WhidbeyHealth is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy as a visitor to our Web site. We take the issue of privacy very seriously and value the trust you place in us each time you use our services and access this Web site. This Privacy Statement describes the practices and policies we have put into place to safeguard your personal and health-related personal information that may be gathered and used as you visit our Web site.
The policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. If you have any questions about our privacy policies, we encourage you to contact us using any of the methods outlined at the end of our Privacy Statement.
Our Hospital is collecting information on this Web site as outlined in this privacy statement.
Automatic Collection of Information:
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site or download information, our system will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally and is used in an aggregate way to help us improve our web site and tell us the number of visitors to our site each day.
Our Web server automatically collects and records the following information:
The information we gather automatically and with your permission during your visit to our Web site is used in the following ways:
We will notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting the transfer. If you do not wish to allow your data to be shared, you can choose not to use a particular service.
The personally identifiable information gathered during your visit to this Web site is shared as follows:
Opt-out of Transfer of Information
Individuals may notify us that they wish to opt-out and prevent the transfer of their personally identifiable information.
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to:
How to Access and Correct Personal Information
Consumers can access and request correction to this information.
Requesting No E-mail Communication
You may receive e-mail messages from us about health topics that may be of interest to you, health and Web site-related news, upcoming events, special promotions, and other relevant information. If you do not wish to receive such email messages, please let us know by the following means:
You may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by the following means:
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line may receive calls from us regarding response to their information requests, orders they have placed on-line, or information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive telephone calls, please let us know by:
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies, or to ask you if you would like to accept or decline a cookie from a particular site before it is set. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the Help section of the toolbar. You should know, however, that if you reject a cookie, certain functions and conveniences of a site may not work properly.
Some Web sites require you to provide some personal information through a registration process in order to take advantage of certain Web site features and to access content areas. For example, a registration form might request your name, telephone number and e-mail address. You might also be asked to voluntarily provide a list of health topics that you are interested in so your Web site experience
Access to some of the features on this Web site requires registration, and the disclosure of some personal information.
We recognize that many people are concerned about the privacy and protection of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. You should keep in mind that the possibility exists for unauthorized individuals to intercept any email message you send over the Internet. In some cases, information can be encrypted (scrambled or encoded) to make it very difficult to read if it is intercepted during communication. Certain technology and practices allow Web sites to provide an increased level of security for your personal and health-related information when appropriate.
We use the following practices on our Web site to enhance the level of security for communication and the transmission of personal information:
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we have the following practices: