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Privacy Policy

The NuHealth System is committed to delivering excellent essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone, at every stage of life. We understand, acknowledge and respect any individual's right to privacy and the concerns one may have in regard to privacy and security. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information provided by our patients, as well as general users of our website. We provide the following explanation of how we treat personal information that we collect and receive when you use the NuHealth website.

Non-Personal Information Collected

When you use our website, the NuHealth System automatically collects non-personal information such as website usage, traffic patterns, site performance and related statistics based on our tracking of your visits to the website. The non-personal information collected includes the domain names and/or IP addresses of browsers that visit our site, cookie information, time of day the site was visited, and other non-personally identifiable information. This non-personal information is information that is not tied to any individual, but helps to characterize users to improve our services. We use this information in aggregate form to understand how our site is being used, how we can better serve visitors, to help diagnosis problems with our servers and to administer our website.

Personal Information Collected

Our website uses a form for users to request certain services. We collect a visitor's contact information (such as a phone number or email address) and financial information (such as an account number). This information is used to provide services that are available at the NuHealth System.

This contact information is also used to get in touch with the user when necessary if, for example, we have a question about a request. We may use the contact information to send the user additional information about the NuHealth System.

We may also collect and store information we are able to gather about you through social media and networking websites, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter.

The personally identifiable information we collect is used to provide you with requested services and disseminate information. We may also use personally identifiable information to resolve disputes, investigate problems, or enforce the website terms of use. However, your personally identifiable information is not disclosed to anyone other than the NuHealth System, unless we must do so to comply with a court order or other legal process.

Providing personal information is voluntary, however, the NuHealth System may need personal information from you to provide you with certain services.

We may use any feedback you provide to us for any purpose, but we will not include your personal information with such feedback without your prior consent.

Medical Information

For information regarding the NuHealth System's privacy policy on medical information please refer to the Notice of Privacy Practices.

Security

This website employs reasonable and current security methods to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of information. Information is stored on secure servers. Access to change or edit content/information is restricted to those authorized by the NuHealth System to do so.

Whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online, for example, in public areas or through email, that information can be collected and used by others. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secured. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. For more information, please refer to the Disclaimer.

Third Party Practices

This website may contain links to other websites that have their own separate terms and conditions and privacy policies. The NuHealth System is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. For more information regarding other outbound links, please refer to the Disclaimer.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or our use of information gathered through our Web site, please contact our Webmaster at: talkback@numc.edu

Updates and Changes to this Privacy Policy

THE NUHEALTH SYSTEM MAY CHANGE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

Your Consent

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS.