Thank you for visiting the Einstein Healthcare Network ("Einstein") website. Your privacy is very important to us. Our policy is to collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our website or use other Internet services, unless you make a choice to provide such information to us. This Privacy Statement generally describes and outlines Einstein's policies and practices about how we collect, use, safeguard and/or share your personal information from your visit to our website and your use of Einstein's other Internet services. Our other Internet services include "Career Opportunities" section, the My Einstein Health Portal, EinsteinDirect and other Einstein websites.
EINSTEIN’S NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
For more information which describes how health information is used by Einstein see/go to Einstein’s Notice of Privacy Practices.
Einstein's website and other internet services are not intended to be accessed by children. If you are younger than thirteen (13) years of age, you may not access this web site or provide or seek information about a medical issue without the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Einstein Internet services should never be used to communicate about urgent matters. For any medical emergency call 911.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
This website privacy statement will occasionally be updated to reflect new features and services or new privacy practices. The latest version will always be posted on our web site at www.einstein.edu.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT AND HOW WE MAY USE OR DISTRIBUTE YOUR INFORMATION
- General Website usage information
To monitor site usage and improve the quality of our website, we gather information about the use of our site. We use web server logs and industry-standard website statistics software to count the number of users who visit our website and to count the number of views of particular pages, as well as to track other general statistics about our website. We do not track individual users to our website.
At times Einstein may share with third parties the aggregate, anonymous information about overall usage of our website and other Internet services that we collect in order to provide general information about our Internet services, or establish sponsorships or other business relationships. We do not share any information about specific users.
- Information Collected to Process Transactions/Inquiries/Requests for Service
When visitors to our website request services such as physician reference or health information, we will collect information necessary to process your request. This may include your name, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address, and other personal information, if necessary. We have taken, and will continue to take, reasonable steps to secure your personal information once we receive it. However, please understand that no one can give an absolute assurance that information intended to be maintained private, whether transmitted via the Internet or otherwise, cannot be accessed inappropriately or unlawfully by third parties.
- Business Transfers
In the unlikely event that Einstein or substantially all of Einstein's assets are acquired by a third party either in a bankruptcy court proceeding or otherwise, it is possible that personal information of visitors would be one of the assets transferred. In such an event, Einstein would endeavor to assure that our privacy policies and practices are maintained.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
When contacting Einstein at any e-mail addresses provided on Einstein's website or using Einstein's Internet services we may ask for certain information such as name, e-mail address, telephone number or fax number. We use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information or material that you request.
Einstein will not distribute or sell the e-mail addresses of visitors to any third party; however Einstein may contact you at your email address in order to let you know about Einstein services, events, or other relevant information.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The site contains links to other non- Einstein websites. Additionally, many of our print and electronic publications contain links to other non- Einstein websites. Einstein is not responsible for the privacy practices and/or the content of these other web sites. Please sure to check with the privacy policies of these sites. Einstein is also not responsible for the privacy practices and/or content of Einstein's business partners and/or their websites, even if the Einstein's brand appears on their page. Einstein is not responsible for any information collected by such websites.
Our site provides you the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us when we have requested information about you.
This site gives you the following options to avoid receiving future communications or to no longer receive our service:
Send an email requesting that you be opted out of communications to email@example.com
CONTACTING EINSTEIN ABOUT PRIVACY ISSUES
We welcome your comments, suggestions or questions about our Website Privacy Statement and Einstein Privacy Practices. We also welcome visitors' requests to elect not to receive certain forms of communication from Einstein and third parties.
Please contact us:
By e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
By phone at (215) 456-3517
By fax at (215) 456-3330
We may store the following: the IP address from which you access the Internet, the date and time, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site, the name of the file or the words you searched, and the browser used to access our site, and other similar information. This information is used to measure and analyze the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us improve features of the site and to make the site more useful.
This site may make forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to you. Please remember that any information that is disclosed by you or others in these areas is not private and becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these or other similar areas of our websites.