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Disclaimer

The information contained in this service is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the service is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.

PRIVACY POLICY

The following provisions apply to information Sacred Heart HealthCare System learns about or obtains from you when you visit our web site. These provisions may be changed from time to time and without notice at Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s sole discretion and as provided by applicable law. You should check this privacy policy frequently for any such changes, but in any case your continued access to or use of our web site shall constitute acceptance of any modifications of the privacy policy. Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s use of information gathered or obtained now is subject to the privacy policy in effect at the time of such use.

WHAT WE COLLECT

Information you give us:
Sacred Heart HealthCare System receives and stores any information you enter on our web site (for example, when you register for one of our seminars, or purchase one of our products) or provide in any other manner. This may include, but is not limited to, your personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. You can choose not to provide information, but then you might not be able to register for a seminar or make a purchase on-line. You are always welcome to make such transactions by mail at Sacred Heart HealthCare System, 421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102, or telephone at 610-776-4500. Sacred Heart HealthCare System uses the information that you provide for such purposes as facilitating your purchase or seminar registration, responding to your requests for information, improving the products and services we offer, and communicating with you. Users may also navigate the website without supplying any personal information. We also collect web site statistics (usage).

Automated Information Collection:
Sacred Heart HealthCare System receives and stores certain types of information whenever you visit our web site. In addition to information you provide, we may collect the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the IP address of the computer you are using; and the browser and operating system you are using; the date and time you access our web site; and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our web site. We use "cookies" to automatically gather some of this information. A cookie is a small text file that the Sacred Heart HealthCare System system sends to your computer to collect information about your activities on our Web site. The cookie transmits this information back to our web site each time your browser requests a page from our web site, and the information is stored to help facilitate your use of our web site the next time you visit. If you do not want to receive cookies from our web site, you can set your browser to not accept cookies.

How We Use Information

We use the information you provide and we collect to:

• Administer our web site and diagnose problems with our server;
• Verify your identity;
• Provide you with information about our web site and Sacred Heart HealthCare System and our products and services; and in order to facilitate performance by Sacred Heart HealthCare System or you under the terms and any other agreement you may enter into with Sacred Heart HealthCare System;
• Measure the number of visitors to our web site and how our web site is used, in order to make our web site as useful as possible to our visitors; and provide authorities or relevant individuals with information related to our web site as required by law.

Sharing Information

Sacred Heart HealthCare System will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. Sacred Heart HealthCare System may aggregate data about visitors to our website in a non-identifiable manner and use it for a variety of purposes. For example, we may aggregate data for product development and improvement activities. However, it is important to note that no personally identifiable information is available or used in this process. We may also share information collected or obtained from you with others, such as, but not limited to Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s affiliate organizations. If you do not want us to share information we have collected or obtained from you, please follow the instructions under Opt Out below.

Links

Our web site may contain links to other sites. These links are for the convenience of visitors to our web site only, and Sacred Heart HealthCare System makes no representations whatsoever regarding such other sites. You should review the privacy policies of other sites carefully before providing any information to such sites. Sacred Heart HealthCare System is not responsible for the privacy policies or procedures or the content of any other site.

Security

Our web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information under Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s control.

Opt-Out

If you do not want Sacred Heart HealthCare System to share information we collect or receive about you, or want automated information deleted from Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s records, you may do so, by mail to the following address:

Public Relations and Marketing Department
Sacred Heart HealthCare System
421 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18102
610-776-4500

Conditions of Use

Your access and use of our web site is subject to this privacy policy, Sacred Heart HealthCare System’s disclaimer, and other Web Site conditions including, but not limited to limitations on damages, and the applicability of the law of the State of Pennsylvania.

Contacting our Web site

If you have questions about this privacy policy, the web site terms, or any other questions concerning our Web site, please contact:

Public Relations and Marketing Department
Sacred Heart HealthCare System
421 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18102
610-776-4500