advertising and marketing

Aggregate Knowledge (u, ab)

Advertising and marketing

Casale Media (CMPRO, CMID, CMPS)

Advertising and marketing

TripleLift (tluidp, tluid)

Advertising and marketing

Rubicon Project (audit, khaos)

Advertising and marketing

Pubmatic (KRTBCOOKIE_***, PugT)

Advertising and marketing

Liadm (lidid, _li_ss)

Advertising and marketing

Bidswitch (tuuid, tuuid_lu, c)

Advertising and marketing

Adobe (dpm, demdex)

Advertising and marketing



Nielsen / IMR Worldwide (IMRID)

Advertising and marketing

Bombora (u, pi)

Advertising and marketing

Rakuten LinkShare (rmuid, icts)

Advertising and marketing

ScorecardResearch (UID)

Advertising and marketing

AppNexus (uuid2)

Advertising and marketing

ShareThrough (stx_user_id)

Advertising and marketing

Semasio (SEUNCY)

Advertising and marketing

Truoptik (to_master_s, to_version_s)

Advertising and marketing

Rkdms (sessionid, sc)

Advertising and marketing

Narrative IO (io.narrative.guid.v2)

Advertising and marketing

Akamai (ak_bmsc, bm_sz)


TikTok (_abck)

Advertising and marketing

MailChimp (_mc_anon_id)


Cookiedatabase & (_evga_f2f0, _s, PHPSESSID, _mcid)

Essential -Website Session


Your browser may allow you to disable certain cookies. Third party cookie providers may provide an opt out tool for their cookie(s). Note that disabling cookies may in some instances impact the functionality of the Websites. Opt-out functionality for Google Analytics can be found here.

You may learn more about advertising networks and opt out of receiving personalized advertisements on this browser or device from advertisers who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or who subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out options of each of those organizations. Links to their opt-out sites are set forth below.

            Network Advertising Initiative:     

            Digital Advertising Alliance:     

Note that, when you opt out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Websites and/or our ads on other websites and online services. Also, given that many opt-outs themselves use a cookie to effectuate an opt-out preference, you may need to opt-out again if you clear cookies on your browser.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may revise this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect changes in our use of cookies, changes in the law, changes in our services, or best practices. We encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically.


We look forward to speaking with you, and will be in touch as soon as possible!