Disclaimer/HIPAA

Introduction


We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Web site.

The purpose of this Web site is to acquaint the online community with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and its services, staff, facilities, and affiliates. The information, materials, services, products, messages, and other content contained on this Web site are provided for educational and general informational purposes only. Such content is not intended to be a substitute for obtaining medical advice and treatment from a competent physician or other health care practitioner. You should not take any health care action based upon the content of this Web site without first obtaining appropriate guidance from a physician or other health care practitioner. Giving, receiving, or using the content on this Web site does not constitute or create a caregiver-patient relationship.

No statement contained on this Web site constitutes a warranty, express or implied, with respect to health care, any standard of care, or any other matter. St. Elizabeth Healthcare expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, accuracy of data, noninfringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, and any implied warranty arising from a course of dealing or performance or usage of trade.

1. Use of Links
Certain links included on this Web site are links to Web sites operated by third parties not controlled by and not affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Because St. Elizabeth Healthcare has no control over such linked-sites, St. Elizabeth Healthcare is not responsible for the availability of those sites, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from those sites. Further, St. Elizabeth Healthcare does not warrant the accuracy or usefulness of any information provided through any such linked-sites.

2.
Use of Text and Images
If you would like to publish information that you find on our Web site, please send your request to foundation1@stelizabeth.com. Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page. Information about using our logo and images is available in Media Resources.

3. Online Profile Updates and Donations
If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the "Opt Out" section below.

4. Sending us an Email
You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.

5. Children and Privacy
Special rules apply when we are made aware that children are visiting our site.  When children send email to us and identify themselves as children, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them, and it is not maintained in retrievable form.  Nor do we request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city.

6. Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us through a special online form. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form. You cannot remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.

7. Questions about our policies
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at (859) 301-3920 or foundation1@stelizabeth.com.

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