North Valley Health Center Privacy Policy

North Valley Health Center is committed to respecting your privacy.  This Privacy Policy describes how and when North Valley Health Center (“NVHC”) collects, stores, uses, and shares your information when you use our websites.  This Privacy Policy applies to any website that includes, attaches, references, or links to this Privacy Policy.  Unless explicitly provided herein, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that NVHC does not own or control or to people that NVHC does not employ or manage.  If you do not agree to these terms, do not access the NVHC website.

OUR WEBSITE IS NOT DIRECTED TO PERSONS UNDER 13 AND MAY NOT BE USED BY PERSONS UNDER 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13, NVHC DOES NOT AUTHORIZE YOUR USE OF ITS WEBSITES.  IF YOU ARE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND BECOME AWARE THAT YOUR CHILD HAS PROVIDED US WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT, PLEASE CONTACT US. WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER 13 AND WE TAKE STEPS TO REMOVE SUCH INFORMATION.

When using the NVHC website, you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize NVHC to use your information in the United States and any other country where NVHC operates.

PRIVACY RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE PATIENT PORTAL IS DISCUSSED IN AND GOVERNED BY THE PATIENT PORTAL USER AGREEMENT.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

Using the NVHC Contact Form

By using the NVHC contact form, you will provide certain information such as your e-mail address.  By supplying such information, you agree that NVHC can respond to the specific query communicated through the contact form.

Using the Patient Portal

Use of the Patient Portal is governed by the Patient Portal User Agreement and where in conflict, any terms in that Agreement regarding your privacy shall control where in conflict with the terms of this Policy.  When logging in, sending messages through, correcting information in relation to, or otherwise using the Patient Portal, you may provide information such as login credentials, your e-mail address, and information in communications to NVHC or medical service providers.  The information you provide while using the Patient Portal may be stored and used to facilitate your use of the Patient Portal and to send communications as you designate to NVHC and medical service providers.

Links

NVHC’s websites may contain links to other websites. NVHC is not responsible for the information practices or the content of such other websites. NVHC encourages you to review the privacy statements of other websites to understand their information practices.

Additional Information Collected Though Websites

NVHC may gather and collect information, including IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) to track a user’s session while the user remains anonymous.  NVHC does not use cookies, web beacons, or other such tools for collecting data.

Storage of Information

NVHC may store any of the information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy.  Such information may be used to provide and enhance the NVHC website, products, and services, and as otherwise indicated in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

Service Providers

We may engage service providers, consultants, and independent contractors to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States and abroad.  We may share the information we collect through our Website to these service providers so that they can perform services for us in relation to the website.

NVHC Does Not Otherwise Share Your Information

NVHC will not sell, rent or lease your information to others without your consent, except as provided in this Privacy Policy. In general, the information you provide will be used to support your customer relationship with NVHC and to enhance and improve our website, products, and services.

Law and Harm

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect NVHC’s rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

Business Transfers

In the event that NVHC is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, information related to you may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

MODIFYING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you believe that NVHC has incorrect information regarding you, you may contact NVHC using by calling 218-745-4211 and request that your information be corrected.

DO NOT TRACK

NVHC honors your do not track requests by not tracking you according to the do not track selections you have made using your web browser settings.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be atwww.northvalleyhealth.org. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we may notify you via an e-mail or message to the e-mail address or other contact information you have provided to NVHC. By continuing to access or use the websites after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

SUBJECT TO NVHC TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

This Privacy Policy is subject to the terms set forth in the NVHC Website Terms of Use and Patient Portal User Agreement including without limitation all provisions regarding warranty disclaimers, limits of liability, and dispute resolution mechanisms such as the jurisdiction and venue provisions.

LAST MODIFIED

May 30, 2014

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you wish to contact NVHC regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by calling 218-745-4211.

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