Web site privacy statement

Your privacy is important to us. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota maintain high standards for the protection of your privacy at our Web sites. Here's what you can expect when you visit our site. We won't sell, rent or share any personally identifiable information you provide on this site without your consent. No personally identifiable information collected at this site will ever be used to affect your coverage by, or premiums paid to, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

The information we collect

Our Web servers automatically capture your domain name, the IP address of the Web page from which you enter our site, the pages you visit on our site and the amount of time you spend here. We do not collect any information that can reveal your personal identity unless you voluntarily provide it when you register to use interactive features of the site or receive information from us. We do not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian.

Use of the information this site gathers or tracks

Any personally identifiable information you give us on this site will be used only to provide the  information you have requested or for which you registered. Your personally identifiable information, including your e-mail address, gathered on this site will not be sold, rented, licensed, or otherwise shared with third parties. The non-personally identifiable information we gather may be used to improve our site. Personal information you voluntarily provide and the non-personally identifiable information we collect will not affect your coverage, eligibility, premiums or claims payment by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

Making changes to the information you provide to us

At any time, you can change, update, or remove any information you have voluntarily provided on this site.


When you visit our site, we may place a cookie on your computer that will allow us to customize and enhance your experience on our site, to make improvements, or to report site activity. Our cookies will never be used to track your activity on any third party Web sites or to send spam, nor will cookies provide us with any personally identifiable information about you, unless you voluntarily provide that information to use interactive features of our site.

Sites we link to

If you choose to use any of the links we provide to our affiliates and other third-party resources, you will be leaving our Web site and going to a new Web site. Protection of your privacy at those other sites will be governed by the privacy policies at those sites. We've taken special care selecting the organizations that appear on our site to try to ensure that they respect your privacy as we do, but please take the time to read the privacy policies at their sites.

Changes to this statement

If we make any changes to this statement, we'll let you know the effective date of the change and provide a tool for you to understand what has changed.


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