Early Check Privacy Policy

Early Check Privacy Policy

RTI International owns and runs the Early Check website (earlycheck.org), which provides general information about the Early Check research study. This privacy policy describes what information we collect on the website and how we use it. If you decide you may want to enroll your baby in the Early Check research study, you will be directed to a subdomain (portal.earlycheck.org) of this website, where you will go through the informed consent process and find details about the additional protection of your baby’s health data. 

Personal Information

The Early Check website only collects personal information that you provide voluntarily. You may choose to provide your information on this website to:

  • submit a question through our contact form
  • receive reminders to sign up for the Early Check study.

If you choose to give us any personal information, we will only use it to respond to you about the reason you contacted us. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will never give your personal contact information to anyone outside of the Early Check team without your permission.

You may choose to sign up for email newsletters. You can easily and quickly unsubscribe at any time. You can easily and quickly unsubscribe at any time by contacting Early Check using the contact information found at the bottom of the newsletter.

Information about research study eligibility

You can use this website to find out if your baby is eligible for the Early Check research study. To determine if your baby is eligible, we may ask for your child’s birth date and state where you live. We only use this information to let you know if your baby is eligible. If your baby is not eligible we do not keep this information. 

Participating in the research study

If your baby is eligible and you are interested in signing up your baby for the study, you will review and complete steps in our online portal to provide permission for your baby to join. This portal includes information about the protection of your family’s privacy and your baby’s health information, should you choose to enroll your baby.

Website usage information

The site uses cookies to collect data about website use. Usage of a cookie is not linked to your personal information. Our web servers log the standard information about website users, including the IP address of the user, web pages visited, and date/time visited.

We use Google Analytics to collect and process website use data. We use the information from this service to analyze our website traffic and to improve our site. We do not track individual users, and we do not link the information to any other database to identify individual users. Learn more about how Google collects and uses data when you use our site.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of any website to which they connect through Early Check.


If you have questions about this policy or have any concerns about our use of your information, please contact us.

Early Check
RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709