CCPA Compliant Privacy Policy 2020

Seton Medical Center Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The following will inform you of the information that we [facility] may collect from you and how it is used. By using our website [website], you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

Information Collection

We may collect non-personal information, such as a domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We may also collect information about the type of internet browser you are using, operating system, what brought you to our website, as well as which of our web pages you have accessed.

Personally identifiable information is information you provide that lets us know specific facts about you so that we can respond to your requests. Depending on the portion of the website you visit, and the information you provide, this information could range from your name, address, and zip code, which you provide in order to receive information from us about certain services, to specific health information that you provide to us on an admission form. Personal information collected on our site is used only to allow us to fulfill your request for services. For instance, if you use our online physical system to locate a specialist in your area, we use the information you provide to put you in touch with a physician. Similarly, if you complete an admission form that you download from our site and submit it to us, we use that information contained in your admission form for the purposes of admitting you to [facility] and to thereafter providing the services your physician prescribes. Or, you may submit personal information to use in response to an employment opportunity. In each case, we use your personal information only for the purpose it is submitted to us, which may including providing it to third parties with whom we have relationships to deliver the information or services you request.

Information Use

We use the collected information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving our services and website, fulfilling requests for information, and providing customer support.

Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

If we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Cookies

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data sorted on a website visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Most browsers automatically accept these cookies, but you can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies, but this may prevent you from using some of the features of our website. Information collected through cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Sharing

We do not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside third parties for the purposes of direct or indirect mass marketing.

We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on our company.
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of our website and related properties
  • Identify those who may be violating the law, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing our website or its related properties.

Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

Links

This website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. You should be aware when you leave our site and read the privacy statements of any other website that collects personally identifiable information. You may be asked by these websites to provide personal information or to release information you may have provided on our website. You are never required to release this information, and whether you do is optional and strictly up to you.

Review and Consent

Please review this privacy policy carefully to make sure you understand our practices and procedures.

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as specified above. If we make changes to this privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. If you believe that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, contact us immediately via telephone at [number] or via mail: attn. Privacy Officer [address] or email: [email address]

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