Northeast Health respects and guards the privacy of visitors to our consumer website. This Privacy Statement tells you about our website privacy practices in more detail.
IMPORTANT: Visits by registered patients to our secure patient website raise special privacy issues and are governed by our Patient Website Privacy Statement.
"We" means Northeast Health and its affiliates. "You" means person visiting our consumer website.
We will not collect any identifying or personal information about you (i.e., your name, address, e-mail address) unless you deliberately submit such information to us, such as when you make an inquiry or apply for a job.
We may collect non-identifying information about visits to our website, such as the number of visits to particular website pages, or the number of requests regarding a topic. We will use this aggregate information to help us improve our services and our website.
We do not leave "cookies" (a text file placed on the browser of website visitor to identify website use patterns) on your computer.
If you submit personal information to us, for example to make an inquiry about our services or apply for a job, it will be seen only by our staff (i.e., our employees or contractors), except as noted in the next two bullets. They will use that information only for purposes relating to responding to your inquiry or application.
On occasion, employees or contractors may view personal information in the course of providing technical assistance to maintain or improve our website, or in the course of receiving training relating to our website.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless you specifically authorize it or unless we are required to do so by law.
IMPORTANT: If you submit an Inquiry that describes your or someone else's health care condition or needs, our staff will respond by trying to help you identify a Northeast Health-affiliated facility or health care professional who can assist you. They will not respond to your inquiry by providing medical advice to you.
Yes. We have internal policies and practices that guard against unauthorized access to our information systems, which contain your personal information.
Even so, please be careful about sending sensitive information by e-mail, particularly personal health information. Internet e-mail communications to our Consumer Website are not encrypted and are not completely secure. Accordingly, as withmost internetcommunications, there is the possibility that unauthorized persons may access your e-mail, whether by accident or on purpose. This may occur despite your best efforts, and despite our policies and practices.